Monday at Chanel

'Stairway to Heaven'??
A small peek inside the Chanel Haute Couture fitting room at the  31 Rue Cambon store…it was very large and beautiful, with mirrored walls and tall ceilings…when I walked in, a very famous hair stylist was sitting in the studio..his name escapes me now. He looks just like the male model with the beard in the H&M campaign this season!
edit: thank you to a helpful reader…it was John Nollet! He is so handsome.

………some of the dresses I tried on…..
A very beautiful, stylish, and sweet girl helped me during the fitting. I loved her outfit..especially the shoes!
We were shoe twins…I have the same shoe in white tulle. So great in black satin too.
The whole experience was unbelievable…I had worked myself into a panic in the weeks prior to the fitting. I was almost more anxious than excited by the time I arrived…as soon as I met some of the haute couture team my nerves dissolved. Everyone was very laid-back…of course I enjoyed every second of the fitting!
The gown is so beautiful….
Part of the day was spent getting pictures taken for a press package for Le Bal…I got to see so much of the city!
"I can totally do that!"
Maybe not as well as the photographer could…
My mom and I at the Place de la Concorde..
I wish I were still in Paris!!
I will be back in November for the Crillon Ball..wow, I cannot wait!

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  1. geri wrote:

    unbelievable! congratulations!

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  2. pear wrote:

    1st! beautiful!

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  3. gracie wrote:

    AMAZING! You look stunning.

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  4. Andrew J wrote:

    Jane that is incredible! Thanks for giving us a behind closed doors look into Chanel :). I’m sure 99% of your readers will never have such an opportunity so thanks for sharing!
    Such an amazing experience, and you looked incredible that day. When you find what you’re meant to do things just have a way of working out… I’d say you’ve accomplished that :).
    -Andrew J.
    Me & Marisa

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  5. Gorgeous gorgeous pictures!
    Must have been the most amazing experience – cannot wait to see the dress.

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  6. Marisa wrote:

    wow jane….this is surreal and i wasn’t even there!
    ps: love your scarf

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  7. Tiffany wrote:

    That sounds amazing! Hopefully we’ll be able to get a picture of you shortly in the gown!!

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  8. Diabolina wrote:

    A total and utter dream. Big kiss for all your success, my dear. And just think: all of this is how your story BEGINS!!!!!!!!!

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  9. leiann wrote:

    truly an astounding opportunity! thank you for sharing your great pics & experience as sadly i’m sure most of us would *never* have this chance :( envious but not meanly so…you are a beautiful & stylish girl!

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  10. Jane!!!
    You are one lucky girl! So, so, so envious of you.
    As usual you look stunning and have phenomenal photos.
    Paris and Chanel looks good on you :)
    Love, Mckenzie Dowler

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  11. youre looking so good! excited to see you at the Ball! I might be going also.. I have a friend who is doing it!!
    It’s such a hudge experience… 2 years ago it was lily Collins who was wearing Chanel, last year Tallulah I think.
    You should feel quite honor!!

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  12. what an adventure. this is one of the things on 100 things I must do before I die – go to the Chanel store in Paris and buy something. I can’t imagine how you must feel!

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  13. ediot wrote:

    youre so beautiful-amazing complexion.
    and what an journey!must’ve been a true dream

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  14. sandi wrote:

    It looks like you had an amazing time; I’m so happy for you!
    and i’m loving your outfit as usual :)

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  15. marjan the lion wrote:

    was it john nollet ??!!!
    btw you look gorgeous :D

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  16. That’s amazing, congratulations! Her shoes are absolutely divine :)

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  17. Looking so fabulous Jane! I’m so happy for you.

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  18. sooo jealous that must have been incredible!

