Lovely Icons: ‘Becoming’ by Michelle Obama

The Becoming Experience: On a tragic day when Paris suffered the devastation one of its premiere historical landmarks, the Notre Dame cathedral, it’s as if by grace, the city gained another Grande Dame. A living, soulful and monumental “Première Dame”, Mrs. Michelle Obama. Our Forever First Lady seemed to have arrived at the right moment, … Continue Reading

Lovely Looks: Balmain unleashes…

@TheJourneyToLovely X @Balmain for @ParisFashionWeek The Balmain RTW Fall/Winter 2019-20 show was beyond stunning. It was held at the Espace Champerret and as I exited my Uber, I was met with a host of paparazzi snapping away. I stopped, kind of intrigued that I was being photographed (felt more like Cannes than Paris). But quickly reminded myself that during Fashion Week, it’s glitz and glamour galore in the City of Lights. The show was scheduled to begin at 10:30 am and I was on time. I took a moment to scope out the venue and noticed some familiar faces, from A-listers to magazine editors and it-girls, all awaiting the impending spectacle. Before the final security check, I was standing right behind Vogue International Editor, Suzy Menkes, when it hit me, “you’re really here”. And so it began, attending my first Balmain fashion show. I sat down and the huge space … Continue Reading

My Top 5 Museums in Paris

Hi lovelies, as the days get cooler, I’ve been nesting more and thinking of pastimes that involve being indoors, warm and cozy. Since living in Paris, I’ve been seduced by the city’s myriad of cultural and artistic landmarks and can attest that museum visits are the perfect fall activity! But with so many museums to … Continue Reading

Lovely Spaces: My favorite Parisian chandeliers

My love for chandeliers knows no bounds. If I hadn’t studied law in university, I would have definitely been a passionate student of interior decoration or even architecture. Bringing a room alive through the art of decor, is something that I am truly drawn to and has led me to visit many stunning establishments throughout … Continue Reading

Lovely Travels: The Cannes Film Festival- Top Moments & Lessons!

  The Festival de Cannes is now the world’s most prestigious film gathering, as well as its most widely publicised cultural event, according to the institution’s own website. So you could imagine how excited I was when my work schedule cleared up and I was able to book a stay in the luxurious coastal town! … Continue Reading

Lovely Spaces: 5 things to do in Paris this Spring!

Spring has sprung and we’re slowly coming out of our hibernation and joining the growing effervescence of our surroundings. Wherever you live, you can enjoy these 5 fun seasonal activities and yet be inspired by the timeless familiarity of the city of Love and emulate the ‘April in Paris’ charm that Ella Fitzgerald crooned about.   Cherry … Continue Reading

Lovely Places: Best date night spots in Paris

    After all, I do live in the “City of Love” and have come to the conclusion that this iconic capital is blessed with both a legendary romantic athmosphere and diverse culinary specialities to even make Cupid blush. So, with that said why not take advantage of the vast dining options at our disposal … Continue Reading