Tuesday, June 17

navy and neutral

navy + neutral
navy + neutral
navy + neutral
navy open back top
navy + neutral
madewell top {last year / similar} . h&m shorts {last seen here} . goorin bros. hat . mulberry handbag . havaianas sandals {old / similar} . anthropologie sunglasses {old / similar} . stella & dot necklace . essie nail polish in "marshmallow"

At this point I'm sure you could guess what I'm about to say. I found this silky open back top on sale at Madewell last summer and just couldn't pass it up. I loved the open back and the neck tied into a bow, still do in fact. And I have actually worn it on this blog once before, last August on our trip to New Orleans. You can read about that here if you like. If not, I won't be offended. Oh how I'd like to go back there. We had such a good time on that trip! 

This time, I paired it with my new favorite shorts (they are so comfortable, absolutely perfect for beach days) and a wide brimmed panama hat. Can just I say how much I love this hat? Now that I'm thinking about it, I first spotted it in the New Orleans shop on that very trip. It started to pour on our walk back from the French Market so we ducked into the shop on Royal Street. The power went out while JD and I (but mostly just me) were trying on hats and they locked us in the shop to wait until it came back on. I fell in love this hat but they didn't have it in my size. It was one of those things that I just kept thinking about afterwards. Long story short, I ended up finding it in my size in the Park Slope shop sometime mid December and the rest is history. 

Now if you'll excuse me, I'm going to go dream of beignets while I have my coffee. Happy Tuesday, thank you for reading, and enjoy the rest of your day!

14 comments :

  1. Love your bow tie shirt! SO cute

    simplytheens.blogspot.com

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  2. You look just darling!! Love it!
    www.amemoryofus.blogspot.com

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  3. What a perfect neutral outfit! Love the back of that tank!

    xo Kylie
    www.dressinsparkles.com

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  4. no surprise, i love the hat!! and that top is so fun, what a nice little touch on the back!

    i went to new orleans last summer and totally fell in love. i am trying to plan a trip with the huz now because he has never been!

    xo mk
    gold-hatted lover

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  5. I'm obsessed with that sweet tie-back top, and love your fun hat! On the hunt for one I'm not totally embarrassed to wear this summer :P
    xx, Emily
    shell chic'd

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  6. LOVE your hat. Perfectly summery. And I would kill for a beignet right now.

    xx Katie
    lovely letters

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  7. great top! love the back detail! =)
    xo,
    nancy
    http://www.adoretoadorn.com

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  8. I love your style and you are beautiful! I love your blog and I have started following you with Bloglovin. If you ever get a chance to check out my blog I would be delighted, thanks!
    Camille xo.

    www.cococami.blogspot.co.uk

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  9. love the hat!!! such a must have for summer!

    Animated Confessions

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  10. Oh I love that top! Really cute
    www.designsbykaty.com

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  11. Your top is the prettiest thing! I love the back of it. xx

    TOPCOAT

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  12. Gorgeous - love the back on that top! Hat is awesome too

    whatsarahknows

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