Where does one find the favourite brands of Parisiennes, their fashion obsessions and the pieces they covet the most? Only one temple concentrates all these new trends and the most desirable labels of the moment.
A true hotbed and talent scout, the Galeries Lafayette Champs-Élysées have imposed themselves as the new landmark between a concept-store and a trendy department store that highlights on five levels an inspiring and colourful selection.
To be noted for those who cannot go over there in person: a terrific remote Personal Stylist service is also offered. To take advantage of its services and have your own fitting room delivered at home, just send a private message on Instagram (@galerieslafayettechampselysees).
The vegan anti-age products of dear dahlia
Were you aware that the dahlia offered anti-oxidizing properties? Inspired by those nicknamed “the queen of the garden”, Dear Dahlia has excerpted its most performing anti-age benefits to elaborate a 100 % vegan and cruelty-free makeup range. In order to test #InRealLife the lipsticks, eyeshadows and other face complexion palettes, @deardahlia_beauty is offering a workshop at the Galeries Lafayette Champs-Élysées on the 4th and 5th of July, animated by a make-up artist from the brand. You can already reserve your rendezvous by email on firstname.lastname@example.org.
The scandi universe of ganni
It took about a decade of existence for Ganni to become the ultimate obsession of fashionistas. Normal, all the influencers in Copenhagen are wild about these inspirations and easy-to-wear cuts. From the striped shirt to an XXL collar including the leopard dress, floral bathing suits and cardigans with large pearl buttons—at the Galeries Lafayette Champs-Élysées one finds a trendy selection of the new collection.
The summer wardrobe of jacquemus
Associated a little bit everywhere to the Galeries Lafayette Champs-Élysées via the two restaurants of Provencal inspiration which he co-imagined (Citron and Oursin), Simon Porte Jacquemus naturally offers a pretty selection of his collection that has a definite feel of holidays by the sea. Super light tie and dye pleated skirts, pink, or blue striped cardigan, nymph dresses… But the star of the moment is the already cult Chiquito bag presented in all the colours of the rainbow with its large single handle, its trapeze shape and its logo in golden letters. In short: the new must-have it-bag.
The ultra-feminine wardrobe of patou
There is nearly a century of difference between the two but the destinies of Jean Patou (named by the US press as the “most elegant man from Europe”) and the one of Guillaume Henry are now linked forever. The former D.A. of Carven signs for the House of Patou a new era marked by streamlined cuts with a touch of elegant fantasy such as noticeable seams, XXL buttons or large golden embroideries. At the Galeries Lafayette Champs-Élysées, one finds an ideal selection for a wedding with a superb pair of fuchsia pants, an ultra-fitted jacket in vegan leather, a bubble skirt or an urban pair of shorts with buttons on the sides.
The beauty cures of aime
Launched by star start-upper Mathilde Lacombe, the beauty label Aime has changed its approach and created a fad amongst healthy girls. Her mantra: beautiful skin is essentially a lifestyle, because beauty really comes from the inside. The best anti-wrinkle weapons or to have glow? Its 2.0 food supplements are incredibly efficient. To be tested absolutely: its urban glow cures (€30) against urban stress, a cocktail of vitamins, special anti-oxidants nutrients to have an amazing complexion. In short, the absolute beauty secret of Parisiennes, to be found in the beauty department of Galeries Lafayette Champs-Élysées.
The eco-punk pieces of marine serre
The arrival of Marine Serre on the Parisian fashion scene has definitely attracted followers! The empress of couture upcycling is constantly making lines move, to prone a more responsible fashion with fewer collections and fashion shows, using for example denim and recycled leather. its signature moon crescent print is featured on one-piece bodies, tops and leggings, which one finds at the Galeries Lafayette Champs-Élysées next to a parka in transparent PVC and sustainable jeans.
The sculptural jewellery of charlotte chesnais
Manufactured in France by the very best workshops, the jewellery of Charlotte Chesnais (ex-Balenciaga) turns out to be a clever mix of classic, sculptural and balance between vermeil and silver. Its unique creations enhance the body so well that placed in a living room, they could very well be assimilated to works of art. One discovers her rings presented as triptychs, destructured hoops and single two-toned earrings on the jewellery displays of the Galeries Lafayette Champs-Élysées.
The flowery dresses of rouje
When thinking of Jeanne Damas, one immediately imagines a wrap-around dress with a floral print, a small open cardigan or a high waist pair of jeans, perfectly washed out and that goes high up on the fanny. This obsession for the retro piece, which flatters the silhouette, was transposed by the Parisian influencer in the refreshing collections of her label Rouje that all the twigs in keeping with the times are dying to get their hands on. Rendezvous at the Galeries Lafayette Champs-Élysées for the most darling summer dresses.
The magical mists of mario badescu
Even though it’s been 50 years that Mario Badescu launched his line of beauty treatments in New York, it’s only since a few years that his expertise has become the passion of beauty queens. Thanks to their elegant packaging, their anointment by the most influent youtubers and their mini prices (count €9 for a face spray), the best-seller mists are the new gesture to add to the bathroom routine. They are to be sprayed on clean skin to replace serum, or then after applying makeup to awaken the complexion. A small sprayable mist that one finds on the ground floor of the Galeries Lafayette Champs-Élysées, of course.
The 90’s shoes of by far
Inspiration: Carrie Bradshaw. And how can one be trendier in terms of shoes from the 90s than the character of SJP? By Far, the latest brand which the Hadid sisters, Hailey and the entire team of sexy Americans have chosen, are obviously part of the cool labels available at the Galeries Lafayette Champs-Élysées. Big heart throb for the wide array of signature mules in all shapes and colours, without forgetting the baguettes bags to be worn over the shoulder to copy the neo-icons mentioned above.
The rock’n roll style of paco rabanne
It did not escape the eagle eye of real connoisseurs that Paco Rabanne is making a very noticeable comeback. In the spotlight, one finds the first heart throbs of the designer with pieces in metal (skirts, bag, tops…) spiffed by a touch of attitude sometimes sportswear, sometimes rock n’ roll. The result is an already cult Barbie pink Paco Motel t-shirt, a collection of glitter active wear or futuristic dresses with inlaid plexiglass. The wardrobe of a glam warrior amazon that one finds on the first floor of the Galeries Lafayette Champs-Élysées.
The coloured bags of mansur gavriel
Ambassadors of the styled accessory in New York and darlings of fashionista Jenny Walton, Rachel Mansur and Floriana Gavriel have becomes the specialists of the handsome minimalist accessory in supple leather and in a plain colour. In the leathers goods space of the Galeries Lafayette Champs-Élysées, one finds their pretty bucket bags, pleated or not, cloud knapsacks and large totes, in addition to a selection of pretty nude or silvery flat ballerinas with a resolutely Brigitte Bardot-compatible allure.
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