New York City will be the first in 2013 to experience, ‘Fête Paradiso’ This isn’t a re-make of a Fellini film, although attending this festival will certainly create that surreal Fellini feel.

This is a traveling festival that is bound to enhance the nostalgic in all of us. On display and open to ride are the vintage carnival rides and carousels that have been seen in photographs and on the silver screen from the past.

Fête Paradiso’s American debut is all summer long from July 13 – September 29 on Governors Island. The public is invited to join in and can visit each weekend.

Among the attractions, is a bicycle carousel from the late 19th century which is one of only two in the world that were created in Paris, France.  It’s counterpart was seen in the Woody Allen film, “Midnight in Paris.” There will be plenty of old-style carnival games and besides the array of historic amusements, a music kiosk that will have live performers entertaining with period classics.  

A bumper car pavilion from the early 1900’s has been transformed into an eatery with the fare provided by Manhattan’s award winning French restaurant, Le Gamin. The chefs have redesigned their menus to match those that were served at carnivals In France at the turn of the century. Visitors of all ages will enjoy this once-in-a-life-time event.  Keep the name handy as the festival has yet to announce where it will be heading to next summer.

For any funky and fun loving event take along an authentic Louis Vuitton Multicolor Rift Messenger Bag that is ideal for the stylish young and young-at-heart. Jessica Simpson has added this one to her vast collection.

The pre-owned Louis Vuitton Rift bag makes any girl a savvy fashionista. This rare Marc Jacobs and Takashi Murakami design is an alternative to the white background multicolor and has a black backdrop making all those other colors truly stand out.  

The used Louis Vuitton Messenger bag makes a huge statement by its snap pocket on the front exterior with a huge gold tone Louis Vuitton engraved snap.

The messenger is trimmed in cowhide leather including its shoulder strap. It is adjustable and can be comfortably worn two or three different ways.  

The inside is secured via a gold tone top zipper extra secure as once the flap is lifted as there is a double top zipper with a Louis Vuitton engraved pull. The interior offers taupe suede is spacious enough to carry all necessary belongings without being overloaded. An open pocket is found within.

An authentic Louis Vuitton Multicolor Monogram Rift is a definite winner and will confidently rack up the fashion points.