Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Browsing the Shelves




(Storets shearling jacket, MANGO jumper, Bally handbag)

On my days off over the weekend, I always make time to hit up the local bookstore. I catch up on the latest fashion magazines and browse the shelves of some of my favorite authors. I am currently in love with anything by Pulitzer winner, Jhumpa Lahiri, as well as Jodi Picoult, and Joyce Carol Oats. Their prose is absolutely fantastic and captivating. I tend to go through their books quickly because I can’t manage to put them down! Their use of words make it feel like you’re not even reading, but actually living the story.

For my casual day out shopping and reading, I slipped into a one piece jumper made by one of my favorite Spanish fashion labels, MANGO. It’s comfortable, but still chic. It was pretty chilly, so I layered on a shearling lined jacket. I try not to think twice about what I wear. I love just throwing together casual pieces for a perfectly laidback weekend look. (By the way, I never knew that taking photos inside a Barnes and Noble was a no-go! The security guard simply told me “no photos allowed in the building,” in a voice that lacked authority and kept eyeing me my entire stay. Can you say annoying? I swear I wasn’t doing anything illicit! Guess I will have to be a tad more discreet next time.)

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138 comments:

Raspberry Jam said...

Love your jumper!

It looks nice!

http://sweetraspberryjam.blogspot.com/

XOXO

Jessica said...

Yeah photographs inside major stores and shopping malls aren't allowed here either. Boo. Still managed to capture a few lovely ones though!

xox

Sonya_Lustopad said...

Nice look! lovely hagbag!

Jessica said...

i love your shearling jacket!
btw, jodi picoult is one of the best novelists!

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purse 'n boots said...

love this jacket! and your fringe is looking amazing!! much love natalie!

xx
ashley <3

LOIS said...

I LOVE MANGO! :) And lately i've been loving walking through book stores and libraries :) Books are amazing!I'm still looking for a great read and author...
Love Lois

http://lisforlois.blogspot.com/

devorelebeaumonstre. said...

love that jacket so much. xx


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Closet Fashionista said...

Love this! And so annoying...I hate when you can't take pictures in a store...what do they think you're doing? Taking pictures so you can steal it? haha XD
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Bohemian said...

Great outfit, love your jacket!

x
bohemian--chic.blogspot.com

Georgia said...

Jodi Picoult is unputtdownable. And obviously, awesome jacket!
It would be mine

Lisa said...

Love that jumper! It's so pretty! You look very pretty!

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Mia said...

You look stunning as always! I love your jacket!
And thanks for posting your favorite authors - Ill check them out! :)
Love Mia-Sofie

VicissitudiniLombarde said...

Love you jacket!!

xx
Marc

HitomiNeko said...

Love the photos. fab <3


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mellisaphie said...

you're so gorgeous!! I love how you paired the jumpsuit with shearling jacket. instant fab!

overdressedgirl

Andrés Corella said...

The jumpsuit and the jacket...WIN! looking fabulous!

xx
Andy

Michelle said...

Ah, bookstores are so great! I love just lounging about in Borders, browsing the shelves of books and reading all the magazines they have to offer.

Hanna said...

You look totally amazing! Love your jacket!

the southern hostess said...

You are totally rocking that jumper!

Larissa said...

i love this jumpsuit paired with aviator jacket! i love strolling around bookstores too! a good novel can keep me happy for an entire day.
x
thatgirlfromhk.blogspot.com

ThE fAsHiOn WoRsHiPeR said...

Great look dear :)

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

plentyforpennies said...

Really love the shearling and the jumpsuit!

Come enter my vintage Razza elephant necklace giveaway!

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Fashion Tidbits said...

Love the photos, sooooo paparazzi!Lol.

P.s do you have time to meet on the 22nd or 23rd of jan??

Emma said...

like the jumper!

BIG LOVE!

Arlie said...

I love that you wear brown and black together!

Vicky said...

Love this outfit! Your jumpsuit's gorgeous x

creme powder ♥ said...

jumper <3

Laura @ The World Looks Red said...

The jumpsuit looks AMAZING and you look stunning in it!

Ania B said...

i know what you mean. SOOO SOOO annoying, and they don't even have a legitimate reason for it either. anyone can just come and take a photo inside a store with their phone if they really wanted to. boo! I've gottan reprimanded for taking photos inside of a couple of stores haha (with clothes if you do it in the changeroom nobody will ever know lol) let's beat the system with one outfit at a time :D

Vinda Sonata said...

the jumper and the jacket go well together. very chic look as always !!


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DediLovesFashion said...

great outfit. Love your aviator jacket.
xoxo

mademoiselleandcomag said...

Great Outfits ;))
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Christina Wonsbeck said...

amazing outfit. I cant wear a jumper, because i am to short, but you wear it so beautiful. :)

Debbie said...

