L'Invitation au Voyage
Fabulous voyagers! What histories are there behind your deep and distant stare! Show us the treasures of your memories, those jewels and riches made of stars and air.
There is a tougher, androgynous element to French style that I love—think Emmanuel Alt’s pairings of a sharp blazer or men’s shirting with cigarette pants or jeans. Lan's new Typewriter Cotton Unisex Pant is perfection in a trouser. It is, “the most elegant paper-bag pant”—a piece has both polish and insousiance. The Japanese Typewriter cotton is light, and the silk ribbon drawstring gives them ease. Add the X Blouse for day or racerback Smoke Linen Tank and Waxed Linen Blazer at night for cool glamour.
PARIS LA NUIT
For evening, the Long Liquid Silk Dress is also going in my suitcase—in Midnight blue, it has minimalist grace and dark sheen. On a cooler night, paired with the Raglan Cashmere Sweater, its all about relaxed elegance. For an outing to Hôtel de Crillon, or another of Paris’ grand historic hotels, the handmade, ethereal silk organza Poppy Top has a jewel-like radiance perfect for atmospheric spaces.
"For an outing to Hôtel de Crillon, or another of Paris’ grand historic hotels, the handmade, ethereal silk organza Poppy Top has a jewel-like radiance perfect for atmospheric spaces."
Though sneakers are the unofficial shoe of Paris, I’m also packing Maison Repetto's patent leather Zizi Oxford (a style of shoe that originated in the 19th century) and Rock Sandals, with architectural backstraps that evoke La Tour Eiffel.
To pack in my Lan Jaenicke carry-on Everything Bag: