Galeries Lafayette, the leading luxury department store, in Dubai, marked its 10th year Anniversary on February 7, 2019 by unveiling the newest addition of luxury brands to their growing portfolio. The cocktail was hosted in the presence of Galeries Lafayette Paris CEO Nicolas Houzé and Galeries Lafayette Dubai General Manager, Pascal Abchee.
Showcasing the perfect symphony of Parisian promenade and jardins, Galeries Lafayette welcomed VIP guests, local style icons, press and influencers throughout the evening. Guests enjoyed the intricately designed evening, with a live performance by Dubai-based Layla Kardan and a live violinist. Also, in attendance was Lebanese actress, Nadine Nassib Njeim. Capturing the essence of the evening, guests posed for exclusive moving portraits. The guests also enjoyed creative artistry by renowned street artist Ashekman as he completed a live graffiti on the brand's emblem.
"Branching out from our French roots, we are proud we have become the newest luxury destination in Dubai, keeping the French fashion spirit truly alive in the shopping capital of the Middle East," said Pascal Abchee. "We are grateful to a decade of remarkable years of warmth, partnership, and support."
Bringing the best of luxury, Galeries Lafayette now houses Louis Vuitton, Dior, Givenchy, Fendi, Gucci, Valentino, Chloe, Celine and LOEWE. Joining in on the celebrations, the brands presented different exclusive offerings including exquisite collections and services.
The guests were treated to a delectable dinner curated by Michelin-star Chef Greg Malouf and catered by Galeries Lafayette Le Gourmet Catering & Events. The dinner menu included Chef Malouf's classicsFoie gras with Dukkah spice mix, Gulf shrimps with Osmaleeyah crumbs and Scottish Salmon Tarator.
Galeries Lafayette continues to grow and bring in impeccable brands, and offer an exceptional shopping experience.