Two rides from this weekend. Va va voom slow style!

Vintage Van FranceVintage rally 4L Renault The text on the van. Is it an order? Or a forgotten "D", lost somewhere on the road? I like the idea of the latter. That the driver was saved by rock n roll. And the road. As for the infamous 4L, the pivot of Renault cars, the beginning of the small car era; this safari style one caught my eye. It even still has the number given while on a Read on...
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My new roller skates

Apart from always having loved water, being in and on it, I have very very old memories of me roller skating. As far as I can remember, I see myself on weekends and after school skating across London and the concrete jungle of the Barbican and the City, where I grew up and ended up working in, for a few intermitant years. My old pair was totally destroyed, the wheels and barings were shot and anyway, I wanted a fresh new pair. It took me a long long time to find these, I wanted retro skates again and I really don't like roller blading and that's all that I could find. Then suddenly I found this great company, based near Birmingham called The Skate Shop. They stock every brand, for every use. I loooove the vintage disco 70s models. I bought my pair of retro SFR skates online. I received them after only 5 days by express delivery and I have practically being sleeping in them ever since! In Paris I skate and roller near La Defense (the business district of Paris with it's long long stretches of smooth concrete) and around the BnF library. In summer I just take my skates wherever I go. These shots were taken in Capbreton, near the sea front. It's a great feeling to roll about, to feel free, to loop and to feel like a kid again. Speaking of which, check out my son Tom's socks and vans! He skates next to me always too! It's my legacy to him xxxx my son Tom's vansmy son Tom's socksmy new roller skates Read on...
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Weekend casual!

casualold school outfitsblueweekendWe went to a pinic with some friends in a little parc we love this afternoon and I wore one of my favourite old school outfits! Read on...
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The oldest Vans ever – a good place to begin when putting together a wardbrobe

I Love LOVE Vans and I have a few pairs but this one is the oldest. This is the classic original pair that I have had for ever and ever, I love the badges on the side. They are so so easy to mix with skirts, dresses and jeans (see the post below). Be inspired and get yourself a pair of basic Vans as part of your capsule wardrobe, they will be useful for ever, they never go out of fashion! Here in Paris lots of people have them, often the two toned ones but I like my classics. Me and my Vans, a love story. xxxx Vanspair of Vans Read on...
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Vintage Vans

vintage vans When I am not in heels (and I do need to rest my little ankles occasionally), I tend to wear ultra bright chic trainers. After having mentioned Isabel Marant to you, I know speak to you about Vans. Since I was about 15 I have regularly possessed a pair and even my son already has three (and he is 5). Read on...
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