Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Rain Rain Go Away!


(Doris Apparel sweater, Issac Mizrahi shirt)

These photos shockingly turned out to look a lot like something you'd see in a J. Crew or Gap catalog. Playful and fun, these snapshots were taken on my front porch. I love the put together, buttoned to the top, collegiate look at the moment! This sheer black top is perfect for layering under a pullover sweater. Right now I am living in this one from Doris Apparel, one of my blog sponsors.

It's been raining so much here in California the past few days and I haven't been too enthusiastic about what I wear. Seriously, it has not stopped and it is driving me nuts! I cannot wait till this storm passes. I want it to be safe to drive over 10 mph on the road again aaaaand I want to wear something remotely blog-worthy. Until then, I'm trying to stay dry all while gearing up for the holidays!

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133 comments:

--Sanam-- said...

Awesome sweater :) and the weather here in the UK has been awful too. So much showing! I just cant be bothered to go anywhere because of it. It has totally dampened my mood.


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Raspberry Jam said...

Lovely photos!

i like your necklace!

http://sweetraspberryjam.blogspot.com/

XOXO

Daisy said...

These shots are great! They do look like they could be on a catalog! And yes the rain has gotten quite a bit annoying! It's supposed to stop tomorrow. They say that the sun will finally come out on Thursday! Yay!!! :)

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Marloes. said...

I love these shots! You look really pretty

Charlie, Feminine Bravery said...

the sweater looks so polished worn like this, lovely! it's been snowing here for a week straight now, and there seems to be no end of it either.

xxx Charlie
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Hanna said...

Love these pics so much! So stunning!

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Imaginacion said...

Love the sweater! Looks very comfty!

Leya said...

ohh wow..
i love your picture..
gorgeous hun =)

Mei said...

Lovely sweater & and the necklace ^^
Do you ever had snow in LA o: ?

VicissitudiniLombarde said...

Amazing monochrome portraits *_*

Andrés Corella said...

Nice outfit! ...Im loving your necklace!

xx
Andy

Angga said...

Really cool sweater!! and really simple yet so comfortable for the weather that you described! I have one of my cs complaining about the weather in CA too

Karoline said...

Thats true,
They look just like catalog photos.
Funny:)

ilene @ muchloveilly said...

love these pictures. that sweater looks so chic with the necklace strands.

Casey said...

These really are gorgeous photos. :)

I hope that you have a fantastic Christmas btw.

xo,
Casey
www.blondebargainbabe.com

Blond Panther & Louboutin... said...

great sweater... I PREFER THE 2ND PIC :D
http://blondpantheretlouboutin.blogspot.com/2010/12/panther-in-vuitton.html#links

helena said...

That necklace looks great with your sweater.
At least it isn't that cold over there like it is here.

x helena
www.snapme.org

Tereza Š. said...

the necklase is really nice!

projectvee said...

ah i love your sweater. your photos turn out amazing regardless :)

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Heidy F.M Kalalo said...

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Hope you'll like it!

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I love my old Levi's said...

so cute !

GLAMOURMOES said...

Wow I really like those pictures!
<3

Sist and Sist said...

love this look!

Closet Fashionista said...

Love these shots! You look great
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ThE fAsHiOn WoRsHiPeR said...

I love these photos, so pretty! Great necklaces...

XoXO-Kelli K
http://thefashionworshiper.blogspot.com

ANN said...

Don't worry, it'll stop raining on Thursday! The day right before Christmas Eve :D These photos are gorgeous, the necklace really makes it!

Maryjane said...

Love your beautiful black and whites, love the sweater.

Maryjane xoxo

Iulia Romana said...

Oh, I love this B&W photos - you are really pretty ♥

Serena P. said...

YOu are fantastic in this pics!
S.

M said...

You are awesome in all the pics Ö
Love M

Kate said...

my goodness, you are pretty!

Larissa said...

loving these shots! necklace is pretty!
x
thatgirlfromhk.blogspot.com

Kennedy said...

i think im going to have to start following you on twitter now, your posts are always so beautiful and inspiring <3

Ruth said...

you'll have to wear rubber boots and an umbrella! and go to step puddles.

alannah. said...

oh so unlucky that your weather has been pretty awful. it hasnt been fabulous here & its meant to be summer!!
i love how you paired the sweater with the necklace over the top! x

tess stam said...

Adore the B&W

Kate said...

The collared shirt/ sweater/ necklace combo is gorgeous.

Stefany said...

I love your necklace =]

Jade said...

these pictures are beautiful, love your necklace :)

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Ruby said...

