Très Chic: Leigh Lezark Does Paris Couture Week

by Leigh Lezark

Because we know Derek Blasberg’s celeb-studded recap wasn’t quite enough Paris couture week for you, our fave dj and new contributor Leigh Lezark is sharing a quick look at her whirlwind trip to the City of Light. From Versace fittings to celeb-studded garden parties, Leigh’s dreamy photo diary certainly adds some much-needed glamour to the typical Monday morning routine.

In-Flight Essential

July 5th

"One of my carry-on essentials for the flight to Paris is this Chanel lipstick USB drive. It's filled with music in case I have to dj."

Hotel Accomodations

"My beautiful hotel during couture: Pavillion de la Reine tucked away in Place de Vosges."

Favorite Meeting Spot

"The hotel's library is the perfect place for breakfast meetings and nightcaps."

Inside Her Suitcase

"I brought my new Chanel bag from the Paris-Dallas collection, some of my favorite Prada shoes, a go-to daytime vintage YSL dress, black dresses from Versace and Fendi and a leather jacket."

Makeup Must-Haves

"Makeup must-haves when traveling: Chanel liquid eyeliner and pencil, YSL Touch Eclat and Kiehl's moisturizer."

Breakfast Spot

July 6th

"Cafe de Flore is the most delicious."

Pre-Show Fittings

"Started the day with a Versace fitting at their suite in the Hotel Bristol. The gowns were beautiful but I was feeling like wearing shorter instead."

Off To The Show

"My look at the Atelier Versace show: a black dress from the fall 2014 collection."

The Versace Show

"Rock 'n' roll couture at the Versace show. So beautiful."

Shopping At Maison Martin Margiela

"The ultimate couture!"

Next Stop: Fendi

"Fendi baguettes in Paris - how appropriate."

A Fuzzy Cure-All

"Having a great hair day."

Off To Colette

"Loved the Moschino window at Colette!"

Playing Dress Up

July 7th

"Loved wearing this metallic dress for the Giambattista Valli show."

The Giambattista Valli Show

"I'm seeing a lot of purple at the shows. Loved this gorgeous coat."

A Chic Dinner Party

"Wore a vintage Fendi dress at the Gianvito Rossi dinner in the Italian Embassy that night."

Dinner Companions

"Fighting over whose ombre hair is better."

Weather In Paris

July 8th

"Calm before couture storm."

Visiting Karl's Studio

"They always put me to work."

In The Showroom

"I want it all."

Karlito Launches at Fendi

"Hanging out with the big and little Karl."


"I love what you've done with your hair, Karlito."

Bulgari Garden Party

"Poppy Delivigne and I catch up on stories from her wedding in Marrakech."

Over It

"With the lovely Arizona Muse and Hanneli Mustaparta. Have to say: it's been a long night."

Street Style

July 9th

"On my way to the Maision Martin Margiela show in my casual morning look."

The Margiela Show

"Incredible appliqué work at this show."

Gallery Hopping

"A wall of portraits at the Robert Mapplethorpe retrospective at the Grand Palias. This show was amazing."

Time For Some Color

"At the Nouvelle Vague By Lancome party."

Party People

"Ran into supermodel Daria Werbory at the Lancome party."

That's A Wrap

"Derek Blasberg takes Peter Brant for a dip on the dance floor."