The beginning of a great love affair….

Last week I went to London and Paris for a bit of a winter break.  Anyone who knows me is very aware (and perhaps also the customs officer who took note of my previous stamps from Paris) that I adore Paris.  It’s one of my favorite cities in the world.  I love to wander around the city and take in all that it has to offer  – which of course includes great food and shopping.  This visit was no different.  I went to some of my favorite shops and  Italian restaurant in Le Marais.

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This visit I also had the opportunity to visit the Francesco Russo salon.  If you have been reading any of my posts lately, you know that I am crushing really hard on his shoe designs right now.  My heart sank a little when I arrived at the shop with my girlfriend only to see a “Be back in 30 minutes” note in the window.  It was almost 4:00 in the afternoon, so we decided to grab a late lunch and return because not visiting the salon was not an option. In hindsight, it was probably best that we had a rest and fueled up a bit because I certainly needed all of my strength for all of the awesomeness that awaited me.

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