Less than two months to go before our little family takes our the city of love in celebration of our baby’s 10th birthday and I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t absolutely dreaming of everything french + parisian. This Paris family vacation has been an adventure more than a year in the making and I am crossing my fingers this comes to fruition for our dear, sweet Caroline Cate, as she has talked about this moment for years and we are working hard to make it happen.
Everyone loves Emily in Paris and though the show is a winner, it’s the fashion that gets me to tune in time after time. Super sophisticated, feminine and chic with a bit of edge thrown in for good measure = I’d die to have that wardrobe to wear everyday! Pardon my French because I know it won’t be perfect, but I’ll be trying my best to dress the part so I thought I’d start the inspiration early!
I came to you a few weeks ago asking for your very best recommendations for your next Paris Family Vacation and you all came through in a big way! We’ve been highlighting and bookmarking and double checking we’ve got the perfect itinerary finalized… complete with a french baking class, photoshoot with Lamour de Paris, breakfast reservations at the famous Laduree on the Champs Elysees, shopping at the Galleries Lafayette, a day at Palace Versailles, and a few other secrets, too. But for anyone else thinking about going to Paris, I wanted to share all the specifics that came my way!
And because this mama and her little mademoiselles have to start their outfit planning, I’ve assembled some stellar french-inspired styles perfect for jet setting away oh so soon!
Essentials to Pack for your Paris Family Vacation:
bara shoulder bag | talk about arm candy, this bag is made completely of woven raffia with a glam gold chain handle that is removable if you want to transition to a clutch. a spring staple for sure
float away sunglasses | because spring in paris calls for plenty of sunshine, a new pair of sunnies is a must. in classic black to pair with any look, these come in a round style with translucent frames
floral contrast drop earrings | ear candy that you can’t pass on, these drop style glass bead earrings in black and white are the perfect subtle statement that will wear well with so many looks
ruffle mini dress | something about florals that just screams France, so this dress was added to cart immediately! in the dreamiest blue and white color way, this ruffled dress with a smocked waist makes for both flattering and fabulous
the callie jean | a pair of great denim is a must have for any trip, and these callie jeans are coming in my suitcase. they are a mid rise waist with cropped raw hem for the perfect flattering fit
lucinda blouse | florals for the win once again, and this time in blouse form. a lightweight, long sleeve piece with ruffled trim and puff sleeves makes for total perfection
andromeda dress | puff sleeves, ruffles, and a scalloped trim, had me at hello! this dress comes in a blue and yellow color combo with a sun print pattern, perfect for spring
floral scarf | you can never have too many accessories, and scarves are one of my faves! add to a bag, to your hair, or around your neck, to add a touch of spring to whatever you’re wearing
kana star sweater | I don’t know about you, but I hope the star print trend never goes away. this knit sweater features fun metallic stars on a creamy white background. perfect for travel or to pair with denim
tommy beaded bag | a beaded beauty! this bag looks like a vintage find without the price tag. all the bright shades of the season woven into a satin fabric and finished off with leather trim. every detail is divine!
lola cruz loafers | the perfect shoes for strolling the parisian streets all day long. woven raffia fibers make up the outside of this luxe loafer and are finished off with braided leather details
throne cocktail ring | a bold and gold accessory to add some sparkle to whatever you’re wearing. beautiful gold plated brass with glass gems to accent, this statement ring is such a fun find!
double breasted blazer | i love a good blazer because they are so versatile and can be worn again and again. this bold blue option features gold button details and subtle shoulder pads for the perfect amount of structure to pair with anything from a dress to denim
fuzzy wool beret | after searching high and low i finally found the perfect beret! a fuzzy and warm wool blend fabric with the most darling pom pom detail in both black and lilac color options
beaded pearl headband | hair flair that will be sure to turn heads. a variety of gold beads are accented with gleaming white pearls that will take any style up a notch
flamingo pj set | a silky, lightweight sleep set decorated with a fun and colorful print of flamingos and koi. sweet dreams indeed!
tailored vest | say yes to the vest, especially when it looks this cute. this fun and funky black and white polka dot piece is the ideal addition to add a little something extra to a simple ensemble
visha ruffle dress | another floral … are you noticing a pattern here?! the perfect midi length selection that is complete with ruffled details and puff sleeves.. floral frocks for the win
gingham wrap blouse | a wrap style blouse in gorgeous blue gingham! made in a breathable cotton fabric and finished with long puff sleeves – swoon!
woven square bag | a mini but mighty bag in the most radiant red hue and unique square shape. made to carry both by handles or as a cross body and features a drawstring closure to keep everything safe inside while exploring