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  19. G G wrote:

    Chere Jane,
    J’espere que je sache que tu va aller a Paris so I could tell you some great little hidden places to go.
    Now, I am sorry I do not comment more on your site… in any case, merci pour sharing les photos. I hope you and your belle mere got to eat at Les Ambassadeurs or atleast the Jules Verne while you were there, if not, when Crillon you shall (please make rsvp now or have someone at Chanel do so for you).
    Very excited for you, for your fittings, for your premiere (first of many, j’ai la confiance!) voyage a Paris!
    Thanks always for your wonderful posts and sharing your news. We are so happy for you and your wonderful luck! Poo on WSJ, saw you in ELLE (us) also, tres bien, Cherie, your star is very very bright!

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  20. Brigadeiro wrote:

    Wow, what an incredible dream-like experience! Glorious photos! Hope we get to see a pic of this dress ;)

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  21. Amazing pics
    amazing experience isn’t it, seing chanel from inside must be very exiting and I understand you were anxious….
    did you try the macarrons?

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  22. JEEEEEZE. As if we weren’t already dying of jealousy. Your life is just too much.
    Congrats! :)

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  23. maladroite wrote:

    Wow, tes photos sont si belles! I am in love with your boots as well.

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  24. Squill wrote:

    That looks like the most incredibly experience. Everything looks so elegant and beautiful– you and your mother, of course, look so chic :)

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  25. Sara wrote:

    Oh jane im so envy!You had a fabulous experience at chanel haute couture,i wished I coud ever go to the rue de cambon store.
    p.s.:those booties are amazing,I have to agree
    with love from brazil

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  26. afrockaday wrote:

    What an incredible honor to be picked for the ball! And everything about your Chanel/Paris experience looks so heavenly. You are having the adventure of a lifetime that most of us can only dream of. Glad to see that you’re enjoying every single blissful second of it. And thanks for sharing it with us.

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  27. Becca wrote:

    wow – what a surreal and amazing experience it must all have been! I look forward to seeing the dress!

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  28. Rebecca wrote:

    And so it begins!
    What a beautiful experience! May this be the first of your many adventures on your way to success! Thank you for sharing the photos, I can say that almost ALL of us are living vicariously thru u at the moment! i love that you continue to do everything with the same grace, wonder and excitement that you have been doing with UO, Sea of shoes, etc.
    We are cheering you on!

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  29. Thanks for sharing this Jane! It brought back memories of Paris and that was my favorite of the many Chanel stores there. It all looks the same as it did and I definitely need to go back there!
    Lovely photos!
    check out my Jimmy Choos abroad in Barcelona, Spain at http://www.fashionsnag.com

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  30. Jennifer wrote:

    LOL You match the fountain!

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  31. Roxanne wrote:

    Oh what a wonderful experience! I’m so so happy for you Jane. You look so fantastic! It gives me goosebumps look at your pictures! What did you end up getting from Chanel?
    Keep blogging i love your pictures.

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  32. Shannon wrote:

    Oh god, those pictures of the Chanel store are amazing. And so are the pictures of you, you look beautiful as usual. I want to see a picture of your gown from the fitting!

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  33. Michelle wrote:

    Wow I couldn’t be anymore envious if I tried, but I’m glad these amazing opportunities are being given to someone who can appreciate them. Have fun when you return to Paris in November, you’re going to look smashing!

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  34. That’s fantastic! It must have been so exciting to be there… When do we get to see the gown?
    PS how in the world did you decide what to wear? I would have been absolutely paralyzed!

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  35. Natalia wrote:

    wow Fabulous!

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  36. Have you seen the documentary Signe Chanel? (It’s on youtube in a couple of parts.) It featured some couture clients trying on stuff there.

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  37. Eva wrote:

    Oh My God !
    Wow …
    I Hate You Right Now ! :)
    your so lucky .. wow.
    congratulations btw the photos are gorgeous !

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  38. Jenna wrote:

    JANE! You look absolutely stunning. I couldn’t be happier or more proud of your accomplishments in Paris! The world is yours. Lots of love, J

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  39. anastassia wrote:

    Lucky, lucky, lucky! those boots look hot in action!!

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  40. Pearl wrote:

    What a dream come true! You look terribly chic with your black outfit and toting your chanel bag! Looks like you had fun too! I am in love with the bow booties, fingers crossed they go on sale! x

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  41. Daniella wrote:

    You are so lucky, it’s not even funny! Seriously – SO lucky! I would love to have a fitting at Chanel… congrats!!!

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  42. Isabel wrote:

    This is too cool, Jane! I’m quite envious.

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  43. Kate wrote:

    must have been an experience of a lifetime! :) sounds and looks ah-mamzing!

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  44. Fais wrote:

    Le bal des débutantes!!!!
    Crazy! Can’t wait to see the pictures!
    Kisses from Paris

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  45. Heather wrote:

    Jane, you look so stylish and lovely. Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful pictures of Paris and the Chanel boutique. You are very inspiring and I admire you quite a bit.
    xoxo Heather

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  46. What an amazing post, you look beautiful and so happy in pictures.
    I am glad I have come across your blog is fantastic!
    See you soon.

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  47. S.I.Q. wrote:

    you are such a lucky girl!
    -NASA & disney
    -fashion & cartoons
    -Marc J

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  48. daniela wrote:

    i am wishing i were u right now! Chanel! amazing.

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  49. Nicole wrote:

    I’m excited to see what’s going to happen this year with your adventures! Paris and Chanel are the dream like experience, I hope to see more of your pictures! :)
    XO Nicole

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  50. Tara wrote:

    You look SO lovely! I can’t wait to see the dress :D

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  51. chloe wrote:

    wow jane your so lucky. my heart is racing. an opportunity like that is just incredible. its great you had fun!

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  52. k604bc wrote:

    So surreal!!! Congrats again Jane!!! You deserve every bit of it!

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  53. S wrote:

    Can I ask where your boots are from? They are fierce.
    I can’t wait to see what you will wear to the ball, Cinderella.

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  54. Romi wrote:

    Ugh… jalouse! haha
    You look absolutley amazing with those boots. Love how your scarf sort of matches with the sculpture!

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  55. Isn’t Paris amazing? Pity you couldn’t time the fitting with Paris fashion week!

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  56. Davina wrote:

    That’s amazing! You must have felt like the luckiest girl in the world : ) Will you get to meet Karl Lagerfeld as well?

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  57. Leah wrote:

    What boots are you wearing?

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  58. Lexi wrote:

    That looks like tons of fun! I want to see your dress!

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  59. Jennyfer wrote:

    you and your mom are the cutest! love the last three pics. :D

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  60. wow!
    jane- i can’t wait to see you wearing your gown!
    i’m happy for the opportunities you have.
    good luck jane!

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  61. Stephhh wrote:

    sooooo jealous! of your whole trip/experience AND your boots! who made those boots?! i know you mentioned it in one of your posts, but i cant remember…

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  62. how wonderful. :)
    i was giddy just looking at your paris photos!
    looking forward to more of paris/nyc trip, or whatever you happen to post next. always a delight, always interesting and fun!

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  63. WJ wrote:

    What an unforgettable experience, I think we are all hanging out to see what the gown actually looks like…oh well, we will have to wait! In the meantime the photos you posted are gorgeous, I especially adore your scarf, and it’s good to see you putting those over-the-knee boots to use already.

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  64. gennie wrote:

    wow this all looks so incredibly exciting!! paris is such a dream world ♥

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  65. Oh Jane, this is going to be the most fantastic experience! My favorite time of the year is Ball season in Vienna, and each time it is a fairytale come true. I am certain you will shine like a princess at the Crillon Ball!! Lots of Love!

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  66. Emily wrote:

    Every girl in the world wants to be you!!! Did you meet Karl? Can’t wait to see the dress!! What did you buy from the store (I’m assuming that you weren’t just carrying around a Chanel shopping bag)?

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  67. Elisa wrote:

    Jane I’m so happy you’re going to have the opportunity to be at the Crillon Ball, and that you’re going to wear Chanel, you are one lucky-lovely girl!!!

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  68. Jay wrote:

    woww!! That’s such an amazing, once-in-a-lifetime kind of experience. Thanks for sharing the gorgeous pics with us (especially those shoes)!
    love your blog. xo J

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  69. mag duru wrote:

    love the pictures and your style. thanx for sharing!

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  70. Nichole wrote:

    you are one lucky lucky girl. very jealous, although those clothes are amazing :]

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  71. klee wrote:

    wow, the store looks amazing and her shoes are really pretty!
    you look great too !

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  72. kaily wrote:

    omg, you look amazing on these pictures, your haircolor is totally beautiful – you look so grown-up &the chanel-fitting is incredible, how did you get in there? :D

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  73. Erika wrote:

    Ohmygod you are soooooooo lucky! I am extremely envious. I can’t wait to see your dress for the ball! :-)

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  74. Simone wrote:

    three remarks…
    that fountain is beautiful. your outfit is beautiful. and seeing pictures of that beautiful Chanel fitting genuinely gives me butterflies.

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  75. great photos, what an amazing experience it must be!

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  76. Jennifer wrote:

    Such gorgeous photos!!! I can’t imagine how unreal all of that must have seemed! Such a dream!!

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  77. i CAN’T WAIT to see u at the ball in your couture chanel gown!!!!!!!!!!!!!! omg!!!!

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  78. Jillian wrote:

    truly lovely congrats my dear you completely deserve it and are so lucky
    cannot wait to see you in your HC <3

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  79. Gabriel wrote:

    You’re going to be a deb at the Le Bal!!! I hate you but I love you at the same time… healthy envy lol…
    XO G

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  80. what an experience! absolutely beautiful pictures :)

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  81. Goodle wrote:

    Paris is just awesome :) and it seems like you’ve enjoyed it!
    I love your hair colour,it looks really warm with your face features.
    Goodle x

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  82. Connie wrote:

    You are so unbelievably lucky and blessed. Everything that a girl could want, you have! I’m so envious! LOL! :)

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  83. Sydney wrote:

    So cool. So envious! I love Paris.

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  84. Libby wrote:

    Ah, lucky lucky girl! You looked amazing can’t wait to see what your dress is!

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  85. Jen wrote:

    Wow, what an amaaaazing experience. That had to have been so cool. I can’t wait to see your dress!!!!

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  86. Hey Jane!
    This is indeed a very unforgetable experience. ha ha! yeah, you looked a bit nervous in front of the camera i guess. i really feel you can do it much better without the cameraman around. i really can’t wait to see your dress! Keep us posted yeah!

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  87. Maria wrote:

    You are so incredibly lucky! Congratulations on that! Must have been a dream come true. You look so beautiful in these wonderful pictures!

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  88. oh wow, Jane you’re so unbelievably lucky for a girl of your age (well, we’re at the same age anyway). You’re invited to the Crillon Debutante Ball? That’s so amazing! Not an ordinary people can get invited :D I’ll be waiting for more of your posts, and anyway, nice pic Jane. I love the close up photos. You look cute.

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  89. I can’t wait to see you in those dresses you tried on. Ahhhh…Chanel Haute Couture…you lucky girl!

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  90. alice wrote:

    please, post more photos…..i may never experience paris, but through your lens…..

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  91. Delia wrote:


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  92. geez, you’re so lucky! :) can’t wait for the ball so we can see your dress

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  93. Jen wrote:

    Wow, your outfit here is so stunning! You are one beautiful girl. I love your blog and have been silently stalking it for months but these photos are just perfect.

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  94. Sarah wrote:

    Which camera are you using for the fountain shots??

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  95. Lindy wrote:

    this is my dream realized. thank you for posting all of the beautiful pictures. i’m so in love with your whole wardrobe and if my budget allowed for it i’d own pretty much every pair of shoes you have. keep it up! your blog is like food to me.

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  96. sara wrote:

    you look so so gorgeous in that dress and those boots!

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  97. Nina wrote:

    You’ve been to heaven and back! Oh anticipation… looking forward to seeing the dress

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  98. amber wrote:

    completely stunned. beyond my wits

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  99. Laura wrote:

    uhhh…how I wished I would be right there..Love Paris, Love Chancel, love your style!
    LG L

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  100. Anna wrote:

    I agree about her shoes!

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  101. ely wrote:

    omg so unreal. so incredibly unreal. did you die?! i wouldve.

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  102. ely wrote:

    oh and btw, my fave pic is the one of you cross the street. such hot boots

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  103. Liza wrote:

    Is it just me, I wondering whats in the bag and what shoes you’ll be wearing?

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  104. Dany wrote:

    wow that’s amazing, lucky you!
    I am looking forward to see your dress!
    beautiful pictures!

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  105. Rina wrote:


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  106. Anna wrote:

    Oh, wonderful pictures!
    And you look amazingly sweet :)

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  107. Mads wrote:

    So happy for your success!! been a long time reader of yours and I so how you and your blog has grown..=) I’ll be doing a new white tank DIY in a few days I hope you can check out my blog..=)

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  108. Daisy wrote:

    What a fab experience ! These photos were lovely to look at ! Thanks for sharing !

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  109. welcome to the good life

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  110. You look absolutely beautiful on the Chanel stairway and you’re so extremely lucky. Congratulations!!

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  111. Eeeeee! So the pretty glossy pictures from Vogue magazine can really materialise themselves somewhere in Paris in the real window of the realll Chanel store. I am more than incredibly amazed! That green has been floating around in my head for such a long time, since the pictures of the runway were published with the matching nailpolish and coral costume jewellery- oh oh oh so devine! And alot of your pictures seemed to have the same hue; of the fountain with the gold and such- subconsiously influenced perhaps? I like reading your blog, showed some of my university friends today and they all oggled the Chanel in such excitement. I think you’ve inspired my entire year to start blogs :) Well amazing. Thank you for uploading all these pretty things, I like living vicariously through you in Chanel couture, I feel suprised that it actually exists in a way! On a real person! Incredible! You are living a dream xx
    ps: Are you going to Crillion Ball for being a famous blogger or your family?

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  112. Drew wrote:

    what are those tights? falke?

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  113. Wonderful pics! Thank You for bringing me back there ;-)

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  114. Michelle wrote:

    Beautiful! What an awesome experience! Thank you for sharing.

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  115. bubi wrote:

    wow congrats..
    but can i just suggest.. because your website loads too slow because of the heavy pictures
    maybe u can lessen it by putting it into thumbnails so us visitor can just cick onto it to enlarge.
    its like loading for 30 second r more esp if u have many pics.
    just a suggestion.

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  116. Many, many congratulations on getting to do all of this! It must be exciting and amazing.
    I am dying to know where you got that scarf. It’s beautiful.

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  117. Stevy wrote:

    You are so adorable! Looks like an amazing time! Thanks for sharing this experience with us!

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  118. noga wrote:

    hye! my name is noga and im fourteen and i live in israel.
    i think your so beautiful and so stylish!
    i just wanted you to know that you have readers all over the world! :)

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  119. claudia wrote:

    you looked beautiful,
    what a big change: from Texas sunlight to grey Paris. thought: you putted a lot of colour to wonderful Paris!
    it also suits you perfectly!

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  120. Pretty pictures. Your shoes are awesome!

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  121. Anika wrote:

    I adore the photographs and am inspired for my trip to Paris. And lucky you, at Chanel. It all just looks so fantastically surreal.
    How perfect.
    Love your boots and the girl’s outfit….so cute!

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  122. Rachelle wrote:

    You’re so inspiring!!
    That is a real fairytale, Chanel Haute Couture!! <3

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  123. absolutely gorgeous, love the plan, love the day, love youuu!!!
    btw I just couldnt stop imagining you with this amazing piece I found lately on the web
    love this blog, im addicted to it!!!

