Gift Guide: For Him


Gift Guide : For Him | French By Design

I get a lot of requests from readers regarding gift ideas, especially for the men in your life. It’s so hard to find gifts for ‘him’ – past the tie or keychain I mean… ;-) Here are my favorite picks for him – actually, many of these items would totally fit Mr FrenchByDesign’s style ;-)…

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Packing for Japan


Packing for Tokyo | French By Design

I’m about to embark on a trip to Japan with one of my favorite gals, Tulipina. We will be spending a little more than a week in Tokyo, with a possible short trip to Kyoto, which I didn’t have time to visit on my last trip. I am so excited, as the trip departure is approaching…

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Express your shelf


Express your shelf | French By Design

Wooden shelves, metal shelves, concrete shelves, DIY ones or vintage, there are so many options out there to display your favorite decor pieces, your kitchenware, your book collection. Shelves make a big statement, especially in minimalist interiors. They show what the space owner really cares about, by displaying favorite reads or small objects collected throughout…

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Trending | Round Sunglasses


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Have you noticed the big trend of round sunglasses? They’re everywhere this summer, everywhere! I myself fell for one pair this summer. I had to replace my old Aviators, all scratched and distorted and went for the sleeker look of Ray-Ban’s round metallic frames. If you are in the market for round sunglasses, I love…

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