Paris Fashion: A Night at the Opera

May 2nd, 2014 by
A Night at the Paris Opera by elena-m-velez featuring leather handbags Take a step back into old-world glamour. A night at the Paris opera is not only a luxurious and sophisticated affair but the perfect opportunity to try out a refined and classical look inspired by Paris fashion. Whether you’re…

Paris Fashion: Channeling Charlotte and the Art of Minimalist Fashion

May 9th, 2014 by
Channeling Charlotte & minimalistic fashion by elena-m-velez featuring a wide brim fedora hat The French singer-turned-actress Charlotte Gainsbourg is widely proclaimed to be the muse of many fashion and film houses alike. She is a defining figure in the genre of minimalist Paris fashion, and her look has been widely…

Paris Fashion: It’s Raining Men

May 16th, 2014 by
It seemed as though the men had taken over the street-style spotlight during the most recent Paris Fashion Week. While standing outside a few shows, I noticed the familiar style of the French man: well-tailored pants, nice shoes and a great coat. But what stood out the most was the…

Paris Fashion: Geometric Color Pop!

May 30th, 2014 by
  [caption id="attachment_142741" align="aligncenter" width="416"] Leather Bowler Bag by Kaleido[/caption] Along with spring, brighter color palettes and bolder cuts have arrived in Paris. Add some panache to this season's wardrobe by trying out the geometric color trend and add some vrai Paris fashion into your life! Contrasting panels are the…

Paris Fashion: Bitonal Chords

June 6th, 2014 by
The Parisians are masters of subtlety when it comes to Paris Fashion – their laid-back look always looks effortless and sophisticated. What better way to channel the look yourself than by integrating a subtle two-tonal colour pop into your wardrobe ? Less brash than the neon color pops found on the streets…

Paris Fashion: Ocean Bleu

June 18th, 2014 by
What better way to cool down during the summer months than to dress in turquoise and royal ocean blue tones ? Pastel shades, bright tones, and prime colours were all popular on the spring and summer 2014 catwalks, with Parisian designers such as Chloé and Ellery channeling the trend in Paris…

French Fashion: Pink Passion

June 27th, 2014 by
Channel the veterans of French fashion this season by emulating the latest spring collections by Roland Mouret, Chanel, and Elie Saab. How? Hot pink! This summer-ready hue makes a statement and adds panache to all wardrobe staples. Following from 2013’s winter trend, pink continues to be the color of the…

Red Hot French Fashion for Independence

July 4th, 2014 by
As per the norm, Girls' Guide brings you another French Fashion Friday via our friends at Mondéfilé, but in honor of July 4th in the USA and the upcoming Bastille Day in France....we're giving it to you RED HOT for the very independent woman! The summer color palette is fierce…

A New Kind of Shopping in Paris

July 11th, 2014 by
[caption id="attachment_143036" align="aligncenter" width="460"] Illustration by Daniel Halsall[/caption] The beauty of Paris is walking down the windy cobblestone streets, stopping in tiny boutiques searching for that perfect new purse and winding up at a lovely little tea salon. That’s the dream, but it just doesn’t always work out that way.…

Paris Fashion: Street Treat

April 25th, 2014 by
S T R E E [ T ] R E A T by elena-m-velez featuring Pied a Terre Hipster culture in France is a trichotomy of grunge, music infusion and ultrachic. A little leather, a little lace, street style in Paris is a double dose of on-the-go cool. Hipster style…
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