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  124. dy wrote:

    awesome! it looks like you had so much fun and you look great!

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  125. kingchic wrote:

    those double bow satin heels were beautiful! i can’t wait to visit paris next year either! Hopefully I’ll magically get fitted for a show?… yeah right :P

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  126. suzia wrote:

    I’m in love with your mom’s shoes.
    They’re AMAZING, where did she got them ??

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  127. A Parisian Fan wrote:

    Whoah I can’t believe you were in Paris and I didn’t see you! I mean not that I assume you wanted to but that’s so weird that for once we were in the same city! What a pity!
    So that’s my official first comment but I’ve been reading you for so long now! All the best!
    (PS: I really truely over love your shoes, the Chanel booties are awesome!!!)

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  128. ingrid wrote:

    lovely photos nad what an experience!!! i’m so jealous :)
    which nikon do you use ?

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  129. Melissa wrote:

    Your outfit is perfect for Paris! Can you please tell us where your black dress is from?

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  130. Annie wrote:

    LUCKY LUCKY GIRL!!!! I recently (about a month ago) walked past here (I dragged the g’ma there) and was so exciting. Karl could have been inside!! KARL!!! A FEW TENS OF FEET AWAY!!! FROM ME!!!!

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  131. You looks amazing!!!! Beautiful pics!!

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  132. B wrote:

    What a dream!!!
    The pictures are awesome.

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  133. Laura wrote:

    so jealous!!!
    i want your boots
    thanks for giving us a behind the scenes look at all this!!!

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  134. KPeach wrote:

    those gowns, even just a tiny little bit shown look incredible!

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  135. Aleksandra wrote:

    Jane! you are actually living every girl’s dream! that’s fantastic! you definately enjoyed in Paris, that foo shoo! hope u gonna visit rest of the Europe soon ;)
    xoxo =*

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  136. lea wrote:

    I’am leaving in paris and i’ve seen that yo mother’s got a VANESSABRUNO bag. Good choice darling :) It’s a very trendy bag in france !

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  137. Wonderful pictures! November will be incredible. Love the t-shirt with the Rabbits (I collect rabbit ‘stuff’) is that Chanel?!

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  138. Suzanne wrote:

    you look absolutely stunning with those boots!

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  139. How amazing to work with Chanel and be in the beautiful Paris!

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  140. Laura wrote:

    Love the pictures. Thanks for posting! You looked lovely as always!

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  141. kianna wrote:

    girl.. your outfit is fabulous!.. please explain! brands, etc.

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  142. Jess wrote:

    oh my god, that is such an experience. so lucky, i’m so jealous.

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  143. Ragan wrote:

    Wow. Some girls have all the luck.

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  144. Margarita wrote:

    That is so amazing. What an experience. You look amazing as always!

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  145. Nia wrote:

    What an AMAZING oppurtunity! VERY jealous! Congrats!
    P.S: Who is your scarf by?
    Excited to see more pics!

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  146. Gimme those boots! :)

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  147. Emily wrote:

    You are so unbelievably lucky! I got the chance to go to two of the three Chanel boutiques in Paris last time I was there (there may be more now… I don’t know) but to have the opportunity to be fitted in Chanel couture- that’s amazing. I feel so unaccomplished compared to you (we’re the same age). How on earth did you manage to wear heels walking around Paris though?? My feet were killing me and I was in grungy sneakers. Of course, that was after eight hours straight of walking, haha :]
    Can’t wait to see more photos!

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  148. CECILIE wrote:

    i am so jealous!!!!

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  149. ONLY the children of BILLIONAIRES can afford to go to the CRILLION BALL. And when do YOU have time to go to FRANCE when you’re 16????!!!! SHouldn’t you be in HIGH SCHOOL?

