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. . . Autumn Presence . . .

Posted on: 10.30.2013



| Kyoto Cuff Thermal : Free People |Hand Woven Tribal Top: Vintage | Ghillie Python Boots: Modern Vice
|Compass Watch: Pandeia | Jewelry : Charcoal Alley + A Life Story + Monserat De Lucca 

Ten thousand blossoms in spring, the moon in autumn,
 a cool breeze in summer, snow in winter. 
If your mind isn’t clouded by unnecessary things,
 this is the best season of your life.
- Wu-Men (1183-1260) -

I'm thrilled to be part of a fun, fall collaboration with Free People called, Thermal Nation, which is showcasing the unique styling efforts of ten of their favorite bloggers.  The event is coming to an end, but you can check out all of the looks by searching hashtag #FPThermalNation.  
Driving up one of our local canyons, on the way to shoot my We The Free Kyoto Cuff Thermal top, I was surprised at how many leaves had already fallen. We had an early snow this year; that, combined with not a lot of rain this fall, and our autumn splendor just kind of petered out. But it was still beyond beautiful in the mountains of Utah. The late afternoon light cascaded over the top of the ridge and lit up the bright yellow and red grasses on the hillside like a fire. We pulled over near Rattle Snake Gultch and hiked up a little hill. The colors of nature are always on point -- the bleached out grey of a fallen log, the cool, blue-green pines, the subtle, rust of crunchy leaves on ground, the dark earth beneath the sand-stone rocks. One of the reasons I choose the charcoal, grey thermal from FP, was because I knew I could mix it into a huge range of looks and colors. Greys are wonderful, because they can provide a neutral, contrasting ground allowing a brighter color to pop and sing. The beauty of this top is highlighted in the unexpected detailing of the sleeves. Like stacks of bracelets, the intricate stitching and detailing make this shirt feel extra special and fun to wear.

Andy Goldsworthy Land Art photos + Found images
 Fashion Photos by: @Green_Bamboo

Peace, Love & Good Chocolate
PARIS  ➸♡➸
Instagram @CharcoalAlley


31 comments:

  1. how awesome to be a part of that, I adore Free People.. and these shots are amazing..especially the one with the hand filled with rings and bracelets.. I'm a sucker for chunky, rare bijoux!

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    1. Merci! This was a really fun project. Thanks for your nice comment. I really appreciate it.
      xo PARIS


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  2. These shots are so stunning! I am lost for words. I totally love all of the photos you take and how you capture everything around you, as well as the beauty of the clothing and jewelery!

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    1. Merci! This was a really fun project. Thanks for your nice comment. I really appreciate it.
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  3. cool pics!


    xoxo
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  4. gorgeous shots

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  5. The top is amazing and I love all the jewelry so much!!

    xxx
    - Laura
    http://ucouldbemysomeone.blogspot.com

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    1. Merci! This was a really fun project. Thanks for your nice comment. I really appreciate it.
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  6. Paris you are so inspiring
    amazing shooting
    as usual

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    Coline ♡

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    1. Thanks, Coline.

      I am headed over to see what awesome things your have been creating on your blog.
      xo xo xo

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  7. Wow these pictures are amazing!
    xx

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  8. love that turquoise rings!

    xxoo,
    nikki

    www.dreaminneon.blogspot.com

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    1. Merci! This was a really fun project. Thanks for your nice comment. I really appreciate it.
      xo PARIS

      PS. -- I will be adding a lot of jewelry onto my online shop. Link: http://www.charcoalalley.bigcartel.com


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  9. beautiful, love it :)

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  10. This is amazing, all of your jewelry is so lovely!

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    1. Merci! This was a really fun project. Thanks for your nice comment. I really appreciate it.
      xo PARIS

      PS. -- I will be adding a lot of jewelry onto my online shop. Link: http://www.charcoalalley.bigcartel.com


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  11. Are the things in your hair feathers, ribbons, or leaves?
    And where could I acquire some?

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    1. Thanks ! They were all found objects. Old ribbon from a gift. Leaves found on location, and feathers that I had collected from nature. Give it a try -- it can be really fun adding things into your braids and hair. xo PARIS

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  12. I love the way your photos came out, and all your jewelry!

    xoxo, Kenzie
    easy-lucky-fr3e.blogspot.com

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  13. Gorgeous pictures! Very strong mood!

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    1. Merci! This was a really fun project. Thanks for your nice comment. I really appreciate it.
      xo PARIS

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  14. These pics are NEXT LEVEL beautiful!!! Lovin' everything!!! Your style, that boho vest! The horses!! WOWOWO!!! Just blew me off my chair! U r sooo talented babe!
    kisses
    xoThe Beckerman Girls

    www.BeckermanBitePlate.com

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    1. Hey Beckerman Girls!!! I am totally having a #girlfanning moment that you are commenting on my blog.
      I am a huge fan of yours! Thanks for your sweet comment.

      xo xo xo // PARIS
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  15. What beautiful Fall inspiration! Love the rich colours and textures and the Fall leaves are so pretty :)

    -Jen

    www.vibrantbeautyblog.com

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  16. These are crazy cool pics.
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