June 13th, 2021

36 Hours in Paris

I’ve already booked a number of trips this summer. Late August, I’m going to London (fingers crossed) to visit my sister and plan to do a quick side trip to Paris for 36 hours to: see Damien Hirst’s Cherry Blossoms at the Fondation Cartier, check out the new pâtisserie at the Ritz Paris, let my daughter pick out her first Chanel bag (early college graduation present), stock up on Bonpoint long-sleeved T-shirts, and buy a cashmere sweater from Linda Wright‘s shop Crimson. After a year of shuttered stores and restaurants, I will be disappointed if Paris businesses close for the August holiday. Fingers crossed.


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Crystal-embellished stacked ring


Lofty Knit Sweater


Horsebit square tortoiseshell-acetate sunglasses


Hooded leather-trimmed shearling jacket


Leather-trimmed cashmere tote


Leather-trimmed cotton-corduroy blazer


Hooded shearling jacket


Giselle jumper


Libra ribbed cashmere bodysuit


Lilibet wool and silk-blend crepe midi dress


Tubular Leather Knee Boots


Denim jacket

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  • I clocked the Ritz patisserie in The Times as well. Looks stunning. Roll on August!

    disneyrollergirlJune 14th, 2021  4:31 AM

  • Sounds like the perfect trip! I think at some point over shut down I decided Linda Wright is my style icon and now I feel the need to make a pilgrimage to Crimson!!! And of course a stop at Merci….

    BetsyJune 14th, 2021  7:26 AM

  • How exciting Preston, what memories you’ll make with her! Excited for you. I agree about Linda Wright and her style, can’t wait to see her shop in person. All excellent ideas, you are a great planner of short trips.

    SueMJune 14th, 2021  9:47 AM

  • Sounds like the perfect summer plan. Love that Crimson shop… Have fun.

    AbigailJune 14th, 2021  10:05 AM

  • I’m headed to Paris too. Where are you staying? Excited to see the Damien Hirst exhibition.

    NinaJune 14th, 2021  10:24 AM

  • Staying at the Ritz. Have not been back since the renovation and can swim if it’s hot.

    PrestonJune 14th, 2021  11:11 AM

  • This sounds amazing! I love short – sharp trips – Bon Voyage Preston!

    KaraJune 14th, 2021  1:18 PM

  • Coincidence! I’m planning to do almost the same. I’m still waiting for the lift of the lockdown in London, I mean the quarantine! Other than that I’m ready for London and Paris in the end of August!

    MarciaJune 14th, 2021  10:25 PM

  • I can’t imagine a bad time to travel anywhere, especially Paris. And if you’re staying at The Ritz, who cares if other places are closed! : )))

    PaulaJune 15th, 2021  12:37 AM

  • What a fabulous trip! I love Linda Wright and enjoy following her on Instagram.

    SharonJune 15th, 2021  8:50 AM

  • I will be looking for a picture of you and Linda on my Instagram feed! Two of the best in social media!

    AprilJune 15th, 2021  7:16 PM

  • That is very kind, xp

    PrestonJune 15th, 2021  7:22 PM

  • Ritz sounds great! Bon voyage!

    IsabelJune 18th, 2021  11:52 AM


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