The French Touch at Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann
Long live the French Touch at Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann!
They may be over 125 years old, but Galeries Lafayette (/en/galeries-lafayette-paris-haussmann)** is still going strong!
Emblematic of the excellence of French know-how, the Parisian department store on Haussmann Boulevard has chosen to honor the vitality of French creation by inviting the most promising brands, designers and personalities, and some of the most emblematic collectives of the moment, to offer their vision of French creation with all its singularity and richness.
French Touch", a festive and original program on the panoramic terrace and in the main store on boulevard Haussmann
Discover from July 5 to July 10, 2022 on the panoramic terrace of the Magasin Coupole a festive and original program, at the crossroads of fashion and music, arts and artificial intelligence, cinema and beauty.
At the end of the day, there will be a screening of a must-see French film in partnership with Gaumont House, the world's leading film company with 126 years of history and innovation, followed at nightfall by a live concert. And to wrap up the evening, the terrace turns into a dance floor with a dj set in partnership with Yves Saint Laurent Beauté for festive beauty experiences. Renowned artists and young labels from the French artistic scene share the French Touch Stage, from Sofiane Pamart to Bon entendeur, including Etienne de Crécy, Kiddy Smile, Pedro Winter, Julien Granel, Debeuil or Rad Cartier and many others.
Throughout the event which is free and open to all upon registration, a crypto art exhibition will also question the links between art and artificial intelligence. The works of the collective OBViOUS, at the crossroads of classical art and the most recent technologies, they are notably the first to have created NFTs, are today exhibited in the greatest museums in the world.
Art always with the duo of French artists Gaëlle Gabillet and Stéphane Villard from Studio GGSV. With their original scenographies, they take over the emblematic spaces of the store, including one of the historic staircases with a trompe-l'oeil fresco and the windows that serve as a showcase for the new brands of the French Touch from Martin Martin to Magali Pascal, as well as D'Estrëe, Nodelato, Casablanca, Y/Project x JP Gauthier and the young house Egonlab, which marks the entry of Galeries Lafayette into digital fashion. Their experimental and inclusive collection is to be discovered in preview through a contest that allows you to win 3 original pieces in the form of NFTs. Unique !
The slow fashion is also present with Studio Rosalie and Salut Beauté who promote responsible fashion with creations from short circuits.
The French Touch is also the Patou House which can be discovered on the first floor of the main store with a new pop-up, a best-of collections from the IFM Graduate Show (French Fashion Institute) presented on the 1st floor of the store, new beauty rituals through 4 new French brands… and a new adventure of "Martine ", the little girl who has been rocking our childhood for more than 50 years and who for the occasion, always accompanied by her faithful sidekicks, sets out to discover the famous store!
Let's not forget the French Touch operation conducted with the Centre des Monuments Nationaux to promote French heritage. Numerous photographs by the artist Ambroise Tézenas who followed the restoration of the Hôtel de la Marine on the place de la Concorde are exhibited on the 3rd floor for this occasion. Majestic !
That' s what the French Touch at Galeries Lafayette is all about! And to make sure you don't miss anything, don't hesitate to visit the event's website to check the program in real time.
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Days and opening hours
From 05/07 to 31/08/2022, daily.