Paris photo diary

andy torres, carolina engman, bloggers, paris, eiffel tower, louis vuitton, france

Pictures by Mattias Swenson

PARIS. As promised, the full photo diary of my 36 hours in Paris with Louis Vuitton.
Huge thanks to LV for organizing an amazing trip and I hope you guys will like the photos!

passport, boarding pass

Woke up at 4 in the morning and took the first flight to Paris.

Louis Vuitton, invite, shopping bag, paris

Arrived in Paris looking like a sleepwalking zombie and checked in at the Mandarin Oriental

appetizer, starter, mandarin oriental

reunited with my BFF Andy & had lunch with the lovely Louis Vuitton team, my starter looked like a small, beautiful, island!

louis vuitton, monogram, Asnières-sur-Seine, workshop, carolina engman, fashionsquad

First stop of the day was a visit to the historical Louis Vuitton workshop in Asnières-sur-Seine

louis vuitton, Asnières-sur-Seine, workshop, carolina engman, fashionsquad

louis vuitton, monogram, Asnières-sur-Seine, trunk, workshop, carolina engman, fashionsquad

a small trunk in the making

louis vuitton, monogram, Asnières-sur-Seine, workshop, carolina engman, fashionsquad

louis vuitton, monogram, Asnières-sur-Seine, workshop, carolina engman, fashionsquad

LV briefcases

louis vuitton, monogram, Asnières-sur-Seine, workshop, carolina engman, fashionsquad

louis vuitton, Asnières-sur-Seine, workshop, carolina engman, fashionsquad

louis vuitton, monogram, Asnières-sur-Seine, workshop, carolina engman, fashionsquad

louis vuitton, monogram, Asnières-sur-Seine, workshop, carolina engman, fashionsquad

louis vuitton, monogram, Asnières-sur-Seine, workshop, carolina engman, fashionsquad

beautiful, LV monogrammed leather

louis vuitton, invite, Asnières-sur-Seine, workshop, carolina engman, fashionsquad

After the amazing tour of the workshop we got to visit the beautiful house that was the home of Mr Louis Vuitton and his family between 1880 and the 70′s.

louis vuitton, home, Asnières-sur-Seine, carolina engman, fashionsquad

the big windows in the living room had the most beautiful, natural light coming through them

louis vuitton, home, Asnières-sur-Seine, carolina engman, fashionsquad

louis vuitton, home, Asnières-sur-Seine, carolina engman, fashionsquad

louis vuitton, home, Asnières-sur-Seine, carolina engman, fashionsquad

louis vuitton, home, Asnières-sur-Seine, vintage trunk, carolina engman, fashionsquad

we then went upstairs to the small travel museum, filled with beautiful vintage trunks

louis vuitton, home, Asnières-sur-Seine, vintage trunk, carolina engman, fashionsquad

louis vuitton, home, Asnières-sur-Seine, vintage trunk, carolina engman, fashionsquad

louis vuitton, home, Asnières-sur-Seine, vintage trunk, fold out bed, carolina engman, fashionsquad

..and of course the famous fold out trunk bed!

louis vuitton, yayoi kusama, opening cocktail, printemps, invite, carolina engman, fashionsquad

Then it was time to go back to the Mandarin Oriental to get changed for the opening cocktail of the new Louis Vuitton pop-up shop at Printemps, dedicated to the Yayoi Kusama collaboration.

louis vuitton, yayoi kusama, opening cocktail, printemps, paris, invite, andy torres, carolina engman, fashionsquad, stylescrapbook

Andy and me on our way to the event

louis vuitton, paris, maje dress, carolina engman, fashionsquad

I wore an electric blue Maje dress paired with silver accessories.

louis vuitton, yayoi kusama, opening cocktail, printemps, invite, carolina engman, fashionsquad

the polkadot covered invite

louis vuitton, yayoi kusama, opening cocktail, printemps, window display, carolina engman, fashionsquad

the amazing Yayoi Kusama/Louis Vuitton window displays at Printemps

louis vuitton, yayoi kusama, opening cocktail, printemps, window display, carolina engman, fashionsquad

miniature Yayoi Kusama

louis vuitton, yayoi kusama, opening cocktail, printemps, window display, carolina engman, fashionsquad

Going into the pop up store was like entering another world, polkadots everywhere!

louis vuitton, yayoi kusama, opening cocktail, printemps, window display, carolina engman, fashionsquad

louis vuitton, yayoi kusama, bags, printemps, paris, polkadots, opening cocktail, carolina engman, fashionsquad

The collection was filled with color and Kusamas signature polka-dots

louis vuitton, yayoi kusama, bags, printemps, paris, opening cocktail, carolina engman, fashionsquad

Yayoi Kusama / Louis Vuitton bags

louis vuitton, yayoi kusama, sunglasses, printemps, paris, polkadots, opening cocktail, carolina engman, fashionsquad

I fell in love with these amazing sunglasses worthy of Mr Willy Wonka himself!

louis vuitton, yayoi kusama, bags, printemps, paris, cupcakes, polkadots, opening cocktail, carolina engman, fashionsquad

Even the cupcakes where covered in polkadots!

louis vuitton, yayoi kusama, photobooth, printemps, paris, polkadots, opening cocktail, carolina engman, fashionsquad

Andy & I found a photobooth!

giant macaron, dessert, paris, macarons

after the opening cocktail we went to an amazing japanese restaurant together with the LV team. And trust me when I say this, no visit to Paris is complete without a giant macaron for dessert!

louis vuitton, Champs-Élysées, flagship store, paris, france

Day two of the event started bright and early in the Louis Vuitton flagship store on Champs-Élysées where we got a private tour of the Maison

louis vuitton, Champs-Élysées, flagship store, paris, france

..and a crash course in the art of packing!

louis vuitton, travel wallets, paris,

louis vuitton poster

louis vuitton, Champs-Élysées, flagship store, ceiling, paris, france

the beautiful ceiling of the Champs-Élysées Maison

espace culturel exhibition, louis vuitton, paris

We then did a visit to the amazing Espace Culturel Exhibition

carolina engman, andy torres, paris, la tour eiffel, the eiffel tower, france, 2012, louis vuitton

..and ended our Paris adventure with the obligatory visit to the Eiffel Tower!

eiffel tower, paris, la tour eiffel, louis vuitton, france, carolina engman, fashionsquad

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149 thoughts on “Paris photo diary

  1. Wow, wow, wow… Love all the details captured in every single shot on this blog post. Everybody in the world should read this post. Seriously.

    - Lloyd

    StyleHills – discover & follow fashion bloggers around the world

  2. Great pics, in sure you both had great fun in Paris, I loved those LV new bags by the Japanese designer, and your electric blue dress is very pretty.
    Kisses and have a wonderful weekend!

  3. Nothing like a photo diary… Beautiful photos :) Sophie X

    Http://your-girl-is-lovely.blgspot.co.uk

  4. Wow. Very inspirational post. I dream of trips to Paris like this. Thank you for sharing the beautiful photos and experience.

  5. Such gorgeous photos! and I am in love with your Maje dress it is stunning!
    I would love to go to Paris on behalf of Louis Vuitton.
    xx

  6. wow, wow and WOW once again! what a great time you had in Paris! thank you SO MUCH for uploading the photos from France, they’re all totally gorgeous! I really love the way you looked, especially in the ‘electric blue’ dress and Willy Wonka’s sunglasses. :D
    Waiting for the more news. ;)
    cheers! :xx

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