Bird's Eye View

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I brought my favorite cape out for another blustery day here in old Washington (as evidenced by the wind blowing my hair in my face). I actually saw several small whirlwinds build a few yards from me, threatening to turn into dust devils. I considered seeking shelter until the wind died down...but what's the point of life if you hide from a little breeze? Also, chances are spots this high up are often continously windy and I wanted to give a more complete picture of this region than usually presented on the blog. Whenever I'm wandering about for a spot for pictures or exploring, this is the scene I pass: distant purple mountains, fields, and eventually it all becomes evergreen forests. There are places where you can tell farms used to exist and orchards have become overgrown and unkempt, and dozens of spots for prime blackberry picking when the season is right. When I spied this hill I thought it would be a perfect opportunity to show more of a panorama of the area.
the clothes horse, fashion, style, retro, vintage, beige cape, cream lace dress, black tights, heeled clogs, daily outfit, quirky
the clothes horse, fashion, style, retro, vintage, beige cape, cream lace dress, black tights, heeled clogs, daily outfit, quirky
the clothes horse, fashion, style, retro, vintage, beige cape, cream lace dress, black tights, heeled clogs, daily outfit, quirky
the clothes horse, fashion, style, retro, vintage, beige cape, cream lace dress, black tights, heeled clogs, daily outfit, quirky
the clothes horse, fashion, style, retro, vintage, beige cape, cream lace dress, black tights, heeled clogs, daily outfit, quirky
the clothes horse, fashion, style, retro, vintage, beige cape, cream lace dress, black tights, heeled clogs, daily outfit, quirky
the clothes horse, fashion, style, retro, vintage, beige cape, cream lace dress, black tights, heeled clogs, daily outfit, quirky
the clothes horse, fashion, style, retro, vintage, beige cape, cream lace dress, black tights, heeled clogs, daily outfit, quirky

Outfit details:
vintage cape via Twitchvintage
H&M dress
Cynthia Rowley tights via Gilt
Miss Sixty heels via Gilt
seashell ring, gift from my sister

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60 comments:

  1. it's an amazing setting that's for sure!
    is that dress the same model of your black H&M one?
    x

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  2. i love this different view of your home. it reminds me of drives i've taken out west with the mountains in the distance. you got some really fantastic shots! oh, it must be so nice having such open land that leads into lush forest in your path everyday. i love seeing it come to life in the windy gif. bravo.

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  3. That looks like such a lovely location, despite it being windy! I love your shoes, they are perfect :)

    xxxx

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  4. Gorgeous picture Rebecca. You are an inspiration.

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  5. I love the profile shot. I also love these shoes, I think about it every time you post an outfit with them but I don't think I've ever commented about it.

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  6. I love the place you took these pictures in, so gorgeous and I always love that cape when you wear it, it's wonderful!

    lovelove, m.
    http://marissaexplains.blogspot.com

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  7. i'm always so jealous of your scenery! it never looks old! i remember that cape! you wore it new york! :D

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  8. gorgeous cardi! i didnt know you lived in washington? wow!



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    xx

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  9. OMG that CAPE!! Amazing! And your hair color... i'm so jealous :) How on earth did i not know of your blog before now?!? lol

    xx

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  10. I adore your animated GIFs. Keep 'em coming! That cape is awesome!

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  11. Such a beautiful place! I'm inspired. I miss living near mountains (I live by the ocean now, so I guess that's ok!). Love your vintage cape, too! Perfect for a blustery spring day.

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  12. your pictures are always so amazing! I really love the windy hair one!

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  13. your cape is perfect for the setting

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  14. Lovely outfit, and a beautiful setting!

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  15. This is my favorite outfit you've ever worn! So cozy and cute! and that side picture of you is absolutely perfect!

    What beautiful scenery! I miss the NW so much, but I'm headed back to Portland (after a few months in TX, yuk) and can't wait to see the color green!

