1. The best possible way to finish off Paris Fashion Week = Angelina's hot chocolate (essentially melted chocolate bars馃崼) with my little sis @kimbykloss 鉂わ笍馃懐鉂わ笍
    The best possible way to finish off Paris Fashion Week = Angelina's hot chocolate (essentially melted chocolate bars馃崼) with my little sis @kimbykloss 鉂わ笍馃懐鉂わ笍
  2. 馃拫馃拫馃拫 from Paris !!! #cityoflove
    馃拫馃拫馃拫 from Paris !!! #cityoflove
  3. @taylor_hill has a huge number of virtual pals on social media but only a few close friends. Tonight she is out with one of them, @cindybruna (fellow @victoriassecret model and catwalker), for a goofy dinner at the H么tel Costes. The Costes is a bit of a scene for Hill, who prefers to ask Parisian non-fashion pals to help her find "the really good food, the real Paris." The Costes, of course, is super Parisian and has really good food, but it is a mad, mad fashion zone this week and Hill defines herself as a "big old nerd" (albeit one in a @jonathansimkhai lace frock). This is her inner circle: Bruna, @sarasampaio, @romeestrijd, @jastookes, @josephineskriver, and @stellamaxwell (whom she met at age 15 when Maxwell had super-close-cropped hair). They are all VS-ites and they all started working for the company at about the same time. These girls know to start exercising a month or two before the show (that show, not the runways of Paris and Milan); they know about eating lean protein. @taylor_hill, like many young professionals caught up in extraordinary careers of their own making, struggles to find friends "who get what I do for my job" and who also "understand it but don't talk about it all the time." Who better to turn to than other VS girls who walk the line between mass and haute? Hill also retains a couple of close pals from her childhood in Colorado, and knows it is "good and important to have friends outside of fashion." She took her GED at age 16, but enjoys hearing of her old buddies' college pursuits. The road not taken isn't threatening to Taylor Hill, but, rather, fascinating and diverting. Sure, her father, a natural gas engineer, would have preferred she go to university on a music scholarship. "It's important to have a conversation," she says, "but also to do what you like."
    @taylor_hill has a huge number of virtual pals on social media but only a few close friends. Tonight she is out with one of them, @cindybruna (fellow @victoriassecret model and catwalker), for a goofy dinner at the H么tel Costes. The Costes is a bit of a scene for Hill, who prefers to ask Parisian non-fashion pals to help her find "the really good food, the real Paris." The Costes, of course, is super Parisian and has really good food, but it is a mad, mad fashion zone this week and Hill defines herself as a "big old nerd" (albeit one in a @jonathansimkhai lace frock). This is her inner circle: Bruna, @sarasampaio, @romeestrijd, @jastookes, @josephineskriver, and @stellamaxwell (whom she met at age 15 when Maxwell had super-close-cropped hair). They are all VS-ites and they all started working for the company at about the same time. These girls know to start exercising a month or two before the show (that show, not the runways of Paris and Milan); they know about eating lean protein. @taylor_hill, like many young professionals caught up in extraordinary careers of their own making, struggles to find friends "who get what I do for my job" and who also "understand it but don't talk about it all the time." Who better to turn to than other VS girls who walk the line between mass and haute? Hill also retains a couple of close pals from her childhood in Colorado, and knows it is "good and important to have friends outside of fashion." She took her GED at age 16, but enjoys hearing of her old buddies' college pursuits. The road not taken isn't threatening to Taylor Hill, but, rather, fascinating and diverting. Sure, her father, a natural gas engineer, would have preferred she go to university on a music scholarship. "It's important to have a conversation," she says, "but also to do what you like."
  4. Look who got a sketch done by a Street Artist in PARIS along the Seine River today!!!!! @kyliecosmetics KYLIE LIP KIT!!!! Wish you were here @kyliejenner I miss you madly 鉂わ笍鉂わ笍馃拫馃拫 #parisfashionweek2016 #paris #cityoflove #kyliecosmetics.com #lipkitbykylie photo credit: @jenatkinhair @maneaddicts
  5. @taylor_hill at the Caf茅 de Flore before heading to @miumiu, looking at things with an appropriately existential twist. "Modeling is about staying relevant," says Hill. But who defines relevance? At present she exists as a model in two parallel universes. There is the world of @victoriassecret, where she and her friends work crazy hard and also have crazy fun-and this is a life and a landscape that resonates brilliantly on social media. Then there is Fashion Week, which gives one cred in the industry and with designers and peers. But the runway life can also be "very hard, very sad, very lonely," desperately uncertain ("even if you open the show, you are not guaranteed to get the campaign"), and, for a true social media darling, a little niche in audience for all that pain. "People don't care about Fashion Week," Hill says, speaking as a girl from the suburbs of Denver who grew up thinking, "What's Chanel? Who's Kate Moss?" (When she, at age 14, suddenly shot up to 5-foot-9, her pals thought she might one day try out for America's Next Top Model.) Hill says, "I wish I knew what modeling was like when I started. There was no @instagram." She adds, "My life wasn't all sparkles and butterflies. I worked my ass off. People who followed me from the beginning [on Facebook] know this." Her social following is the key to relevance, as much as her forthright personality and unquestionable beauty: "It's the time. This is what's happening. You have to embrace it."
