Wednesday, March 7, 2012




“The beauty of this garden would always reassure me,” she said. 
“Paris has a way of restoring your faith.” 

-Sofia Coppola on the Jardin du Luxembourg, New York Times

The gardens in Paris are really something else. As Sofia describes there is something so soothing and peaceful about being there as if all your problems suddenly drift away. Even with a grey cast over the sky and freezing temperatures I enjoyed just sitting in those perfect green chairs, eating a marron crepe with my cafe au lait in hand and thinking, maybe I have found somewhere else I could call home?

1. Jardin des Tuileries, 2. Jardin du Luxembourg, 3. Park essentials; Lanvin and Merci notebooks, Celine sunglasses and M&J by Vanessa Paradis, 4. Outside the Louvre, 5. Jardin des Tuileries, 6. A little parting gift from the Carven store (thanks Carven!), 7. Jardin du Palais Royal, 8. The Jardin du Carrousel‎, 9. Reading The Woman Destroyed by Simone de Beauvoir and Delta of Venus by Anaïs Nin, 10. Jardins du château de Versailles.  All photographs by Rohan and I.


  1. long time lurker, first time poster :) beautiful post!
    i know exactly what you mean. i spent a semester living/studying in paris and it was the first time in my life that i felt like i had found "home".. i spent so much time just chilling in the different parks around and taking it all in and thinking "i want to stay here forever!".. it's nice to have those memories :)

  2. It's all so beautiful! I love your Céline sunglasses.

  3. I love the gardens in paris too! My favourite is the place des vosges, but the jardin des tuileries comes a close second. I actually sat in those green chairs - so relaxing with their perfect incline - for hours on end!! I miss it. This post is just beautiful. I think i'm going to move there.. :) haha.


  4. Mimi, thankyou :) Studying in Paris must have been amazing - hoping I might get to some day!

    Jenn, thanks !

    Hannah, the chairs around the fountains are lovely. I can only image how beautiful it would be in summer. I am trying to learn French so we can both go!


  5. beautiful blog!
    i'm in love with your polaroid pics.