12 Uniquely French Gifts For Christmas

Mathilde Vuillemenot
 | Last update on November 25, 2023


Christmas shopping is so exciting. It's a cheerful quest for perfect gifts for our loved ones. And when we discover the perfect gift, here comes the famous aha moment. It fills us with happiness as we imagine the sparkling eyes of our spouse, kids, or parents when they will open the gift. Something unique, they will adore from the very first second, and that will show them how much we care and love them.
Here you are, in the middle of your Christmas shopping, looking for a French gift for Christmas. 2 options: you are a Francophile or one of your loved ones is passionate about France, Paris, and all things French. Whether it's for your own wishlist or for a gift to offer, I guarantee the following list will make a hit. C'est parti! 

1. Paris bistro napkins

These linen napkins are the typical Paris bistro napkins. And they speak French! The French
words on the napkins are 'Bon appetit' which means 'Enjoy your meal'. They can also be used as placemats. This gift will be used every day! They also exist in linen and blue, linen and red, linen and white, linen and turquoise and white and turquoise.

2. French beret

The beret is a must-have accessory in wardrobes. It's not only for fashionistas, the French beret styles any outfit in a second! And it's also a fun accessory for a Mother and Daughter look (that's why we have it in 2 sizes, adult and kid!). This beret is the authentic French beret, made in the South of France in a traditional workshop, and made in pure merino wool. Fore more colors, check our full collection of French berets.

3. Parisian pouch

This Parisian leather pouch will have its effect each time it's taken out of the handbag. For women with many things in their handbag, a pouch is a very good option. And for women loving an organized handbag too! A pouch is an elegant accessory for the handbag, and it helps keep easy to reach important things like the ID, the passport, a prescription, or even the mobile phone. Practical AND chic! Also exists in black.

4. The French bowl with sweet French words

Offer some French good mood to your loved ones! The French bowl is present in almost all French kitchens, this is a long-time tradition. Our French bowl is the modern version with some sweet French words on the front: 100% feel good for the breakfast or a snack! For more options of French words, check our collection of French bowls.

5. Paris notebooks

This set of notebooks is definitely for the ones with a passion for sophisticated stationery. Each one of the notebooks has a cover and back cover with an exclusive Parisian design of a Parisian shop. The designs fully embrace the pure Parisian lifestyle: the bakery, the florist, the cheese shop and the beauty salon. So Parisian chic!

6. Versailles wine glasses

A royal touch for the table with these Versailles wine glasses. Indeed, the design reproduces the carvings of the Hall of Mirrors from the Versailles Palace. These gorgeous French wine glasses are a no-brainer when hosting fancy dinners, celebrations or even for romantic dinners. Offering them to someone loving to host dinners and cocktails, is definitely a great idea (for Christmas or as a housewarming gift). Plus, it's a gift that both women and men will love to receive. So, if you're struggling for gift ideas for your father, father-in-law, brother... Do not hesitate anymore!

7. French table runner (linen & embroidery)

Table runners are a foolproof trick to dress up a table with elegance in seconds. For example, for a dinner with friends or an improvised coffee-time with the neighbors. Surprisingly, hardly any people have table runners among their table linens. Which makes this French table runner an excellent gift for a Francophile!

8. Luggage Tag 'Bon voyage'

For someone going to Paris soon or for a Francophile travelling a lot! This luggage tag was customized with gold leaf, with the French words: 'Bon voyage' (Have a good trip). It's truly a luxury luggage tag, especially since it's made from Italian leather. It will identify with elegance the belongings... And it will prove that the owner is a French connoisseur! Also exists in red.

9. Provence beeswax candles

Just looking at these candles on the screen transports us to a late afternoon in Provence. The sound of the cicadas, the colors of the lavender fields and the unique smell... A smell like the one of these pure beeswax candles: sweet and warm. They were handmade in a workshop at the heart of Provence, following the traditional making process. 100% natural, their fragrance will gently perfume the room, even when not burning. Also exists in a box of 9 pure beeswax taper candles.

10. French milk jug

This milk jug is an exclusive design from a family workshop in the Mont Saint Michel bay. You're sure to offer a unique gift! If you're looking for a gift for someone who has a thing with French pottery, no hesitation, he/she will be thrilled. There's always space for such a lovely pottery, handmade and hand painted. Also exists in blue and green.

11. Provence lavender sachets

The Provence region has a rich heritage of craftsmanship, and the lavender sachets are one of its iconic know-hows. We selected these sachets because they are absolutely unique. The organic lavender is carefully placed in the satin bag, on which a watercolor of a Provence landscape appears (the sachet itself is a piece of art!). This gift will delight any Provence lover, and also the ones who enjoy beautiful craftsmanship.

12. Provence jars

French kitchens style is renowned all over the world. Their style subtly mixes rustic and chic, creating then an elegant and charming atmosphere. Jars are one of the essentials of French kitchens. Look at this large jar made of glass. Like traditional French pottery, they have been hand painted on the front. These lavender flowers are lovely, right? For someone dreaming of the French kitchen aesthetic for her/his own kitchen, this jar will be the perfect gift.