I will be chatting today about the trends I witnessed on the streets of Paris this past fall. I always feel Parisian style is a bit more individualistic then American style. I find in the states that people are much more driven by specific trends and brands, with everyone wearing similar looks and styles from the same fashion houses; almost a uniform if you will; while in Paris it is more about expressing your individual style. That said Parisians do indeed follow trends much like their counterparts across the pond. I mean no one is immune to FOMO.
Bonjour my lovely readers. We are head long in to the holiday season but I still find myself thinking of Paris. I often dream of living there for a while. But for the time being I will have to be content to see Paris from afar so Pinko’s Fall 2019 collection otherwise known as the Paris Edit has me smitten. You all know I am a big fan of Pinko and I took my Pinko Hello Kitty bag with me to the city of lights. So what could be better then a Pinko collection set in Paris? No need to answer, I already know, nada! Hope you enjoy this fashionably fabulous lineup. It is refreshingly hip, yet simple and effortless.
I was lucky enough to attend the Nehera show when I was in Paris. The collection for Spring/Summer 2020 was refreshingly minimalist with an emphasis on color and draping with a touch to of athleisure wear. If you look close you can see me, I am standing in the center next to a young woman with blonde hair, though it is pretty dark. I hope you enjoy the show.
Delafontaine’s grandfather may have founded the company but she is no entitled slouch steeped in nepotism. A talent in her own right she studied fashion design, originally specializing in children’s wear and spent some time working for BonPoint before taking the reigns at Longchamp.
Well it is finally here, my Paris Fashion Week vlog. This was one of the busiest fashion weeks for me. From the ground breaking non gender specific African American owned Telfar opening fashion week to the forty two designer Flying Solo Collective I felt like I was running around non stop. This is a long video so grab the popcorn.From shows to presentations to shooting street style, pre-loved shopping, dinner with other influencers and outings with my Parisian family I was one busy and very tired fashionista. But I wouldn’t trade it for the world. I hope you enjoy my escapades…
I had the distinct pleasure of attending the Mannish Arora show in Paris and although the wait to get into show was long and a bit chaotic it was well worth it. Held in the infamous Hall of Mirrors located in the Passage Jouffroy it was quite the Parisian experience; and one could sense the by gone era of lavish nightlife. No throbbing runway music though, but rather, performer Luc Bruyere greeted invitees, crooning seductively wearing head to…
Paris Fashion week was quite busy for me this season, I had shows every day but one and when I was not covering shows I was shooting street style. Of course I wanted to look my very best and admit I was a bit hurried when planning out my outfits. I always think I have time and then one day usually the last week of August I realize Fashion Month is right around the corner and I have not thought about what I am going to wear.
I kicked off Paris Fashion Week with a pre-fashion week event and headed to a presentation in the third arrondissement of Paris otherwise known as the Haut-Marais. The Marais is known for it’s shopping and the Haut-Marais is known for the food and the Les Enfants Rouges market. I attended the event with my Parisian niece who of course was very excited to attend. It was held at a Gallery and was hosted and produced by Oui Bridge. It was a wonderful way to commence the season and the collection was a brilliant combination of artistry, fashion forward designs and intricate techniques.