They celebrate the summer solstice in Paris with a giant street party called the Fête de la Musique. Though the biggest party this year was Balmain's, a magnificent runway show and concert in the Jardin des Plantes.
The Japanese brand thrilled its audience with the first runway show of its Homme Plissé line at Paris Fashion Week Men's on Thursday, staging a joyful ballad that took the form of a lively dance in the Place des Vosges.
Launched in February by entrepreneurs and influencers Blanca Miró and María de la Orden, the Spanish brand of colourful blazers will launch in Galeries Lafayette Champs Elysées and Printemps this summer.
LVMH is one of France’s most valuable groups, and chairman Bernard Arnault is Europe’s richest man, yet the luxury baron insisted on Thursday at the annual shareholders meeting that it's really just a family affair.
Montserrat Álvarez has created a line of artisanal handbags decorated with ceramics and shells now selling at Barneys, The Webster and Galeries Lafayette, and launched a collaboration with Comme des Garçons.
This week’s launch of Eataly in the hip Paris neighbourhood of the Marais by the Galeries Lafayette group marks an important new chapter for the high-end French retail group – its entrance into the experiential era.
Paris department store Galeries Lafayette is opening a new branch on the Champs-Elysées, introducing a wholly redesigned store concept enabling the group to offer a unique response to international competition.