I’ve been building up my trip to Paris for weeks, reading all the guidebooks I could get my hands on, reviewing the must-see places to visit, getting tips from the lucky few who have been before me – and I must admit I was worried that all my hype would dampen my experience. If anything I didn’t think big enough! Paris is a city like no other. Of all the other big cities I’ve visited they’ve all possessed something different. I love the fast-paced nature of New York, the skyline and the shops of course; London is where I work
Undoubtedly New York has some of the best window displays I’ve ever seen, especially at Christmas, and Selfridges and Liberty’s aren’t too shabby here in London- but it seemed like every other boutique had done something fabulous to their shop fronts in Paris. From Colette’s DC Comics special display, which I wrote about before I went to Paris, to Printemps iconic dress display inside the store, and the gorgeous boutiques on rue Saint-Honoré. Colette – Super Heros Display Printemps
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npnD6moP4xU I love Lady Gaga, I love that she has re-invented the hype of the music video, for me much like Madonna. After Telephone I must admit I am extra excited by her next video collaboration, she has switched it up and teamed up with fashion photographer Steven Klein for Alejandro. The full length video premieres on Monday – but I love this teaser that was released this week.
Yeah I’m finally off to Paris, to check out the sites, walk the streets, people watch in the cafes, go up the Eiffel Tower and hopefully get myself a designer present. I must admit the thought of going to the fashion capital of the world did bring the fear that none of my clothes would fit the bill. So that could only mean one thing – before I set off on my romantic birthday trip I needed to do some shopping. Well first up had to be my Birthday frock – yep I am one of those peeps that has to