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September 22, 2009

Bye Paris!!

Hello from Paris! I'm sitting here in the airport...the only place I've had internet so far. It was broken in our hotel but I guess thats the way life goes sometimes. Why waste a beautiful weekend in Paris worrying about the stupid internet?





The past three days here have been crazy...definitely one of the most amazing trips I've ever taken. I've never been to Paris before and I am sad that my stay here was so brief.  It's just beginning to look like autumn and its absolutely romantic.

The reason I came to Paris was for a fitting at Chanel Haute Couture...I was recently referred by Vogue for an invitation to the Crillon Ball here in Paris in November. It got even more unreal when I was told I was going to be dressed by Chanel. Needless to say, I was simultaneously more excited and more nervous than I have ever been in my life. I still can't believe it happened!



The fitting was yesterday (less than 24 hours ago...I was in the Chanel haute couture fitting room less than 24 hours ago..how crazy is that??) It was like a real life fairy tale...I'm still buzzing from the experience!
I'll tell you more about it later...looks like I have another plane to catch.

Thanks so much for reading..I can't wait to share my pictures with you!

xo Jane

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Photo of Colleen

je'taime paris! I studied abroad there this past summer and fell in love with the city so I'm dying to go back

& congratulations on chanel, vogue, you earned it!

Photo of WJ

Wow Jane, what can I say, that is absolutely astounding. I mean, it's the stuff of dreams, Chanel haute couture! You deserve every bit of your success and I'm glad to hear that you had such a great time in Paris (internet or otherwise). Can't wait to see you post some pictures of your adventures there, and of course your outfit...we are all dying to see just what you look like in it!

Photo of Stella

thats fabulously exciting ive been to paris loads but it NEVER gets old.........

Photo of sune

wow that sounds lovely! you are one lucky girl ahhh so jealous x

Photo of Daisy

Paris is beautiful! Your trip must have been so exciting you lucky lady !

Photo of Wikifashion

That is so amazing Jane, you are living every girl's dream. Those Laduree macaroons look divine!

Photo of Liz

that is amazing!! I'm so excited for you!! You're incredibly lucky :)

Photo of ely

just amazingness. quickly rising to the top miss jane, and well-deserved at that. keep it up! <3

Photo of Cadmiumgold

JANE!That's so AWESOME!! I'm really happy for you :)

Photo of klee

wow, you're one ultra lucky girl!
cant wait to see the pictures too :D

love-decoded.blogspot.com

Photo of Leanne

oh wow! i've never been to paris, but i would absolutely love to one day!

i can't wait to see your photos and hear all your experiences. fitted by chanel--- ohmygosh!!! :DDDD

Photo of EMILIE

Hey Jane! I love Paris, I've lived there for 2 years and worked at CHANEL, Paris is the most beautiful city in the world!
Your trip must have been amazing! You're going to the Crillon Ball in november, you're so lucky!!!!!!!!
Beautiful pictures, it makes me want to eat some delicious macarons at Ladurée!
Can't wait to see all the pictures!!!!!!!!
Emilie from http://whatshappeninginmyfashionworld.blogspot.com/

Photo of cati

crazy! wow youre so lucky.
cant wait for more info :)
paris is definitely the pretties city ive ever been to!

Photo of Cecylia

Jane, I can't wait for your fitting pictures!! You are so lucky!

Photo of mei

awesome! awesome! awesome!
you are the luckiest girl in the world!
x

Photo of Lilisfashion

Jeeeesus, you are one lucky girl. It is every girls dream. How amazing. Chanel Couture? Lucky Lucky Lucky...

Photo of cindrellaundertheumbrella

OMG, how lucky u r!! Crillon Ball, Chanel Haute Couture dress, Paris, i wish i were you:) W8ing 4 all the details, have fun babe!!

Cindrella

Photo of Kim

You lucky girl! Enjoy the experience and update us with beautiful pictures! :)

Photo of naiyana

congratulations jane!

Photo of Marie

Ah, lucky you.
I've been to Paris several times, and I every time I see it, I just love it more & more.
This summer I went there for a month <3.

