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The department store began as a small shop in the early 19th. It is considered as the first department store to open in Paris. Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche offers a selection of high-end products and services that make it the most selective Parisian department store with a refined atmosphere.
Owned by LVMH, Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche proposes a selection of high-end haute couture brands. As a good discovery for tourists, the department store's location is in a posh area, in the 7th district of Paris
The Bon Marché Rive Gauche organized the interior space with exclusive concepts and distinct categories. Ideal for shopping activities, it sells the following:
Women: The ground and first floor propose various concepts such as customization workshop space, ‘’Espace Luxe’’, the denim area, and the creator alley.
Accessories: When entering the store, you’ll be welcome in the luxury accessories' alley with items such as leather goods, jewelry, hats, scarves. The second floor gathers lingerie and swimwear.
Men: All facets of masculine elegance are brought to light on the -1 floor in an artistic and distinguished decor. Proposing trending styles, tailor-made costumes, sportswear, and exceptional services such as barber or shoe shiner, the Bon Marché Rive Gauche has everything you need.
Luxury: Concerning luxury shopping, you’ll find shops such as Louis Vuitton, Chanel Dior, Rolex, Hublot, Jaeger-Lecoultre, Piaget, and a good deal of other jewelry as well as fine watchmaking brands.
Sneakers and sportswear addicts: On the first floor, you’ll find La Galerie du Sport, a space dedicated to sportswear with brands such as Nike, Adidas by Stella McCartney, Adidas, James Perse, Sweets Pants, and K-way.
The Bon Marche Rive Gauche is also a place of culture: The top floor of the department store holds a library and a stationery. Space dedicated to literature, fine arts, travel, culinary arts and humanities. The stationery displays colorful French and European brands, showing the dynamism of creators and graphic designers.
Entertainment and shops for kids: Dedicated to children, the 3rd floor offers a selection of clothes and toys, but also workshops for young and old, rides, and a flying saucer! To help parents while shopping, the department store organizes the Récrés du Bon Marché which will welcome your children for recreational workshops. (4 to 10 years old) Open from 11h to 18h30 every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday, pick your shopping time slot on: http://www.lesrecresdubonmarche.com
Home: The home and decoration area of Le Bon Marché is our personal favorite. Placed on the first and second floor, the home department of the store displays the biggest brands and the most beautiful pieces selected by Le Bon Marché with items such as home furniture, kitchen and table art, Bedroom decor, Travel and lighting.
Restaurants: Concerning eating places, you’ll have a great selection of restaurants inside de department store, yet you can still discover delightful places to eat in the neighboring streets.
Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche also proposes the following services: personal shopping, tailoring, clothes confection, household linen customization, watchmaking services, photo studio, beauty salon (hair, makeup nails, spa, brows), and list-making services (weddings, birth, and gifts).
When visiting the department store, you’ll see La Grande Épicerie de Paris, which is a fine grocery concept located in front of Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche. Known for being a reference of gastronomy in Paris, the food version of Le Bon Marché sells high-end culinary items, world food products, and wine cellar in a large grocery store.
Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche - 24 Rue de Sèvres, 75007 Paris
La Grande Épicerie de Paris - 38 Rue de Sèvres, 75007 Paris