Shopping , divine French lifestyle goods and homewares to be found in Australia

Whether your personal taste is traditional, cutting edge or nostalgic, these divine French lifestyle goods and homewares bring you France’s finest.

Textile, Sport is beautiful

It’s been 87 years since Lacoste created its first polo, and since then this iconic brand has brought elegance to the world with its original lifestyle wear for men, women and children. In its Festival of Chic collection, which is filled with ’90s checks, Lacoste honours its unique heritage, with a fresh take on its original designs. (External link)

Impress, A golden age

Who needs a reason to open a bottle of champagne? Decades since Laurent-Perrier released its first cuvée rose in 1968 (100 per cent pinot noir), it has been re-released within a vibrant, limited edition, pink-gold gown. The shapely bottle pays homage to bottle designs from decades past. The cuvee rose’s ripe red fruit aromas, which deftly combine raspberry, cherry and redcurrant, are not to be missed. (External link)

Feast, Pastel perfect by Le Creuset

The global leader in premium quality enamelled cast iron cookware, Le Creuset, is bringing elegant blushes into kitchens and homes with its Shell Pink collection. Inspired by the soft tones of seashells, and capturing the essence of romance and sunsets, this delicate pink hue graces Le Creuset’s cast iron, stoneware and kitchen accessories. (External link)

De Beaurepaire Wines, French in spirit Australian in Body

Blending our Burgundian heritage and "Burgundian" terroir in Rylstone, NSW, to produce Winestate's Magazine's 2018 Australian Wine of the Year.

We searched for a location in Australia that shared Burgundy’s cool, inland climate and limestone-rich soils – a ‘terroir’ that produces some of the best wines in the world. We found it above the historic village of Rylstone in NSW. Our family’s range of award-winning wines harness Old and New World winemaking techniques to create wine that is truly one of a kind. (External link)

Cook, Table mates

Le Creuset’s palette of Meringue, Sage and New Fig is a thoughtful assortment of calming hues, designed to fill your kitchen with sophisticated simplicity. The delicate new pastel shades add an elegant softness to Le Creuset cast iron, stoneware and kitchen accessories. Available at Le Creuset Boutiques (Sydney and The Strand Arcade) and other quality outlets. See website for a full list of approved stockists. (External link)

Taste, Say fromage

The French have always loved their cheese, and GJ Food is no different. Discerning cheese lovers will be chuffed to know that GJ Food has added a delicious range of cheeses to its catalogue. There is something for all kinds of cheese lovers in GJ Food’s range: hard, soft, brie, blue, goat’s cheese, sheep’s and unpasteurised milk cheeses as well as cheeses aged up to three years. (External link)

Porcelain, Finer things , The Pekoë Collection by Revol

Introducing the Pekoë Collection from the makers of fine porcelain, Revol. Designers of this delicate yet durable, high quality collection drew their inspiration from the fans of LED lamps. Everything refined tea lovers could possibly ask for is easily found in the Pekoë collection: cups, bowls, plates, ramekins, bowls and more. Available from local distributor Table Manners. (External link)

Luggage, Leather greats

A travel bag light enough for air travel yet durable enough to withstand international adventuring? S.T. Dupont’s oiled canvas and cognac leather duffel bag, first commissioned in 1947 by American film star Humphrey Bogart (which became his very favourite), is today a stylish icon enjoyed by travellers everywhere. Get yours today from Alexandre de Lacharrière, the Australian distributor for S. T. Dupont ($1,150 RRP). (External link)

Cutlery, Visual feast

For a dinner table that is certain to turn heads you can’t go past Collection Panda cutlery from Sabre Paris. Marrying usefulness and pleasurable avant-garde with tradition, this cutlery, featuring genuine bamboo handles, makes any dining experience a visual feast. For a complete change of scenery at the dining table, choose cutlery inspired by some of the world’s most beautiful places. Available through local distributor Table Manners. (External link)

Inspire Special reservation

For nearly 200 years Maison Mumm’s exceptional cuvée was designated exclusively for friends and family, marked in the cellarmaster’s book ‘RSRV’ (ReSeRVed). The tradition of the day was for a visiting card, with its corner folded down, to be left for the lucky recipient. Today’s lucky recipients of the RSRV collection of four champagnes, all 100 per cent Grand Cru, are an esteemed selection of Australia’s finest restaurants and bars. (External link)

Christian Louboutin, A celebration of Paris

Le Baiser de l’Hôtel de Ville and Place Vendôme, a chimera with lush lips and long legs fleeing through the streets of Paris on Christian Louboutin’s red scooter, a crazed streetlamp in hot pursuit… these are a taste of the emblematic moments and monuments celebrated on Christian Louboutin’s signature tote, CABARAPARIS. The essence of Paris is captured in accomplished brushstrokes on all five printed neoprene panels, featuring playful scenes of Paris by day and Paris by night in this fine collaboration with talented illustrator Hélène Tran. Two styles are available, each embellished with strass crystals. (External link)

Vittoria coffee cups, High fashion cups on everyone’s lips

Vittoria Coffee has partnered with some of Australia’s finest fashion designers – Dion Lee, Nobody Denim and Venroy – to produce The Vittoria Fashion Series of limited edition ceramic cups ($49.95). Available as sets of reusable espresso, cappuccino and latte cups, these stylish cups featured at the Australian Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in 2019. Cup and saucer sets (for cappuccino and espresso) are also available. Get your limited edition ceramic cup from the Vittoria Fashion Series. (External link)

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