I’ll be honest; I have a bit of a bias when it comes to a love of all things French. The language, the chic style, the culture—I adore it all. That’s why I’ve put together this French-inspired gift guide for you.
As a lover of all things French, I know how difficult it is to shop for the Parisian-lover in your life.
What do you get for someone who loves the French style?
I’ve rounded up 50 stylish gifts under $50 that cater to the sensitive heart of the francophile in your life. Perfect for showing your love without breaking the bank!
These gifts are perfect for giving that special someone who daydreams about spending a summer in the Côte d’Azur while listing to Serge Ginsburg. These gift ideas for French lovers are perfect for giving during the holiday season or anytime you want to celebrate the special women in your life. There are quite a few things on this list that I’ve ordered for my young adult daughters and I just know that they will love them!
Here we go! I’ve got makeup, capsule wardrobe staples, small decor accents, and hair products… all under $50!
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Oversized Square Paisley Scarf
Any French-lover knows the ultimate Parisian outfit comes together with one versatile accessory; the scarf.
Deliciously soft, this paisley scarf has refined warm hues that will add a lovely touch of color and cozy up your winter outfits. It’s oversized and square-shaped -making it perfect for crafting the iconic French side knot- but the fabric is lightweight enough without feeling too bulky.
This coquette beret brings Paris’s elegance to your everyday autumn and winter outfits. Made with deliciously soft cashmere in a Houndstooth pattern and metallic threads, this classic Parisian-styled hat will be the ultimate gift.
Pleated Square Scarf
The pleated square scarf is soft, lightweight, and exquisite. The delicate pleated texture and black and white color combo make this scarf perfect for all occasions.
Faux-Pearl Stretch Bracelet
This stretchy bracelet features delicate faux pearls and a bit of golden sparkle. A modern take to traditional pearl jewelry, this bracelet is a wonderful gift idea for someone who loves a polished look.
You can layer this vibrant scarf over simple and neutral outfits (hello, french capsule wardrobe!) at any time of year to add a chic, colorful touch.
Color & Care Hydrating Lip Set
Fan of the au naturale makeup look? Look no further! This Lip Set from Fresh is perfect for keeping your pout hydrated and with a subtle hint of color. Plus, the adorable limited packaging makes it ideal for giving away as a present.
Celeste Straw Tote
From Jane Birkin’s famous straw baskets to the woven totes all french it-girls own, nothing channels the French style more than a summery straw bag.
Spencer Colorblock Leather Card Case
With an inner pocket and four exterior card slots, this small and elegant cream and black color block card case by Kate Spade is a must-have to keep everyday items organized fashionably.
Lili Small Colorblock Straw Tote
This orange and brown color block tote is a tad smaller than the previous option, making it a wonderful gift for someone who likes to add a pop of color to their outfits.
Initial Pendant Necklace
Thanks to the rise of the #parisianstyle, layering dainty and golden necklaces have become the trend du jour. And your Francophile friend knows it.
This small 14k-gold pendant necklace makes for a thoughtful gift that any French-obsessed would cherish.
Fiddler Fisherman Cap
This charming fiddler cap is a quirky way to add a vintage marine touch to any outfit. Inspired by the 1970’s fashion, this all-black hat is made with a blend of linen and cotton plus the essential rope detail.
Holiday Lights Drop Earrings
The sparkling jewel tones of these drop earrings are sure to steal the show! With a soft pink, a shimmering lavender hue, green, yellow, and a rich amber tint, these glass earrings are a gift that’s as special as the person you’re giving it to.
Metallic Lightweight Wrap
This lightweight wrap is a sheer wrap with a delicate eyelash fringe that adds just a touch of sparkle to any ensemble. Wrap it around as a shawl or knot the ends and create your version of a DIY shrug.
Crochet Straw Tote
Another lovely version of this French-girl signature bag! A handmade paper straw crochet tote with a lined interior is a summery accessory that’s both practical and effortlessly chic.
BaubleBar Tassel Drop Earrings
These tassel drop earrings are sure to spice up even the simplest of looks. A dangling tassel and glass beads make these earrings the perfect accent to any French-inspired outfit.
Shimmer & Glow Mini Caviar Stick Eye Color Set
This little eyeshadow stick trio from Laura Mercier is already a cult favorite for makeup fans and no wonder why!
Easy to apply on the go, these eyeshadow sticks give a soft wash of shimmery color to your eyelids. Perfect for that friend who loves a soft makeup look a la Parisienne!
Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet Roller Pearl Bottle
Miss Dior Blooming Bouquet’s new edition, a blend of mandarin essence and peony notes, comes in a charming glass bottle with a roll-on applicator. This perfume is a luxurious option that will not go unnoticed!
This toner is a fresh, natural and gentle toner that doubles as a makeup refresher and an after-night skin toner.
Opulent Python Layering Tee
Gift comfortable elegance! This luxurious second-skin layering tee’s irresistibly soft knit fabric makes it comfy yet timeless.
