May 17, 2012

Colour + Print





Yesterday I had the pleasure of lunch & a stroll with Kris (of Back Alleys & Boulevards), in the presence of some pretty glorious sunshine. After a long lunch at Nuba (delicious vegan Lebanese cuisine), we sat outside while Kris showed me her gorgeous designs & the current collection she's working on. We then proceeded to snap a handful of photos atop the Law Courts downtown. Most of mine are pretty ridiculous... it was somewhat difficult to keep a straight face with Kris laughing at at my awkward facial expressions & lack of balance. Nonetheless I hope we'll get in some more lunch + photo dates soon! It's certainly nice to be back & to see the lovely people I missed so much. The sunshine doesn't hurt either ;)

A few words about the outfit: my oversized fluoro orange top (layered over a lace bodysuit) was an obvious choice for a casual Summery day. I paired it with a black & white pencil skirt for a bit of contrast, & accessorized fairly simply: bag big enough for the camera, the necessary sunnies, comfortable flats, & statement earrings which you regrettably can't see all that well (they're a striking vintage roped gold, which I recently discovered in an old jewellery box while I was visiting home). I don't know all the details on Kris's outfit, but I do know I love her punchy colour-blocked top, well-worn brown satchel, & fantastic snake-print sandals from H&M!

The sun is out in full force again today, so hopefully I'll be able to accomplish my lengthy 'to-do' list while still enjoying the weather. Hope you're all having a fabulous week & thanks for reading! :)

I was wearing:
B/W printed skirt - Joe Fresh (old)
Fluoro top - H&M (old)
Earrings - Vintage (Grandmother's)
Vanilla Hamilton Bag - Michael Kors (Here, US)
Ballet Flats - Michael Kors (Here, US)
Number Six Sunnies - Karen Walker

55 comments:

  1. sooooooo cute!!!! you look lovely!!!!!!!

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  2. You both look gorgeous! LOVE your bag and skirt - seriously love them! <3
    xx



    The Urban Umbrella
    xoxo


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  3. You look so cute & stylish here! The bag is so pretty w/the bit of chain-link detail as well :)

    xx Louise
    A Little Beauty Luxury

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  4. Sweetie you look stunning!!! Love how the bright coloured tee looks with that gorgeous printed skirt. Your ever so chic bag dose a beautiful job neutralising the two pieces! :)

    Take care,Daniella xox

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  5. Ahh girl, marry me! :) Beautiful as always and the outfit is just perfect :) Hugs*

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  6. I think you both look so cute! I love the colors you each wore in your tops. Way to pair the soft orange shade with that printed skirt. So cool <3
    And I love her color blocked top as well!

    Trendy Teal

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  7. neon just looks so good on your skin. seriously. =)

    i love how you can see you snapping the pic in the background.

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  8. Hattitude Style Blog

    i'm really in to statement earrings these days! nice and long :)

    glad to see one of us back in vancouver shawna! ha

    talk soon wild child
    -Hattie
    Hattitude Style Blog

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  9. love the look and the purse ;)

    www.LaByDiana.com

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  10. Love that skirt with the bright top! So lovely!!

    :)
    Allison
    afashionfiles.blogspot.com

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  11. Lovin the bright orange top! OHh I just had Persian food the other day. YUM!!! What is your favorite dish? I love the ground beef with rice. Can't recall the name though.

    So fun that you are able to hang out with other bloggers!

    xx
    Amanda
    Giveaway at MyCowlick.blogspot.com

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  12. Thanks for stopping by our blog and leaving the lovely comments. Everything about your outfit is stunning! Love your bright top. It's nice to see some familiar sites around Vancouver! xx
    Following you back now!

    Love from Victoria,
    Carly + Stacie

    www.theislandsecret.blogspot.com

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  13. Adore the orange with the printed pencil skirt!

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  14. You look so happy and gorgeous! The color looks so healthy on you! Love em

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  15. What a fabulous combo dear! Orange looks fab on you. Love it ♥

    Xo, Imke

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  16. Love the orange top!

