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Petit Palais

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This trip to Paris I tried to visit a few different museums, including the Petit Palais. I snapped a few pics of my favorite pieces of art, including this painting, The Parisienne, by Charles-Alexandre Giron.  Doesn’t she just exude chicness?

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I just loved this sculpture. Its a little different since she is laying down when most sculptures are taller with the subjects standing up. But I really thought she was very relatable. Who doesn’t feel like throwing themselves down like this some days?

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I don’t remember who this lovely lady is, but because we were in Paris and she was carrying a a huge sack full of baguettes, I declared her the Goddess of Bread.

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I feel like this lady is the French cousin of Venus de Milo, who is currently residing across town in the Louvre Museum. The only thing I am curious about is why she is stepping on the face mask!

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This little guy — a little frog/bunny gremlin — was one of my favorites even though he kind of creeps me out. I definitely wouldn’t want to see this guy in my backyard!

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Scarf: AliKat / Shirt: Madewell / Skirt: Gap / Sunglasses: H&M / Shoes: Sam Edelman
Bag: Longchamp / Necklace: Maryline in Wonderland / Ring: Olkeinheim Craft

Day 2 in Paris was bright and sunny — perfect for a stroll in the Tuileries Garden! We had been making our way from our Air BnB apartment in St. Germain to the Petit Palais — a public museum on the other side of the river not far from the Place de la Concorde. I was super excited to wear some of the cute jewelry I picked up in Strasbourg — a cameo ring and an octopus necklace — which seemed to fit into my netural/olive green color palette quite well.

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Check out my Instagram page for some more real time snaps from my 2nd day in Paris! Like this sculpture that I saw at the Petit Palais. I don’t remember her story, but I later decided that she was the Parisian Goddess of Bread!