Outfit: Inside A Neglected Walled Garden

I started taking the pictures for this post by myself, mostly outside this little neglected wall garden, posing against the broken gate.
Thomas was elsewhere in the park fishing and I kept peeking wistfully at the cherry blossoms beyond the gate, but respected the walls too much to venture inside...until several people walking their dogs did step through the gap in the gate and stroll leisurely around the garden. Eventually I worked up the courage to follow their lead and also wander around inside. It's clear no one is tending this garden, a former pond is a tangle of weeds, but it's still quite lovely in spring--nature needing no man's hand to thrive and bloom. It reminded me quite a bit of The Secret Garden.

Don't these pieces look perfect together? I got this little sweater top from Unique Vintage (because in Northern Ireland every season is sweater season) and wasn't sure what I was going to pair it with when this new skirt by Space 46 Boutique arrived the mail. Match made in heaven! I have a few tulle skirts now, I can't resist the drama of them, but I think this new style and color might be my favorite one yet. It's from their soft tulle collection which is every bit as romantic as a normal tulle skirt, but a less full silhouette that makes it more wearable. The color is also a refreshing shift from my usual girly pink skirts or bridal white one. It works well now in spring with this pale blue, but can't you also see it in autumn paired with a little leather jacket, tights, boots, and the same beret?  


Olivia DiTomaso said...

Lovely photos.



Minnie Muse said...

The colors and combos for this post are so light and airy! It looks like a vintage fairytale:)

bestie said...

the top, the skirt, the garden...they are indeed absolutely breathtaking! <3 but i have to say, your eyes take the cake. they seriously just POP. x

Amy said...

These photos are all perfect! I wish that I could find places like this where I live ♥
Amy xx

Little Moon Dragon

Annie Patz said...

These two pieces are so dreamy together! I LOVE that skirt because it's tulle but it's not overly voluptuous.


Laura Mitbrodt said...

What a beautiful location!I love your skirt too

Cecelia said...

Love these photos - you look so happy!


Beautiful photos :)
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Joy said...

These are gorgeous as always. Thanks for the all the pretty pictures! I especially love the lighting in the photo next to the garden quote.
Outfit Zest

Lea said...

I've been following your blog since like, forever now, but this is truly one of my favorite shoots!!! Thank you Rebecca for such a great and inspiring content almost everyday! Love from France

Linda Tran said...

These photos are absolutely beautiful!


Emmy Jake said...

These photos make me want to visit Ireland so badly!

Emmy Jake NYC

Julia said...

This outfit does look perfectly put together! Your skirt is the prettiest princess skirt ever, I need a similar one in my wardrobe :D I can't believe you take all these beautiful photos alone, I really need to get a tripod so I can work on blog photos on my own as well! :)

Julia x

Alba said...

Amazing post! XO Alba