Congrats on the Chanel fitting. *smooch*

Photo of Marion

Coucou Jane !
Je suis française et j'ai découvert ton blog dans un magazine de mode français Glamour. Je le regarde de temps en temps, il est vraiment sympa et ton look original.
Donc je ne peux pas m'empécher de te laisser un commentaire sur cet article étant donné que tu es en France!
Profites bien de la France et surtout de Paris pour faire du shopping dans les boutiques de haute couture françaises, ce sont les meilleures :)
Bisous!

Photo of kirstie

whoa, that's amazing! i really don't think your life could be any more awesome right now.

Photo of Rina

Paris magica place where want to come back more and more! :)

Photo of alice

What a lucky girl you are ! Crillon ball, you will be a debutante won't you ? I am french i live to on hour from paris and i can imagine what feelings it may give to you to came in just a fashionable city like paris. The ball is a little bit old age thing and you will be with aristocrats girls who are not always the most nice because they thought girls from other countries and non aristocrats don't have the same values as her. ( i know some girls like this). I hope you will find your stuff and enjoy your ball. I hope you ate a lot of macarons.
Kiss from France.

Photo of Heloise

all i can say is.. bitch.
:D

Photo of Hélène

I'm very glad for you, I think that you have been invited for " le bal des débutantes", it's the last and the most beautiful bal in France. It was made for the young european princess to help her finding the Prince Charmant...
You are really lucky because it's a real honor to do it, and you can do it only one time in your life.
You have to take valse lessons.... :o)

Sorry for my very bad english....

Kisses from Paris.

Photo of Brigadeiro

How absolutely SURREAL!
xx

Photo of ediot

ah- it sounds great. i cant wait to hear/see more-

Photo of Pearl Westwood

OMG!!!!! That is like a dream come true!!! Did you meet Karl? Cant wait to hear more, I am so excited for you!!
http://fashionpearlsofwisdom.blogspot.com/

Photo of Jen

Paris is by far my favorite city in the world! Congratulations on this fairytale adventure and can't wait to see your pictures!

Photo of Christing

can't wait to see your dress! that is really so amazing! congrats!!

http://fashionhedonism.blogspot.com

Photo of Emilie

Oh Jane you came in my country, it's fabulous!!!

http://petitetincelle.unblog.fr/

Photo of Claudia

Wow you`re so lucky !! Congratulations

Photo of Cristina

Oh my lord. I am so jealous. My dream is to go to the Crillon Ball. I follow it like every year and pick at what everyone is wearing. I hope you have a fabulous time!

Photo of Isabel

You are ohh soooo lucky!

Photo of trish

OMG!! i'm in envy mode! YOU'RE SO LUCKY!!! YOU deserve it JANE!! Can't wait to see you..

Photo of thischicksgotstyle

That's incredible and congratulations :D
CHANEL IS DRESSING YOU
I'm not sure if it gets better:D

Photo of gennie

wow wow wow congrats lucky lady!! :)

Photo of mr. freddy's mom

oh wow!
congrats, jane!
can't wait to see more photos from your trip!

http://momfashionworld.blogspot.com/

Photo of Prêt-à-Porter P

okay my eyeballs just POPPED OUT OF MY HEAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Photo of mimi

invitation to watch or invitation to debut at crillon? debut would solidify your international social status, young lady! how exciting :) :) :)

either way, it would be rather amazing! im super jealous of chanel haute couture experience!

Photo of Katura

That is wonderful and very exciting! It's incredible to have that opportunity, take in every moment!!!

And Chanel...Haute Couture! I'm squirming in my seat! That is UNBELIEVABLE!!!

Enjoy, Jane! You deserve it!

Photo of Jessica

I am so excited for you! The Crillon Ball in Chanel?! Amazing!! I love reading your blog and can't wait to hear more about your adventures and see more fabulous clothes.

Photo of Michelle

Just when I thought I couldn't be any more jealous of you... haha

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Have a wonderful debutant ball!
I am sure you will look gorgeous, as always.
I will be in Paris on November but just to "flaneur" and eat some macarons. :)

Suerte!

Photo of alexandra

WOW that's amazing!
the food looks delicious too -

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