Showing posts with label valentino. Show all posts
Showing posts with label valentino. Show all posts

May 28, 2013

wedding diary I

Last weekend was our wedding and it was just amazing.
The rain stopped and gave us clear blue skies.

We decided to do the civil ceremony at the town hall on Friday so we could concentrate on family lunch and our dinner party on Saturday.

I wore a simple dress from Valentino and my bouquet was wild flowers and lots of foliage from the fields since I hate big flowers for weddings!

With 2 of our witnesses.

With my girlfriends who flew to France to attend the wedding!

We exchanged simple rose gold rings in the presence of the mayor who was kind enough to marry us despite his busy schedule.

My husband proposed to me months ago with a diamond & sapphire ring from his family which was also the engagement ring of his great great grandmother in 1867.
Each time I wear it, I feel like I'm wearing a piece of his family history with me :)

More pictures to come xx

January 27, 2013

Valentino Haute Couture 2013

It doesn't matter that I probably can never afford to buy a single piece of haute couture, but it gives such pleasure during a hectic work day to see beautiful images of an haute couture collection. And no one does it better than Valentino.

"Couture has to be magical," so says Pierpaolo Piccioli, one half of the talented duo who after taking over the helm at Valentino, just made me fall in love every season.

September 5, 2008

Valentino exhibition

L'exposition Valentino: Themes et Variations.

The exhibition featured his couture collections over the years, with some from princesses and actresses.

And the perfect souvenir!

A notebook with reproductions of his sketches.. beautiful beyond words!

One of the coolest boutiques in Paris.. This time i experienced such wonderful service from boutiques to cafes to parfumeries... i had to ask myself... Am I really in Paris? Lol.

I had all the time in the world to myself. Going inside La Madeleine, lingerie shopping at my favorite places, picking up a book or two, cheap Monoprix stock-ups... I love it! So many charming quartiers in Paris, you could get lost and still you're never far from a cafe, bistro, metro station or undiscovered quaint shop.

And catching up with serene... how time flies is beyond my comprehension.
I don't want to grow up at all... but i realise we are already all grown up.