Saturday, August 20

A PEEK INSIDE MY PARISIAN APARTMENT


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I moved in just over a week ago to my 5th floor (no lift!) apartment in the 11th arrodissement of Paris. It's definitely a work in progress, but I thought it would be a good idea to show it as it is now, before every square inch of space gets filled up with clothes and rogue shoes behind the sofa. It's an amazing, proud feeling to have my own space, and I'm one of those people who gets decorating straight away so that I instantly feel at home. 
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Favourite mini-Chanel // Disco light above my bed, Edie pop-art dress by Lisa Perry, Topshop kimono and vintage collared dress (It looks like Miu Miu but it only cost €1). // Handmade ashtrays I bought from a street artisan for 50 cents
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With my luggage restricted to two suitcases, I had to improvise home furnishings with Indian sarees. This Matthew Williamson pillow managed to squeeze in though! Two words : VACUUM BAGS.
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I couldn't have come to Paris without my favourite felt hat and a bit of Helmut Newton.
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I love the beautiful marble-topped mantle piece.
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Vintage platters and empty champagne bottles serve as perfect props for stacking jewellry.
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Postcards are a chic and inexpensive way of decorating, with or without frames. I'm plastering the walls of my cabinet de toilette with Lomography prints of my friends back home and postcards like these.

11 comments:

▲Nicci St. Bruce▲ said...

I LOVE IT!

Coco said...

I so want to live there! It is incredible, just how I would expect your Paris flat to be. Very you!

GoldBlackMirror said...

i love these pictures!!!

Kas and Blue said...

It's sooo chic! Love it!

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Assez Blonde said...

Firstly, I'm unbelievably jealous that you're in Paris. Secondly, your apartment looks absolutely amazing, and thirdly, I made it into the C Venue (unfortunately it was a rainy day so I don't think I saw it at its best)! Hope you have an amazing time in Paris, I couldn't possibly want to be you any more than I do right now! Olivia x

the nyanzi report said...

looks like you're going to enjoy living there. enjoy the 11th.

the style crusader said...

Oh, it looks gorgeous Imogen! That's so exciting that your in Paris. Hoping that you planning to make it back for LFW though?

Love how you've decorated everything. It already totally looks like your own. xx

Sandra Alonso said...

I love your flat! I like the details of your rooms.
xx

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Carol said...

seriously love it! amazing flat :)

-Carol
http://declarationofcaptivation.blogspot.com/

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