Au Printemps (64 bd. Haussmann, Opéra/Grands Boulevards, Paris)(Metro: Havre Caumartin, Opéra) – this department store, in business since 1865, is reminiscent of Saks 5th Avenue and Macy’s in New York. It is housed within three buildings and divided accordingly:
1.) Printemps Mode: this is the main store for women’s fashion and accessories, and has hundreds of brands, including top designers like Chanel, Prada and Calvin Klein.
2.) Printemps Homme: dedicated to men’s fashion and accessories, carrying various designer and mid-range brands.
3.) Printemps Beauty & Home: located between the women’s and men’s dedicated stores, and carries beauty and spa products, gourmet food and home furnishings. There is also a panoramic terrace and cafe.