Galeries Lafayette is a prestigious French department store chain. Its flagship store is on Boulevard Haussmann in Paris’s 9th arrondissement, but it now has locations throughout France and other countries. Galeries Lafayette earned more than one billion euros in 2009. It is a subsidiary of Groupe Galeries Lafayette.
The store offers a diverse selection of brands to suit all budgets, ranging from ready-to-wear to haute couture. The store’s architecture is art nouveau, with a magnificent dome and a panoramic view of Paris that has made it a tourist attraction in the French capital. In Paris, Galeries Lafayette hosts a popular weekly fashion show for visitors.