Tag: Made in France

Massalia, French-made leather sandals

Massalia, French-made leather sandals

Hello, blogging world. I'm back from my 4-month long laziness induced hiatus. In order to properly celebrate this comeback, I thought it would be fitting to focus on a French brand (as I'm French) and more specifically, from my region (Provence). Massalia is a brand […]

Introducing: Du Travail Traditionnel, French-made sneakers

Introducing: Du Travail Traditionnel, French-made sneakers

I know  for a fact that a lot of you won't ever ditch your pair of Stan Smith or Converse. But for those of you out there seeking an alternative that's not found on everyone's feet or made by South East Asian kids earning in a […]

Introducing: Jieldé, French lamp manufacturer

Introducing: Jieldé, French lamp manufacturer

Some people call that industrial chic, I call that well-made products with a purpose and a clean design. Jieldé's story (from J.L.D., the initials of founder Jean-Louis Domecq) starts in the 1940s when Domecq realized he couldn't find lighting adapted to its mechanical workshop so […]

Introducing: La Botte Gardiane, French boot making company

Introducing: La Botte Gardiane, French boot making company

La Botte Gardiane is a French boot making company located in Villetelle in the Camargue region, a small village between Nîmes, where the word Denim comes from, and Montpellier (and pretty close to where I grew up!). The company has been in activity since 1958 and is a […]

Introducing: Maison Causse, French glove making company

Introducing: Maison Causse, French glove making company

Founded in 1892 by three brothers, Maison Causse is the oldest glove making company in France. Located in Millau, a center for glove making known throughout the world (Maison Fabre and Lavabre Cadet are also located there with Causse being the oldest), the company employs 40 […]

Introducing: Laulhère, French made berets since 1840

Introducing: Laulhère, French made berets since 1840

Originally created by shepherds from the Béarn region (hence its name) to protect themselves from the damp, the béret is now a deeply ingrained part of French DNA alongside baguettes and Gauloises cigarettes.  Located in Oloron-Sainte-Marie, Laulhère was founded in 1840 by Mr. Lucien Laulhère and is now […]

Introducing: Atelier Particulier, French accessories brand

Introducing: Atelier Particulier, French accessories brand

telier Particulier is a French accessories brand founded in 2013. Currently offering four categories of products (ties, scarves, belts and socks) made in Italy and Switzerland, the brand showcases the best of luxury craftsmanship at accessible prices (Loro Piana cashmere and wool ties retail for 45€, wool and […]

Introducing: Delicate Run, made in France luxury sneakers

Introducing: Delicate Run, made in France luxury sneakers

Think about the 80s. Nothing classy, huh? Well, dear reader, think again. Delicate Run is a French brand of sneakers founded by sneakerhead Vincent Vetois. The brand currently offers only one model, the Manta, which was launched in partnership with Melbourne-based store Up There. Solely using […]

Introducing: Parapluie Paris, French made umbrellas

Introducing: Parapluie Paris, French made umbrellas

If you're anything like me, you probably wasted a pretty hefty amount of money on umbrellas. Fabric tearing, shaft bending, stretchers breaking. I probably threw away a dozen of them and I don't even come from a particularly rainy region.  After the last one broke, I started thinking […]

Introducing: Orée, French made technology products

Introducing: Orée, French made technology products

Starting point: tech products tend to look very much alike, are made from cheap eco-unfriendly materials and are designed to end up in the garbage can quickly. Even though products like keyboards or USB keys are essential in how interact with technology, they are often overlooked. […]

Introducing: Maurice Manufacture, French made shoes

Introducing: Maurice Manufacture, French made shoes

Maurice Manufacture is a 65 year old shoe manufacturer based in Cholet, France. The factory manager describes their products as traditional, but with a "newstalgic" singularity. I love this word. Let's make it a goal to get it into the dictionary. Now back to the […]

Introducing: Rose et Marius, French made luxury candles and soaps

Introducing: Rose et Marius, French made luxury candles and soaps

Born in Carry-le-rouet, on the shores of the Mediterranean sea, Rose et Marius is a luxury candle and soap brand. Founded by Magali Fleurquin Bonnard, a former jewelry industry executive, it's a tribute to her (my!) exceptional region. Though the candle cups are made in Limoges, […]

Introducing: November Adelaide, French made bowties

Introducing: November Adelaide, French made bowties

November Adelaide is a Paris-based brand founded by Julien Comte-Gaz and Adrien Poznanski. They focus on bowties, made out of couture houses left overs which is why each model is produced in limited quantities. Why bowties? They say it's the symbol of elegance, and we very […]

Introducing: Les Partisanes watches

Introducing: Les Partisanes watches

Les Partisanes is the project of two childhood friends, Elise Mennesson and Jessica Quintal. They offer stylish, made in France watches, exclusively for women, which brings femininity to a traditionally male oriented industry. The most expensive watch costs 160€ which makes it an affordable yet […]