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

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11 comments:

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

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

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

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

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

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  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

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

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  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

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  9. Gorgeous loook! Love these photos!

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  10. So nice dress and lovely pictures!
    Kiss
    Aurélie
    http://www.lespetitesbullesdemavie.blogspot.com

    don't hesitate to follow me on IG (L4L) : https://instagram.com/lespetitesbullesdemavie/

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