May 29, 2017 | By Karen Chiang
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The leading Parisian department store Galeries Lafayette has just opened its Beijing flagship. The original department store in Paris, which is over 100 years old, has partnered with Chinese fashion retailer I.T Ltd to found this outpost. Located in Xi’dan, one of the most popular shopping areas in Beijing especially for Chinese youth, the six-storey store carries over 500 international and domestic brands including selections exclusive to the Beijing store. Bringing numerous international labels such as Givenchy, Valentino and Fendi to Xi’dan for the first time, it is also the first location in Beijing for Saint Laurent Paris. The Asian Market, a special in store area showcases emerging Chinese fashion designers and is currently showing Simon Gao’s limited edition collection. – Babette Radclyffe-Thomas
Simon Gao for Galeries Lafayette Beijing
110 Xi’dan North Street, Xicheng District, Beijing, China / +86 (010) 5962 9888
Images courtesy of Galeries Lafayette
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