Bonjour French Food Lovers!
France is of course more than the country of great food and Jean Dujardin. It’s also a country of innovation and innovators. You know here at Bonjour French Food, we are food-obsessed, but not only. So we wanted to introduce you to some of our favorite French entrepreneurs:
If you are addicted to beautiful things, you must drop by this boutique in Islington in London. The most beautiful French brands are to be found in this lifestyle concept store: Cire Trudon, Carrière Frères, delicate stationary Papier Tigre, you can even find the mythical Opinel knives. A small shop with a cosy atmosphere, full of refined discoveries to see France with a new eye.
12B Camden Passage, N1 8ED London / Métro: Angel
How charming is this brand! Messieurs will love it. A range of face and body care products combining efficiency and traditional know-how. The brand chose to get involved in a sustainable development process always selecting organic ingredients and focusing on those that can be produced in France. The packaging is neat and made out of noble material.
Go and check it by yourself: www.lebaigneur.fr
What you first notice is the bold design of this curious napkin boxes. Yet the French youngsters who created Napkiss did look beyond appearances: they are the fruit of a deep work of eco-design.
You can also find Napkiss in the following shops :
274-275 Upper Street London N1 2UA
The Oak Room
Stable Yard Hatfield Park, Hatfield
Hertfordshire AL9 5NQ
Started with the idea that it was possible to have an healthier, more natural alternative to the regular toxic dry cleaning and still be wallet-friendly, BLANC was created as a responsible and environmental dry cleaning. Their shop in Marylebone is the flagship of this new eco-friendly way to dry-clean your clothes.
79 George St, London W1U 8AQ www.blancclean.com
The team intended to further this vision with the site BLANC Home by proposing home products with quality and an eco-friendly purpose. From soaps to candles, you will find all that is necessary to take care of your home, and to make it a better place. You’ll find on their website small eco-friendly products such as Savon de Marseille.
A leather bags e-shop with made to measure products, made out of beautiful material. Of course 100% French-made, 100% hand- made (and above all fashionable).
LE SLIP FRANÇAIS
In France, it’s definitely the it-brand. Everybody talks about them. It’s true the brand has something for everyone. Bold and humorous in its communication, it offers beautiful underwear for man, woman and child, in a vintage nearly retro style. Significant detail, everything is made in France which revives the spirit of high-end quality of oldest French textile firms. Moreover they have signed a collaboration with the French designer Agnès B for a limited edition collection of briefs.
Shop them on-line: www.leslipfrançais.fr
& of course, many many many French food brands.
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