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Monday, July 2, 2012

July

July.
I think I should make a must-do list for this summer, so that when September comes around (always sooner than I ever imagine) I won't think back and lament the things I didn't get around to doing.
At the top of the list: Ride a roller coaster, have cocktails at a roof top bar (in a cute cocktail dress), get out the wide angle lens and photograph one really good sunset, spend a long weekend at a touristy beach.

What is on your must-do list this summer?

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The Rundown
Gingham Button Down J.Crew similar
Purple Pencil Skirt Talbots similar
Sandals Nine West
Bag Otis Thrifted
Straw Fedora Gap similar
Belt Thrifted similar
Bird Necklace Fossil
Bracelet Kohls
Nail Color Avon Orange Creamsicle with Essie No Place Like Chrome

41 comments:

  1. Super cute girl. You and a couple of other bloggers have really got me into gingham.

    xoxo
    ~Natasha Fatah~
    ~Natasha Fatah~

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  2. Soooooooooooooo lovely. Cute orange and gold nails.
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  3. This is so cute... I would have never paired a top like this with a pencil skirt but it looks awesome! And, what an awesome mani. Love the metallic.

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  4. Purple, navy and white is such a great color combo. My summer to do list includes some beach time, pool time, fun boat rides, and lots of seafood:)

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  5. Well, I'm totally adding ride a roller coaster to my list now, because that just sounds fun.

    Courtney ~ http://sartorialsidelines.com

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  6. looking good! love gingham with that skirt!

    http://navlandstyle.blogspot.ca/

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  7. I'm going to stay away from the roller coasters (me = huge weenie) but I'd love to have a rooftop cocktail or two. Also on my summer to-do list: make some homemade ice cream!

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  8. Oh man I have a feeling this summer is really going to get away from me. With three kids, work and a wedding to plan, I am now deathly afraid of lists. But rollercoasters and rooftop cocktails do sound pretty amazing. I love your gingham blouse Lydia! And the hat really makes the outfit in my opinion!

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  9. Love, love, love your nails! And I think tomorrow I'll be wearing my blue skirt with my purple gingham shirt! Thanks for the inspiration :)

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  10. such a cool a breeze outfit for the Summer, love your nails too and your necklace.=D

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  11. such a cute outfit! and cocktails on a rooftop bar sounds fantastic!!

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  12. Whoa, your nails are so cool. Is that silver and gold? I like very much. And your tiny birdy necklace is so cute. I have a thing for tiny birdies right now.

    Your summer goals sound lovely. I don't really have any but to have a worry-free birthday and fourth of july weekend. And finish my class with an A, which I think I can do. :)

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  13. Love the idea of cocktails on a rooftop bar- that would be so fun! Also, love your nails! :D

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  14. love the mani ... looks great ... as I love that sweet little necklace too!!
    jess
    JESS CAUSE BLOG

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  15. I love your birdie necklace !
    There are so many things I'd like to do. Maybe i should get started on that list too.

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  16. That bird necklace is adorable! And those colors are awesome together!

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  17. there is a roof top bar here in west hartford with your name on it :)

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  18. Such a cool manicure!! I am in love with that bird necklace...love a good nature motif!

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  19. I love how you combine colors on every outfit post! Very inspirational. :)

    Ayumi

    The Ayumi Aspect

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  20. i've got a ton of house projects i want to complete this summer. i'll be happy if i'm able to check off half of them.

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  21. You look fabulous!
    -loadsofashion.blogspot.com

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  22. Fabulous. I've been considering a button down gingham top to add to my wardrobe. Now that I've seen it with a pencil skirt, it moves up on the priority list.

    Christiana
    sewamusing.blogspot.com

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  23. Nice. I like the Fedora and the mani.

    Nora

    http://notenora.blogspot.com

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  24. love the outfit! My wish list involves making better use of my beach, going into the city...umm...thats about it, haha
    http://www.closet-fashionista.com

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  25. I adore the deep blues and purples in this! I love the idea of a lightweight pencil skirt, maybe that will go on my summer to-do list.

    Though at the top of my list is: Not leave my New England vacation without having a truly satisfying lobster roll (last time I was home I had the MOST disappointing one)! :)

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  26. This is such a cute outfit. The color combination is unlikely but it works so well.

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  27. great cute summer outfit! My must do is relaxing at the lake, going to the beach and drinking margaritas at sunset with a beautiful view. =)

    I'm having a your choose cashmere giveaway on my blog, would love for you to pass by and enter I think you'll love it.

    -V
    http://stylishlyme.com/

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  28. so cute bag and i like your differnt french manicyre!:)

    http://suklaisiaunelmia.blogspot.fi/

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  29. Love the navy gingham with that purple skirt - so cute! And having cocktails on a rooftop bar while wearing a pretty dress sounds AWESOME :)

    Annie
    The Other Side of Gray

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  30. you look so gorgeous! I love the size of your shirt pattern (the checks are very pretty and not too small) and of coarse you hat! I wish I had the alike

    Lyosha
    Inside and Outside Blog

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  31. I love this outfit - the purple pencil skirt rocks.

    I would also love cocktails in a cute dress on a rooftop bar but I don't think I should set my heart on it because it may not happen :) I'm glad it's a must for you!

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  32. great idea about the to do list
    love this color combo
    brett

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  33. Good for you on making this to-do list. I've been wanting to practice my photography skills with a sunset in a touristic area of Panama called the Causeway, but I haven't got around to it yet.. Love your bird necklace btw, its adorable ;)

    www.thejoyoffashion.blogspot.com

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  34. I love roller coasters even though it's been a while for me...When we went to Universal Studios in Singapore it was so empty that my sister and I went on the same roller coaster ride like five times haha. One of my "must do" is going to a flea market...although the rooftop bar sounds great too!!

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  35. I just thrifted a J.Crew gingham shirt in gray (I couldn't believe it) and can't wait to try it like your great look with a pencil skirt and wide belt.

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  36. I love the little bird necklace! Your J.Crew shirts are definitely some of the most versatile pieces in your wardrobe.

    And we can totally go to a rooftop bar and have overpriced cocktails sometime, haha.

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