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  150. Lana wrote:

    Real Talk: the only reason why you are able to enjoy this fantasy life that you lead is because you are filthy stinking rich with parents who clearly aren’t looking for a lawyer or doctor out of you. You clearly aren’t attending school of any kind so I suppose the NYTimes article about you WAS spot on. I’m sure it also helps that your mother gets to live vicariously through ALL of your appearances and events. This isn’t an attempt to tear you down but to basically make sure you know that you need to own it. Own the fact that this blog is just a mass of narcissism that feeds the hungry little jealous readers that comment excessively and aggressively. it is their obsession with your blog that has created all of the opportunities that you have been so graciously afforded. I’m not even quite sure what it IS you do apart from wear insanely expensive couture and vintage clothing. Are you a stylist? Designer? I’m just confused, disturbed and completely put off. You’ll probably delete this because this comment is entirely too real for the likes of the mindless drones that write on and on about much they envy, love and adore you but I must say I’m afraid. Afraid that this is the future. Idol worship of a wealthy girl amid economic chaos.

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  151. Intiz wrote:


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  152. Allison wrote:

    Hey Jane, Congrats about everything. Your really making a name for yourself.
    I was wondering if you will be attending Austin City Limits (i dont know if thats your “scene” or not) since you do live in Texas.
    I’m really excited about it, it should be really fun.
    and I’m not sure if you will read this, but whatever.
    Tell your mom i love her jewelry.

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  153. rebecca wrote:

    that fountain is unbelievable. I’m off to Paris soon, I hope everything looks as mythical and dreamy as that.
    I love your outfit there, too – simple and sophisticated, and that scarf does wonders to highlight your hair colour. tres gorgeous.

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  154. Lovely photos, you’re absolutely stunning!

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  155. lovely photos and i like the style of your mother. It’s wearable.

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  156. Jane wrote:

    congratulations…..you lucky lucky thing! so stylish and i can not wait to see the dress!
    do you have to take a date??

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  157. Erin wrote:

    you look wonderful! I’m glad you had such a great time!

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  158. Oh. My. God.
    That is amazing!! That you’re wearing Chanel Haute Couture! WOW. I hope you have a BLAST at the ball, and I bet you’ll blog about it~

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  159. jae wrote:

    so lucky!

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  160. WOW! Looks like an amazing experience!

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  161. Jasmin wrote:

    aww, you look like a little kid at christmas (in really hot boots). Congratulations, I hope you have a really fantastic time at the ball!

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  162. Carol wrote:

    lovee your first picture! really, your look is awesome :)

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  163. shaunathon wrote:

    OMG! Love love love the boots you wore! I cannot wait to see the dress!!!

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  164. hazel wrote:

    oh gosh you are so lucky!! :)

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  165. Chelsea wrote:

    Great boots!

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  166. Virginia wrote:

    I love that nail polish colour the girl was wearing!

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  167. Jen DC wrote:

    Totally jealous, you lucky little minx! Enjoy yourself…

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  168. anna wrote:

    I’m going to Paris in just two days! Can’t wait! Love your boots btw:)

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  169. Elodie wrote:

    You are so beautifull ! Your mom too !
    I’m french, my english is so so so bad, sorry.
    Waht are you doing with the protographer ? It was for an French paper ?

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  170. Chloë wrote:

    Your such a lucky girl! Shopping at Chanel at the Rue Cambon, IN PARIS! WOW!

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  171. Angelique wrote:

    amazing. You’re a very lucky lil lady ;)

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  172. Natalya wrote:

    Wow, awesome photos!! I started a fashion blog a month ago but can only afford inexpensive stuff! How are you able to afford Chanel, etc.? Do you model professionally?

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  173. I have no words… Your mom and you are fabulous, so beautiful! Lucky ladies :O)))

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  174. S wrote:

    Jane, what dress are you wearing? The entire experiences sounds surreal and amazing, but I’m sure you realize that! Can’t wait to see the dress!

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  175. One of my favorite parts (aside from the Chanel boutique) was when you randomly posed on top of that ledge. I bet that was fun too!

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  176. ah nv in my life will i evr step into such a fitting roommmmmmmmm

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  177. joannapple wrote:

    U`ve really been there! I believe I`m not the only one that envy U… Thank U for those amazing pictures!

