All The Old Romantic Legends


Somehow Harrisburg got voted one of America's most romantic cities. Since I went to college a stone's throw away I find that hard to believe. I mostly think of the city by crowded clubs on first street and delicious burritos and awful roads with terrible parking and a couple of good vintage shops...it never seemed the least bit romantic to me. The only spot I can see deserving of such a label is the paths by the river--in summer they're gorgeous. You can walk beneath the arching bridges and watch the sun set, or find a bench or grassy knoll and enjoy a picnic (as I witnessed firsthand shortly before taking these pictures). It wasn't a romantic evening for me, but it was a lovely brief jaunt followed by a diner visit--which is always a good way to close an evening. I'm still wondering how Harrisburg got voted as so romantic...

Outfit details:
thrifted jacket (similar here)
vintage belt
Zara purse
*pictures by Jon

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18 comments:

  1. Beautiful photos, especially when you can see the silhouette :-) x

    http://totalmodisch.blogspot.co.uk/

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  2. These photos are beautiful! The sunset and the white dress and white flowers make everything look very romantic!

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  3. A romantic look for a not-so-romantic place. :) Love the dress.

    http://simplyattired.blogspot.com
    xKelly

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  4. That headband! I LOVE IT! (although I can never get headbands to stay on my head :/ They just slip and slide around) But it looks absolutely adorable on you!
    xox
    giedre
    www.walkingdotphotography.com

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  5. Yeah, 'romantic' is a word I have definitely never, ever used to describe Harrisburg. Truly curious. Beautiful photos though - riverfront park is always a wonderful spot.

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  6. all time favourite outfit, adore this dress and the floral headband. these photos are stunning as well :) x

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  7. Don't know how romantic Harrisburg is, but your dress and flowers in your hair sure do look romantic to me. And so do these photos by the water at sunset.

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  8. beautiful as always

    www.theorangewalls.blogspot.co.uk

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  9. That is interesting! I never would have picked Harrisburg to be romantic. Unless going by these photos alone. Then it is very deserving of the adjective.

    The Occasional Indulgence

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  10. Harrisburg? Romantic? Umm. What? That's so weird.

    However, you these pictures certainly did turn out so lovely! I am loving that dress - it looks so pretty on you!

    xoxo,
    Laura

    http://lauraisthriftingthroughlife.blogspot.com/

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  11. This dress is stunning and I love that you paired it with the thicker belt!

    Shannon
    http://GBOfashion.com

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  12. Wow, stunning! Alex
    tobebeautifulingodseyes.blogspot.com

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  13. That's funny that Harrisburg got voted as a romantic place :p Your outfit looks romantic at least! That lace dress is gorgeous!

    http://findingmyinspiration.blogspot.com/

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  14. These photos are absolutely stunning. That scenery is amazing, and you - in that dress and floral crown - are a vision! So so pretty and lovely. :)

    xox Sammi
    www.thesoubrettebrunette.blogspot.com

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  15. You look like a forest pixie! So so beautiful.
    xo, Tori Lynne
    http://generationscollective.blogspot.com/

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  16. Wow, this is probably my set of photos that I've ever seen from you! I love the lighting in this one, and your outfit ^_^. Everything looks so serene...

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  17. I'm curious as to where you live. You mention in many posts you live outside the city or in the countryside. Is it just outside of Harrisburg? Just wondering since I happen to live in Lebanon, not too far from Harrisburg.

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