BG's Paris Diary Week 3
For my actual birthday, my friend and I celebrated with afternoon tea at the Ritz Paris (my favorite past time). The décor was not exactly the Classical style I was expecting. It really felt more like a lounge/bar (well I guess it IS called the Vendome Bar. . .), but the scones were exquisite- fresh and hot. The overall experience was very “ritzy.”
Oh, and guess who I was in the same building as? Lindsey Lohan! I came out and there was this huge crowd outside the Ritz with their long professional cameras. So I wondered over to find out why. Turns out, Lindsey was staying at the Ritz and they were expecting her to come out anytime within the next 2 hours. So yeah, I thought that was kind of cool even though I didn’t even see her shadow and wasn’t about to wait around for it.
I also made my first visit to THE Chanel store yesterday on Camden Drive. It is a good thing that I’m such a fan that the name Cambon is forever etched into my head, because one can easily miss that tiny little street. The store through wasn’t any different from any other Chanel stores, but have you ever seen a Chanel store with valet out front?
I also sneaked into the top floor of the modern art museum near Hotel de Ville yesterday (the name of it escapes me) to get a good view of Paris. The museum reminded me of the children’s play area in US McDonalds, I definitely need to go back sometime and take a look at the things inside.
That is about all I did this week in Paris. I also went to Lafayette, Printemps and Zara with my friend where I found this perfect round buckle belt that ran out of my size, but that was not very exciting. And now, I am going to mold in my room for the rest of the weekend to hopefully start and finish my 10 page paper and recover asap from my cold and not lose my voice altogether. A bientot!