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  178. Georgia wrote:

    Beautiful colours – you match the statues
    So amazingly pretty!
    It would be mine

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  179. Sandra wrote:

    Is it the same stairs which was in “Coco avant Chanel” movie?? :) You look pretty as ussual. Love your extraordinary style:)

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  180. Nata wrote:

    All your outfits are so gorgeous, they’re exquisite.
    It seems like people in Paris stop in their tracks and look at you. (:
    And those stairs look like they do lead to heaven.

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  181. cici dion wrote:

    I have to know where those bow satin heels are from! Please, I want them! haha Many thanks!

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  182. that has to be the absolute most desired thing for any fashionable girl- congratulations jane! and you look gorgeous in the shoot!

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  183. Denise wrote:

    Hi there. Could you provide more details on the loft that you rent in NYC? it looks beautiful! i will be heading down to NYC soon and am still looking for a place to rent out.

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  184. EMILIE wrote:

    Beautiful pictures!

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  185. That is amazing. You are so lucky. I cannot wait to see you in the dress. I bet it will look amazing. xxxx

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  186. Kara wrote:

    Wow, words cannot express how beautiful Paris and Chanel look! I love the boots you are wearing. Looks like it was an amazing experience!

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  187. olaitan wrote:

    thigh highs…i’m sky high just looking @ them….gorgene and fabo ;)
    enjoy the ball…i watched 1 episode of rachel zoe, she dressed cameron diaz and said “that’s how i want to look when i die…head to toe in chanel”. (bananas. “?”)

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  188. Maya wrote:

    Definitely the “Stairway to Heaven”…. Plus wearing Chanel haute couture in the Crillon Ball is like heaven.
    Simply in awe….
    I have dreamed about being in the Crillon Ball for years

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  189. Michelle wrote:

    the gold scarf matches with the statues ! how coincidence..
    I wish we could switch lifes.. you seem to be enjoying ur trip so much.. jetting off to NY and Paris.. :P

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  190. I remember walking past the 31 Rue Cambon Chanel sign after leaving a Lesage vintage textile showing… I got chills!

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  191. Grace wrote:

    When do we get to see the gown? I’m sure whatever you get will be deadly cool.

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  192. cristina wrote:

    hey, first of all your blog is amazing, but you already knew that haha.
    second..what kind of camera do u have??

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  193. Dorcas wrote:

    Hi I wish you all a wonderful day

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  194. missghesquiere wrote:

    YOURE GOING TO THE CRILLION BALL???? lucky duck! have fun!!

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  195. Alana wrote:

    Hi Jane! ADDICTED to your blog… it’s absolutely divine! I was wondering who makes your boots? I adore them.

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  196. Never thought I would be so jealous of a mannequin! Oh well, she’s wearing Chanel what’s so shocking about that. Btw, love your mom’s top.

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  198. chloe wrote:

    I am Parisian and I like your blog. I to find them accidentally an evening when I had to make nothing and I at once re-take off has my friends. I am a fan of mode (fashion) too but my thing it is more scarf and bags. Your photography its magnificent and I am delighted in looking the completeness of your blog (who my give quite a lot of idea). You are magnificent and I has time every article with impatience. Then if you go back in bets do not forget to make a small cuckoo has everything your French fan who likes everything that you make.
    Sadden for my English which is not very good.

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  199. dan wrote:


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  200. Lucky you girl! I’d love to visit a Chanel store once. I live a very little town and this kind of things only come in the magazines! I loved the black boots, they’re adorable and I’ll definitely tell my boyfriend that I want them!

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  201. IT IS hard to look at the Capitol in Washington, DC, without a frisson of excitement

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  202. Everything in those pictures coordinates with the whole concept and style.

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  203. denisa wrote:

    nice pics , i luv the boots

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  204. denisa wrote:

    if you want to exchange links or something

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  206. my friend. i bought many shoes from online shop. you can take a look. tks very much

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