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Paris is always a good idea, and the way things are going in this country moving there it seems like a even better idea. But for the time being visiting Paris will have to suffice. So join me in Paris for my Parisian hauls, a night boat ride on the Seine, shooting the Rick Owens show, to highest hills of the city I packed it all in a short eight days.

I also speak a bit about the Fashion Week blogger/vlogger fatigue that seems to be more prevalent the last few seasons. Aimee of Song of Style mentioned in one of her videos how she felt that a show she attended was so beautiful she was going to cry. I felt like this at Rick Owens; seeing all the hard work and dedication coming to fruition. And the his unique expression of fashion.

I maintain a blog and a You Tube channel while also holding down a full-time job, all with no Instagram husband–but what I do have is passion

But to me you go to Fashion Week because of a deep love and passion for it, if you don’t have this in your core and are just attending to get your picture taken, maybe then it is best not to attend. I maintain a blog and a You Tube channel all with no Instagram husband–but what I do have is passion. And to me it is the love for the artistry of fashion that should motivate you to push through the pain.

This trip by far was the most stressful from a crappy photo shoot, to an immature difficult AIR BNB host, to difficult flights and fighting a bad cold, but through it all I still loved my time spent in the city of lights.


  1. So lovely seeing Paris through your eyes. At night it looks magical!
    hahah this made me laugh “no insta husband”! Passion and love it all you need 🙂


  2. Love your vlog, so fun you got to go to Paris during fashion week.


  3. With the way this country is going right now, I really wish I could just pack it up and move to Paris. Fab video! We did the boat ride on the Seine in the early evening the last time we were in Paris and it was one of my favorite things. The Rick Owens show was just beautifully presented. It must’ve been even more marvelous in person.

  4. Fashion week is so exhausting. I took a 42 hour trip into Paris and was already tired when I arrived… biggest bags of my life lol. It’s an emotional roller coaster to see and absorb all that creativity, but totally worth it. 🙂
    Have a great week!


  5. That’s awesome and really inspiring that you maintain a blog and Youtube channel with a full-time job. That’s not easy and you’re doing it very well! I’m excited to watch your vlog as I always love seeing how it is to attend fashion week.

    x Kara | http://karascloset.net

  6. And your passion shines through! What an amazing trip!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  7. Passion is “indeed” needed in order for us to achieve our dreams. It’s nice seeing Paris up close and personal through your lens. Beautiful City, beautiful Video.

  8. I guess because you have so much passion for what you do
    and fashion itself, all the setbacks and fatigue are all worth it.
    Thanks for sharing your thoughts.


  9. Wow, it’s great to see this city through your eyes, So nice vlog. I would definitely love to visit Paris one day.

  10. I’ve been a long-time supporter of Rick Owens, I just love his aesthetic. This is such a lovely video. I’ve still not been to PFW yet. Been a while since I’ve been to France. I’m sure you would love it there, if you move there, especially if you have family there, which makes the transition easier.

  11. Definitely a dream to visit Paris some day. Such a good vlog Allie. You’ve taken me with you. Fashion weeks are so exhausting, but so fun.


  12. What a fun trip! Just shows what you can achieve without an Instagram husband! x

    Kate Louise Blogs

  13. Amazing video girl!! I admire you for managing to have the right balance with your job and personal life!
    Mónica Sors

  14. This is such a great vlog! I love how you captured the beauty of Paris…it really is such an amazing city! Thanks for sharing!


  15. A marvelous and spectacularly beautiful city, Paris embodies all that is ancient and magnificent, ultra-modern and chic of European culture..

  16. Cool event ❤

  17. I enjoyed watching your video, Allie. It’s sad you got sick (I’ve been sick in Paris too and it was not easy ) but I’m glad, that overall, you enjoyed your trip and spent some time with your family too. I definitely have to take night boat tour , while in Paris, it looked fantastic. Loved your hair color, by the way, it suits you perfectly. xx

    Nina’s Style Blog

  18. It’s beautiful isn’t it when something just gets you? A beautiful show, or art, it’s lovely. I never saw Rick Owens, but it sounds amazing!
    Raindrops of Sapphire

  19. It’s so amazing to me that you are able to create so much on your own. That’s when you know you have a passion for fashion. Besides the few things that went wrong, I am happy you were able to attend! Have a wonderful week!

    -PerlaGiselle | iamperlita.com

    Say hello and let’s follow each other <3

  20. Paris is so magical! Sorry to hear about the travel troubles, but glad you were able to make the best of it! Lol no insta husband for me either 😉 just a girl and her tripod xo

    Angela | http://www.lenorth.com

  21. Paris is stunning! Travel troubles are the worst, but hopefully, you had a good time still, hun! Happy Friday!

  22. It must have been amazing to experience the Fashion Week in Paris. Great video beautiful xx

    Much Love,
    Elegant Duchess xx

  23. The Estee Lauder Day Wear sounds lovely!

  24. Such a fun video dear! You really can’t run out of amazing things to see in Paris.
    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

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