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L’Alchimiste cocktails get paired with Bryan Esposito’s pastries, nearby the Prada corner in Printemps Haussmann for a Noël En Papier!

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Time to celebrate Xmas time with colors in Printemps stores…

Why not celebrating your Christmas shopping in Printemps Haussmann with a delicious pop-up store, including cocktails and pastries? Thus, the mixologist Matthias Giroud associates his structure L’Alchimiste with Bryan Esposito at Printemps Haussmann to propose an original experience with his cocktail concept.

Perfect to celebrate holiday time during your shopping in this very dynamic so-called Grands Magasins. Then, don’t miss to stop by, before or after admiring the numerous collaborations of Printemps to give you ideas of Christmas gifts, like with Prada. By AL the Mont-Blanc Spirit, with a Mont-Blanc pear, chestnut plus candied ginger, accompanied by cocktails.
Underneath the casual green color of Printemps Haussmann, stand other types of gourmet weddings to savor..

That’s why this pop-up store has been named L’Alchimiste x Printemps, highlighting this beautiful combination of skills from Matthias Giroud, co-founder of L’Alchimiste Group, and Bryan Esposito, pastry chef of Printemps Haussmann (photo credits: AL). 

This L’Alchimiste x Printemps multi-sensory space is located at Printemps Haussmann, where you could enjoy a unique gourmet experience. From November 9th, 2023 to January 31st, 2024, be ready to combine the talent of an inspired mixologist who associated with the official creative pastry chef from the Printemps Haussmann.
..with a unique opportunity to taste mixology and pastry.
An original experience, rich in flavors and discoveries..

For your information, this ephemeral pop-up store can be found on the ground floor of Printemps Femme department from the Printemps Haussmann. A good occasion to discover the five exclusive desserts created by chef Bryan Esposito.  

For each of those pastries, Matthias Giroud wished to pair with a proper cocktail recipe. Those drinks can be with or without alcohol, thus forming delicious weddings. In fact, this concept store is ideal to pursue your shopping during holiday time, with one space where you can appreciate your moment on a cosy table, unless you prefer to take-away your order. 
..but also the No-Low book, available for sale on the program of this pop-up boutique.
Apart from this L’Alchimiste cocktail collection, don’t miss a large selection of bar accessories..

Adding to this, this pinky formula evolves according to the daytime, starting in the morning, with a barista offering, while switching at lunchtime, with a combination of barista and cocktails, still with or without alcohol. In the evening, let yourself be tempted by a menu of cocktails and mocktails. As far as we know, pastries are proposed from €9, along non-alcoholic cocktails for €13 and an alcoholic cocktail for €16. For instance, you may try a Milk Punch, with a  caramel, pecan and vanilla filled mille-feuille and its suitable drinks, same schema for Jardin d’Hiver with a calisson, sudashi and hazelnut flavored tartlet, or for the Japan Cloud jewel, featuring Baba Japanese cherry blossoms and some dried plum, but also the Seasonal Bubble, starring coffee Éclair cream, along crispy praline and almond milk

L’Alchimiste x Printemps Haussmann, 58-60 Boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris (France) / Open until January 31st, 2024, from 11am to 8pm. More options on their official website.

..until rare archives, illustrating the history of Printemps.
From paper birds carrying wishes to be granted..

Apart from this, you have to know that Printemps celebrates this year the “Noël en Papier” thematics (“Christmas in Paper”), from November 9th, 2023 to January 7th, 2024. Therefore, a certain poetic and magical Christmas framework was imagined in partnership with the illustrator Mathilde Nivet, in order to guarantee the most inspired shopping moments in the various Printemps department stores. Indeed, Mathilde Nivet impulsed her creative force to express her own vision of paper material, matching the exceptional heritage of Printemps and the artist‘s creations with countless miniature models for Christmas decorations all around the store

..unless you prefer wearing some limited-edition Prada items.
A lot of gift possibilities with those holiday costumes to wear..

A good opportunity to appreciate paper in another context, through its most beautiful forms, where Christmas decorations illuminate its delicate patterns. Beyond becoming a messenger of wishes, that may be granted with a wide selection of mostly exclusive fashion, gifts, accessories and beauty, in collaboration with many premium brands.

If you get outside those Printemps stores, another facet from those papered Christmas decorations are exhibited from an animated window to another, yo pursue your incredible journey into incredible wishes.


..without forgetting to take your Ferrero moment at Le Bar Perché.
Most of those Prada products were exclusively created for Printemps..

Thereafter, a certain poetic scenography reinvents again those traditional Christmas codes, into a flow of letters and messages conveyed by play on lights and any observation of each of you. Let’s follow the path of swallows, migratory birds, among other enchanting characters that bewitch this Printemps universe, for some time.

Plus, this magic journey get pursued in the Atrium of the Printemps Haussmann, within the special Prada universe and its exclusive creations. This is where an impressive 11 meter high library gets revealed, including hundreds of fake books and mainly exclusive Prada products to mingle, such as sparkling bags, accessories and even decorative objects.


Printemps Haussmann, 58-60 Boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris (France) / Phone: 00 33 (0)1 71 25 26 01. More details on their official website.


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