Wednesday, 2 April 2014
The boyf and I took a little trip to Paris recently. We managed to cram a lot into our four days there, unfortunately I forgot my camera charger so I had to be a bit restrained with my photo taking. Rest assured I wore many a fabulous outfit, however I've only got photographic evidence of one.
Squinting in front of the Sacre Coeur
We saw extraordinary art at the Pompidou Centre, including pieces by Dali, Bacon and this Tamara De Lempicka beauty.
Kisses on Oscar Wilde's grave
The Grand Palais was a highlight for me, it is incredibly ostentatious and over the top in its beauty. I had to visit it twice I loved it so much. I wanted so badly to get inside and see the iconic glass vaulted roof, however, the Chanel set was still being removed.
Walked around the 'golden triangle' of designer stores; I was such a geek and had to take photos of store fronts. Dior had glorious visual merchandising.
Paris Fashion Week was wrapping up whilst we were there. Having walked through the Tuileries Garden one day we came across a massive commotion which turned out to be the aftermath of the Valentino show. People were photographing and crowding round the models as they left; it felt a bit weird/intrusive but I was rather excited to see these beauties in real life. Fei Fei Sun was serenely gorgeous.
The fabulous behinds of Mijo Mihaljcic and Ashleigh Good
Whilst caught up in the hysteria, a few people approached me to take my photograph. Once I got over the embarrassment, I obliged. I've only found one photo online however, from Vogue Ukraine. Is this the fashion bloggers dream? Perhaps, but I felt totally awkward... And not too enamoured with the final shot!
I'm wearing a vintage green velvet coat; antique gloves and bag; vintage ermine tail scarf; and Kurt Geiger silver croc-embossed loafers (which are my absolute favourite shoes right now).