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Monday, July 9, 2012

Mystic

Over the weekend I went to Mystic, CT where there are some touristy things like an Aquarium, a Seaport, a Village, and then the town itself which is on the water and quite pretty - but there is no parking whatsoever... so we didn't stay too long for fear of being ticketed or towed.

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The Rundown
White Shirt J.Crew Thrifted
Turquoise Ikat Shorts Loft similar, similar
Sandals Ciao Bella Petunia
Bag Otis Thrifted
 Turquoise Bracelets Towne & Reese Avery
White Watch Borrowed from my Sister similar
Chain Bracelet Macy's similar
Starfish Ring c/o LuShae Jewelry similar, similar
Necklace Macy's
Earrings Gift
Nail Color (manni) Essie No Place Like Chrome
Nail Color (peddi) Essie Aruba Blue

50 comments:

SACRAMENTO said...

Gorgeous pics.
Love your comfortable sandals and the blue nail polish with the green.
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Courtney Erin said...

I love Mystic - it's such a picturesque little place. Love the shorts as well - the color and pattern are just perfectly lovely for summer.

Courtney ~ http://sartorialsidelines.com

Closet Fashionista said...

LOVE Mystic! I haven't been in so long... :( You look so awesome in the shade of blue too (ooh, a rhyme!)!
(I got the smaller version of the giraffe so he only comes up to my belly button)
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Ali Hval said...

A touristy type town with no parking? Sounds like a good way for them to make money. I'm liking those instagram pictures--the boat thingies and that awesome woven rug are too cool! I just love rustic-looking items like that. :D

You always look so goood in mint! Your bracelets and watch are so very pretty together, eep!

Also, I'm pretty sure nothing is better than Italian. It's gotta be all that awesome chEESE

Natasha xoxo said...

Love these shorts on you! The color screams summer :)

<3, natasha @ twenty-something blog

~Jeimy~ said...

gorgeous colors love the beautiful print on your shorts !!!

Shea said...

Mmm, a grilled cheese cafe? That sounds like heaven! You look so summery in those shorts with the white top too!

Always Maylee said...

LOVE these shorts on you! You look so pretty.

xo, Yi-chia
Always Maylee

TaraMixandMatch said...

Perfect styling of those shorts...can't wait to style mine with a white top!

Simona said...

Do amazing pictures and you look really stylish! Love your shorts so much :)
Simona

Frannie Pantz said...

Oh yay I am so glad that you got these shorts! They are such a great color on you! Your photos are, of course, gorgeous. I hate parking anxiety! The worst!

Janine said...

I'm still kicking myself that I didn't buy those shorts. They had a pair on the clearance rack in my size and I didn't buy them. I have a dress from there in that print and figured I didn't need the shorts too.

Natasha Fatah said...

That's a great blouse, perfect for the summer. Love that you thrifted it! :)

xoxo
~Natasha Fatah~
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The Jones said...

SOooooo I have basically fallen in love :) You have the most amazing style...cheap, easy, sweet, spunky, chic. Love your posts to pieces.

Following you :)

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Tere Ávila said...

great this shorts honey, i love the combination of color!

xx

Anthea Sanna said...

Great look! I love the shorts :)

Cheryl van den Berg said...

Really like your shorts. Sounds like a very quaint town to visit, especially since it's on the water.

rachel said...

Did you stop by Pennywise??

Bravoe Runway said...

Your photos look amazing as always Lydia! I love the shorts, they sold out in a blink of an eye from LOFT!

Nnenna said...

Sounds like you had a fun weekend trip- I want to plan a weekend getaway too! :)

Amber said...

crazy cute shorts lady! So there is no parking?! Thats a bummer cause but there has gotta be parking for the aquarium, right? I am trying to convince Kevin we need to go there for a little day trip

Victoria said...

Your shorts are so lovely! I really like the print. xx

- Victoria
www.VICKITAS.com

Lindsay said...

