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The Making of the Fendi SS17 Window Display

One of my favorite things to do while I lived in Paris was to wander around the fashion district of the golden triangle looking at the window displays.  The magnificent dazzling eye candy could make any dull Paris day seem brighter.  From the clothes on display to the stories told by the windows, I could […]

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My Back Shed, French Style in Oakville

I am finally back in France, and was just itching to come back!  As much as I love being in Canada surrounded by family and friends, there is something that I always miss about Europe.  If you feel the same way about Europe as I do but can’t make the trip over to France, look […]

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The Passages of Paris

One of my favorite things to do in Paris is to visit the hidden passages throughout the city.  Developed between the late 18th century and the mid-19th century, these covered pedestrian walkways haven’t changed much since their opening so many years ago.  Once you step inside these passages, you will be transported back in time […]

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Window Shopping in Paris

One of my favorite things to do in Paris is to go window shopping and look at all the wonderful items I would buy if I won the lottery!  My usual spots to go are along Rue Cambon, and around Place Vendome.  Thought I would share some of my favorite looks from the windows of […]

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Alexis Mabielle Holiday Windows!

I hope everyone enjoyed their holidays!  I left Paris and traveled back home to Canada for my holidays.  However, I was still in France long enough to enjoy some of the European Christmas traditions.  I strolled around the Christmas market along the Champs Elysees and enjoyed the city coming to life with the lights strung […]

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Moon Young Hee S/S2013 – Paris Fashion Week

Paris Fashion Week started yesterday, and Moon Young Hee showed a strong collection for Spring/Summer 2013.  Luckily, I had a ticket to this show held in the Marais district of Paris.  Going into a space called the Garage, I made my way through the photographers and was taken to my seat to await the show.  […]

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Paris Photo Cards

I am pleased to announce my new collection of Paris Photo Cards! Available in my Etsy shop http://www.etsy.com/shop/GlimpseCards  After moving to Paris in 2009 to study couture embroidery, I found that I also had an interest in photographing the beautiful sights around the city.  After receiving numerous requests for my photographs, I have decided to […]

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Italian Window Shopping

While in Italy a couple of weeks ago, I was strolling around the streets of Venice doing one of my favorite past times… window shopping! The jewelry in Venice was amazing. There were many different styles and designs that I had never seem before. The glass beads from Murano were fabulous and the flower necklaces […]

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Shopping along Champs Elysees and l’avenue Montaigne

Today I decided to take a break from my jewelry making and hit the Paris streets to do a little shopping. What better place to go for shopping then Champs Elysees! Truthfully, I usually just end up window shopping especially along l’avenue Montaigne… a girl can dream right!? Starting at the Arc de Triophme I […]

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Paris Fashion

Yesterday I went to Rue de Rivoli to visit my favorite English bookstore, WH Smith. I go there about once a month to treat myself to a new magazine. Since they are about 7 Euros each, I limit myself to one. British Fashion magazines are so much better than Canadian ones. You always get free […]

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