If you had to choose just one quintessential temple to Parisian shopping, the Galeries Lafayette would win hands down. Its world-famous flagship store, number 40 on the Boulevard Haussmann in the ninth arrondissement, welcomes no less than 20 million visitors a year. Famous not only for the quality of its products, the architecture and sheer size of the building, with its spectacular Neo-Byzantine dome, will also leave you lost for words. You can even do your shopping on-line at www.galerieslafayette.com. Les Galeries is another well-known shopping centre in the French capital, offering Prêt à Porter fashion for men, women and children. Find out more at www.lesgaleries.fr. Lastly, if you’re looking for a high-flying shopping experience, head to Au Printemps, also on the Boulevard Haussmann, at number 64. Home to pure luxury with exquisite collections from the most prestigious designers in the world. Just don’t look at the price tag! Have a look at what’s in store on www.printemps.com.
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