I love your outfit and can't believe you found that perfect white shirt thrifting. I'm also in love with your nail color, too. What a beautiful color!!

Lorena said...

Tell me about it ! i stay away from places i cannot find a parking spot in.
You know i love those shorts.... that color looks so good on you.

Fashion Tales said...

What beautiful photos! I love the auqua colour shorts! That's a brilliant score with the white shirt. -xo

Heather said...

All of these color really do meld well togethor, those shorts are so versitale what a fabulous investment!

Heather said...

LOVE! those shorts are so perfect for summer!

XO
www.pearlsandpaws.blogspot.com

Krystal said...

i've been looking for a simple white shirt like that for forever!

Melissa Blake said...

i love your outfit...and i've always wanted to go to Mystic!

Shey said...

I love this casual look, perfect for a weekend stroll, especially with the heat, about your question I haven't had any problems with the colors fading, I usually use a gentle soap to wash clothes I dye, I also wash them using the gentle cycle and air dry them, so far I haven't had any problems with the color fading. =)

Shey said...

I love this casual look, perfect for a weekend stroll, especially with the heat, about your question I haven't had any problems with the colors fading, I usually use a gentle soap to wash clothes I dye, I also wash them using the gentle cycle and air dry them, so far I haven't had any problems with the color fading. =)

Iqra said...

Love the shorts with the loose top,the white bag adds a nice touch to this summer chic outfit :)

I was up in Rhode island this past week and I think we passed thru Mystic on the way back, there were so many gorgeous and quaint little towns in CT but we couldn't stop because we had the same issues with figuring out what was a legitimate parking spot. Glad to see you were able to stop and take some gorgeous pics !

xoxo,
Iqra
Masala Diary

Bonnie said...

Love those ikat shorts. Ikat is such a fun print. The color is stunning, too.

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Kelly { MessyDirtyHair } said...

Great shorts! I love everything about this outfit. Great find at the thrift store!!! Love the arm candy selection!

Style Agent 909 said...

Liddygal, looks like you were dressed perfectly for a day trip to Mystic! I love your chic, simple look.

Alex Elizabeth said...

Ugh, parking is always such an issue, isn't it? That's one good thing about not having a car in New York-- you don't have to worry about putting it somewhere. I'm so jealous of this white shirt! I think it's the most perfect summer white blouse I've ever seen :)

CessOviedo said...

Sweet shorts! I love the color and print! I love acquariums, sounds like you had a fun weekend!

Cess O. <3 The Outfit Diaries

Shen Dove said...

I love this whole look! I kind of feel like I need some ikat prints in my life now...

Terri said...

What a sharp comfy look for a bit of travel.

christine said...

Ah Mystic. Haven't been there in a while. I love that little shopping village. That outfit is perfect for a weekend road trip!! Which reminds me that we are due to go to the flea market soon right??

simplychic said...

so cute! i need to get myself something ikat

Mica said...

Love the printed shorts with the plain white shirt :)

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danielle said...

my best friend from college lives in mystic! i hope you went to mystic pizza while you were there :) looks like you had a blast. love the relaxed feel of your outfit!

Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

Those shorts are a lovely color on you dear!

xoxo,
Chic 'n Cheap Living

The Small Fabric Of My Life said...

The shorts have a great pattern, colour and cut.

Jessica said...

No parking? Sheesh - they don't want tourists do they?! :-)

Beautiful outfit! I really love white on you!

Marie McGrath (The Joy of Fashion) said...

Oh dear, I hate it when there is no parking. Its really quite frustrating. It sounds like a fun place though! I love how fresh you look in this outfit, the color of your shorts makes me smile ;)

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Alissa said...

GOOOORRGGGEEEOOOUUUSSS!!!

Shawna said...

Those shorts are amazing!

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Mrs. J said...

Very cute....love the simple yet chic vibe with this outfit. You look wonderful!