Postcards from Paris: The Louvre & Luxembourg Gardens

The post-vacation blues are starting to settle in, you guys, so I thought we could remedy that with another round of postcards from Paris — this time from our trip across town to the Luxembourg Gardens and Musée du Louvre.

best croissants in paris

After a day of getting settled, we started to ease into our mornings with a bit of a routine. I’d get up, walk a block to the nearest coffee to-go shop (a rarity in Paris, we’ve found) and order us flat whites, double espresso shots and croissants.

If there’s one thing we taught the people of Paris, it’s that Americans are highly-caffeinated — and we like to stay that way.

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Pay Day: Where to Shop & Score this Weekend

I’m always searching for a bargain — especially during those in-between seasons, when its peak sale time.

This week, for example, I spent a few hours in Oslo where it was snowing; then I flew home to 75-and-sunny in New York City. Homeless chic was the name of that game, admittedly, so let this be a lesson to you: Don’t try strategic layering when you’re running on two hours of sleep.

Anyway, there’s a few notable sales happening this weekend — and since no one likes to spend their hard-earned cash on full-price items, here’s a few places to save big on your wardrobe.

(*Note: Scroll over the images below to view/shop each item)

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 30% off everything at Kate Spade
Including: Fall boots | notebooks & stationery
(Code: F14FFUS)

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30% off fall favorites at J.Crew
Including: Puffer coats | cashmere sweaters
(Code: SHOPFALL)

*UPDATE: Extra 30-50% off final sale styles — today only.

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30% off sale items at Madewell
Including: Loeffler Randall shoes | chambray shirts
(Code: PICKMEUP)

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Have a great weekend, everyone. Happy shopping!