Bonjour Darlings ... it's Aimee.
We girls know how it goes ...
we look in the mirror before heading out for our day,
checking off on our internal list ...
Good hair day? Check.
Sultry eyes, lipstick moist? Check.
Perfume on pulse points? Check.
Then, our mouth drops open
(albeit very cutely, if I do say so myself)
when we open the door to find drizzle.
And I'm not talking about the delicious caramel kind.
Suddenly, looking glamorous by the watercooler
seems merely a lost dream.
Even though rainy days are not my favorite cup of tea ...
... they are the best workdays,
the best days for a nap or a matinee,
and are lovely for reflecting,
sitting cozily inside the coffee shop,
enjoying a cappuccino.
If I am going to be walking in the rain,
I like to be protected and feel glamorous at the same time!
Did you know that Ooh La Frou Frou
is always busy dreaming up darling items
to feature Ooh La Frou Frou illustrations?
One of those sweet items is our
Ooh La Frou Frou City Girl Rainboot designs
that we've copyrighted for future creation under our name.
Aren't they fun?
They'll let let you "wear" your dream shoes in the rain!
Stay tuned ...
And it's so much more fun to face a rainy day
with a gorgeous umbrella.
You'll be so glamorously protected,
you may even look at a rainy day forecast
as nothing more than
"cloudy with the chance of daffodils" ...
Top to bottom:
Purple Daisy and Pink Gerbera (two versions)
and both Daisy umbrellas via;
the center Pasotti black umbrella with the camel dahlia via;
the hot pink Lulu Guinness bird and cat via;
the Pasotti zebra-print parasol on the right via;
the black ruffled Guy de Jean umbrella in the center via;
the peacock umbrella on the left via;
the Guy de Jean Montmarte Parisian skyline in center via;
the Guy de Jean Parisian Poodles on the right
and another view of it in lower left hand corner via;
the Frank Usher fuschia Mantova (petals on tan umbrella) on left via;
the pale pink Bella Pagoda on the right via;
the deep pink Pasotti with leopard edge in center via;
the black over stripe Chantal Thomass on right via;
the Pasotti white with leopard underside on the left via;
the Pasotti black with red leopard underside in center via;
the Guy de Jean Parisian skyline on bottom right via.
I don't know about you,
but rainy days make me dreamy.
And, of course, my dreams are Paris dreams!
I dream of wandering in and out of the boutiques
I dream of sitting outside at Parisian cafes,
watching people stroll by.
In my daydreams of walking in the rain in Paris,
even the raindrops are glamorous,
like diamonds, melting when they hit the ground!
I'm so excited to be starring in
Ooh La Frou Frou's
brand new blank card
Raindrop Dreams ...
the backdrop is Paris,
the umbrella is lined with pink glitter,
and the raindrops are diamonds ...
(well, ahem ... crystals).
This darling blank card comes with a
raspberry envelope lined in pink.
The inside of the card is lined with pink paper.
Inside message: blank
To order the sparkling Raindrop Dreams, simply go here.
If my raindrop dreams weren't diamonds,
what else would they be?
Well, they would definitely be dreams of
something born in Paris.
Perhaps they'd be Chanel and Dior handbags!
The featured umbrella below is by
and is scattered with Swarovski crystals
(pssst .. like diamonds!)!
Or maybe my raindrop dreams would be
Miss Dior Cherie parfum and Chanel lipsticks!
The darling umbrella featured below
is by Lulu Guinness via
It has fishnet-inspired background and is scattered with
shoes and mirrors!
Or, since I love Laduree so much,
perhaps my raindrop dreams would be
miniature Eiffel Towers and macarons!
The umbrella featured below with
images of Paris is a Galleria Art Print umbrella via
If you haven't been to the
Laduree site recently, you simply must check out
the darling animation of the Laduree Paris store, here!
And if you're still longing for
more Paris dreams,
this video will whisk you away to Laduree ...
without the cost of airfare!
If raindrops were dreams, darling girlfriends,
what would your raindrops be?
To see and purchase Ooh La Frou Frou cards
please visit our website at
If you are a boutique and are interested in our
wholesale program, please drop us a note
Photos (via) and Illustration Credit as follows:
All illustration on this post of:
rainboots, Ooh La Frou Frou card,
the watercolor illustrations of purses, perfume and lipstick,
macarons and Eiffel Tower by Sandra Markwalder,
artist and creator of Ooh La Frou Frou Collection.
Ooh La Frou Frou City Girl Rainboot design
(c) Ooh La Frou Frou ~ All Rights Reserved.
Photo: girl in car via
Photo: black and white of girl holding Chanel No. 5 bottle via
Photo: teacups in the rain via
References to Laduree ~ Laduree Paris via
Video of Laduree courtesy of DestinationLuxury via You Tube