When I woke up on a February morning last year in my lovely minimalist room at The Hoxton Paris to discover Paris blanketed in snow, I first drank a lot of coffee (internal central heating) and consumed a vast amount of heavily buttered baguette (fuel), before slipping and sliding off to the 1eme to experience Paris in a white out.
None of these photographs were shot in black and white, or post-processed: it was simply as if Paris had become monochrome overnight.
I’ve not run these images on here on LLG before, but I thought this was an opportune moment, given that no one outside of France will be visiting the City of Lights for months and months, so we may as well appreciate it in the ether for the time being.
It also ties in with a little giveaway that I am running between here and the @libertylndngirl Instagram. I have one set of four books on achieving Parisian style to give away from my bookshelves: simply leave a comment here and/or under the Instagram photo. Perhaps tell me where your favourite place is in Paris. Or, if you haven’t visited yet, where you might like to visit in the future. Or, the place you LONG to visit once the lockdowns are lifted…
The four books are:
Parisian Chic: A Style Guide by Ines de la Fressange
Dress Like a Parisian by Aloïs Guinut
How To Be Parisian: Wherever You Are by Anne Beres
Paris Through a Fashion Eye by Megan Hess
And, now, Paris in the snow…