Liu Jo Floral Dress at Sainte-Chapelle


Hello fashionista mamas. Before any trip, I deliberate over the right travel outfits. For cities, I look for dressy casual attire that can go from day to night, since often there isn’t time to rush home before dinner. When thinking about what to wear, I also look for outfits that can be paired with very comfortable shoes since how else can you enjoy the city sites?

Floral patterns became a fashion trend this Spring. I spotted this Liu Jo dress on sale at the Corte Inglès in Barcelona. It’s exactly my kind of tourist outfit aka dress. I’m not a shorts and sneakers kind of gal and always opt for dresses, but some are too hot and some are too fussy. Super comfortable, easy to walk in, and feminine. I wore my new dress for a day visiting Paris with Marc.

First up, Sainte Chapelle, a royal chapel in the Gothic style, constructed in the 13th century. King Louis IX of France commissioned this gorgeous chapel composed of stained-glass windows to house his collection of Passion relics, including Christ’s Crown of Thorns. Legend has it that the King — who paid more for the thorns then he did for the chapel —  didn’t actually end up with the real thorns. His masterpiece, though, has stunned visitors for generations. Nearly the entire chapel is composed of brilliant, colorful stained-glass and each window recounts a Biblical story.Liu Jo Floral Dress at Sainte-Chapellelong floral pattern Liu Jo dressinside Sainte ChapelleSainte Chapelle stained glassSainte ChapelleNext up, a walk over to our favorite ice cream shop, Berthillon, on the île St-Louis. The famous shop offers so many flavors that it’s difficult if not impossible to choose. I opted for peach, passionfruit and raspberry sorbet. You can see the Pantheon in the distance, which is right next to my old school. During my year in Paris I made some of my closest lifelong friends, who I was so fortunate to see during our short trip.floral pattern Liu Jo dressfloral pattern dressSalut from Paris. That’s it for this fashion post and thank you so much for reading!

Melissa

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  • Tiff

    I love Parisian architecture and your dress is a work of art as well.