Oh, la la! These quilted gloves serve two purposes perfectly; They keep you warm and fashionable at the same time.
BHLDN Annet Chemise
This model from Anthropologie has a charming detail in the back and a flattering shape that enhances one’s silhouette while being comfortable.
Two-Toned Geo Claw Hair Clip Set
The claw hair clip is a handy hair accessory that works for the easiest and most sophisticated French updos.
Resin Claw Hair Clip Set
This lovely set of hair clips is one charming little gift. There are two options, one set of white and black, jade green and nude, and another combo option of ivory and amber hues.
Embellished Amber Brooch
A brooch can be a stunning jewelry piece and a handy accessory to keep shawls and scarves in place. And this deliciously lovely brooch with a pin closure checks all the boxes.
Explore The World – Desk Calendar
Got a travel-addict friend? Celebrate their passion in style with this otherworldly calendar featuring quirky illustrations of different cities around the world.
Love Style Life
For the French fashion connoisseur friend, this book will be the ultimate gift. Famous blogger Garance Doré shares her style journey in an eye-catching table book that blends tips on style, entertaining guests, and how to feel more French in everyday life.
Oat Milk Dry Shampoo Set
That perfect Brigit Bardot-inspired tussled mane is just a spray away with the right products! And this little dry shampoo set by iconic French brand Klorane will help achieve the look while refreshing oily hair without harsh ingredients.
Henri Matisse Abstract Art Poster Set
These prints of Matisse’s harmonious abstract female silhouettes in black and white would be cherished by a true lover of French art.
Satin Beauty Sleep Set
If you’re on the hunt for a gift for that friend who loves to pamper herself, this irresistibly soft satin set containing a pillowcase, scrunchie, and eye masks is a no-brainer!
Favorite Recipes Notebook Box Set
This notebook book set will help keep those delicious recipes from french cuisine in style.
Bon Voyage Passport Holder
With cute motifs and illustrations celebrating the most popular landmarks of cities worldwide, this passport holder is one gift anyone would love to receive.
It’s About Us Photo Album
For a friend who adores decor and photography, this vintage-inspired photo album is a lovely way to showcase personal photos in a sophisticated way.
Retro Scarf Headband
Wow your stylish friend with this 60s inspired scarf headband! It’s a go-to accessory that will complement casual ensembles effortlessly.
Mario Badescu Mini Mist Gift Set
Want to gift a thoughtful present for your skincare-lover friend? Surprise her with a mini set of these 5-star reviewed refreshing and nourishing mists by Mario Badescu.
Paisley Print Puff Sleeve Blouse
Parisian city style meets the Cottagecore trend in this flowy top with smocked cuffs sleeves and paisley print.
Wreaths Watercolor Kit
Spark inspiration with this kit to create stunning watercolors wreaths.
Mini Jewelry Box
Whether your friend’s style is minimalist, glamorous, or trendy, they will definitely love this mini jewelry box to keep their jewelry pieces safe when traveling.
Christmas Cracker Set
Oh, la la! This luxuriant little trio set from Jo Malone comes with a body and hand wash, exquisitely scented body creme, and the brand’s popular poppy and barley cologne.
Help your friend elevate their sleep routine with this decadently scented sleep mist by Slip.
8-Piece Luxe Bubbles Mimosa Sugar Cube Set
This mimosa sugar cube set is a foolproof present for anyone who loves to indulge in a sweet, cocktail-flavored beverage.
Chess player or not, anyone who appreciates design will cherish getting this luxurious chess set.
Dior Show Iconic Overcurl Mascara & Lash Primer Set
You need luscious lashes to nail the French aesthetic, and Dior’s new limited edition mascara and lash primer set will certainly help!
Infused with a delicious blend of holiday scents such as birchwood pine and blue cypress, the candles in this set are guaranteed to create a relaxing experience.
The foodie friend on your list will squeal in delight if you pick this gorgeous cotton apron.
Self Care 2022 Planner
Make sure your friend schedules her me-time and disconnect from the bustle and hustle of everyday life with this self-care planner featuring everything from weekly intentions to monthly reflections.
Acrylic Base Memo Display
Show you know her taste with this elegantly minimalist memo display by stationary cult-favorite brand Rusell + Hazel.
Recycled Faux Fur Throw Blanket
Anyone who loves curling up and enjoying some hygge elements in their homo would adore this cozy faux fur throw blanket.
Paris by Design’ Book
Got a friend who’s obsessed with design and France? Well, then this inspiring book has it all. This design-driven guide lets us step into the creative scene of Paris and offers priceless recommendations to help us discover the city’s art side like never before.
Faux Leather Crossbody Phone Case
The fashionista in your life is guaranteed to love this trés chic crossbody phone case.
Faux Shearling Slippers
Invite your special one to enjoy their lazy time at home with these sophisticated slippers made of plushy faux shearling. You can pick a lush black, ivory, golden, and stone greyish shade.
And there you have it! My curated list of the best 50 gifts to give to a stylish France-lover friend in your life. Now is your turn… which of these presents would you like to get?