Asleep With Compasses In Our Hands


I keep forgetting that it's not officially summer yet when we have so many days that feel like summer. It's not just the temperatures--I see evidence in the fields turning golden and the children drawing with chalk on the sidewalks when they would usually be in school. There's evidence of a more energetic and free season when I visit lakes like this one, so quiet in winter filling with canoes and people swimming. Since summer is perhaps my favorite season I have few complaints. This dress is (as a friend told me when I put it on) a perfect summer dress; ideally I would wear the nautical themed piece by the ocean, but as I'm a bit land-locked the lakes and rivers in my area will have to suffice. It's really the colors of the dress that drew me too it--the cream base with splotches of teal, I have many things in my closet to match it with and I love how it looks with red accents.

Outfit details:
boater hat (old, similar)
*pictures by Jon, edited by me

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13 comments:

  1. Lovely pictures!
    I absolutely adore your boater's hat xx

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  2. I love this dress so much! I have an obsession with anything nautical-themed, and this dress is just darling. I love how you accentuated the teal details by wearing those shoes with that outfit.

    -Helen Grace

    Sweet Helen Grace

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  3. Your photos are incredible. Lovely dress and nice hat! the lake seems so peacefull.

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  4. I´m just love it. So beautiful, nice colors, good composition and framing. Just amazing. Sorry abou my English, i´m Brazilian.

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  5. what a gorgeous photoshoot! the lighting is perfect!

    xxoo,
    nikki

    www.dreaminneon.blogspot.com

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  6. that dress is amazing!

    www.modernsuburbanites.blogspot.com

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  7. Sooo in love with the whole atmosphere on the photos! Love your outfit and the color scheme!





    http://vanisagita.blogspot.com

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  8. That really is a great summer dress! Perfect for a day by the seaside :)

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  9. This is like my favourite summer outfit I've seen so far! I love every bits of it and the photos are just so breathtaking! No need for beaches as rivers and lakes look just as beautiful in Summer.

    http://itsme-hanie.blogspot.com

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  10. What a cute summer dress. Seriously your outfits just express who you are so perfectly. I love seeing your new posts. Lovely photos

    www.lifeinstyleofficial.com

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  11. This photo session is amazing, love the tones in your pictures and the textures which are very analogue-ish. Your nautical outfit here is one of my favorites of yours lately, but I usually fell in love with each one of them ;)

    Damaris | The cat, you and us

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  12. these pictures are goooorgeous!

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