The Whole World Is My Native Land

My obsession with maps is well documented, so when I spied this map print tee more within my budget than Carven's Resort dresses, I couldn't resist. It seemed fitting to photograph the map print on train tracks which always imply the possibility of travel and connectivity to places once distant. I don't know why I really like maps (and globes) so much, maybe it just relates to how much I enjoy traveling and my own lacking sense of a "home." Being asked where your from is always a difficult question when you grew up moving three years and the location of your parents is still constantly changing. While there's a definite benefit to having a connection to a specific geographic area and a sense of roots, I don't feel as if I'm suffering.


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24 comments:

  1. A map print tee shirt! That's so perfect. I've always wanted a giant map on my wall, though I'm not much of a traveller. Anywho, this shirt is just so lovely and I bet you'll have fun remixing it. That skirt makes it very desert-y. :D

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  2. What a gorgeous shirt!

    In Milwaukee there is a store that is literally a store for all things maps...it is awesome! I've picked up two lovely old fashioned looking ones there and I have them up on my walls. Maps are so neat...it's fun to gaze at them and imagine future travels.

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  3. Super cute, I love clothing with maps on them. :)
    xo, Tori
    http://daisiesandpixiedust.blogspot.com/

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  4. Great shoes and skirt. You look so lovely :)

    http://lartoffashion.blogspot.com

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  5. K, if you knew how often i have shoe-envy from your outfits, you would... well, i don't know what you'd do. What i'm trying to say is, IT'S A LOT! Love the heels, love the cool map T, love that you pull off skirts like nobody's biznasss. You got it goin' on girl. Cheers!

    -Shannon
    http://gbofashion.com

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  6. I love that t-shirt!The map print is really original & beautiful!Love it!

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  7. Maps are so fun. So fascinating. Lovely look.

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  8. Do you know Alviero Martini brand? I don't know if you cand find it in US, in Italy is quite popular: bags and a line of clothing, with maps all around the world

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  9. This dress is adorable! I love the way you styled it too- I would never try a jacket that color but it looks great!

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  10. That shirt is amazing. I've always been enamored with maps and globes...not that you'd ever know it, from my poor navigating skills!

    thejoyfulfox.blogspot.com

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  11. That just might be the best tee shirt I've ever seen. I like how you've styled it so demurely. I would love to try making it a bit more rock'n'roll. You gotta love something so versatile. Great find!

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  12. That top is gorgeous! I love the Carven ones but this is perfect too.

    Becky
    xx

    http://www.beckybedbug.com

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  13. You probably get suggestions for map-print stuff all the time, I'm guessing. But you would like this shop:
    http://www.etsy.com/shop/renklitasarimlar
    Map print bags, plus other great bags too,from Turkey. Anyway, worth a browse! :)

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  14. that is one cool shirt! love the idea with the train tracks too.
    http://rubytuesdayloves.blogspot.co.uk/
    Ruby

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  15. Aww your sunglasses hair clip is absolutely adorable! The top is wonderful, and actually so is the skirt! I've been looking for one similar to this :) great styling all round!

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  16. Very cool! I love map prints, too!

    -Katie

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  17. Love this outfit! That map top is just perfect.

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  18. I moved every three years as a kid too, so I definitely know how you feel! Great top, I love the print.

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  19. Love the tee! Have you seen these flats at Ruche? http://shopruche.com/foreign-travels-flats.html Super cute!

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  20. are those sandals from topshop comfy? ?'ve been considering buying them for a long time but I haven't found any honest opinion about their comfortableness.

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  21. Aw I just love this outfit. Your map print shirt is fantastic with your cute little button-down skirt. Your map shirt reminded me that I'd love to add something map-like to my apartment decor. Maybe I'll come across something at the thrift store?

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  22. @Chio, I find them super comfortable. I might add a gel pad to the front at some point b/c they don't have that, but as for heel height and the straps--it's very comfortable, easy to walk in, and I haven't gotten any blisters or sore spots.

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  23. Oh, my god. I love your top!

    xx
    www.naturally-christina.blogspot.com

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