Our special “French Classics” selection : 15 iconic products which embody regional French “savoir-faire” for all tastes and budgets! From left to right, and top to bottom :
Our unisex cosmetics/toiletries pouch in striped, heavy cotton in coulours indigenous to the Basque Country (from Magescq) 25€, which is pictured underneath a blue ceramic bowl, hand-thrown by the master potters of Vallauris, 12€. Then of course, the indispensable, authentic Marseille soap cube made from 72% extra pure vegetable oil, (direct from Marseille) 4€.
To ward off a winter chill, how about a cozy red beanie in 100% virgin wool, woven in Brittany, (from Guidel) 45€, on top of which is shown a screw-fixed notebook in sturdy, refillable construction paper (from Poissy) 17.50€.
For our gourmets, a delectable bag of stuffed raspberries from Vichy, for only 9.50€ ! And for your dining room table, marine glasses in unbreakable Duralex (from La Chapelle-St. Mesmin) 3€/each. For cleaning your glasses, our red/white/blue dishtowel is the perfect choice in 100 % linen (from Armentières) 16€, and– on which rests a “6-function”, steel pocket-knife with a wood-burned, engraved handle (from Nontron) 83€.
To delicately perfume your house, what better than a ‘Carrière Frères’ scented candle, of 100% vegetable origin, (from Paris) 35€?
Or…let yourself be seduced by the influence of ‘Arnaud Montebourg’ design, and succumb to the cosy comfort of our original women’s marine striped T-shirt, in 100% soft cotton, made in France by Armor-Lux (in Quimper), especially for Vacances Françaises, 69€.
On a different note, another classic for games, or even divining the future; a deck of Tarot cards de Marseille (from St. Max) 27€.
And finally, to round out our mini-tour of France, 3 mythical products: our hand-blown “bubble” stemmed water glass (from Biot) 36,5€, or our red bilboquet game in authentic Jura wood (from Moirans-en-Montagne) 14,5€ or even, a “Bistro red” teacup/saucer in Limoges porcelain with hand-applied gold-edged detail (from Chauvigny) 20€ !
Who could possibly resist ?