Paris Fashion Fun

I promised to take you along on some of my Paris experiences now that I’m living in the city full-time. So how about accompanying me to the designer Oscar Carvallo’s fashion week party?

I met Oscar at a peniche party a few months ago, during which he said he wanted to do the costumes for a DIE FOR ME film if one were ever made. So when I got an invitation last week to his end-of-Paris-fashion-week party, I didn’t hesitate to accept.

However, about an hour before party-start last night I was on Twitter begging for makeup tips from my friends at Epic Reads as well as make-up experts (okay, YA writers) Natalie Parker and Tessa Gratton. After leaving a pile of discarded dresses and shoes strewn across my apartment, I came up with this:

Revenants meet fashionistas...at least in my mind

As for the rest, I will let the photos & captions speak for themselves. Welcome to your Paris fashion experience!

Me with the man of the evening, Oscar Carvallo

One of Oscar's dresses that I was lusting over

and yet another that I wasn't sure I could ever pull off, but I still had to worship it.

the space

One of the perks of fashion week: male models. (This cutie's name is Sulabh Kalra and he lives in Milan.)

another perk: very interesting characters. This guy wasn't happy when I asked if his outfit was steampunk.

girl in the middle: the singer Inna Modja

fancy headgear

And last but not least, my friend Laila standing next to the house model, who is "retired" at age 31 and has a PhD in biochemistry and does AIDS research. (Um...where was I when they were passing out superhero genes?)

So – what do you think of your first Paris Fashion Week party? Tell me in the comments below and let me know what else you want me to bring you along to!

11 Comments to Paris Fashion Fun

  1. by Karis Valentine Cole - On October 3, 2012

    I <3 Sulabh … He's beautiful !!! He will be my Vincent from he on out ;) but JULES is still número un

  2. by Natalie Zaman - On October 3, 2012

    Ma-Mazing dahlink! ♥♥♥

  3. by Geraldine Frost - On October 3, 2012

    Looks like a fun night. So love the beautiful full length gold dress and the dress the model is wearing. What fun it would be to dress up like that just for one evening!

  4. by Lori - On October 3, 2012

    Amy, you look gorgeous. Those dresses are Art. Paris does you well!

  5. by Elena - On October 4, 2012

    You look wonderful!! The first dress I can see Violette in it if ever a movie should come out. :) Love your books!!

  6. by Elena - On October 4, 2012

    P. S. Both dresses are amazing!! In love with the Gold one!

  7. by Gretchen - On October 4, 2012

    Can I have that necklace when you’re done with it, Amy? :) Seriously, I love Oscar Carvallo’s pompadour hairstyle (is that how you say it?) From “Max makes a million”
    What a chichi life!

  8. by June - On October 5, 2012

    Lol…at first, I thought that young fellow was your husband!

  9. by Amberose - On October 16, 2012

    Ohh cool pictures …… I guess that’s one of the perks of having friends in high ( litterly that retired model was tallllll!) places. It looked like you had fun :)

  10. by Paulina - On October 18, 2012

    OMG I love your books soo much! I really want a copy of Die For Me but my mom wont get it for me:( Amy Plum is my favorite author<3

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