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PRINT SPLASH DURING PFW

Pictures by James Chardon

BEFORE THE LOUIS VUITTON SHOW Hey people!! So James and I got back home yesterday night (suuuuper late with our mega luggages!) after an intensive month of travelling between New York, Milan and Paris for fahsion week. It is the very first season that we’ve decided to do the 3 weeks from A-Z, meaning that we haven’t skipped a day or a show while we used to stay just a couple of days the years before. And you know what : just by following some editors, or some of the bloggers out there doing the whole thing, I didn’t realise how much hard work it was to plan a successfull, packed up schedule fashion week season… Very naive of me. Now that I’ve done it myself, I can honestly admit that this is definitely, and without a doubt, one of the most stressfull, intense, yet soooo exciting period I’ve ever experienced. Imagine, doing a full day of shows,, presentations, business meetings, shootings then finishing the night with events and parties followed by 3 hours to edit an article for the next day and preparing THE cool look. Meaning : alarm at 5am almost every day and going to bed at 1am all most all the time. AND having to look per-fect during the whole thing to shoot (puffy bags under the eyes are not allowed). The thing is that James and I have always travelled together, we realised that so far it’s been great but we can only have four hands and two heads so it was quite challenging to be on the top of everthing. Next season, we’re definitely hiring!

I am thinking about doing this behind the scenes of fashion week article showing the not so glamourous side, with the boxes of band aids on the floor (yes yes, high heels everyday and the whole day, you can only imagine the result!), most of my face creams in the mini bar to keep them cold and give me a little ”perk me up” in the morning avoiding me the zombie look, our 6 suitcases and bags opened on the floor of our hotel room (imagine the space left to walk!), our laptops, phones and cameras charging everywhere, invites, sample bags filling up the space left and of course SHOES everywhere! Yup, that was some crazy month. So I am planning on spending a couple of days home in my PJ just finishing some work on my computer and having tea in a mug the whole day. But before I forget, here’s the look I wore to the mesmerizing Louis Vuitton show on the last day of Paris fashion week. I was super excited to post it, so there you go! I am not used to wear pink (hello the Barbie look!) as I prefer something more edgy and elegant but this dress by Matthew Willamson really caught my attention because of it’s gorgeous print and also how it matched my LV Vivienne bag that I of course have decided to wear for the event. Later on, I switched my favourite bag of the season : the Valentino rockstud that I got from Runin2 as it was the end of a long day and I needed something big to put all my stuff in to head to the train station!! This bag has been a real life savious so far, can’t stop wearing it!

Now the show… I have been thinking about this show for the past couple of days as it really had a huge impact on me and was probably one of my most memorable fashion experience. The location of the show was all baby pink from the outside, letting us imagine a mega girly ambiance and perhaps a super colorfull new Vuitton collection? But arriving at the entrance, we all noticed the maids in black and white with their feathers dusting the sides of the stairs very elegantly with their little col claudines so proper to Louis Vuitton’s popular necklaces. Once inside, the shock : everything is black with a gigantic caroussel and fountain. It reminded me an old gothic manoir, very dark and quite surreal in a way, with a very mysterious ambiance floating in the air… The invitation said 10am, but as always we thought ”it’s fineee all the shows start laate” (even Chanel was 30 minutes late this season) but as the clocked ticked 10, the music started… *Goosebumps*. The water in the fountain rises and the show starts. Marc Jacobs dedicated this collection to the showgirl in all of us while Edie Campbell opened the runway almost nude covered in the emblematic ”Louis Vuitton” graffiti body suit and feathers. The whole show was an hommage to the 16 years of Marc Jacobs at the house of Louis Vuitton with elements from each collection being honoured throughout the 18 minutes of this epic, grandiose and legendary spectacle. The collection essentially black, was the perfect punctuation point to Marc Jacobs’s love story with Louis Vuitton and a ”funeral” of their relationship as he leaves officially the house. The music, took my breath away each minute, second, of this incredible experience. I invite you all the see it on www.louisvuitton.com as I am only good at relating my experience, but I want you all to see it for yourself. I can’t describe how gratefull I am for having had the chance to assist to such a legendary moment in fashion history, and being able to live and see such a work of art in real life. 

OUTFIT OF THE DAY
SHOES : Zara
BAG : Louis Vuitton / Valentino via Runin2
BRACELET : Hermès

 

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Beautiful printed dress. Glad you guys enjoyed the FWs and had fun.

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xx Mira

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This dress is completely amazing!!! The print is so cool and you look very great with it. I have those heels in black but in orange are more striking. This handbag is so fancy
Perfect look
Kisses

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I looove the colour of the shoes. Great pattern for the dress.

