My PFW Inside Scoop

So I’m officially back from Paris – after five months of interning, traveling, incredible shopping, and of course lots of amazing food! Leaving Europe was bittersweet to say the least… even though there were times when I wanted nothing more than to be back with my friends and family, Paris still feels like a second home.

The jetlag is definitely real, but I figured it was about time I slipped out of my funk to give you all my personal Paris Fashion Week inside scoop!

For starters, I was offered a second internship in Paris working with a Fashion Consulting company for London, Milan, and Paris Fashion Weeks – which was easily the best month of my life. A consulting company consults magazine editors, bloggers, celebrities, social media reps and more on the fashion shows they should attend and then contacts the fashion houses directly to have them all seated.

My bosses were hands down two of the coolest and most hard working women around and it was overall just the most insane experience. I learned so much and words couldn’t even begin to describe the fun I had. Even the most hectic and stressful of days left me with a smile on my face! The experience without a doubt got me even more fired up for my future.

Now that I’m back getting into my normal routine and even more inspired than ever, I have tons of awesome new ideas I’ll be sharing on the blog from fashion, to health, and even some more about the city of lights, Paris – so stay tuned x

Paris Style Essentials

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Paris is the ultimate when it comes to effortlessly chic style. If you’re traveling to Paris anytime soon you probably already know that the capital is the birthplace of majorly iconic fashion houses like Chanel, Saint Laurent, and Givenchy; all of which who revolutionised the industry. You also probably know that you want to look your absolute best and really channel that inner chic French girl, but you may not know that navigating this large city via foot is the easiest (and prettiest) way to get around – meaning comfort is key.

I’m all for comfort and super into basics. I love to dress a low-key outfit up with one piece that really stands out like a sick pair of shoes, belt, or some necklaces.

Here I’ve narrowed down some of my absolutely necessary Paris Style Essentials:

1. The perfect long trench coat is an absolute must! Even if you’re here during the midst of a hotter than hell summer, it tends to cool down at night, and a great coat can easily define an outfit.

2. I basically live in crop tops, I always have. No matter what the weather – you can probably catch me in a spaghetti strap tank or teeny tiny crop! If it’s chilly out, you can always up your outfit game with the perfect pair of jeans, a crop top, and a cute coat to keep warm.

3. A cute pair of flats are definitely a necessity if you want to survive in Paris. Odds are you will probably be doing a bit of walking, even if you’re in town for a short period of time, it’s usually just the quickest way to get where you need to go. I’m obsessed with athleisure – a fresh pair of tennis shoes can look equally as tasteful and comfy for on the go style.

4. It’s always important to have at least one pair of black or nude heels with you (preferably ones that you can walk in) – you honestly never know when you’re going to need to dress up a casual outfit for a business affair, day to night look, or throw them on with the perfect dress for an event.

Below, shop a few of my favorite Parisian Style Essential picks: