Air France is not just an airline. It is a lifestyle brand. Over the years, it has become synonymous with style, elegance, and exceptional French craftsmanship. Air France further cements its status this season with an exclusive 90th-anniversary collection showcased at the renowned Galeries Lafayette. Let’s take a deeper look into these exceptional offerings:
1. “Croisière” Tote Bag: A Tale of Transformation
In a unique collaboration with Delsey, Air France unveils the “Croisière” tote bag. What makes this piece stand out? It’s crafted from recycled Air France emergency slides, bearing the intriguing statement, “Avant, j’étais un toboggan Air France.” ‘I was previously an Air France slide.’ Available in the evocative shades of yellow and grey, it’s priced at 180 euros.
2. The Glamorous Vanessa Bruno Tote Bag
Air France joins hands with Vanessa Bruno, lending an Air France twist to the iconic glittery tote bag. Made near Paris, this sequin-embellished navy blue marvel is priced at 240 euros.
3. A Tribute to Concorde: The Brun de Vian-Tiran Shawl
Revisiting the 1994 Concorde cabin’s exquisite shades, this shawl blends tradition and luxury. Crafted with the finest merino wool, it’s available for 239 euros.
4. The Timeless Cherbourg Umbrella
In collaboration with Le parapluie de Cherbourg, Air France presents an edition of the “Le Voyageur” umbrella. Embroidered with the airline’s historic winged seahorse symbol and priced at 224 euros, it blends function and fashion.
5. Anniversary Elegance with Bernardaud Mugs
Bernardaud, having been associated with Air France since 1953, offers a set of two porcelain mugs priced at 217 euros.
6. A Nostalgic Journey with the Vintage Air France Bag
Relive the golden era of travel with this reissued First Class overnight bag from the 1950s, available for 49 euros.
7. Jean Picart Le Doux’s Tableware for a Cause
For the first time, original tableware designed by Jean Picart Le Doux, used from 1966 to 2000, is up for sale. Priced at 150 euros, all profits are pledged to the Air France Foundation.
8. Celebrating 90 Years of Air France
Marking its 90th anniversary, Air France presents a collection of chic and affordable items ranging from tote bags to vintage posters, aircraft models, and much more.
Where to Get the Air France 90th-Anniversary Collection
Air France’s anniversary collection at Galeries Lafayette is a symphony of history, craftsmanship, and innovation. Whether you’re a frequent flyer, a fashion enthusiast, or simply someone who appreciates fine things, this collection promises something special for everyone.
On the second and third floors of the iconic Paris retailer, Air France will also open pop-up stores offering a range of objects specially created or reissued for this anniversary. If you can’t pop over to Paris, the items will also be available online at shopping.airfrance.com. No doubt these limited-edition offerings will fly off the shelves. Celebrate the legacy of Air France in style!