Beach Bunny


A day I never thought would come has come to pass: a day when Ireland felt too hot to me! Northern Ireland is a moderate climate and having checked the weather reports before I flew I packed a variety of thigh high socks and tights options in addition to jackets and coats "just in case." I didn't anticipate a week of beautiful weather and a day where I felt like I was melting under the sun's all-consuming glare. Luckily it was the weekend and we slathered on the sunscreen and headed for the coast to enjoy a day at the beach. Normally I'd go swimming but while the air was hot the sea felt like it could hold an iceberg--dipping my toes in was enough to instantly cool me off. And on hot days it's nice to be able to wear this braided hairstyle again; it stands up so well to wind or rolled down car windows and keeps your neck cool. I made a tutorial video back in 2010 which shows how I achieve this hairstyle. My hair might be shorter and blonder, but my method remains the same.

Outfit details:
Shop Ruche earrings
Rebecca Minkoff backpack (similar)
*pictures by Thomas



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12 comments:

  1. oh, you are SO darling. I love these shots!

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  2. Your dress is so adorable!

    Such a beautiful landscape & I think it's great to have an entire beach all for yourself.

    Hugs,
    The Hearabouts

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  3. your dress is really lovely! as well as the landscape.

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  4. gorgeous photos!! you are SO beyond beautiful

    xxoo,
    nikki

    www.dream-in-neon.com

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  5. you look amazing!!! that dress is so adorable.

    www.amoderngypsy.blogspot.com

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  6. STUNNING photos! beautiful setting, beautiful outfit, beautiful girl! you are rockin' that blonde hair.

    bedroomocean.com

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  7. I love wearing cute braided hairstyles on windy days or days where I don't want any fuss - you pull off the braided look perfectly!

    Sarah
    Sweet Spontaneity

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  8. glorious photos! it's amazing how you are able to make these shots just as lovely as your usual ones, considering how these were taken at a seemingly different time of day (ie. harsher light). when i try to do that every shot just looks to unflattering, eep!

    also, i LOVE that lipstick shade. care to share what it is? (: it may be partly due to the treatment you used in the pics but it looks like a shade right up my alley...

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  9. Your smile in the first pic is just beautiful! Your happiness is contagious :) love the orangy touch of the photos that compliment your dress. That last picture is amazing, very inspiring!

    Damaris | The cat, you and us

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  10. Are you at the White Rocks? I was there last weekend, such a lovely spot. My other half is from Bushmills so I'm over frequently during the year to visit his family. Lucky that they live in such a wonderful area. :-)

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