September 6th, 2022
Travel

A Few Days in Paris

I met my husband in Paris last week for a brief and very fun two day getaway. We stayed in the uber residential 16th and watched adorable children start the school year. For the first time in seemingly forever I do not have a child returning to school, which is wonderful and, yet, very weird.

The Bourse de Commerce — Pinault Collection was the highlight of the trip. It opened spring 2021 and the film chronicling the renovation of the historic building is fascinating. I popped into British perfume maker Lyn Harris’s recently opened Perfumer H outpost in the Marais to pick up her new scent, Bergamot. And, ordered a monogrammed white shirt from Crimson.

The perfect quick trip.

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SAINT LAURENT

Caged satin minaudière

TÔTEME

Wool-crepe strapless top

ISABEL MARANT

Vokayo high-rise straight-leg jeans

THE ROW

Garcon suede loafers

MIU MIU

Laser-engraved logo belt

ALAÏA

Belted leather biker jacket

Jil Sander

Gathered Knit Midi Dress

SAINT LAURENT

Cropped leather jacket

SOPHIE BUHAI

Triple Francois 18kt gold vermeil earrings

NILI LOTAN

Jimmy Leather Puffer Jacket

SAINT LAURENT

Le 57 quilted leather shoulder bag

DRIES VAN NOTEN

Belted wool blazer

SAINT LAURENT

Blade velvet slingback pumps

THE ROW

Silvia silk-twill scarf

SAINT LAURENT

Logo-embellished leather loafers

VALENTINO

Crocheted Cotton-Blend Midi Skirt

  • Shirt is adorable! Men’s shirts have been monogram-able forever, but since Brooks Brothers quit monograming their ladies’ oxfords years ago, I haven’t owned one. My uncle and brother put their monograms on their cuffs of their business shirts. I think it’s a nice sartorial touch.

    PaulaSeptember 7th, 2022  12:48 AM

     
  • You’ve sold me on quick trips. I think, because you’ve lived and worked in Paris, each time you go you don’t need to cover a lot of ground. Sounds like it was a great two days.

    NinaSeptember 7th, 2022  8:24 AM

     
  • I am going to Paris next week with my husband. I have never been to Bourse de Commerce, so will check it out on this trip. Any restaurant recommendations?

    MichelleSeptember 7th, 2022  8:32 AM

     
  • Lord, what a wonderful first sentence! Will keep the 16th in mind and perfume sounds beautiful. Fall is always a great time to find a scent.

    SueMSeptember 7th, 2022  10:12 AM

     
  • I love the 16th!

    KateSeptember 8th, 2022  7:27 AM

     

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