Get to know where to shop in La Defense

La Defense is a corporate district northwest of the city of Paris. La Defense features overall ultra modernist architecture  with corporate skyscrapers and is dominated by a huge “cube”, the shallow Grande Arche De La Defense structure. Coming from the city the easiest way to get to La Dfense is the subway: Line 1 will take you right under the Grande Arche, station being also called Grande Arche de la Defense.

 



See La Defense and the Les Quatre Temps mall on the map:

The area has a lot of office space and will be crowded by office workers during office hours. There are many restaurants that serve lunches to the workforce. Main reasons a tourist would visit La Defense would be to admire the epic architecture – and to go shopping in the local mall, called “Les Quatre Temps”. The Four Seasons.

What can you find at Les Quatre Temps and La Defense? Find out right here:

Now, after all, what comes to shopping, theres not much more than Les Quatre Temps. But it is big and there is a lot of stuff you can find there.

Oh by the way! Les Quatre Temps is open Monday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM. That´s every single day! 

It´s also very easy to find there: Take the subway to La Defense,
These are some of the most prominent vendors there:
Accessorize
Must-have fashion accessories for everyone. Hats, scarves, jewels. Always trendy!
 
Agatha
Jewellery and accessories – a very large collection! Everything is affordable and fresh collection comes in 6 times a year. So it´s always fresh!
 
Aigle
French brand for shoes, boots and outdoor wear. Apparel for every situation you can imagine! (Almost at least) No really, sailing, hiking, skiing, hunting, fishing… pretty much everything is covered.
 
Alan Afflelou
Opticians. Will sell you proper glasses.
 
Alain Figaret
Proper shirt maker that has kept the Frenchen stylish since 1968.
 
Aldo
Originally Canadian shoe brand.
 
Alice Delice
All the things you can imagine you´d need in the kitchen.
 
American Vintage
They´ve got everything: sporty, casual, rock-style clothing. Something for everyone if you love American style.
 
Andre
André is a French shoe maker that has been in the business for 120 years, Yes, one hundred and twenty years in the business! André makes shoes for everyone: men, women, children… altogether they make over 900 products
 
Apple
Did you drop your iPhone in Seine or are in desperate need of a new laptop? Of course Les Quatre temps has an Apple Store too.
 
Armand Thierry Man
French king of men´s ready to wear. All kinds of clothing, more on the urban casual side.
 
Armand Thierry Woman
Like Armand Thierry Man but for women.
 
Aubade
Aubade is a classic maker of corsets. Now they´ve got like lingerie, beachwear, nightwear and everything.
 
Auchan
Auchan is a big retail outlet that offers food like any other supermarket and departments for home, leisure, fashion… and all kinds of services one might need. It´s Huge!
 
Babilou
Babilou is the place you can leave your kids to play in a safe environment, accompanied by professionals. They offer creative workshops, baby gym… and everything is supervised by professional early childhood educators.
 
Basus
 
Blockbuster
This is not THAT Blockbuster. This one is all about bouldering, which means climbing obstacles that resemble large rocks found in wild nature. Blockbuster is an 1 230m2 indoor area that features 40 “walls” to climb. Obstacles vary in level of skill required. There is also a bar and a sauna.
 
Bloomizon
 
Bocage
 
Body Minute
 
Bonobo
Cheap jeans for the French youth.
 
Bose
The audio products, you know?
 
Brice
 
C&A
C.P.H
 
Camaieu
 
Camille Albane
 
Caroll
 
Castorama
 
Catimini
 
Celio
 
Celio Club
 
Centre Medical
 
Change Def
 
Chevignon
 
Claire´s
 
Claudie Pierlot
 
Click & Services
 
Clockhouse
 
Comptoir Des Cotonniers
 
Courir
Cultura
 
Culture Et Loisirs Auchan
 
Eleven Paris
 
Emling
 
Eram
 
Eric Bompard
 
Esprit
 
Etam
 
Etam Lingerie
Fabio Salsa
 
Father & Sons
 
Finsbury
 
Foot Locker
 
Forest Land
 
Fossil
 
Franck Provost
 
Gap
 
Gedenim
 
Generale D`Optique
 
Geox
 
Gioseppo
 
Go Sport
 
Grand Optical
 
Guerin Joaillerie
 
Guess
 
Guess Accessories
 
H&M
Affordable and always trendy clothing. This Swedish company delivers season´s freshest outlook everywhere you go in Europe. And they won´t hurt your wallet too much.
 
H.E. By Mango
 
Habitat
 
Havaianas
Heyraud
 
Historie D´Or
 
Interim Nation
 
Izac
 
Jack Wolfskin
 
Jaqueline Riue
 
Jean Louis David
 
Jennyfer
 
Jimmy Fairly
 
Jules
 
Kaporal
 
Kiko Make Up Milano
 
Kipling
 
Kookai
 
Kusmi Tea
 
La Compagne Des Petits
 
La Retoucherie
 
Lacoste
You know, the crocodile, right? If you´re into this global clothing brands line you can find them right there in Les Quatre Temps.
 
Lancel
 
LCL
 
Le Coq Sportif
 
Le Tanneur
 
Levi´s 
The classic jeans company won´t leave you hanging if new pants are exactly what you want or need.
 
Lick
 
Lipault
 
Liu Jo
 
L`Occitane En Provence
 
Loding
 
Louis Pion
 
Mac Cosmetics
 
Maisons Du Monde
 
Maje
 
Mangege Doll
 
Manfield
 
Mango
 
Marc Orian
 
Massimo Dutti
 
Mauboussin
 
Michael Kors
 
Micromania
 
Minelli
 
Mister Mint
 
Monoprix
Monoprix is the classic and the basic French supermarket chain. Do your grocery shopping there.
 
Naf Naf
 
Naturalia
 
New Balance
This is not Nike, but the other sneaker company. If you love their kicks, you might want to go and see if they have nice deals in their La Defense store.
 
New Look
 
Nike
We don´t think we need to introduce Nike, right? They have a store there, you know what to expect. If Nike is your thing, go get it at Les Quatre Temps.
 
Niwel Beauty
 
Nodus
 
Okaidi
 
Pandora
 
Parfois
 
Pc Technologie
 
Petit Bateau
 
Phildar
 
Pimkie
 
Princesse Tam Tam
 
Promod
 
Pull And Bear
 
Pylones
 
Sabon
 
San Marina
 
Sandro
 
Save
 
Sephora
 
Smart Box
 
Smuggler
 
Swarovski
 
Swatch
 
Tabac
 
Tailor Corner
 
Tally Weijl
 
Team Break
 
Tempka
 
Territoire Redskins
 
The Kooples
 
The North Face
Paris is not exactly Himalaya, but if outdoor gear is what you need, you´ll find proper products and perhaps nice deals at The Northface in La Defence.
 
Thomas Sabo
 
Tie Rack
 
Timberland
Sometimes it gets all wet and slushy in Paris too. In that case a pair of Timberland boots might come handy. Or “feety”… get it? 😉
 
Tissot
 
Toys `R` Us
Is this the world´s biggest toy store?  Not sure, but it is big! If you´re travelling with your kid and want to go shopping for yourself, tell them that they´ve got perhaps biggest Toys `R` Us in there and they´re happy to come along.
 
 
Un Jour Aillerus
 
Undiz
 
Uniqlo
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