Paris : Window Shopping

It’s not difficult to guess the meaning of  ‘window shopping’ and as the Urban dictionary explains :When one visits a store or mall to admire goods rather than to purchase them. The ‘shopper’ seems to be looking so intently at the glass in storefront windows that he appears to want to buy the window itself, hence ‘window shopping’. Most of the time, this was what I was doing when I had some free time for myself  after the family’s responsibilities.

As I was walking along  the street of St Honore du Faubourg, I saw, in the distance , a big queue . I couldn’t imagine what was about. Someone usually doesn’t come across with queues of people in posh areas and particularly posh areas of Paris. When I approached a bit closer  the mystery solved and replaced by a big surprise. People are queuing for a pair of Louboutin. Aυτά είναι./

emma thompson

Emma Thompson with her own Louboutin at her hands,   yesterday at Golden Globes ceremony! You understand now, what it is about the whole fuss!

The shop window  had only one pair of high heels with the red sole.


Macaron is the new chocolate. La Duree,Champs Elysee, is the famous french bakery with the most exquisite macaron.


The famous Maxim’s restaurant, rue Royale no.3. Onassis, Kalas, Duke of Windsor …were regulars.


Love this cute building and the clock on the top.


Some silvers to have work to do during moody days.


Next to this synthesis there was a red one, but I preferred the white one.


I was attracted by this beautiful tutu, but I didn’t exactly work out what kind of shop it was.


Love the small chair for the little bambini. Beautiful atmosphere.


Dior for the little ones.


One of the most famous Hairdresser in Europe during the 80s.


A bit retro and beautiful dolls.

Perhaps, January is not the cruelest month but it is close. It is a long month and the big spending has already taken place during Christmas. But again, February is coming and with it, the sales season. There you are, a  good reason to feel cheerful 🙂