Holiday shopping trip to Paris? You might wanna read this…

Shopping by Paris 2014: Good Deals from the Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau!

Thanks to the yearly edition of “Shopping by Paris”, an event organized by the Paris CVB, the city of light is turned into shopping heaven. As if it already couldn’t get any better for us shopaholics, since Paris is the undesputible fashion capital.  Holiday festivities will be even more exciting for globe trotters who also have a need for some retail therapy.

Gracias a la edición anual del evento “Shopping by Paris”, organizado por la Oficina de Convenciones y Atención a Visitantes de Paris, la ciudad de la luz, capital indiscutible de la moda, es transformada en el Edén del shopping. La temporada navideña se ha convertido aún más interesante para los globe trotters que aman las compras.

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Louis Vuitton’s new LockIt Collection

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Want something a little more “now” for Valentine’s? Louis Vuitton has launched a fabulous fine jewellery collection for 2013. The LV Lockit is a 15-piece collection inspired on a romantinc legend that says that in order to have their love sealed forever, couples must attach a padlock to a bridge and throw the keys into the water. This is very popular in Paris, at the Pont des Arts Bridge over the Sienna. (Much more romantic than getting engaged under the Eiffel Tower, I say! 🙂 )

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(picture taken from dailytravelphotos.com)

Eighteen carat yellow, rose and grey gold were used to create the bracelets, pendants and rings in the collection. The trademark padlock, also seen in LV’s fall 2011 runway collection, is inscribed with the ubiquitous LV logo. If you like bling and you’re willing to spend a little more, some of the pieces are bejeweled with beautiful double bands of pavé diamonds. While some of the padlocks serve as pure ornament, the one’s in the bracelets are beautiful clasps.

The collection is available at Louis Vuitton worldwide and it was launched just in time for Valentine’s Day. Love is in the air! ♥

Take a look:

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