The necklace is hoooooot.
www.rubyccino.blogspot.com
xxx

devorelebeaumonstre. said...

gorgeous necklace & photos.. totally j crew catalog. xx


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BlueVanilla said...

Effortless!
xx
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Amber said...

fab look girl!
x amber

simplyhope said...

First off I LOVE your new header and these pictures are gorgeous! Mann here in Texas we have been having oddly warm weather. I am actually sweating in my winter clothes!! Grrr...but I hope in Cali it clears up!

Lindsay LeBoyer said...

Love the new header! i was actually just re visiting the FP october catalogue today and drawing some of my favorite looks. I love the layered collar and necklace that your wearing, i'm doing the same in my latest post!

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Francesca said...

i love that necklace!!

xoxo,
F

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Tonya said...

Im in love with the new header picture! It's so gorgeous!


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Camilla. said...

I love the new header! x

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leflassh. said...

gorgeous!
and love the new header.
xx

joninel said...

really nice photo :)

LIGH✝Sdrivemysoul said...

This rain has beeen crrrrazy! I love the rain, don't get me wrong, but a terrential downpour is a different thing entirely haha

Beautiful photos, love the outfit

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xxSea

Hayley said...

Its been raining cats and dogs here too at my hometown...
Lovely photos you've got Nat~

idgab said...
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idgab said...

just gorgeous :) you have such lovely features

<3 http://idgab.blogspot.com/

bestie said...

Purrrty. <3 and I love what you're wearing, I wanna copy it! Haha.

vonilicious said...

It must not rain like this normally in LA, I've seen so many people posting about the rain. Glad you managed to take photos despite the rain.

char said...

lovely photos, i love your chain necklace. the rain has been making me so upset because i'm not able to go outside during my break. :(

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adele said...

that sweater is AWEEESOME. <33
xx

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Sanny said...

I think I'd prefer raining days than freezing days like what we have here lol You are such a pretty girl!

Have a super fine day! (:
Sanny's Head to Heart

Chelsea Lane said...

that black sheer is ssooo cute! super pretty necklace too :)

xoxo

Angela said...

These pictures are great. Your hair looks amazing!
Ang xxx

fashionslap.net said...

Nice sweater and I love the new header very "springy". Anywho rain bleh it's getting a little annoying i'm running out of dry shoes. Que the shopping list I really need to get some.

cleo said...

love these pictures!!!simple and so chic
gorgeous!!

djursh said...

nice necklace!

MELISSA Z. said...

love the necklace so much! <3

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lilyfm said...

you an amazing model!
so pretty :]

TIMELESS IS MORE said...

love your blog! you are a very very beautiful lgirl!

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Pats Krysiak said...

I hear ya on the rain! Although, it is snow for me over here :-( ...

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lifeisamaze said...

I love these photos ! And I love the photo on the top of your website ! WONDERFUL !

Isabella said...

I LOVE these photos/photo! Beautiful!
& Ick, rain.. hope it stops for you soon! I also hate rain too, we get a lot of it here in the UK!

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Ronnie said...

I love your haircut. What lipstick did you use here? Looks ultra chic!

La Fille De La Ville said...

so beautiful!

Natalie said...

Bella :)

natalia said...

Nice pics!

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Kevinchau said...

Love the the header photo and this outfit.

Daywear Dilemmas said...

Gorgeous sweater and.. I love your blog.
Kisses from Poland.

nikki said...
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nikki said...

it's been raining a lot here in Brazil too, hope it stops at both places!
love the photos, you look very exquisite.
xoxo

http://nikuhn.blogspot.com

Jamie said...

This sweater is the perfect thing to wear during this crazy weather! Cozy and chic!

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Lidia said...

Thank u so much, your blog is so nice so i follow u!

Kises

Rebecca said...

Gorgeous pictures
I love the new picture on your heading ♥ x


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miss twinkletoes said...

great pics - I have been wearing something very similiar and loving it....

Love the new header!!!

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Violetta E. said...

sooo perfect

Poppy said...

Lovely! I really like the necklace and shirt.

AlvianaKalin said...

love the sweater! xx

Beckerman Girls said...

You looook ssoooooo gooood!!!!! Our sis Chloe was telling us about the rain in L.A!!! OMG!!! We don't feel bad for you guys.. cause it is a snowstorm in Toronto!!!! hahah!!! You loook soooo fabulous!!!!!!! MWAH!!!!
Happpy Holidays!!
Big kiss,
xoox Beckerman Girls

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Tori Walker said...

Wow! these are amazing! so pretty.
by the way I followed you on twitter. :D

we are young said...

wow, how cute!

Phara said...

I love buttoned up shirts and matches perfectly with that sweater.
Love yr new header! Beautiful colours.
X

la mode said...

