I am the luckiest lass! This is my 4th trip to Paris in the past year and it has been all for work. Woo hoo. This time around, I was asked to DJ for Ronnie Fieg’s Pop-Up Shop After-Party alongside Virgil of #BeenTrill# and Supa! at Silencio (one of my favorite places to party in the whole world). I also had a meeting with a brand I’m doing Creative Directing work for & Dinner with my Moet friends.
My Air France Flight was really nice. When the flight attendant asked me what I’d like for dinner, I said just fruit because I knew they wouldn’t have a vegan option for me. When he asked why, I explained my diet…which somehow peaked his interest. He told me he would find me some options and he ran them over for me to approve. Just then another flight attendant informed me she had a similar diet and brought over more food and rice cake snacks. I wasn’t even hungry, but I felt like I should be polite and thankful.
MONDAY/ DAY 1
Uber picked me up and my Algerian driver taught me some French and informed me of the history of Algeria. He was cool and the ride was “SAY BON” which I think is spelled “C’est Bon”.
Then on the radio, Joey Bada$$ came on and I got super excited! It was so nice to hear my friend on the radio in a far away city!
Hanging in my hotel room.
Dinner at Nanashi
I woke up at the crack of dawn to work out. Since no hotel gym ever has my favorite cardio machine, the Arc Trainer (a step above the Elliptical) – I always have to use the treadmill which I absolutely hate. Running feels so oppressive and not zen like my runner friends say. It’s like, what am I running from? Anyways, I ran for 30 minutes straight and felt like an accomplished marathon runner.Had a nice meeting at the Brit-run Rose Bakery, full of Vegan delights.
Nuwoe & Yassine.
Later that night I had a lovely dinner with my Moet friends at Cantine Du Faubourg. I heard it was fancy so I dusted off my Surface To Air heels and took a wobbley walk over. I forgot my camera in my rush to get dolled up so here are some eh-iphone photos.
I heard that it was very French to have sorbet with Vodka…particularly a good one…like the one Greg (BKRW) recommended, Zubrowka.
These are bon-bons! Candy!!! It was actually really delicious despite the fact that they look like gross candy peanuts.
Group Selfie, which Elle drunkingly named at her birthday party a few days prior…”It’s an US-SIE”
WEDNESDAY/ DAY 3
I ran 3.9km, or whatever that means #stupidAmericanDelicious Bob’s Juice Treats!
Ronnie Fieg Pop-Up Shop.
Greg (BKRW), David (BWGH) & Jay (BKRW)
Alessandra & Surco
Heron, Virgil Abloh & Ronnie Fieg
Joe LaPuma & Greg Weinstein
Dinner later at Hotel Amour
Stephane (Pigalle) and His Lovely Mama.
Paul Hamy & Me.
Afterwards, we headed to Silencio for the party!
Virgil on the 1’s and 2’s.
Jessica Linon & Me
Tom, Yoan & Nordine
Me & Gio (Forfex)
Matthew Henson (Complex), Jean Paula Paula (WAD) & Me
Valentina Moreno (Surface To Air)
Yoan Prat, Tom Brunet, Me, Virgil and Alex Sossah
Thanks Paris! It was TRE BIEN as always and I can’t wait to go back, which is soon…I think. Incroyable! Say-Bon! Ouai Ouai Ouai!