KEDGE graduates, what has become of your student...
Giving your nearest and dearest Christmas presents is a good thing. Giving them Christmas presents that you’ve picked specially from the gift ideas offered by KEDGE alumni is an even better thing. To help your Christmas preparations, KEDGE Alumni has selected around forty ideas for its catalogue from the many applications submitted by former students. With breaks & trips, jewellery, clothes, accessories, wines & spirits, ornaments & the home, we’ve got it all covered so you can find THE present to delight your family and friends. What’s more, many alumni are offering discounts for fellow alumni network members, so use them!
Gift ideas for everyone with Allo Cadeau
Finding the right present for the right person can be a real headache. Benjamin Jubé (ESC 2008) and his Allo Cadeau website make the job much easier by selecting and sorting gift ideas for you. Its search engine allows you to categorise ideas by age, sex and budget, saving you a great deal of time.
Wireless high-tech headsets
At a time when Apple has recently announced the end of headphone jacks on the next iPhone, Nicolas Dimitrescu (Cesemed 2008) and his EOZ Audio concept offers you an alternative to the low-end headsets offered by the Cupertino company. With irreproachable design and quality, these leather and aluminium EOZ Audio headsets are one investment you will not regret.
Nicolas is offering a 10% discount on orders using the code KEDGE10.
A box of organic beauty products from independent manufacturers
Guillaume Brunet (ESC 2007) and “La Box Est Dans Le Pré” offer an original, socially responsible alternative to the beauty product gift sets sold by supermarkets, with each containing 4 standard-size care products for men and women. Each product is painstakingly selected from independent manufacturers by means of strict selection criteria assessing originality, quality and responsible production.
Guillaume is offering to add a free fifth product to the gift set with the code KEDGE.
Green gift vouchers
Gift vouchers are an ideal solution to let your nearest and dearest choose whatever they please. François Racle (ESC 2007) makes this an option, but with a green, socially-responsible twist. His green gift vouchers are vouchers for organic and environmentally-friendly gifts redeemable in-store and online to buy organic food or cosmetics, beauty treatment sessions, organic products for babies, breaks in tourist accommodation, and so on. With more than 1,000 possible uses, the choices they offer mean the recipient is guaranteed to be delighted. Take care of those you love 100% organically.
François is offering free delivery with the code GOGREEN.
Original, adaptable, multi-purpose furniture made in France.
Of the many businesses in which Anthony Payet (EBP 2013) has a hand, Omni Design is certainly the most practical and useful. Omni Design is a multi-purpose (desk, table, coffee table, flipchart stand, easel position) adjustable table made in France from environmentally friendly materials. It is equally useful in the home or in an open-plan office environment.
Anthony is offering a 10% discount with all email orders mentioning KEDGEBS in the subject line.
Cufflinks made in France
Cufflinks are the perfect finishing touch for any self-respecting gentleman’s attire. With Gaston Paris, Julien Trouillet (ESC 2013) adds a French aspect to these elegant accessories with cufflinks manufactured in France. True class shows itself in the details.
Julien is offering a 30% discount on orders plus free delivery with the code KEDGE30.
Popular aperitif nibbles for the festive period
Pierre-Yves Martin (ESC 1998) loves great products. This drove him to form Le Comptoir du Fougeray, which produces high-quality authentic rillettes (a form of potted meat) and aperitif snacks featuring unusual flavours to delight all food lovers. They are available from restaurants, delicatessens, bars and wine outlets.
Pierre-Yves is offering one gift case of “3 baies” produce + mustard seed & gherkins + brandy for €15.90 including VAT and delivery, and can be emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org
Champagne produced by a former student
When choosing champagne for a Christmas or New Year party, place your trust in an expert, namely Fanny Heucq (ESC 2001), who offers a selection of bottles from those listed on dilettantes.fr, which can also be found in a new and glorious cave in the middle of Paris, on rue de Savoie.
Use the code KRISMARS16 -10% for a 10% discount up to 20 Dec.
For music lovers - high fidelity speakers made in France
When you love music like Hugo Decelle (EBP 2011) loves music, you do not skimp on sound quality. And it is sound quality that the French sound engineering specialists Triangle are delivering with the design, manufacture and distribution of high fidelity loudspeakers. For example, a pair of LN01A active bookshelf speakers will play HD-quality music from a telephone, TV or indeed a record deck.
Special offer: pair of speakers €299 instead of €599 up to 31 December 2016.
Art and design just a click away with Artcliko
In setting up Artcliko, Ainoa Labegueri (EBP 2005) wanted to make art and designer household goods available to the general public. Items on sale include paintings, photos, sculptures, ceramics, lamps and the like; you are bound to find a gift your nearest and dearest will love.
Save 10% using promo code KEDGE16.
Leisure pack for your family or friends with Advenyr
Patricia Variot Erny (ESC 1995) set up Advenyr to help develop leisure activities for families and friends and support local businesses in France. She consequently offers a range of shows to appeal to young and old: equestrian events, knights, medieval, western, ancient mythology, the Andalusian feria, Christmas, New Year and Halloween. All breaks include food and accommodation.
https://www.facebook.com/advenyr/Patricia is offering a 10% discount to alumni on the price of packages. Contact her at email@example.com
Invite friends or family to a musical in Paris.
Here’s a novel idea for the festive period - instead of a DVD, why not actually go to see a live show? A fan of the dramatic arts, Laurent Giordanengo (ESC 1995) manages the production firm Philanthropic and suggests you come and see "Gutenberg, the musical!”, the story of two idealistic dreamers looking for a producer for the show they have just written. The reviews are unanimous: Go and see it!