Monday, June 27, 2011


Seems that summer is here to stay but that won't stop me from wearing dark colors. The heat may, however, continue to cause me grief with my hair -- in particular, with my fringe sticking to my forehead. It's my first summer with bangs in a long time and I'd forgotten all about this unfortunate phenomena.  Luckily, they held up ok for these shots but I'm sure there will be a few sweaty disheveled photo-shoots in my near future!
It's not all bad though, I've been clocking so serious hammock-time and perhaps remedied my Vitamin D deficiency at the same time.
 outfit details
romper - topshop
headband - vintage bow-tie
boots - ac for madewell
bracelet - a gift 

musical notes

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Giulia said...

That romper is so darling! I love it :)
I can understand what you say, this is my first summer with bangs too!

Lavilleinconnue said...

I love this outfit!! My hair always goes seriously weird in summer, but your hair looks pretty nice to me!
From Carys of La Ville Inconnue

Frannie Pantz said...

Love this outfit!  And the bow is too cute!  That last picture is adorable as well!

kitsune-kun said...

you look SO darling!

Hannah said...

Oh my goodness that romper is to die for!! I love that it looks a bit more structured than most rompers, which always look frumpy to me. And I wear dark colors in the summer too. Can't help it- black is my favorite color!

Christy said...

I've been loving rompers lately, and yours is pretty amazing! I can't believe it's from Topshop; I thought for sure you were going to say it was vintage/thrifted. And I've always wanted bangs, but as a dancer living in a particularly humid part of Pennsylvania, the sweaty factor has always stopped me.

Maria Elyse said...

I'm in love with your's so cute. :)  I know what you mean about wearing dark colors even in seems like I can never stop wearing black or gray, no matter the season or occasion, haha.
And bangs...yours are so darling {your hair is absolutely perfect, by the way} but I can't decide if I should get them or not. But I def remember being 5 and having my bangs stick to my forehead all summer long! :)

Hmm...I'd like to know what your tips for other bloggers are, and how you'd describe your style and how to achieve "your look".

Maria Elyse
First Impressions
Flying Ships Vintage

Passport Smiles said...

I can never let go of matter what season.

Lovely romper. What I'd do for a topshop in this area!

Adorable last picture as well :)

sandra beijer said...

so pretty!

meg, reckless daughter said...

thanks! I actually bought it via! There is not a Topshop in LA (yet) - and my wallet is thankful for this fact.

meg, reckless daughter said...

thanks! I'll definitely keep these questions in mind!

meg, reckless daughter said...

I know - everyone always thinks it's vintage! I sort of wish it was.

PS: I'd give up my bangs to be able to dance professionally! so fun.

meg, reckless daughter said...

Your hair is always so lovely! ( even though it makes me want chop mine off :)

neleh87 said...

I have the same problem with my fringe! Dry hair shampoo saves the day

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