In 1923, Louis Lafont sets up an optical boutique in rue Vignon, in Paris’s Madeleine district. Since then, 4 other stores have emerged in Paris and Rouen. Lafont’s history is closely linked to these boutiques, which embody the brand’s image and values and revolve around three key elements – advice, savoir-faire and service. There the boutiques display the entire Lafont collection and features a L’Atelier bespoke service.
In 1923, Louis Lafont decided to open his first store in rue Vignon. For decades, this most charming and iconic boutique has welcomed visitors in an exclusive and intimate setting. This boutique is now growing to host Lafont’s custom l’atelier workshop!
11 rue Vignon 75008 Paris 01 47 42 25 93 Opening hours : Mon. to Sat. From 10am to 7pm
At the Rive Gauche location, you will love the warm colours, plum-painted walls and antique counters of the exclusive space, which is decorated with unique paintings and designs. Come and take a look at the Lafont collections in an intimate and cosy atmosphere!
17 Boulevard Raspail 75007 Paris 01 45 48 24 23 Opening hours : Mon. 10am – 1.30pm / 2.30pm – 7pm Tue. to Sat. From 10am to 7pm
Located within a building dating back to the 12th century, the Sévigné location is filled with historic details and charm. From forged iron window displays to exposed stone and two toned walls this boutique is the model for the modern day Lafont brand characteristics. Sévigné awaits you in a warm, genuinely Parisian atmosphere!
12 rue de Sévigné 75004 Paris 01 42 74 20 45 Opening hours : Tue. to Sat. 11am to 1.30 pm and 2pm to 7pm
The Lafont Passy location will receive you in a very chic and art-de-vivre atmosphere. This two-story location offers an exclusive children’s area where young eyeglasses wearers are especially looked after in the spirit of Lafont tradition.
46 Rue de Passy 75016 Paris 01 40 50 00 46 Opening hours Mon. 10am – 1.30pm / 2.30pm – 7pm Tue. to Sat. 10am – 7pm & Du mardi au samedi de 10h00 à 19h00
Lafont sailed up the Seine River to introduce the full adult and children’s collection to the city of Rouen. Come and discover this unique Lafont boutique with an extensive history and hints of Normandy!
86 Rue des Carmes 76000 Rouen 02 35 71 09 40 Opening hours : Mon. 2pm / 7pm Tue. to Fri. 9:30am to 12:30am – 2:00pm to 7:00pm, & Sat. 9:30 am to 7:00pm
Spectacles and custom manufacturing are the pillars of Lafont’s L’Atelier. Custom design your next pair of glasses thanks to this exclusive service!
AN EXCEPTIONAL PLACE
Just cross the threshold of a building dating back to the 1820 Bourbon Restoration and you will be transformed into the heart of Lafont’s L’Atelier. This dedicated space is equipped with the most cutting-edge equipment and offers a unique and exceptional service. This exclusive service reiterates Lafont’s commitment to optical know-how as well as its appreciation for unique designs.
WHAT THE WORKSHOP OFFERS
The Lafont L’Atleier offers a wide range of shapes, materials and colours to create a frame perfectly tailored for you!
CUSTOM SPECTACLES IN A NUTSHELL
– Between 2-3 weeks to complete a custom frame – Over 100 operations to craft a single frame – A large array of materials and colours take from Lafont’s colour library as well as exclusive materials available only at the L’Atleier – Over 110 Lafont colours available – Each frame is 100% unique
For further information about Lafont’s L’Atelier inquire at any of the Lafont boutiques.