My 2 hour trip to Paris!

by - June 13, 2013

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Arnie, Tracy, Me, Tin, Sarah and Ana :)
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Bestie and Alyssa :)
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Busy streets of Paris and the Cafe
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Our French Chef and the menu for the night!
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The 5 course meal he prepared :)

From the venue to the food, ambiance, set-up and people in their Parisian outfits, I felt like for 2 wonderful hours I got to spend at the Besimon PH event, I was actually transported to the city of love, Paris!:) It was exciting, because I've never been there and its been a dream of mine. The few things I got to enjoy on my quick trip was to stroll the streets of Paris, eat at their fancy café and get served by an authentic French chef while enjoying the company of friends. Of course, every tourist shouldn't miss out on shopping at Paris' market place. ;)

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handmade designs by Virlanie beneficiaries :)

Paris may be known for its high fashion and exquisite palate of delectable food samplings and while this being true, there are a lot of elements about the culture of Paris that people miss out on. It is in this light that Bensimon, a brand which will step into Manila's streets today, envisions breaking barriers and bringing Filipinos what it truly means to live the life of a Parisian.
Parisians choose brands with a long heritage, or with artisan and handmade elements over more generic factory-produced garments. This affects the way they shop and has created the landscape of true Parisian fashion.

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Wasn't able to take photos of the personalized sneakers, so these photos credit is to: Style Bible PH :)

Bensimon has built its roots in the European market, and is inspired by travel, military and true Parisian fashion. The sneakers of Bensimon cover an array of styles, colours, and prints for men, women and children.

Bensimon wishes to change the perception of Filipinos about sneakers in the country from a footwear catergory that is identified with grunge and roughness to one that is sophisticated and stylish.

I truly love the style and comfort that Bensimon brings. So, thank you to the people responsible for bringing Bensimon to Manila; Terry S.A. (TSA), a renowned company who also manages distributions of Havaianas, David and Goliath, Dupe, and Pininho here in Manila. :)

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Magenta or Blue??
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Bensimon for kids!

I was deciding on which colour to pick, because there were so many lovely colours to choose from! *Panic mode!* They also have cute Bennies for toddlers and I really can't wait to get Athan his very own orange pair, so we can be matchy-matchy!;)

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If the laces type aren't your cup of tea, you can also try the flats. I myself am digging the sea foam colour. ^_^ But I finally took home that awesome pair above!

Your favourite celebrities also wear Bensimon, because........


I'm hoping to get these colours next! I really love how my Bennies fit perfectly and they're truly stylish and comfortable. I can wear them the whole day. Plus, I've got a Parisian heritage with me when I wear it. ;)

Bensimon sneakers will be available in...

Center of Gravity (Forbes Town, Burgos Circle and Centris Walk), Shoe Salon (Glorietta 3, Power Plant Mall Rockwell, Robinson's Ermita, Shangri-La Plaza Mall, and Trinoma), Shoe Thing (Kids styles only: Bonifacio High Street, Eastwood Mall, and Greenbelt 5).

The price ranges from 2,095 to 2, 565 for the men's and women's line and 1, 295 to 1, 795 for the kids' styles. 

If you're curious how to style your Bensimon sneaks, here's one way: :)

I enjoyed my trip to Paris! Even if it was just a short while. Thank you, Bensimon Philippines!


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  1. Super fun trip to Paris with you guys!!! ♥ Haha love our matchy-matchy Bennies, babe! Haha let's wear them sabay :p

  2. All of you look so stylish!

    The sneakers look lovely and comfortable. And the colors are so pretty, too! :)


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