That was a super cool post!!

Flashes of Style said...

gorgeousss lady! <3

Becky-May said...

stunning pictures! i love them, and your new blog header is great! i love it

BM

thebohemiangoods.blogspot.com

x

Ella Viscardi said...

the rain has been getting on my nerves too
but today the sun has somewhat come out

cute new header!
x

la chica de la máscara said...

nice pics
I love your necklace
kisses

Cindy said...

In love with the new header!

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Just My Clothes said...

Here is raining! perfect outfit! kisses from barcelona

Annushka said...

Your post is so charming! Lovely photos dear)

lalita tian said...

hi dear thanks for your sweet comment
this is the first time im visiting your blog & i like it so much! :D
have a great day

Natalie Liao said...

You are soo beautiful, Natalie :)
I really love how we share the same name haha <3
stop by sometime, xx natalie
http://lavagabonddame.blogspot.com/

Morning Cloak said...

So funny, I was just planning a necklace-over-the-shirt-buttoned-to-the-top outfit post. I saw it in a jcrew catalog, so you're not far off with your jcrew/gap label haha

Wynne Prasetyo said...

you've an amazing style (and the longest legs!) pretty!

The Shop Window's Diary said...

I love your blog! following you.
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Marlene said...

love the sweater :)
great post !

Phuong said...

you look gorgeous and I love your new header

Call Us Mesdemoiselles said...

these are great, so playful! love the layering

Hope Adela said...

i love all your necklaces!! =)

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amanda archambault said...

Great photos! You are a natural model :D

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follow me and I'll follow you!
xoxo, Amanda

Belén. said...

Your photos are great
you're so beautiful!
thanks for your post :)
we keep on reading each other!^^

Lady Gie. said...

thank You.!:)
I really like your necklace.
oh, don't worry about weather, cause in Dublin is still snowing.
but actually snow is better than rain. ;))

xx,
Kate

Carina said...

beautiful pics!!! ur outfit is great !! i like the combination with the sweater and chain!!!

xxx

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Emma said...

I love this sweater! and I agree, the rain needs to stop asap.

Emma
TheSidewalkIsMyRunway

MELISSA Z. said...

thse pics are wonderful! <3

Merry Xmas
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crazy pig said...

That's stunning, Natalie! I love tge collar, the necklace and everything!
Merry Christmas <3

Haru said...

Love the sheer shirt! Beautiful shots
mery christmas xx

Haru x

franca maisha said...

hey beautiful :) thanks for the comment! these photos surely look great, and the sweater is perfect on you!

have a wonderful day!!

XX

Aline said...

Hi,

Really pretty, love these shoots !

Ally

xx

mac and mac said...

beautiful!!!

Carmen said...

Love the pics, you look gorgeous :D

Kisses and Merry Xmas

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jessica wu said...

thank God it has stopped by today!
what beautiful, candid photos :) i love your chain necklace too.

happy holidays!
xx

Mia said...

Beautiful!
Love your new blog-
header btw - such a romantic feel to it!
Hope you are having a merry christmas!
love Mia

surfvintage said...

Lovely header!!!!!!
Merry Christmas!!!!!!!

Aney said...

I love these photos. They're so playful and you look so cute in the last photo.

Aw, hope the rain goes away soon so you can shoot some gorgeous photos under the sun.

Merry Christmas darling and happy holidays! <3

SAVING BETTY said...

so gorgeous! you would probably still look pretty even if it's pouring rain!! unfortunately, i am so used to the rain in Vancouver (where I live).

happy holidays!

Matilda Niklasson said...

lovely!

michelle_ said...

you look GORGEOUS DEAR !
i love how the necklace makes everything else look much more beautiful !

happy belated merry christmas to you !
glisters and blisters

Perverse Beauty said...

These photos are gorgeous Natalie! I love all of them. Hope you had a wonderful Christmas doll!

xx - Lera

http://perversebeauty.blogspot.com

(btw, can totally relate about the rain, I'm so sick of it as well! Miss our sunny L.A. weather!)

Nubia said...

You look so pretty, Love these pictures

Rebel Attitude said...

I´m your 4.300 follower. You look beautiful and so lovely!!
Merry Xmas, kisses!!

mo said...

Love the snaps, so natural!!
XOXO

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Jenni Wells said...

lovely photos!!

FASHION PLAYROOM said...

Beautiful!!! sucks about the weather though, hope it improves soon!

xx

Jill

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la pie qui chante pour un oui pour un non said...

Wouahou!
Lovely! The pics AND the girl!
Have a nice day and thanks for your com'

Mlle C. said...

very nice pix !
xoxo