Designer Gifts & Souvenirs from Paris | Made by Humans
Mkrs. is popping up for the holidays at Printemps Haussmann’s new curated gift store 'Le Joli Cadeau'. We’re contributing a selection of original, meaningful gifts, all designed in Paris by our favourite artisans, artists, and ideas people. We're all about shopping local, celebrating real craftmanship, and the human connections behind brands. At the same time, our Paris shop will be hosting a gift market too, showcasing the ever-growing Mkrs. family, as well as hosting events and late-night shopping marathons!
Sat 11 Dec, 17-21h
🎁 Special Friends & Family Sale
at the Mkrs. Christmas Gift Market
6 rue Thorel, 75002 Paris
AT PRINTEMPS HAUSSMANN
Sat. 4 Dec, 14h-18h
Personalise your Duvelleroy fan with 2 or 3 letters embossed in gold, on the fan itself or the wooden frame.
Thu. 9 Dec, 10h-18h
Local jewellery maker composes necklaces and bracelets with your choice of charms, and crochets rings to order.
Makers Paris book signing
Sat. 11 Dec, 10-14h
Authors Carrie Solomon & Kate van den Boogert sign Makers Paris (Prestel). This is where the MKRS. adventure started! Meet the artisans, artists and ideas people making Paris what it is today.
Thu. 16 Dec, 11h-15h
Co-founder Sayaka demonstrates the art of the Misuhiki knot used in their edible good luck charms made of house-made marshmallows.
Thu. 16 Dec, 15h-19h
Co-founder Charlotte demonstrates the art of vegetable sculpting used to make their house pickles. A transcendent combination of flavour and form.
“Il était une fois (de trop)” launch & signing
Fri. 17 Dec, 14h-18h
Author Anne Wehr launches her first collection of contemporary feminist fairy tales 'Il était une fois (de trop)'. Sold in limited edition boxes (numbered, signed prints) and illustrated by some of the best illustrators of the moment - MC Squirrel, Gomargu, Violette Vaïsse and Anaïs Loué.
Tasting of the Cravan x Mkrs. bottled cocktails, Tunnel and Xmas Edition, and signing by Franck Audoux of his book French Moderne.
Sat. 18 Dec, 14h-18h
French Moderne (Rizzoli) recounts the golden age of cocktails in Paris in the 20s and 30s. Franck Audoux is a member of the original team behind Le Chateaubriand and today is at the helm of Parisian café and cocktail bar Cravan.
Distillerie de Paris Tasting
Thu. 23 Dec, 16-20h
Discover the Made in Paris spirits Rhum Panela and Single Malt Whisky. Paris’s only legal distillery is located in the heart of the 10th arrondissement, where according to Emile Zola's L’Assommoir, underground distillers have always been located.
Our gang of local makers:
ART & DESIGN
≥ Atypyk Paris – Long-running label for playful gifts and conceptual objects.
≥ Daubal – Graphic designer and artist mashes up fashion codes in her prints.
≥ Dana Wyse – The Canadian artist's fictional pharmaceutical goods.
≥ Tsé & Tsé Associées – Interior design duo offering wonky, poetic homewares.
≥ We Do Not Work Alone – Collective for artist-designed everyday objects in limited drops.
FASHION & ACCESSORIES
≥ Cinabre Paris – Luxury men’s accessories brand for dapper, new-gen bow ties etc.
≥ Duvelleroy – Historic fan house reinvented by a brand-heritage devotee.
≥ Indress – Flamboyant feather brooches and bold womenswear from an expat Dutch designer.
≥ Karuna Balloo – Silk brooches and hair pieces hand made in Paris by a textile horticulturist.
≥ Laperruque – Made in Paris leather goods with a minimal edge.
≥ Toasties Paris – Expat Australian designer Maria Lye’s toasty and pop! sheepskin accessories.
FOOD & DRINK
≥ Balbosté – Creative lab exploring its founders’ heritage through edibles-led designs.
≥ Cravan Paris – Le Chateaubriand co-founder’s cocktail bar celebrates Paris's avant-garde history.
≥ Distillerie de Paris – Lab selling the boozy fruits of Paris’ first legal distillery.
≥ Cedric Casanova – Cirque du Soleil acrobat bringing the Sicilian terroir to Paris.
BOOKS & STATIONERY
≥ La Vie Selon Elles – Anne Wehr's feminist publishing house.
≥ Letterpress de Paris – Designer cards and notebooks from the local stationary brand and letterpress printer.
≥ Supereditions - Wildly inventive publishing company provides creative inspiration for kids and their families.
≥ James Heeley – Indie parfumeur producing intense, nature-inspired scents and candles.
≥ Le Baigneur – Artisanal soapmaker and old-school beauty brand.
Mkrs. Paris Pop-Up at Le Joli Cadeau: Printemps Femme, ground floor opp. the Rue Charras / Bd Haussmann entrance
Mkrs. Paris Shop:
6 rue Thorel, 75002 Paris.
Wed, Fri 14-18h: Sat 11-19h
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