La Boîte à Coco
Normandy: in Caen, the "Boîte à Coco" puts the Made in Normandie in the spotlight
Close to the castle, the Boîte à Coco offers a selection of jewels, hats, bags....mostly Made in Normandy and... all original
Want to bring back a little souvenir from Normandy? La Boîte à Coco, a small shop located in the Vaugueux, a historic and lively district at the foot of the castle, is full of original gift ideas (jewellery, bags, hats...). The shop offers the products of young designers and small brands selected with care, in a wide range of prices (from small fancy notebook at 2.90 € to handbag at 109 €).
There are many Made In Normandy souvenirs. Colored pendants from Lenita ( lenita.fr), craftsman of art, graphic earrings from Isatis, ( https://www.facebook.com/isatis.creation), recycled veil bags made by R'Bag, company of Caen, perfect for the beach, hats.... The shop also proposes the creations of other small brands, located in other regions of France. Marieantoilette's whimsical tights (tightsmarieantoilette.com), Brokante's baroque gloves and scarves ( brokante.com), the chic and practical bags of Cerise et Louis ( www.ceris-e-louis.fr)....
A native of the region, Corinne Scola opened the boutique in 2015. She also creates her own jewellery, under her brand "La Scola". Geologist by training and artist by temperament, she invents from her favorite stones, labradorite, opal, aquamarine, quartz, amethyst, lapis lazuli...
The Coco box is referenced by the tourist guide Le Petit Futé, signalled for its warm atmosphere
La Boîte à Coco, 12 rue Buquet, Caen
Open from Tuesday to Saturday: 11.00 AM to 1.00 PM and from 2.30 PM to 7.30 PM
Sunday: 11.00 AM to 2.00 PM
Tel: 09 51 51 84 16
Wednesday from 11h00 to 13h00 and from 14h30 to 19h00
Thursday from 11h00 to 13h00 and from 14h30 to 19h00
Friday from 11h00 to 13h00 and from 14h30 to 19h00
Saturday from 11h00 to 13h00 and from 14h30 to 19h00
Sunday from 11h00 to 14h00