Take your time, smell the fresh air and wear a River Island dress

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Siren strappy heels (similar here $128 USD)
Country Road leather gloves (similar here $116 USD)

Hi all! Hope you're all doing fine. Thank you for every single comment, I am so overwhelmed with the kindness. Blogging is so much more fun than facebook and twitter combined!

Today it was a peaceful day. Last time I blogged my head was buzzing with wedding ideas for myself and for my friend (but mainly for her, because she is actually engaged), and it was so tiring.
But now, with the sun shining, and the birds tweeting, and the Spring breeze sweeping through, I was able to clear my head. Having a lot of spare time, I finally finished up with my errands now, and I now have  the time to read. I love reading, but with my fashion job I barely got through a book's chapter. Now I get to catch up.
On my to-read list: Summer and the City (Candance Bushnell), One Day (David Nicholls), Catch 22 (Joseph Heller) and the Wicked Grimmerie book (which is a photo diary of the musical).

What books are you guys reading now?

One thing that makes me happy, is seeing little kids on the bus/train who have their kids buried in their books. When the last book from Harry Potter came out, I saw this everywhere in Sydney, and that, was a fantastic book.
I hope everyone has a great week!!

xx Natalie


Noémie said...

That dress is amazing!!

Anete said...

You look great! Amazing background! :)


a story about M said...

you look amazing! :) love your dress so much!

Klaudia said...

amazing dress and all color.;)

janettaylor said...

What a pretty dress, my dear!


Raquel said...
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Raquel said...

Amazing *

erica marie said...

gorgeous outfit! I haven't read in such a long time. I actually got a book from the library with the intent to read but never did. I got so busy and forgot about it and racked up some late fees...lol :)


BattleGnomes said...

I love your blog! Your photos are amazing and you look beautiful - the dress is sooo nice! :) I agree - blogging is better than everything! I have a huuuuge reading list. Ii've read One Day and it's wonderful (much better than the film!) At the moment I'm reading The Kite Runner for a school project, but I plan on reading "Looking for Alaska - John Green" next :) I'm a major Harry Potter fan - that was me as a 6 year old with the first book :) I'm following you now, it'd be cool if we could follow each other? :D


inmyhansonshirt said...

I absolutely love that dress! The colour is gorgeous. Those gloves make this outfit perfect!


Teddi said...

someone looks like a goddess in that russet dress & gold headband the light reflecting. i'm reading "Last Night at Chateau Marmont"
by Lauren Weisberger (she wrote the novel "The Devil Wears Prada). i've read 2 of the books in "the carrie diaries" series. i like them both better than her sex & the city originals.

Luciana said...

Hi Natalie! Thanks for visiting me at lusoriano.blogspot.com!

I loved your blog and I'm following you, ok?

I love drawing and painting, but I'm still learning... I noticed you have wonderful pics in your blog; they are perfect to draw! :)

I hope see you soon in my blog!


adele said...

I love the cape detail Natalie & the colour of the dress is divine xoxo

Urszula said...

you look like princess :)

Leticia Oliveira said...

Ual que look lindo!!
Eu amei !!
Seguindo também!

Iván said...

Natalie A lovely dress, I loved the location for the photos, review previous entries outfit's got a ten,
lots of color and personality to match, I'll stop by your space to participate, I'll follow!



bicocacolors said...

I like so much!!!

a big hello from Spain,

Mannequins Dream said...

great dress! :D Xx


Stevia said...

Such a pretty dress!
I loveee the color
and your headband.. Just perfection!

Yes Harry Potter last book is AMAZING!


Corina said...

Lovely dres!!! cute photos!!

CottonCandyINK said...

love the red!

Anastasia from Natbeesfashion said...

i love the red cape you are wearing!! i wanna buy one in camel :)
Currently I'm studying over celery flavonoids and mechanisms to develop phenolics extraction for my phd.Not quite fascinating...:(

Ly said...

Another great outfit! I love the head jewelry,



Gabrielle - I LIKE IT FAST said...

