Travel Paris: Eiffel to Arc Outfit of the Day

“Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.” – Coco Chanel Sometime between finding my head during Paris fashion week, and learning to briefly live in a different language, Eiffel in love with the tower. It is an incredible feat of human engineering – a phallic monument attesting to great power. We visit this…

Paris Foodie Escapades: Chez Ribe Review

Tired of pushing through crowds around the Eiffel, or walking through the burning heat?

Chez Ribe is a convenient stop-over near the Invalides, where you can stay within your daily budget, with a value-for-money seated lunch somewhere cool, clean and interesting.

Travel Paris: Versailles Outfit of the Day

Once home to the famed Marie Antoinette, the Palace of Versailles was a gilded cage for the final (Austrian) Queen of France, before s%#* hit the proverbial French Revolution fan. Christened as a symbol of ‘absolute monarchy’, the Chateau went through a riveting period of the entire French kingdom being ruled from its hallowed halls…

Travel Paris: The Musée du Louvre

Let me disavow you of a few optimistic perceptions you may have about being a tourist in Paris: If you have no interest in glimpses of art, history or French aristocracy’s famed opulence, the Musée du Louvre is not for you. The world’s most visited museum, the Musée du Louvre, is an extremely well-secured art history fortress,…

Paris Fashion Week 2018: Day Four Outfit of the Day

What do you do in-between shows, and hoping for more tickets to them? I don’t known about you, but I sight-see like you wouldn’t believe. *P.S: I am the only real sight to see here I headed out the door, making sure to look cute just in case a show ticket should happen upon me….

Paris Fashion Week 2018: Day Three Outfit of the Day

I revel in drama. I am a situational extrovert – which means, for the most part, I am an introvert who is able to manifest a sliver of social skills & graces, when necessary. One polarizing personality trait that stands in defiance of this fact, is that when I am aware I look good, I…

Paris Fashion Week 2018: Day Two Outfit of the Day

Designs from the incomparable Erre fashion house, are beauty in motion. I never feel anything but sublime in their exquisite creations – each one vocalizing a deep and abiding adoration of the female form. For Day 2 of Paris Fashion Week, I relinquished minimalist sophistication, for bold modernity. Planning my outfits mostly amounts to throwing…

Paris Fashion Week 2018: Day One Outfit of the Day

Yesterday, I had a harrowing experience that nearly decimated my #FrenchKlaas trip before I kicked off Paris Fashion Week at all. I was shaking and crying, freaking out about the potential idea of having no money while I’m still at the start of my trip. Luckily, everything worked out just in time for my first invite-only Fatima Lopes showcase. I had…

Travel Paris: Packing Travel Essentials

Going to Paris, is a gift in and of itself. Going to Paris during Fashion Week, initiates a frenzy of planning and anxiety. This is not just any fashion week or locale – this is the Fashion Capital of the world! Undisputed heavyweight champion of the finest sartorial and haute couture craft known to man….