Tuesday, July 8, 2014

A Saturday Afternoon in Paris

A week in Paris wouldn't be complete without a visit to the world famous flea market!  So on this perfect grey Saturday morning, I put on one of my favorite outfits including my always trusty American Apparel cape, and a red lip and we headed off to Porte de Clignancourt to experience Les Puces (The Fleas)!  Now, with us being on a three month long trip to Europe where the US dollar doesn't stretch very far, Anthony and I knew fully well we were not going to be shopping very much at all; but that was okay, because the experience of being there - the people we talked to, and the unique/quirky items we got to see was good enough for us.  In the end, Anthony walked away with a WWII magazine and I purchased a couture dress sketch that I am so, so in love with.
Afterwards, we explored the Montmatre and Pigalle neighborhoods before ending up near the Louvre for the first time - one of my favorite areas in Paris.  I'd say this was definitely a very well-spent Saturday in Paris.


Outfit Details
Hat - Vintage
Dress - F21
Cape - American Apparel
Shoes - Urban Outfitters

10 comments:

  1. To me these images seem Dickensian, French, and mid-century vintage all at once. Also, love the gingham!

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  2. Love these pics, France is so great.

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  3. What fun! The experience of being there is better than anything you could ever buy...

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  4. This would have been so incredible to experience. The photos look fantastic and I can just imagine how many interesting things there would have been to see. Glad you enjoyed yourselves and that you came home with that beautiful sketch!

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  5. Oh wow! I have found some amzing pieces in Paris!!
    kisses!!

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  6. I adore your outfit! And that flea market sounds like a really cool place to visit.

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  7. absolutely love the photos! very cute outfit :)

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  8. I never visited this place whilst in Paris, but next time I go, I will go here! It's only 2 hours from me on the train, so I don't really have any excuse!

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  9. That cape is everything! Also, I've always wanted to go to the flea market in Paris, I am pleased to hear it lived up to your expectations.
    xx Abby a geek tragedy

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  10. I am definitely putting a trip to the Paris flea market on my bucket list! Your outfit is beautiful especially the cape!

    xx
    Kristine

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