Super love this outfit, perfect

DailyGlamour said...

pretty pics !

Plami said...

What a lovely dress! you look like a princess! :)



lapetiteblonde said...

wonderfull dress!!


Sara Levy said...

I'm not reading anything right now, college takes most of my time!
I loved loved loved your look, so glad I found your blog!

Lilith said...

Beautiful dress!


Arabesque said...

your dress is amazing and this cape fit so great! you look like a princess ;)


Limasim said...

What a cute blog, <3
love it!


Doudinou♥ said...

Gorgeous ! Your bdress is beautiful ! Ad i love your shoes !!

Much love , Riim ♥

Maiken said...

that indeed is a beautiful colour and you look adorable in that dress :)

re_becah said...

hi!! Thank you for your visit!!

Of course I'm following you! I ask you to follow me back!



Lali said...

This outfit is so beautiful.. and you have a new reader. ;)

Veronica Popoiacu said...

lovely !!!!!!!! lovely !!!!!!! lovely ! beautiful dress!


Mina said...

woooooooow... you look great! :)

Claudia Guillen said...

Oww my goood, your look is so handsome!!! I want too!!!!!

Kisses from Brazil!

Le Salt Lake said...

I really like your head piece. I wish I could wear them but they always make my head look longer then it already is, ha ha!
Le salt lake, jacket

Nora said...

wow so pretty <3

Joanne said...

U look amazing!


Victoria said...

These colours together are so lovely and warm! xx

Sabrina said...

el vestido es muy bonito!! :D


maggie said...

Love your dress and cape! I'm reading Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson right now, and I love it -- even if it's something for school. I definitely recommend it ;)

xx maggie

aelie said...

Beautiful dress! I love the sleeves x

Daly said...

I love the color of your dress, it's gorgeous. Also, your headband is beautiful! Definitely something on my wish list. I'm currently reading Love Stories in This Town, which is a collection of short stories and is fantastic!



LaReK said...

Hi! I came to thank you for the your visit at LaReKisses and want to tell that your blog is so cool! Love it!

And what a beautiful dress you are using! The color and shape are perfect!


Sarah said...

Beautiful colours xx

Diana said...

I definitiely recommend "One Day", I recently finished reading it and you won´t be disappointed. A way to get more reading done is to just get through one chapter before bed ;). xoxo

le sorelle said...

That is such a gorgeous dress! I'm loving it with that head piece, too! I need a relaxing day like the one you had! Unfortunately, mine was filled with school!

sorelle in style

Porcelain complexion said...

That dress is lovely, especially the cut of the sleeves.

I've got pretty much all of Candace Bushnells books, just finished reading "Memoirs of a Geisha" and loved it!


Chica Très Chic said...

So lovely!!!!


I'm following you ;)

Cee said...

What a beautiful dress! The colour looks absolutely amazing with your skintone, and I love the sleeves.

There are constantly a million books on my to-read list, but I like to discover them one-by-one. The library is my favourite place to spend a quiet afternoon, just deciding what I should read next :)

June Lee said...

Pretty outfit!

Gorgeous <3


Delvy said...

i love your shoes.. :)

ShinyPrettyThings said...

that dress is lovely!! great color!

i agree, harry potter will forever be my favorite. it was most of my childhood/teen yrs! i must get around to rereading something :D

Elissiam said...

Beautiful dress!

Harry Potter is the best thing ever. I'm reading The Girl Who Played With Fire at the moment. Soooo goood.

Keeping up with E.S.E.M said...




Nettie said...

Pretty dress!! <3

Selma @ Crazy Little World Of Mine said...

Love the color of your dress!

Francesca Felix said...

these pictures are so beautiful! and that is a lovely outfit !!! I am totally digging the headpiece!!!

Saphira Thenalia said...

I love that head piece dear...a cute of you


betty said...

love this color on you !

i had free passes to go see 'one day' but there was only 10am sessions mon-sunday (thats wierd, movie mustve been a flop) but i still wanted to go watch it - but now its no longer inthe cinemas :(

Eider said...

lovely outfit!!

kisses from http://fashionmeplease.blogspot.com

Catita said...

amazing headpiece!
shopbop giveaway at my blog!

