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The French Connection

June 30, 2017

Our recent product additions have clear travel influences.  We wanted these additions to reflect the places we love. For me my heart (and stomach!) is drawn to France.  Our Pinterest board reflects some of our French loves - ooh la la!


France has a sentimental draw, it is where my husband proposed (in front of this exact Chateaû no less). 


So here's what else I love about France, let's start with the obvious - Fashion and Beauty!


There is so much to be said about the French sense of style but my overarching love is the quality that French women seem to opt for.  Think investment pieces in natural fabrics, silk shirts, cashmere, well cut jackets and ALWAYS leather shoes and bags.  This could be a bit, well, boring! Fear not, French fashion would not be renowned the world over if it was boring, this is perhaps best demonstrated by brands such as The Kooples lust worthy pieces that require a fair bit of saving up for .Anyone who has visited Paris will have witnessed French fashion edginess, here's how to nail Parisienne chic courtesy of sheerluxe.com.


 With a nod to a classic French colour combo and natural fabric we created our hand knitted


statement necklace with bespoke marbled beads, this is an item we rarely have off, a great versatile addition to your accessory collection.


Anyone who has been to anything ran by Team Crafthood will no doubt have noticed our love of the humble Breton stripe. We love it so much that we have released a Breton Pin Badge in honour of that love!  Whilst the history of the Breton top is