Frenchie Finds Spring 2023
Do you have someone in your life who is looking for something special to add to their collection of French or Parisian-inspired knick-knacks, keepsakes, books, or fashion? That is what Frenchie Finds is all about. And I have French-themed gifts that any Francophile will love!
Get a gift that will instantly transport them, adding an air of sophistication and nostalgia all at once. I am sharing some great ideas on where you can find one-of-a-kind French gifts sure to brighten up anyone's day!
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Whether you have a sister, mother, daughter, cousin, or amie who loves all things French or related to France, I've got a little something, something for you!
For the Home
If your friend or family member is a lover of all things French, then you know that nothing quite compares to the feeling of creating your own perfect little Parisienne oasis right in their very own home. Here are a few items that are parfait!
Je Taime Framed Wall Art from Target
Frenchify any room with this beautifully minimalistic je t’aime (I love you in French) framed art piece.
Pont Alexandre III Bridge, Paris Wall Art
An illustration of one of my favorite bridges in Paris, there is also the Arc de Triomphe monument.
Nathalie Lete Charmante Plate
This plate would make a lovely accent to a dinner place setting or dessert spread.
Anything from the Bistro Tile Collection
Love the dinnerware and decor items in this collection of art deco-inspired goods.
Paris Neighborhood Print Postcards
Beautiful Paris map postcards based on a hand-cut paper cut created by Diana. The colors of each postcard are taken from the neighborhood.
Julia Child French Cooking Art Print
Celebrate the impact that chef Julia Child had on the world with this whimsical print. The style of this historic illustration is charming and elegant.
Am I French Yet? Pillow
This is a great addition to a white sofa and goes well with gold accents. Looks great as part of a Paris-themed room or as a chair pillow.
Handmade Gingham (Vichy) Mugs
The perfect mug to start any Francophiles day. These are made in small batches in South Africa and come in three Vichy-print colors.
If you're looking for gifts to give the Francophile in your life, why not select something fashion-savvy with a French twist? From classic French-inspired looks to ensembles that evoke “je ne sais quoi” vibes, there plenty of stylish items are available to thrill all levels of Frenchies without needing a trip to France.
Coco Shirt from Albion
A long sleeve with ALL the details! Tasteful puff sleeves, cozy wide cuffs, and classic blue and white stripes.
Blue Check Shirt Dress
Beautiful A-line, shirt collar dress in Vichy (Gingham) print is gorgeous for Spring outings that will have people oh-la-la-ing!
Jute farmers market basket bag
The perfect market bag with two long handles, an adjustable closure, and interior cotton lining for all your purchases.
Anything from Sézanne Essentials
Born in Paris and crafted using the expertise of the best ateliers Sezanne has timeless pieces that build a solid French wardrobe.
The Best Bags for Paris
While visiting Paris, you want to make sure you have all of your essentials with you! And you need something functional to put those items into! For me, that means more than 1 bag and I am sharing the 5 I use on my visits to Paris.
Is your friend or family an avid reader who loves all things French? Are they ready to take a leisurely stroll down the Seine with their favorite Francophile reads in hand? Whether they are looking for something inspiring, beautiful, or educational – there is a new book on the market just waiting to be explored, always a great gift!
Mastering the Art of French Murder
A magnifique new mystery set in Paris starring Julia Child’s (fictional) best friend, confidant, and fellow American.
The Golden Doves, A Novel
Two former female spies risk everything to hunt down an infamous Nazi doctor post World War II in Paris.
Champagne Widows: Madame Pommery
A fictional story based on the real Madame Pommery who fought many battles to create a champagne legacy.
Picasso the Foreigner: An Artist in France
A bold new understanding of Picasso’s career and his relationship with the country he called home, France.
Lune: Eating Croissants All Day, Every Day
In this historical fiction from Ella Carey you'll find a gripping story that follows a heartbroken art curator in the present day and her great-great-aunt in the glittering Belle Époque. Following Sarah in the present day and Louisa in the 1890s, this moving novel spans more than a century to tell the stories of two remarkable women.
Last Hours in Paris
Set between Paris in the 1940s and Brittany in the 1960s, The Last Hours in Paris is a story of war and sacrifice with a powerful love story embedded.
Embrace the joy of Paris wherever you live with American expat Ajiri Aki, founder of the French lifestyle brand Madame de la Maison.
Night Flight to Paris
The second book in the series with American markswoman Kate Rees and her British Secret Service mission to assassinate Hitler.
