Guest Post- Cee of Coco and Vera!

Bonjour, lovelies! I'm Cee from Coco and Vera. This month Charlotte and I have been paired up by The Guestpost Group. I was in Paris when I got the email letting me know my partner for the month of February, and I was thrilled- I adore Charlotte and really admire her ability to mix edgy and girly pieces to create a look that is entirely her own- but also a bit daunted. The Girl Next Door shares so much of herself with her readers, wheras my posts tended to be limited to a short paragraph; two at most.  

Why? I'm not sure. Maybe because I don't think my life is as glamourous as my outfits and I don't want to distract from what my blog is really about: fashion. But these photos were taken on a relatively exciting day of my life, so I'll share a little bit of it with you.

These photos were taken in the park on the hill that leads up to Sacre-Coeur Basilica in Paris. My husband and I spent three weeks staying in an apartment on nearby rue de Clignancourt. We briefly lived in Paris a few years ago, and I had been waiting two years to go back. I love everything about Paris- the pristine architecture; the charming cafes and, of course, all of the shopping. But what I love about this park is that it is completely unlike Paris. The hill was once used as a Roman quarry, and the pathes have been carved out of the rock. Wild tomcats live in the trees and bushes, surviving on local snails (and, I suspect, half-eaten ice cream bars left behind by tourists.)

After taking these photos, we spent our day in Le Marais, one of my favourite neighbourhoods in Paris; wandering the narrow streets munching on delicious cream-filled pastries.

My husband and I came home to Vancouver a few days later. In Canada, my everyday life is much more normal. I work in finance, spend time with my friends and update my blog (almost) daily :)

Dress, Belt - Sandro  Sweater - H&M  Boots - Aldo
Thanks so much for reading! Stop by and visit anytime :)


  1. These pictures are AMAZING! I want to go there! No need to worry, I am not one of those tourist that would leave behind half eaten icecream bars!!
    Love the skirt!

    Aesthetic Lounge

  2. hi charlotte, just have come over from cee's spot after seeing your adorable post. well done! seems this guest post set up has worked well for both you girls, what a cool idea.

    Cee, i loved hearing a bit more about the story behind the girl (and the photos). you're a really good writer lades and make me want to take a trip to Paris asap. never been but is on my life list of goals. and hey Vancouver shout out, gotta know i love that! cheers to you both, this is great stuff. ♥

  3. I really like the association between the skirt and the boots. Very nice!

  4. Cee, You look so fabulous in this look. I very like this combo of dress and knitt sweater. ANd what amazing background!

    xoxo Ra

  5. Love the mix of colors! Grays are my fav :)


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