Fun & Functional With French Flair

France celebrates European Heritage Day (Journées Européennes du Patrimoine) annually during the third weekend of September. So, we at Happy Clam Store, being fans of French style, culture and people, want to give a shout out to fellow Francophiles.

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There must be plenty of you out there because our French-themed Coelacanth bags are some of our best-sellers:

Coelacanth Paris Trip Fabric Shopping Bag at Happy Clam Store
Coelacanth Paris Trip Fabric Shopping Bag at Happy Clam Store $15.99

This is Happy Clam Marissa in front of the Paris Las Vegas Hotel with le bag, which came in handy for toting all les tchotchkes purchased along Le Strip:

Paris Trip Shopping Bag at the Eiffel Tower, Paris Las Vegas
Paris Trip Shopping Bag at the Eiffel Tower, Paris Las Vegas

Le sac est tres chic et fabuleux, oui?

Paris Trip Shopping Bag in front of Paris Las Vegas Hotel
Paris Trip Shopping Bag in front of Paris Las Vegas Hotel

Accessories (sold separately) in the Coelacanth Paris Trip design include the Cotton Canvas Travel Bag:

Coelacanth Paris Trip Travel Bag in Cotton Canvas
Coelacanth Paris Trip Travel Bag in Cotton Canvas $7.49

…and the Cotton Canvas Coin Purse:

Coelcanth Paris Trip Cotton Canvas Coin Purse
Coelcanth Paris Trip Cotton Canvas Coin Purse $4.25

To stay organized next time you’re traveling to the real France and not the faux Paris in Vegas, use our Paris Trip Cotton Canvas Document Bag to hold your travel documents, maps, tour brochures and paper keepsakes:

Stay organized when you travel to France.  Perfect for holding paper keepsakes,  maps and tour brochures.
Stay organized with this document bag when you travel to France. Perfect for holding paper keepsakes, maps and tour brochures. $9.99

For details on any of our Coelacanth bags, click here to see our huge selection.

On a fun personal note, we at Happy Clam enjoyed new friendships with a couple of French exchange students we hosted last year:

Our wonderful French exchange students Martin and Nicolas on the Santa Monica Pier.
Our wonderful French exchange students Martin and Nicolas on the Santa Monica Pier.
Nicolas and Martin on a ride at Santa Monica Pier Pacific Park.  Fun and laughter.
Nicolas and Martin on a ride at Santa Monica Pier Pacific Park. Fun and laughter.

Nicolas and Martin were absolutely perfect teenage guests from Bordeaux, France. They instantly fit right into the Southern California lifestyle. Such wonderful memories.