There is no more satisfying shopping experience than asking yourself where you got an accessory or item of clothing and being able to say, “Oh, that little overseas shop”.
In the age of fast fashion, “Shopping Local” has taken on the dual meaning of enabling you to support small businesses and to purchase unique products that not everyone can get their hands on. What’s the whole MO behind French face, a digital shopping platform that allows Americans to purchase curated collections in small French boutiques, with easy shipping to the United States
“Small traders, designers and creatives in France are the best in the world,” says Molly Hanten, CEO and founder of French Face, who founded the company after lamenting the fact that stores in France were limited by high prices. exorbitant shipping. when it comes to international customers. “My goal with French Face was to take everyone shopping in France with me and raise these small traders who deserve to be highlighted.”
The Minneapolis native fell in love with France in her early 20s and became determined to create “an online experience that takes you to the streets of Paris and France for a few moments.” The company, which is expected to launch in mid-August, offers limited collections of brands Hanten has hand-picked, like the handbag brand. Louvreuse, one of his favorites on the site. “They are the epitome of French style for me. The way the French use art and simple fashion to express themselves without being trendy or in your face is captured by these stunning bags. But Hanten doesn’t just watch it alone, choosing to partner with brands led primarily by women with “strong core values and corporate ethics.” An example is Granny’s Hands, an intergenerational business run by women that employs retired grandmothers, contributes to their retirement funds and raises awareness about Alzheimer’s disease. “It’s such a cool French brand that breaks down the prejudices of age and pushes the typical belief of what it means to be an aging woman. “
Since French Face items are currently available for presale, this is a great time to shop in the store ahead of their official launch. TInterested pipes should also check their membership option, Club French Face, “Which allows our members to help us choose the next French brands for their trips by naming their favorite brands during their trips to France.” Members also get discounts, early information on new launches, and the ability to purchase launch scraps at wholesale prices.
Current collections include skin care lines from Embryolisse and Absolution, handmade jewelry from Cabirol Joaillerie and Monsieur Paris Jewelryand cult favorite handbags Right Bank Paris. But don’t forget to come back every few weeks to see which part of Paris you’ll walk around in style.
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