    @taylor_hill at the Caf茅 de Flore before heading to @miumiu, looking at things with an appropriately existential twist. "Modeling is about staying relevant," says Hill. But who defines relevance? At present she exists as a model in two parallel universes. There is the world of @victoriassecret, where she and her friends work crazy hard and also have crazy fun-and this is a life and a landscape that resonates brilliantly on social media. Then there is Fashion Week, which gives one cred in the industry and with designers and peers. But the runway life can also be "very hard, very sad, very lonely," desperately uncertain ("even if you open the show, you are not guaranteed to get the campaign"), and, for a true social media darling, a little niche in audience for all that pain. "People don't care about Fashion Week," Hill says, speaking as a girl from the suburbs of Denver who grew up thinking, "What's Chanel? Who's Kate Moss?" (When she, at age 14, suddenly shot up to 5-foot-9, her pals thought she might one day try out for America's Next Top Model.) Hill says, "I wish I knew what modeling was like when I started. There was no @instagram." She adds, "My life wasn't all sparkles and butterflies. I worked my ass off. People who followed me from the beginning [on Facebook] know this." Her social following is the key to relevance, as much as her forthright personality and unquestionable beauty: "It's the time. This is what's happening. You have to embrace it."
  6. 馃帀馃帀馃巵馃巶What a welcome! There's a reason @leroyalmonceau is my favorite hotel in Paris. Merci beaucoup for my birthday surprises! 馃巿馃巿馃巶馃帀馃帀 #LuckyGirl 馃檹馃徎
    馃帀馃帀馃巵馃巶What a welcome! There's a reason @leroyalmonceau is my favorite hotel in Paris. Merci beaucoup for my birthday surprises! 馃巿馃巿馃巶馃帀馃帀 #LuckyGirl 馃檹馃徎
  7. Minnie for a day 鉂わ笍鉂わ笍鉂わ笍
    Minnie for a day 鉂わ笍鉂わ笍鉂わ笍
  8. never gets old. I love playing tourist in this town. 馃嚝馃嚪
    never gets old. I love playing tourist in this town. 馃嚝馃嚪
  9. Having a #TrulyAmerican day with American Vogue! Be sure to follow my little adventure for the next 24 hrs on @voguemagazine. ------------------------------------------------ "My mom always said, life will make sense in the end," says @taylor_hill on the morning of the penultimate day of Paris Fashion Week. She has just opened and closed @vanessaseward's show for @apc_paris, wearing well-priced bourgeois suiting. She turned 20 three days ago, and celebrated with a shopping trip to @ysl (credit card had weekend issues; clothes still to be collected). Tomorrow is possibly @miumiu. Friday is @victoriassecret, the regular gig she has had (gleefully) for two years. She has a steady BF who travels with her (yay!), millions of followers on social media, a love of udon and comfy separates, and a geeky Colorado backstory that involves competitive rhythmic gymnastics ("cortortionism") and the alto sax. Life makes little sense at the moment. Over the next 24 hours, let's see what unfolds for a deliberately uncool yet totally relevant American in Paris who looks like baby Cindy C. and dreams of becoming Gisele B.
    Having a #TrulyAmerican day with American Vogue! Be sure to follow my little adventure for the next 24 hrs on @voguemagazine. ------------------------------------------------ "My mom always said, life will make sense in the end," says @taylor_hill on the morning of the penultimate day of Paris Fashion Week. She has just opened and closed @vanessaseward's show for @apc_paris, wearing well-priced bourgeois suiting. She turned 20 three days ago, and celebrated with a shopping trip to @ysl (credit card had weekend issues; clothes still to be collected). Tomorrow is possibly @miumiu. Friday is @victoriassecret, the regular gig she has had (gleefully) for two years. She has a steady BF who travels with her (yay!), millions of followers on social media, a love of udon and comfy separates, and a geeky Colorado backstory that involves competitive rhythmic gymnastics ("cortortionism") and the alto sax. Life makes little sense at the moment. Over the next 24 hours, let's see what unfolds for a deliberately uncool yet totally relevant American in Paris who looks like baby Cindy C. and dreams of becoming Gisele B.
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