Ancia said...

Your pictures are so damn beautiful! You look amazing!
X, Ancia

Biser Sable said...

the outfit is great!<3
thanks for commenting on my blog! I feel better now...:)

Missariadne said...


Miriam Stella said...

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BincCi said...

Harry Potter sure is a great book! I remember when my sister was reading to me the 3rd book of Harry Potter when I was a small child and I never let her stop reading! :D

You dress is amazing :) Would love to see that piece of clothing in my closet!


lara said...

sweet cape - I've always been to nervous to wear them, but you really pull it off! also - Catch-22 is an incredible book!
thanks for stopping by my blog and following me - I'm following you back xx

Mona M. said...

thank you so much for following my blog dear. iam so greatful <3

Anh said...

The dress is so gorgeous! And at the moment, I'm reading Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close :)

la tiquismiquis said...

thank u for your sweet comment! <3

la tiquismiquis

Danilla said...

Muito lindo seu look...

Adorei seu blog..



g e m s said...

thanks natalie:) i love your dress, and your blog too!
i follow u!

roxana said...

Wow, so beautiful!
Your blog is lovely, I'm following you, too. :)
And thank you for the nice comment. <3


Inma said...

Hi!! i love your dress, beautiful outfit!! =) Xo


Elisa said...

love river island and that dress!



Bahia said...

I enjoy this outfit, it's a so beautiful dress!

p e b b z said...

lovely dress =) thanks for the comment on my pinterest post >.<

pebbz blog

indie by heart said...

Lovely dress! cute headpiece ^^

xx indie by heart

Celia said...

Thank you a lot for your coment! could you follow me? im following you also :)

really nice blog,i love your outfits!

Summer-Raye said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE! Thanks for your comment. Id love for you to follow my blog- let me know Ill follow you back.




Anjuli Ramos Busot said...

Gorgeous dress!!
Thanks for the follow at Garment Traveling!!

I love your blog, you got a new follower as well!

♥ from Garment Traveling


Antonella said...

It's a beautiful dress!
Thank you so much for the comment on my blog =) Now I follow you, if you want, follow me back!


Angie said...

i like the romantic headband and satin texture of your dress. this look is dreamy! thanks so much for your sweet comment, following back!

angie of pandaphilia fashion

MeRuborizo ♥ said...

Nice outfit! the color of the dress is beautiful!


Gabrielle said...

Love the jewel in your hair,
really feminine


Soraya said...

a great outfit! and detail of the head I love it! :)
I'd love you to stop by my blog

Neifile said...

You are so cute girl :)


Aurelia said...

Amazing dress

PookeBoop♥ said...

wow, this dress look so great! You're beautiful!)

Alina F. said...

Beautiful dress!Love these pics!

Juls said...

so cool! great outfit ;)

fashion tree said...

Great outfit! Love your headband!


S said...

This dress is very cute!
And you look lovely!
great done!

Celyne Glam said...

thank u for comment on my blog:***
follow me...kiss

Paula C. said...

Love the head piece, simply gorgeous! By the way you´re gonna love One Day, it´s really engaging and such a beautiful story!



Rita Of Course said...

Hey there Lucy :) Your comment made my day, thanks for leaving your link there, it made me discover your amazing blog! I'm stunned by your beauty and style, fashion taste!
I'm following you, maybe we could follow each other :)

panna e caffè said...

lovely pics beauty! I love the colors you used!

xoxo from france

Lau Figueiredo said...

Since now there aren't so many kids that actually read, it's always good to see when they do.
I just finish reading The Last Minute by Jeff Abbott, really good book.

Really like the dress and the gloves.


Filipa Moreno said...

Lovely outfit! I love the gloves!

thanks for your visit!! =)
love, pi*

Leeann @ Join the Gossip said...

Fun photos! Thanks so much for visiting my blog :)

I tried reading Catch-22 recently and got about fifteen pages in and gave up, I was too bored hehe. I actually just got notification that "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" is on hold for me. Never read the book!

