Here are the twenty best last-minute French Christmas gifts to help check off your list —once and for all! Christmas is approaching quickly and between work, family, and other priorities, finding time to shop before December 25th can be ridiculously tough. Plus, it’s always a challenge to find exactly what you’re looking for in one place. Luckily for you, there are precious few days left to shop for last-minute gifts! And in order to make your holiday shopping easy, I’ve gathered a list of stylish French gifts from shops that guarantee to get your gifts under the tree before Christmas Eve. Indeed, being French, I have selected some truly unique and authentic French gifts. From chic fashion pieces to luxury beauty sets and pieces for the home, each item is classic and timeless.
Last-Minute French Christmas Gifts For Her
Dior J’adore Gift Set
Delight your loved ones with the J’adore Dior gift set, the voluptuously sensual fragrance from the Maison Dior. This set includes the eau de parfum, the lait sublime and the eau de parfum miniature.
Chanel: The Impossible Collection
The book Chanel: The Impossible Collection is a literary museum exhibition, a curated selection of 100 iconic and signature looks of the house of Chanel.
Chanel Coco Mademoiselle Eau de Parfum
Coco Mademoiselle Eau de Parfum is a sparkling oriental fragrance that recalls a daring young Coco Chanel. Fragrance notes are orange, Grasse jasmine, May rose, patchouli, and vetiver.
Diptyque Eau de Toilette Discovery Set
The Diptyque Eau de Toilette Set is a set of five Diptyque fragrances that invite your mind and senses to explore five olfactory landscapes. This set includes: Do Son, Eau des Sens, Philosykos, L’Ombre dans L’Eau and Eau Rose. Made in France.
Rouge Dior Duo Collection Set
Dior presents an exclusive edition of the iconic Rouge Dior lipstick, displayed in a midnight blue velvet case with Dior’s iconic couture cannage pattern. This Rouge Dior Duo collection set includes the Rouge Dior in shade 999 and the Rouge Dior lip balm in shade 000.
Diptyque Miniature Candle Set
Diptyque Miniature Candle Set is the perfect gift for anyone who loves Diptyque’s candles and home fragrances. This set features five of Diptyque’s most timeless and emblematic scents: Berries, Roses, Fig Tree, Mimosa, and Wood Fire. Made in France.
Longchamp The Pliage Tote
Smooth, sleek nylon and embossed leather trim make the Longchamp The Pliage Tote a no-brainer for everyday versatility and elegance. An inside pocket is an organizational must-have, while the water-resistant finish provides enhanced utility for rainy days.
Maje Star Strass-Earings
Delight the Francophile in your life with these Maje dangling earrings with Swarovski crystals in a stellar pattern. These earrings are perfect to wear for small or big occasions, they’ll light up and refine a look.
Sézane Jewelry Case
This Sézane jewelry case is the perfect French gift for any jewelry lover! This velvet jewelry case is the perfect travel companion to safely store any piece of jewelry. The upper part is a display for earrings and rings whereas the bottom part contains a reclosable pouch.
Maje Leather Bag With Clover Clasp
This elegant Maje Rectangular smooth leather bag is the perfect gift for any French-style lover! Made of leather from an LWG Gold-rated tannery, this beautiful leather bag with flap has an adjustable and removable leather shoulder strap.
Last-Minute French Christmas Gifts For Him
Dior Sauvage Eau de Toilette Set
This holiday season, treat your man to a gift of Sauvage—the iconic Dior fragrance that perfectly captures the essence of a timeless man. This Sauvage Eau de Toilette set includes a refillable bottle of Sauvage Eau de Toilette, a Sauvage After-Shave Balm, and a Sauvage deodorant stick.
Sézane Nolan Backpack
The Sézane Nolan Backpack is the perfect last-minute Christmas gift for the man in your life! Between practicality, quality, and savoir-faire, the Nolan backpack is the perfect daily companion.
Saint Laurent Monogram Wallet
Delight the man in your life with this very elegant Saint Laurent Monogram wallet. It has been made in Italy from textured coated-canvas that’s resistant to scuffs and scratches. It’s printed in its signature “Le Monogramme” motif and has a hinged gold-tone money clip.
Diptyque Feu de Bois Candle
Thi Diptyque Feu de Bois Candle is the perfect gift for any Francophile on your list. Fragrance: accord of rare woods, a woody, winter fragrance. Made in France.
Lacoste Vienna Leather Strap Watch
The Lacoste Vienna leather strap watch is the ideal Christmas gift for any gentleman with an eye for elegance. A smooth round case is teamed with a stitched Italian leather strap. The texture of the dial plays with the light to create the effect of a finely woven fabric.
L’Atelier du Vin Mini Collector Set
Housed in a walnut wood presentation box, L’Atelier du Vin’s Mini Collector set is the ideal gift for oenophiles. This set includes “Le Garçon” corkscrew, the “Cork Opener” which is the simplest tool for unfastening all types of champagne and sparkling wine, and the “Modèle 54” a universal cork that fits most bottlenecks, keeping both aroma and bubbles intact.
Baccarat Four Elements Double Old-Fashioneds
Baccarat Crystal is a French manufacturer of fine crystals located in Baccarat, France. This exceptional set of four crystal old-fashioned glasses will make the perfect gift for any Francophile in your life. Made in France.
Saint James Authentic Breton Stripe Shirt
The Saint James authentic Breton stripe shirt is the perfect French gift for any French-style lover! Its masculine straight fit around the waist and down the hips with full-length sleeves make it suitable for both men and women looking for a boyfriend fit. Made in Saint-James, Normandy, France.
Veja Campo Rubber-Trimmed Leather Sneakers
French brand Veja focuses on creating sneakers with a conscience. This Veja Campo pair has CWL leather uppers produced from corn waste and ethically sourced rubber soles. They’re lined with organic cotton, too.
Sézane Larkins Weekend Bag
The Sézane Larkins weekend bag will make the perfect companion for weekend breaks! This elegant and functional suede bag has been manufactured with the greatest of care in Sézane’s Portuguese workshop.
Et voilà! I hope this list of last-minute French Christmas gifts will help you to get some holiday shopping done. If you have any questions, please let me know in the comment below.
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