Best French souvenirs under €200
A thoughtful gift doesn’t have to be expensive. Take a look at the best souvenirs under €200 to buy in the French capital. From designer bag accessories to new French fragrances and edible treats, these are the best affordable gifts to buy from Paris
Petit Bateau marinière top, €69
A striped Breton top is a classic souvenir from France, but why not snap up an update on the style for the new season? Petit Bateau is one of the most celebrated creators of the Breton top and for SS17 it has created some chic new offerings – perfect as a reminder of your trip to Paris.
Diptyque Do Son solid perfume, €36
The first Diptyque store opened in 1961 and is now a place of pilgrimage for beauty lovers. Scented candles, fragrances and skincare are all available, but why not invest in this beautiful Do Son solid perfume. Ideal for travelling, the solid version of the exotic tuberose, orange leaf, pink peppercorn and musk scent is highly concentrated and can be taken anywhere.
Ladurée Prestige box of 24 macaroons, €54.85
A trip to Paris isn’t complete without a visit to Ladurée. Its signature green boxes filled with macaroons are perfect souvenirs of Paris and will be welcomed by gourmets and sweet lovers alike. Signature flavours include pistachio, salted butter caramel and vanilla, and there are also seasonal flavours such as morello cherry.
Givenchy key ring, €195
Key rings are among the most popular souvenirs, so why not upgrade to a French designer brand such as Givenchy to remind you of your time in Paris?
Francis Kurkdjian Aqua Celestia eau de toilette, 70ml, €130
Francis Kurkdjian has garnered plenty of attention from beauty editors and discerning fragrance lovers alike thanks to its fusion of traditional luxury French perfumery skills and a contemporary vision. This spring’s new Aqua Celestia fragrance is inspired by blue skies and the sea, and combines cool mint, blackberry, mimosa and musk for the perfect springtime souvenir.
Christian Louboutin Lash Amplifying Lacquer Mascara, €70
Anything from Christian Louboutin’s new eye make-up collection would make a striking beauty souvenir of Paris. The ribbed brass art deco-style packaging is just as impressive as the formula itself, delivering both style and substance.
By Terry Baume de Rose body crème, €68
Revive your make-up bag with some beautiful new French products such as this By Terry Baume de Rose body crème. The iconic scent has been captured in a must-have body lotion, meaning you can surround yourself in the scent of fresh roses for less.