StyleIDnet said...

Beautiful .... the dress is a total dream, I am particularly in love with the color.



Beautiful photos !!!!!!
I love the color of the dress!

kisses pretty!


Niccoló Pagliari said...

Nice blog! :) I follow you..if you want look my sketches! Nick
www.nicksketches .blogspot.com

Amanda Z. said...

I love the dress! (:
Very beautiful! Nice pictures


Miss Kwong said...

love ur beautiful dress! follow u now.

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RACHEL said...

thank you for following me gorgeous! x

i'm currently reading the gospel according to coco chanel: life lessons by the world's most elegant woman by karen karbo :]


Nixie Pyrena said...

what a nice dress ! love the colour of your hairrr !

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Fátima Payán said...

i have to say i was one of those persons reading hp on the buses, i think i literally read it everywhere i went. on other things i die for your head piece i 'ive always wanted one, but i can't seem to find it though

Josie said...

That dress is SUCH a great color on you! I love it.
xo Josie

lucia m said...

love what you are wearing!!


Caterina Salvietti said...

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Mony said...

You're Beautiful ...

I loved your blog!

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Sara said...

Great outfits, we follow each other?

menina elegante said...

Gaw I love this look!! Red is gorgeous on you. :)

Also, I have a giveaway on my blog. :) Come check it out! xx

paledivision said...

You're gorgeousss :)
I love the pop of colour in the dress! xo


Duygu said...

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Rosalina S. said...

the background is simply beautiful, and u also look stunning!
this is the first time I see ur blog, love it (:


ann said...

great colors, love your gloves! amazing style!

Jessica said...

I love your style girl! I also love that you're in fashion in Australia as I'm in fashion in NYC :) We can share awesome work stories ;)

I have a giveaway going on right now that you may love, be sure to stop by! So glad I found you!

amy said...

You are a darling. The pink color is so complimentary for your skin tone


hugs (^.^) hope to hear from you *

Melly said...

Great pics. .)

Pop Champagne said...

the dress looks so darling on you, I love the color!

Melu103 said...

love your dress doll!

its a really nice color

thanks for stopping by my blog

have a great weekend

fly with me ♥

skippysays said...

Just found your lovely blog- what a beautifully simple and chic summer look!

A Heel in Mint said...

You look beautiful. Love the pictures. :)

Heel in Mint

Oxana Ivanova said...

Lovely dress!

badger said...

pretty outfit! i like your dress :)

badger said...

pretty outfit! i like your dress :)

chow (heart+bleecker) said...

LOVE that headband!

Laura said...

adorable! <3

Anouk said...

Great outfit, love it!

Sarah S. said...

Your hair sooo cute :)

La Professionnelle said...

OMG I am your newest follower!! I LOVE love LOVE this hair thingy. I have wanted the one from House of Harlow but found it way too expensive. This one is perfect and looks very worth it!!


The Key To Chic said...

Hmm, I might have to read Summer and the City. I just finished Tim Gunn's second book, and I found it very candid, refreshing, and entertaining.

Mi vida en rojo said...

I like this dress!!!

Thanks for your comment! ;-)

Emily said...

Great photos, the outfit is very little red riding hood!



Sonia said...

Thanks for your comment! I love your headband ^^ It's so pretty!
You aren't my follower...I think it's something wrong, don't worry ^^


♥ Ana Paula Xavier ♥ said...

♥ headband


Confessions of the Psycho Cat said...

I love this outfit!

Angela said...

That dress is gorgeous!
Thanks for the lovely comment on my lil blog too! So sweet x

A x

The chocolat said...

Love this look!!!

SilhouetteParisienne said...

Amazing head piece


Hailey said...

WOW this Whole look is beyond incredible!!!!

jonnachi said...

i absolutely love this!! so elegant!!

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SoapyMermaid said...

this monochromatic look is just stunningly wonderful

Mur-Mur said...

Thanks for your comment on my blog! Love your blog and style, beautiful pics!

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