Seasons of Cognac
Connoisseurs’ tribute to the French brandy celebrates the Cognac region and the techniques that Hennessy uses to craft its celebrated liqueur.
If you are going to indulge in something sweet, why not make it French? Surprise them with some candy and sweet treats from France. Show them how much you care by picking out French gifts that are sure to make their mouth water! Your Francophile friend is sure to appreciate the beautiful packaging too! The perfect gift for Easter or Mother's Day!
Maison Boissier Gummy Hearts
A beautiful tin with gummy hearts in fruity flavors. Made with love in Paris, by a confectionery that’s been around since 1827.
Sugarfina LA PÂTISSERIE Bento Box
Inspired by the artisanal works of art that adorn Paris' most precious patisseries, these treats will whisk you to Paris.
Le Bon Garcon Caramel Tower
Le Bon Garçon: a Dessert themed set featuring 4 handcrafted caramel flavors. These chewy, buttery candies are divine.
Maison Boissier Dark Chocolate Pearls
This tin of hundreds of pearl-sized balls of dark chocolate is a treat. Enjoy them by the handful whenever you want.
Beauty & Self-Care
Shopping for beauty and self-care gifts for your Francophile friends is a great way to bring a bit of Parisian elegance into their lives without traveling to France. These products not only look beautiful but will also make the recipient feel absolutely pampered – a true “bien être” experience!
Also, for a bit of self-care feel free to gift a bottle of French wine anytime. It pairs well with taking some time to take some time!
Petal Bouche Matte
Inspired by Violette’s visits to the rose gardens at Jardin Bagatelle in Paris, Petal Bouche Amour Fou lipstick is iconically French.
Glossier Balm Dotcom
An ultra-hydrating lip balm with antioxidants and natural emollients to nourish dry lips —in several fun flavors.
French Girl Beauty
100% natural beauty products. They care about their environmental impact and have a fair trade, cruelty-free supply chain.
An aromatherapy candle with a lovely rich lavender note. Immerse yourself in a French lavender field any time you want day or night.
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Challans de Paris
Invite Parisian luxury into any self-care routine with the graceful beauty of Marie Antoinette serving as an eternal muse. Challans de Paris’ five charming series are created with skin care experts in the lab to solve skin problems beautifully.
For the Kids
If you're looking for gift ideas for the children in your life, there are so many fun and unique options available. You'll find it hard not to be inspired by these adorable products designed with French culture in mind.
Paris the Poodle Stuffed Animal
Featuring soft, curly fur in a beautiful pink hue, this huggable Paris poodle plush is sure to be loved by every little one.
Night & Day in Paris Reversible Puzzle
Discover the endless stories of Paris, through day and night, with this 36-piece reversible puzzle. For ages 5-8
Little Lights Puppy Lamp
This adorable Little Lights Puppy Lamp with a little French flair adds the light-hearted energy of a playful pup to your nursery decor.
Habbi Habbi French Starter Set
The easiest way to start your kids on French – without the screen! Just turn on the Wand and tap – anywhere.
How about you? Any unique French gifts that you would buy? Have French gift ideas that should be included? Have something that caught your eye that you think is perfect for a Francophile? Do share!
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Oh I love the idea of those framed prints. What a great list
Cute stuff. My daughter would want some of these. She loves all things French.
So many great gifts. Now I know what to buy my husband.
I am loving these Frenchie finds and many are the perfect gifts for many on my gift giving list 😉 Thank you for sharing!
What a really great list of awesome finds you have here! I love it! Thanks for sharing this with us
These are all such great ideas. I love so many things on this list. I’d definitely get some of them for myself.
I love this list! So many great items even for those that aren’t enthusiasts of French things. I’d like to try any of those sweet treats.
My son would love to have the home decor for his living room. I’ll have to get him a few pieces.
This list is fantastic! It’s filled with so many amazing items that even people who aren’t fans of French things would love. I’m especially excited to try out those sweet treats!
Ohh, I love this list! The decor items are so cute!
Lots of great items and books here! I love that simple framed Je Taime wall decor.
Such easy ways to bring a bit of French into your life! I love all the home options too
I love all of these suggestions, and I’m not even a Francophile!
Great gift ideas! I would love to try some of those sweet treats!
Fabulous gift ideas! I know of someone who will enjoy these gifts 😍. Thanks for sharing ❤️
So many beautiful items! Your sharing of it is greatly appreciated.
Great list! Glossier is a great brand, checking out your balm recommendation. 🙂