An Inside Look: Galeries Lafayette

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What is Galeries Lafayette?

Galeries Lafayette is a large department store that offers 215,000 square feet of premium shopping. Their mission is to offer customers “a French vision of a stylish lifestyle,” which is evident while browsing the store. They carry a wide variety of luxurious items from different product categories such as fashion, beauty, home, gourmet food, weddings and also offer services such as personal shopping assistants, clothing alterations, gift registry, and home delivery!

What does Galeries Lafayette offer?

Women’s Fashion

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The women’s fashion section has a mix of casual, elegant, business, formal wear, lingerie and swimwear from brands including: Jessica, Lauren by Ralph Lauren, Gerard Darel, M Missoni, Versace Collection, Red Valentino, Zadig et Voltaire, Desigual, Paule Ka, Elisabetta Franchi, Poca & Poca, Sohad Acouri , Athé by Vanessa Bruno, Nissa, Maje, Sandro, Ella Luna, Denim & Supply by Ralph Lauren, Diesel Apparel, Calvin Klein, Rebecca swimming suits and more.

“They have really gorgeous things here and they’re all expertly displayed in such a way that we’ll want to paw everything and try it on” – Customer Review

Men’s Fashion

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The men’s fashion section offers casual, chic and sportswear clothing as well as accessories and shoes from brands including: Tommy Hilfiger, Boss Green, Bikkembergs & Lacoste, Boss Black, Christian Lacroix, and Smalto by Francesco Smalto, Eleven Paris, Drykorn and Zadig & Voltaire, CnC by Costume National and more.

Kid’s Fashion

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The children’s collection is classy, young and fresh with clothing and shoes from brands including: Lili Gaufrette, Sonia Rykiel, Hugo Boss, Simonetta, Catimini, Aletta, Kenzo, Chloe, Gaultier Junior, Diesel Kids, Little Marc Jacobs, Levis, Roberto Cavalli, Tommy Hilfiger, Blue Marine, Laura Biagiotti, Roberto Cavalli, Lamborgini, Ferrari and more.

“A department store that has everything from handbags to frying pans” – Customer Review


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Shoes & Handbags: Plentiful to choose from including hand bags from brands such as Burberry, Michael Kors, Nina Ricci, Longchamp, Fendi, Givenchy and more.

Jewelry: Great to spruce up any outfit with some accessories including, gold and diamonds by Al Moalim and Carla Line, crystals by Swarovski, and designs by Agatha and Sal Y Limon.

Watches, Sunglasses & Scarves: Wide selection from brands including, Montblanc, Guess, DKNY, Emporio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Ray bans, Valentino, Versace and more.


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Skincare & Makeup: Wide range of products from brands such as Dior, Giorgio Armani, Givenchy, Estee Lauder and Lancôme.

Hair salon: The Jacques La Coupe salon specializes in all the hottest trends and treatments in hair care. La Coupe is known for his work with international celebrities.


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From classic, rustic to modern, the home department offers furniture and accessories such as tables, chairs, lamps, bed & bath, and kitchenware from brands such as Lampe Berger, Nespresso, Kitchenaid, Blanc D’Ivoire and more.

“The food on offer upstairs in the store is amazing! Very high quality and very good service” – Customer Review

Gourmet Food

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Restaurants: Shoppers can indulge in a unique dining experience at Lafayette Gourmet, which offers eight different cuisines to choose from. There is also Eric Kayser that serves fresh bread and for the dessert lovers the So Sweet Bakery offers delicious cupcakes.

Grocery: Gourmet products from across the globe including spices, pasta, oil, jams, honey as well as fruits, vegetables, fish, meat, cold cuts, caviar and cheese from the Fresh Market. There’s also a delicious selection of desserts and candy.

Who typically buys from this store?

This store is ideal for both men and women.

What is the recommended amount to gift?

A minimum of AED 300 is recommended.

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