Etienne Dulin, Dinandier

Dulin makes gorgeous copper pots, bowls, pepper mills, skillets, omelet pans and more in Normandy.

Vincent Breed: the Art of Glass Blowing

Clean-lined, colorful and witty glass designs with a poetic fancy

Maison Fabre: Luxury Gantier

Handcrafted gloves in a rainbow of colors and styles, from classic driving gloves to slinky elbow-length showstoppers.

Clever Cocottes

When Francis Staub took over his family's cookware business in Alsace, he took it one step further, designing his own cocotte.

Bar-le-Duc Confitures

Luscious preserves made of red or white currants, Bar-le-Duc confitures have been drawing praise since the 14th century.

Hot Stuff

The fiery red Basque pepper.

Striped Basque

Classic striped Basque tablecloths by Jean Vier have been staples of French country living since 1981

Mauboussin: Engaging Name Game

Since president Alain Nemarq took over the French luxury jeweler Mauboussin, the company has established a tradition of giving irresistibly charming names to its special collections. A few recent favorites: Trop Fou de Toi...

Lemarie: Feathers and Flowers

The legendary feather and decorative flower maker Lemarié has supplied almost every Parisian couturier since the days of Coco Chanel herself. The small family firm was one of the handful of specialist artisans' ateliers...

Day Trips from Paris: Jean Cocteau’s House in Milly-la-Forêt

As far as locations go, few could beat Jean Cocteau’s home which, from 1940 on, was at 36 rue de Montpensier. Living in the heart of Paris, above the gardens of the Palais Royal...