Paris Snapshots: Week Two

¬†Bonjour! This week was crazy busy, from couture fashion week to visiting museums to random Parisian adventures. I ¬†was fortunate to get to help backstage with two haute couture fashion shows and also help usher for a private couture exhibition. Here’s my week in pictures:

 

Nighttime view from our apartment.

The Paris American Academy where I’m studying.

 

Pretty flowers in the garden at the Paris American Academy

 

Starbucks in Paris? I was adventurous and tried a Caramel Coffee Jelly frappuccino! It actually tasted just fine!
I touched it!
At the Louvre, at the original castle foundation the Louvre was built on top of.

 

Heck yes we took a selfie with the Mona Lisa!

 

Found this adorable garden and fountain near our apartment!
#OOTD feat. The Eiffel Tower wearing an Asos jumpsuit and new Eden heels (purchased in Paris)!

 

With my #ParisSquad in front of The Eiffel Tower
The breathtaking Sainte Chapelle.

 

In front of Notre Dame
.At the Marie Antoinette chapel at La Conciergerie, in the exact spot where Marie Antoinette’s cell was located.
Watching my first couture show: Yulia Yanina.

 

Breakfast in America restaurant. They even have an Obama milkshake!

 

Milkshakes, burgers, fries, and even a fried egg. Can you get more American?

 

Backstage at the Alexandre Vauthier couture show. The look I dressed on Antonina Petkovic! I was obsessed with this fur coat; it was so soft!

 

On an actual runway pretending I’m a real model.

 

Alexandre Vauthier Fall/Winter 2015 Couture: these shoes though!

 

Backstage in front of our dressing rack (with my roommate Megan) at the Alexandre Vauthier show.

 

Roomie and I on the runway!

 

Post-fashion show snack: a chocolate sundae and creme brulee
Working on the Alexis Mabille exhibition at the incredible Palais Garnier opera house
Where Audrey Hepburn and Coco Chanel once dined…
The infamous hot chocolate was heaven!

 

Shout out to the boy behind me gazing off into the water for this pic. At the Tuileries Garden.

 

“We’re soaring, flyin!”

 

#ParisSquad at the Musee d’Orsay

 

Degas

 

Monet

 

Van Gogh

 

Watching the sunset at the Tour Montparnasse, the second tallest building in Paris.

 

 

Having a candid Titanic moment

 

Paris is perfection.

 

I hope you all have a lovely relaxing weekend!
Xx Tracie
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