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  16. There are no words for how much I love this cape...having done that thing where you discover a new blog then lose half a day devouring the archives, out of all your very beautiful clothes this one stayed with me the most. So much so that I immediately began the hunt for a similar one. Lo and behold, Lady Luck smiled on me because the same one came up on ebay and I snaffled it as quick as I could. It's a beautiful item, so thank you for bringing it into my life! : ) I live in Scotland though, so it tends to actually be a spring-summer item. Love the blog, you're a great inspiration!

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  17. Your usual backdrops of forest greens and pretty flowers are always stunning but it's equally exciting to see these new places. (: plus I love the last photo of you! (:

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  18. absolutely beautiful and impeccably styled!

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  19. i love that cape :) its truly amazing, and these photos are so beautiful
    xo
    xo
    -bree

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  20. Beautiful, the perfect setting for your capey cape.

    tweet tweet tweet

    x

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  21. Capes are always so chic - I wear one continuously in the winter LLGxx

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  22. I feel like there should be cowboys and Native Americans in the field behind you! love that cape with black tights & shoes.

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  23. finally i saw that cape again!!!! so beautiful just like the first time i saw it in chictopia! :D

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  24. I've said it a million times, but I envy your location. I love Washington so much. I like the change of scenery today with the big panorama, really pretty and complements your warm outfit.

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  25. yaaay the beloved cape! how inspiring... i'll never get over it! :)

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  26. This is the absolute most PERFECT setting for this outfit. What a stunning landscape!

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  27. Beautiful photos Rebecca! I think this landscape is really beautiful to me--I love the starkness and the great sense of the Northwest land.

    xo Jenny

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  28. I love these photos - they remind me of Pochahuntus a little bit :)

    http://itscohen.blogspot.com/

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  29. I love the cape--looks so cozy! I'd happily switch weather with you if I could. It's in the 80s here in N. CA today and it's too warm for my taste.
    Gorgeous pictures!

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  30. it's chilly here too... but you look so darling! it must be a good thing!

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  31. That cape is stunning, you look lovely!

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  32. Do you do all your exploring in heels? Brave if you do!

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  33. I know I've said it time and time again but your posts re just too beautiful. I love the wind, the outfit, and the setting so so much.

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  34. awesome cape! and just noticed that your hair is getting long! love it!

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  35. Thank you for braving the wind for these pics! They are all wonderful, you really live in a beautiful place. :)

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  36. i love your outfit and these photos are beautiful!

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  37. the 'moving' photo is haunting. but really lovely.

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  38. you have such an amazing blog! im officially a follower!! (:

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  39. Oh I love that cape!

    And gosh it's so pretty where you live!

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  40. Very cool outfit and incredible pictures!

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  41. You in the fourth photo is magical. :)

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  42. You look like my kind of superhero in this vintage cape!

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  43. the cape is so so beautifule !! I love it !

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  44. I am in love with your cape. The heels are fabulous as well and the scenery is gorge!

    xoxo Ashley @ freehoney.blogspot.com

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  45. the scenery is incredible, and ive said it before but i have a thing for your cape

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  46. The third photo is thoroughly and completely beautiful. I adore it. I would hang it on my wall I adore it so much. There is something of C.S. Lewis' "joy" in it (now here I am assuming that just maybe you have read Surprised by Joy). If not, what I am trying to say is there is a sort of magic too it.

    And of course the outfit is lovely. Adore that cape. LOVE that photo.

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  47. I just came across your blog, it is wonderful! Love it!
    These photos are stunning, and so are the posts before it!

    Miss Violet Bell.x

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  48. I can never get over how beautiful your hair is :)

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  49. The cape! This is one of your garments that always stands out in my mind. It's so great!

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  50. this cape is absolutely incredible!!!

    jp xx
    www.thishopefulheart.blogspot.com
    www.hopefulheart.etsy.com

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  51. I always love your animated gifs, but I especially like this one. It's really like watching a video.

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  52. i just love the gif with the wind blowing, you get the real sense of movement but with all the specialness of capturing a single moment

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