Sara

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You are so pretty! This dress really suits you :)

wow the dress is gorgeous! I’m usually not a pink fan either but this time I love the bright color!
xx
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Bajeczne kolory <3

Le rose te va bien Kristina! Ca change que de te voir en noir ;)
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Great look as always!

I have the same shoes, love them !

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Love from Paris

WOWWW!) So bright look! Stylish! Chic!!!! Perfect style!)

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great color combination. love the pics aswell!
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great look, I watched the show online, it was amazing!

Respect for surviving this madness, I can’t even imagine how stresfull this was! Next year take me with you and I will carry your lugagge ha ha ! Can’t wait to see the bad side of fashion weeeks, because everything that we ( online fashion week followers) see is so glamurous!
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You look wonderful, the color of this Matthew Williamson dress fits perfectly with your beautiful complexion!! The orange shoes bring an extra touch of joy to your dress!

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In love with your amazing dress !!!

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Elisa
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Love the small bag! It’s beautiful.

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Must be a really exciting experience! And don’t worry, even with 4 hours of sleep, you ALWAYS look gorgeous on the pictures <3

Oh your so lucky to be there! And looking amazing as always! :) Especially the LV bag is super pretty! xx

Wow, you look absolutely stunning in this wonderful dress. So beautiful. Great pictures as always too.
xo, Petra

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oh wow…u look so beautiful!

Amazing dress :D
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Love this and loved the show!! Best fashion show I have ever seen! I wish you and James some less stressful days ;)!! Enjoy your time!!

xx Nicola

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The dress is perfect! I am very curious to the behind the scenes :) You need to do that!

You look beautiful & those shoes are perfect!

Kirsten x

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The dress fits you like a glove! And you’ve got my so excited about the LV show I think I’m gonna check it out now…have a good rest!

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Stunning dress and this show must have been epic
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this color on you is so fun! love the shoes, especially
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I took some photos of you this day : http://frenchlullaby.tumblr.com/post/63035022748/the-beautiful-kristina-bazan-leaving-the-louis it would totally make my day if you could check them out! You were absolutely stunning, favorite outfit you wore during PFW. Btw if you want to hire… Me me meeee! I’m not expensive at all, I could even do it for free hehe (don’t know why i’m writing in english though, maybe because you write in english it is just an automatism… But french all the way!) Anyway, loved reading your posts during the fashion month! xx

gorgeous pictures! love seeing you in bright colors!

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I love your hairstyle!

This post epic! So much to take in! Especially for you, it must have been such an overwhelming month with all these shows and people and places you got to visit!

Your dress is pretty, love the colors and that hemline.
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Athena

Just beautiful! That dress and bag are fabulous!

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One of my favorite outfits so far!!!

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Amazing look! Love those shoes, accessories, makeup!

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Thanks! xx

I adore the dress and your hair style is so pretty !

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Wow! It seems like the LV fashion show was THE big thing of the season! You are a very lucky girl, and it shows that you work a lot, you deserves everything you have! Love your look, so elegant!

Sandrine xx
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Nice look

what about following each other on several networks : GFC/FB and Instagram for example ?
Kisses
Hannah
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Always love reading your writings they read like a story! Wish I could have seen a Louis Vuitton show while Marc Jacobs was at the helm. I can imagine from your description that it would have been innovative with a touch of magic…
x Eva
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You’ve really brought the LV show to life in your description so we can imagine what it was like to be there. Thanks for sharing!

Charlotte
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Wow sounds like you had an amazing time! I’m can imagine how stressful a whole month of shows can be. I can believe how inspiring the show must have been, just watching the live stream gave me chills. You look beautiful and enjoy the rest now xx

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This dress looks so beautiful on you! I love the print and colors! Love the orange shoes too! I almost bought them a while ago. Really gorgeous pictures!

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beeeautiful!
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You don’t know how much I would like you to respond me a message Kristina, you have alway been my first and favourite model.

I think a “non-glamorous, behind-the-scenes” post is a great idea!! I’m sure James took some very interesting photos backstage, and it would be great to see them. Keep up the good work!

Ahh Matthew Williamson, my love. Those colours are magnificent.

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Amazing dress, hair, and purse, and everything!

Love the printed dress, such stunning colours and a really elegant length x

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DRESS, HAIR, MAKEUP. PERFECT LOOK.

I love your style! You prove that you don’t need to be super tall in order to look great in designer clothes. Looking at your style makes me feel super good and confident about my height. Thank You!

Tu es si belle Kristina ! Tu es un modèle pour moi ! Reste comme tu es ! :)
j’adoooooooore ton blog !

Can’t take my eyes off of the dress and shoes. This combo looks perfect :>

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Very informative article post. Will read on…

I truly appreciate this post. Fantastic.