Shoe lovers have a new mecca, and it’s at Galeries Lafayette in Paris. The basement level of this landmark department store on boulevard Haussmann is now home to the world’s largest shoe collection. with over 32,000 square feet of shoes. Designed by Patrick Jouin in partnership with Sanjit Manku, the Galeries Lafayette shoe heaven hosts over 150 brands of fabulous footwear spread out by theme. But there are other services like shoe repair and a private “changing room” for those who prefer to try on their shoes in private. There are even lessons for how to walk in high heels. Makes you want to go a pied in Paris, doesn’t it?
40 bd Haussmann, Paris 9th
Tel +33 (0)1 42 82 34 56