Monday, July 8, 2013

Hothouse Florals

After the long four-day weekend, it really feels like my trip to Mexico was forever ago! It's only been about two weeks, but I'd trade a lot to be back on those gorgeous, cerulean beaches right now (especially after swimming in the cool, salty, dark green waters lining the coast of NYC over the fourth). I picked up this tropical print Zara dress one of my very first times in the store after I moved here, but had yet to find a good reason to wear it. As much as I love a good reason like a wedding to shop for something new, I knew I already had the perfect dress in my wardrobe. It was way too hot, windy and sticky to wear my hair down, so I did my best impersonation of Blake Lively hair.
Dress, Zara (similar, similar) || Clutch, Gap || Shoes, Rachel Zoe || Earrings, Bracelet, Sequin

...and, because my cousin made such a beautiful bride (& said I could share with you all!), a few photos of the wedding. I was particularly joyed to be there since I met her groom a few weeks into their relationship over four years ago. He is a wonderful, honest guy and I'm glad he's officially part of our family. 

10 comments:

  1. Beautiful wedding! Love your dress and your hair came out great!

    xo honestlyb.com

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  2. I would definitely keep that braid in heavy rotation. It looks great!

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  3. Gorgeous dress! Loving all the colors!

    xo,
    Danielle
    www.envisionpretty.blogspot.com

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  4. Gorgeous gorgeous! Your dress, the bride, and the setting - so pretty! Loving those shoes too!

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  5. You look gorgeous! Love the color combo & that gorgeous Blake braid :)
    I love when pieces in your closet are suddenly the perfect thing to wear for an event :D
    And a beach wedding? Fantastic!
    xx Corinne
    cateyesandthighhighs.blogspot.com

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  6. Loving the color block clutch, the heels and your Blake Lively do!

    xx, Bubbly in Brooklyn

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  7. that dress is gorgeous! The bag is great too - love that color combo :)

    The Style Scribe

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  8. Your hair looks absolutely gorgeous! I love the dress too!

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  9. This is by far my favorite post of yours to date. You look GORGEOUS! These photos are stunning. More Mexico shots, please!

    And Zara FTW.... Duh!

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  10. loveeeeeeee the hair and outfit! rachel zoe shoes are my favorite!!! great blog - love it.

    thecasualclassic.blogspot.com

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