With the holiday season fast approaching, Christmas shopping can be stressful. That’s why Frenchly’s compiled a list gift ideas that every Francophile will love. From sports memorabilia to kitchen tools, here are the 11 things you should get for your loved one that’s crazy about France.
1. Cheese and charcuterie board
For the aspiring chef and the party planner
This bamboo cheese and charcuterie board will make the perfect addition to any kitchen this holiday season. You can find it on Amazon for $20.97.
2. “Oh Crêpe” mug
For the daughter who’s obsessed with Pinterest
Puns and coffee? It’s the perfect combination to fight off the Monday morning blues. Start your day on the right foot with this fun mug. But it on Etsy for $10.00.
3. Bon Appétit Box:
For the foodie who always wants to go on a picnic
These Bon Appétit boxes, which include samples of classic French cuisine, bring the flavors of France right to your doorstep. You can get a two-month subscription on Bon Appétit’s website for $150.00.
4. Paris skyline trinket dish
For the sister who always loses her earrings
Keep your jewelry organized with this whimsical trinket dish from Brooklyn-based artist Danielle Kroll. It’s available on Anthropologie’s website for $14.00.
5. Tour de France jerseys poster
For the brother that watches the Tour de France religiously every year
Perfect for the sports-lover in your life, this poster features the evolution of Tour de France jerseys from 1903 – 2017. It’s available on Etsy for $34.13.
6. Paris skyline necklace
For the friend that always has Paris on the brain
Subtle and fun, this necklace is a great way for a loved one to keep Paris close to their heart. It is silver plated, and the chain comes in a variety of different lengths. It’s available on Etsy for $20.46.
7. An electric wine opener
For the aunt that “can never have too much wine”
An easy way to open your favorite bottle of wine, this stainless steel electric wine opener has an eight-hour battery live and comes with a two-year electronics warranty from Target. It’s available here for $29.99.
8. Embroidered lavender sachet
For the grandmother who putters around the garden
This sachet is the perfect way to keep you clothes smelling fresh for weeks – it’s filled with lavender buds from France’s Provence region. Just place it in your drawers at home or in your travel bag to smell like a lavender field no matter where you go! You can find it on Saveur du Jour’s website for $12.90.
9. A vintage Perrier advertisement
For the interior decorator with a tiny apartment
Add a touch of vintage style to your home with this reproduction of a Perrier advertisement from the early 1900s. You can find it on Etsy in an array of sizes. Prices range from $5.12 – $27.30.
10. Midnight in Paris DVD
For the friend that’s read A Moveable Feast a million times
A 2011 film directed by Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris is a love note to the City of Lights, and a film that every Francophile needs to see. It’s available on Amazon for $19.95.
11. Magnetic French poetry kit
For the poet and the writer
This kit includes over 500 French word tiles that you can arrange and rearrange on refrigerator, a fun and educational gift for any young French learners. It’s available on Amazon for $19.95.