Outfit: Pinch Me

After a long flight, I woke up in Ireland under a thatch roof. There was a drive, hot meal and shower somewhere between the flight and the sleeping, but still, quite surreal. This adorable little cottage is not where Thomas and I will be living of course, but rather a rented escape for a few fleeting days--a little welcome to the old country from Thomas to me, if you will. I always loved seeing thatch cottages around Ireland and Northern Ireland when I visited in the past, so it was really fun to get to stay inside one. I do feel as if I need someone to pinch me to confirm this is not all a dream--although the weather has been a bit of a wake-up call! It's brisk compared to the temperatures I left behind and the forecast calls for a lot of rain--but when the sun is out I can't think of anywhere prettier than this country I now call home.

The lovely ballerina print dress by Hello Holiday reminds me of Degas's classic paintings. I can see it styled much more formally, but couldn't resist matching the blue skies on this day and throwing on a similarily shaded (although off theme!) sweater. "Top of your suitcase" dressing can be quite fun--you usually come up with combinations you wouldn't have considered with more options readily accessible.

Outfit details:
Baublebar earrings
*pictures by Thomas



  1. That dress is absolutely amazing! And the whole outfit. What a lovely blog post.
    www.jessica-cece.blogspot.co.uk <3

  2. What beautiful outfit and location! All the best for your new life in Ireland.

  3. Your outfit is awesome!!! I love your blog! :)

  4. I love that dress. Many, many congratulations to you as your start your new life!

  5. dress and the scenery married well. lovely selection! congrats and hope you are happy!

  6. Such a beautiful spot with fabulous photos to match!
    That cottage... eep!
    Best of luck with your adventures :)

    Big hello from the island next door ^.^

    Sarah xxo | thesaltyseablog.blogspot.co.uk

  7. Oh, the surroundings are so lovely and the dress perfect for strolling and biking around. Enjoy your new home!

  8. HOW is this place even real?? makes me want to cry. i am just so, so excited for your new life there in NI and all the wonderful adventures (read: pretty pictures) you will share with us in years to come. x

  9. Gorgeous loook! Love these photos!

  10. So nice dress and lovely pictures!

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