Friday, 16 May 2008

Paris: Le Grand Amour de Ma Vie

Yes, I regrettably admit that I've never been. But it's on the cards, I just know it.
Paris, the most beautiful city in the world (so those of us yet to see for ourselves are told), is full of surprises. Whether it be the Next Big Thing in art, fashion or music and film; a tennis champ who was always seen as the underdog; the construction of a now global, structural icon originally dubbed an "eyesore" (though some still see it that way); or, on a smaller scale, the just-stepped-from-a-photo-shoot gorgeous people strolling the streets of this romantic city.
Kamel, the photographer behind the beautiful street blog Style and the City, gives us the chance to see Paris au naturel. A source of inspiration for us all, I'm sure.
I've compiled a mini-collection called 'This month in Paris...'

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On the topic of all-things-French, I saw a hilarious French film called Le Valet last night (preceded by a truly harrowing film, called Un Secret - it was very well-made, but be warned do not enter the cinema without a packet of tissues).
Le Valet
= definitely recommended.
À bientôt!

Romany

[photos courtesy of styleandthecity.com and gossipgirlinsider.com]

30 comments:

daan said...

wii, i think i'm going to europe next year, i'm soooo excited.
good blog!
xo

Secretista said...

I love French Fashion<333333333 AHHHHHH!

I'm glad my first year is over. I'm not sad. More like relieved! Yes, I have secured a Summer job. Buttttt, I have yet to hear back from any of the publications I met with for a possible internship this summer!

Fashion's Darling said...

I sooooooo want to go to Paris. I'm planning that as a trip for my 22nd Birthday next year!!

Kira Fashion said...

hi!!

amazing people! i love to see real fashion people in the streets!

a kiss for you!

see you,
Kira

Imelda Matt said...

I challenge anyone to not fall in love with Paris!

Ragamala said...

who hasn't ever thought about being in paris?

vogued out!!! said...

I really like the black high waisted skirt. Can't see the to very well but im sure it's just as fab. thanks for posting.

saray said...

I Love Paris!
i was there one time when i was younger and i would love to come back!

Trixy Tran said...

i want to visit paris, too!
haha, great post -- love the pics.

SKYLA said...

Paris is absolutely beautiful . i went on a school trip for a few days a couple of years ago and am dying to go back. maybe a eurostar day trip this summer....

hannah said...

love the first one! gorgeous.

A dreamer said...

omg its b and s! haha

s. said...

all those pics are great, and your comparison to gg soo great!

angelgrotton said...

I can't agree more! I adore Europe... I haven't been here for ages! i see you are dong well! Good luck! Great posts, kissing you, Angel.

Jen (MahaloFashion) said...

I went a few years ago and it's so magical you really have to go!!!
Love all the street style pictures, thank you for sharing!

coco said...

My brother is in Paris this week
I should have asked him to snap well dresses women for me!
Great post!

aizat.cinta.goddess said...

paris is super goddess!!the most romantic city in the world!!

and i love to shopping there..

Imelda Matt said...

I know how much you love ANTM...you need to check the battle I've been having with the Production companyxxx

AsianCajuns said...

Great post! I've been to Paris only once and way too briefly... le sigh.

Molly :] said...

Kamel does take beautiful pictures...
I've never been to paris either! Ive driven through it many times, my parents have been, and yet i still never have been there...
*Sigh...* i hope to one day though!
Hope you are well x

KiKi said...

She takes the best pictures and even though I can barely decipher her blog her pics are worth a thousand words!

riz said...

Thanks for tagging me!! I am SO SORRY I am so far behind!! grrr... mad at myself. Things have just been crazy. I hope you are well Romany. These images are gorgeous...
PS - You are doing 212?? :)

Marilyn Hayward said...

I love the photos! Makes me happy that I am wearing a headscarf this very second!

LN said...

Hey,
It's good to know that you like my city! It's true, fashionable people are everywhere, it is such an inspiration! I have a blog on the food scene in Paris: http://tasteofparis.wordpress.com
It's in French for the moment, but I'll post some stuff in English too, as I want to attract more people ;-)
Bises!

styleandthecity.com - Street style & Fashion weeks in Paris said...

Romany,

thank you very much for this post : a very great one
and good choice for the pics

now i am compelled to do better and better ! lol

thank you all of you who like Paris and my works
it gives me the motivation to go on.

Bets regards from Paris

ps : by the way, i met Sarah Jessica Parker on monday. And of course, i did some photos, and of course the photos are in my blyg

i wish you a pleasant evening and lot of happiness.

Kamel
street style romancer in Paris

Romany said...

Kamel : you're very welcome. You know how much I love your blog. :)

Thanks you everyone, your comments light up my day! :)
Romany
xx

angelgrotton said...

Oh dear! Thanks for stopping by and your comments on ChicStories. I like them so much. Please, come back often. ))) You blog is adorable!
I like this colage, so inspirational!

bear said...

i love your choices! so chic!

{this is glamorous} said...

Love this post--just returned from Paris and have been missing it ever since, and have been doing quite a few French-inspired posts to make up for it. Really, you must go! You will love it.

Melba said...

Keep up the good work.