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What's in my Make-Up Bag | Summer 2016

What's in my Make-Up Bag | Summer 2016

I will never be a beauty blogger. I believe that doing make-up is an art, one that requires skill and training, neither of which I have. But, like most of you, I still wear make-up, and since it's been several years since I've shown you a... Lire la suite ›

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Avenue des Camoens

Avenue des Camoens

Noul sweater (similar) Sezane skirt (similar) Aldo boots Mezzi bag (similar) Celine sunglasses La Vie Parisienne earrings I know Paris, the way you come to know someone you love. I know the beautiful parts of the city, the best foot... Lire la suite ›

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On the Platform

On the Platform

Privacy Please jumpsuit (c/o REVOLVE) Raye sandals (c/o REVOLVE) APC bag Celine sunglasses (c/o Smartbuyglasses.ca) Leah Alexandra necklace Leah Alexandra ring Leah Alexandra earrings I have this habit of saying things like, Oh, I don't... Lire la suite ›

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Après Shopping

Après Shopping

Lovers + Friends sweater (c/o REVOLVE) Mavi jeans (c/o) Christian Louboutin heels Like so many things in Paris, the shopping is just better. The boutiques and department stores are elegant, the service is helpful but not pushy, and the... Lire la suite ›

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The Hotel Westminster Paris

The Hotel Westminster Paris

The words rue de la Paix are synonymous with Parisian elegance for me. I have compared my recent trip to the French capital to my first trip so often because, for the first time since I was a teenager, I returned to the same neighbourhood... Lire la suite ›

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Queen for a Day

Queen for a Day

Milly by Michelle gown (similar) Le Viscomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas My first trip to Paris in high school was less than glamourous - I slept on a cot, wore white runners and a fleece jacket chosen by my mom and travelled by tour... Lire la suite ›

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Relooking du printemps

Relooking du printemps

H&M jacket (similar) Madewell top (similar) Mavi skirt (c/o) (similar) Steve Madden sandals Chanel bag ZeroUV sunglasses (c/o) Bulova watch (c/o) The Peachbox bracelet (c/o) Etsy ring I spent all winter in jeans. When I worked in a... Lire la suite ›

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Le Paradis

Le Paradis

Sezane blouse (similar) Theory pants (similar) Raye heels (c/o REVOLVE) Celine bag Celine sunglasses Olive + Piper earrings (similar) Madewell rings We talk about moving back to Europe, sometimes, when we miss Paris. Another move to Paris... Lire la suite ›

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Macaron memories

Macaron memories

Club Monaco dress Christian Louboutin heels Chanel handbag Celine sunglasses Shlomit Ofir bracelet (c/o) Madewell rings La Vie Parisienne earrings (similar) Macarons are everywhere - the colourful cookies proliferate in instagram photos... Lire la suite ›

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Hotel Warwick Champs-Elysées

Hotel Warwick Champs-Elysées

My experiences with Parisian hotels have been few and far between. When I first visited Paris in 2001, it was with a school tour - I spent my first two days in the capital sleeping on a cot in a room at the top of six flights of unlit... Lire la suite ›

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Cafe Parisienne

Cafe Parisienne

Uniqlo coat (similar) Noul sweater (similar) Zara pants J. Crew heels (similar) Celine bag Celine sunglasses Madewell rings There is never a bad time to arrive in Paris. But taking a six am flight from Berlin was, admittedly, not one of... Lire la suite ›

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La Chance

La Chance

Dress via Obakki Christian Louboutin heels Celine sunglasses Strut Jewelry ring (c/o) Madewell rings Olive + Piper earrings We have taken more than fourteen thousand photos in the first four months of this year. All of the planning and... Lire la suite ›

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Continental Vibes

Continental Vibes

Marc Cain dress (c/o) Marc Cain sandals (c/o) Marc Cain handbag (c/o) Celine sunglasses Keltie Leanne Designs bracelet (c/o) CC Lifestyles earrings (c/o) I would always rather be in Paris. But there's no doubt that for a fashionista with a... Lire la suite ›

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In the Studio with Obakki

In the Studio with Obakki

When I was growing up, my mom sewed clothes for my brother and me. We both had a lot of homemade outfits with... let's call them unusual prints. (I'm sure I was the only five-year-old who had a pink floral muumuu for the summer. And I... Lire la suite ›

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Cleansing with Krokodile Pear and Culver City Salads

Cleansing with Krokodile Pear and Culver City Salads

I know, I know - the word cleansing is one you never expected to see in this space. And believe me, you're not alone. I am still the person who ate a pastry a day the entire year she lived in Paris; the same one who survived solely on fish... Lire la suite ›

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Obakki x Holt Renfrew | Walk for Water Fashion Show Benefit

Obakki x Holt Renfrew | Walk for Water Fashion Show Benefit

Dress via Obakki Christian Louboutin heels Roberto Cavalli sunglasses (c/o confortvisuel) Keltie Leanne Designs bracelet (c/o) Keltie Leanne Designs rings (c/o) The fashion industry’s top models from South Sudan and Canada are coming... Lire la suite ›

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Tschüss Berlin !

Tschüss Berlin !

Forever 21 jacket (c/o) Rodarte x & Other Stories dress Maison Martin Margiela boots (similar) Rayban sunglasses Christian Paul watch (c/o) Keltie Leanne Designs necklace (c/o) Once, many years ago, a friend accused me of making my... Lire la suite ›

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Living in the Moment

Living in the Moment

Joe Fresh sweater Aritzia tee Sezane skirt (similar) Christian Louboutin heels Celine bag Rayban sunglasses Caroline Neron earrings (c/o) It seems hard to believe, even though we've been home for weeks and are firmly settled back into real... Lire la suite ›

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Grey for Spring...

Grey for Spring...

Forever 21 jacket (c/o) Lovers & Friends dress (c/o REVOLVE) H&M belt Raye sandals (c/o REVOLVE) Chanel handbag Celine sunglasses Keltie Leanne Designs rings (c/o) ...is a bit more revolutionary than florals, I think. When the... Lire la suite ›

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Nikolaiviertel

Nikolaiviertel

I confess: I have never bought a travel guide book. When I travel, I do a bit of research and planning ahead of time but I like to discover a city by experiencing it on foot. I've stumbled upon so many wonderful, unexpected cafes and... Lire la suite ›

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