Wednesday, September 17, 2014


I found myself in this lovely city for the second time, and as they say, "Paris is always a good idea". People talk so much crap about Paris and I don't know why. Haters. Rolling up on the Eiffel Tower, and the Louve and the Arc de Tripmphe will never get old to me. I told myself I won't go back because there is so much more of the world I want to see, but something tells me this won't be the last time I'll find myself in this city. 
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Two of the main reasons I wanted to go back to Paris this time are because I wanted to shoot it for the blog, and I wanted to see the Love Locks bridge which wasn't around when I went in 2007. So clearly it only made sense to do my blog shoot on the bridge. Enjoy the pics!
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I bought this skirt for work,  but when I was trying on clothes and deciding what I wanted to pack, I knew I had to wear this in Paris. It could have been -10° or 100°, I was going to make this look work. It was so—dare I say—Parisian! Maybe not so much with the sneakers, but I'm no dummy. Comfy shoes are a must when travelling.
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WEARING: gap sweater (SWEATER), ann taylor loft skirt (CUTE OPTION), scarf from dsw, xoxo leopard sneakers (SIMILAR), zara trench

**Simply Chic Travel Tip: Paris**
When you are at the Eiffel Tower, there are several vendors selling ice cream (the same kind I think). Get some. It's so delicious. Also, I did not go up the Eiffel Tower this time, but from what I hear you have to buy advance tickets now. If you can't go up, don't fret. The views of the city are better from the Arc de Triomphe. Just be prepared to walk up 284 stairs! It's worth every step. 
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  1. beautiful piece... beautiful city... beautiful you!!!

  2. Looks like an awesome time! Your ponytail is beautiful!

  3. Awesome. Hopefully I can get there next Spring.

  4. If I could find myself in Paris one day, I would absolutely be there! I don't know who would talk smack about PARIS!!! I love this chic outfit!

  5. Simply Chic In Paris! You look Simply Chic girlfriend.

  6. Beautiful and more beautiful! I have to visit Paris again too. The Love Locks bridge...WOW!! Glad your trip was an enjoyable one as well as a safe one.

  7. What a creative and stylish outfit - and still practical for touring! Love it and love seeing pictures of Paris, too!

  8. Gorgeous (Paris and your outfit!)

  9. Wow ! nice outfit love the scarf, Paris is just an amazing city and one of my dream destination.

  10. You look SO SO chic while in Paris! Looks like such an amazing time!

  11. You are the cutest! I SO want to go back, every time my husband talks about vacation, I say Paris even though we've been there twice. Sure there is so much of the world to see but Paris is always a good idea. ;)

    xo Carlina

  12. Cute shoes! And what a wonderful location! I'd love to visit Paris someday!

    xo T.

  13. Awesome images and wonderful view of the Eiffel Tower.

  14. I concur at folks that say Paris is overrated. I love the Lourve too! I haven't been there since 2006 and I cant wait to visit soon. Love the pictures. Love your leopard print shoes.

  15. Truth be told, I am one of those haters. Paris wasn't what I thought it'd be. I don't know why , but I was underwhelmed.


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