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  17. Thank you so much for amazing comment :) ^^
    wow, love your outfit in this post :)- so fashionable
    Have a great day!

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  18. Great photos!!
    Amazing smile!!

    Take care :)

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  19. that sounds like a lovely day! the orange shirt is perfect! i love the color on you. and that bag is pretty amazing, as well!

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  20. Love the choice of colors in both outfits ! seems like a perfect day !
    would you love to follow each other ?

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  21. This print is great. It is busy, but it doesn't overwhelm you. I like the pop of color with it..

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  22. wow!! love your bag and skirt<3

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  23. Cute! A bright top and pencil skirt is definitely my favorite go-to outfit :)

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  24. thanks so much for stopping by! looks like you girls had a great time! it must be funny having someone take pictures of you that never has i know i would get laughed at too as i would be extremely akward hahah i love the bright color paired with the print

    -Jessica
    http://runninginsideus.blogspot.com/

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  25. great look honey, i really love this t-shirt!

    xx

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  26. Hi, sweetie ! Thanks for following, now following you too ;)!
    I adore your outfit and your blog is supercute. You look gorgeous!

    Love,
    J. - http://juliechoice.blogspot.com/

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  27. love it!!

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  28. Gorgeous outfit, you really do know how to rock your brights !
    The Michael Kors bag is perfect (:
    Now following you, didn't realise I wasn't <3

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  29. Beautiful look! <3


    Greetings from Finland,
    curiousnoora.blogspot.com

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  30. I love the print and the top, which looks so great with your beautiful hair! Looking great! Kisses

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  31. Love the orange xo

    xo Jennifer

    http://seekingstyleblog.wordpress.com

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  32. The color of your shirt is perfect!
    I love how you have combined the bag and the glasses<3
    xx

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  33. wow the tangerine top is DIVINE!! LOVE YOUT MiCHAEL kors bag too :) Swoon!

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  34. Very lovely outfit! I love the bag! :)

    Thanks for your lovely comment you left on my blog!

    Geneva
    http://fromgenevawithlove.tumblr.com

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  35. You're both so cute! You look great in tangerine!
    --TS

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  36. i love that word, "Photo dates"....both of your outfits look comfortable for such an interesting project :)

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  37. I just found your blog and i really love it so i am following you,wanna follow me back so we could keep in touch?...that would mean a lot to me:d
    Hope to hear from you soon
    Kisses

    http://countryoffashion.blogspot.com

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  38. You look pretty. I have a similar top like that!

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  39. I love your top and bag!

    xoxo Sootjeelina

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  40. You are beautiful! Love this outfit! I am in love with your gorgeous bag! xx

    {Satin&Souffles}

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  41. Cute outfit! I love your bright orange top & your Karen Walker sunnies.

    And your long reddish-brown hair is gorgeous!

    Hudson East
    HudsonEast.blogspot.com

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  42. love this look and also your blog! It's so nice!!! I follow you!
    Pass to my blog and if it likes you follow me too, I will be so glad :D
    kisses
    http://francescagiusti.blogspot.com/

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  43. Oh I love this outfit! And this bag is really such a wonderful choice for summer too, I love "lighter" colored bags in summer!

    xxx Anita

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  44. You both look super chic. Love her snake sandals and your bright top! What a fun day! Happy weekend!
    Melissa

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  45. You guys seem like to have an awesome time :) I love your skirt!!!!

    ang-closet365.blogspot.ca

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  46. btw I am your new follower <3

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  47. I love your blog, you always post such uplifting and nice photographs and I love the way you dress. I'm glad the lamb photos made you smile, it's one of the perks of living on campus! xxx

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  48. i looove that skirt! i wish it was still available! love how your mixing printed skirts with easy tops! so simple and chic!

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  49. Your outfit is really cute and I love the colour of your top :) xo

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  50. Cute look, beautiful bag & you! ^^ Lovely photos.

    I hope you're having a lovely weekend so far. :)

    Satu
    Indie by heart

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  51. what for a wonderful look. love it so much!
    this bag is amazing.
    kisses
    maren anita

    FASHION-MEETS-ART by Maren Anita

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