I think you're amazing! And so is your bag :p

x

Jay said...

I love this! I've been looking for a jumpsuit just like that one :)

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Jony said...

Beautiful jumper and love your Storets jacket!

Emilia said...

so pretty outfit :)

JULIE ILIANA said...

the photo-in-a-store thing is SO lame! like you're actually going to cause so much harm and damage by doing that.. pft. anyway, your outfit makes everything all betterrr! :)

lovely!

Sweetdie said...

Oh, great jacket.I've got one quite similar!And i love it.And the(i don't know how to say this in english, the stuck shirt and trousers), You wear it in a very fashion way!
kisses

Jelka said...

Love your jacket and great jumpsuit!

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cuteredbow said...

I love the jumper and the aviator jacket associated together, great "instinct" !

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Camilla. said...

such a gorgeous jumper :)


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The Fashion Cloud said...

gorgeous pics

and love teh combo

xx

Becky-May said...

you look lovely!

The Flower Girl

thebohemiangoods.blogspot.com

X

Ashlyn said...

I don't really understand why photos are a no-no in most stores either? I don't think the camera is going to set off a bomb (I hope!). I'm glad you got photos though because I love your jumper. Thanks for your sweet comment on my blog!

BlueVanilla said...

Love the jumper on you...WAY cute!
xx

Deni said...

Lovely jumpsuit !

PSbyDila said...

Great pictures!

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fashionslap.net said...

Love the outfit. That Shearling is awesome if I do say so. Then again I like shearling I think it's either for you or its not.

Addicted to Design said...

Lovely outfit!!
Kisses :)
Maia


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Lynn said...

Great outfit. Love your jumper!

xoxo
http://melancora.blogspot.com

laurel.bis said...

Preciosa chaqueta, un outfit relajado y chic, perfecto pero no apto para seguritas con mal humor...jajaja!!
Bsssss

veronicaa said...

I looove your jacket and your jumper!
You have such simple but classy and stunning style :)

XO
Veronica
http://fashi0npassi0n.blogspot.com

minnja said...

Beautiful <3

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Sia said...

I love your blog, it's so stylish! Thanks for the comment on my blog. I can't wait to read more of your posts. Love Sia x

Michaela said...

Beautiful outfit, very simple, but amazing!
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Ms. Givens said...

Natalie, I see you so often now in magazines and on websites, do you get recognized in public often?

Lainey said...

Yeah, I can't believe that. Last time I was at the Melrose flea market, one of the vendors actually yelled at me-"no pictures! No pictures!" like some crazy person. I was like wtf? Since when?! You're only selling beat up shoes buddy. Haha! But in a bookstore is weird as well. At least you still got some great shots out of it.

DeLiz said...

Love it! ♥
baciiiiiiiiii
LiDì

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Carrie said...

the jumper is beautiful!

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Bog-Bog said...

Great outfit, love the jumper so much!

Shilpi said...

sweet jumper! I love book stores, I often grab a cup of coffee and stay in a book store for hours going through the fashion, art & photography isle and getting inspired

xx

sftrend

Marloes. said...

Your jacket is amazing. you look beautiful as always! ♥

Chloe said...

This outfit is just lovely and so so so simplistic, yet unbelievably chic. Love it!

Chloe xxx

FRANKIE HEARTS FASHION said...

LOVE the shearling girl...looks divine! xo

Fabiénne said...

i think you look stellar, you have this Amelia Earhart thing going, but without the disappearance :)

xxo

thatgirlkip.blogspot.com

LifestyleBohemia said...

Gorgeous! I especially love the shearling coat!
xx

Chelsea Lane said...

this jumpsuit looks so comfortable + easy! barnes and noble is so fun, I was also taking photos last time I was in there and was told to stop! definitely being more secretive next time ;)

xoxo

TIMELESS IS MORE said...

looking faboulous!

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Views From My Window said...

Mango is great!!!
Most of my clothes are from Mango!
;)

alannah. said...

i really like that jumpsuit.. i have a few short ones but i havent found the perfect long one yet..until i come across yours. pity my bank account wouldnt be happy with me if i were to purchase it though..
hot aviator jacket too!x




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Abby said...

Pretty lady! Outfit is amaze, as are you!

xx

LyddieGal said...

a lot of stores have strange photo taking policies -- sorry you got caught!
Love your jacket!

Chic on the Cheap

Miss Britishoes said...

loveeee, you're beautiful
this jumper it's perfect
and thanks for your comment ^^
muuuuuuuuuua darling

Cindy Yang Lee said...

Thanks Natalie! And wow, I really love your bangs but I would never match and am too scared to try

Amy A said...

How do you keep your hair (especially your fringe) so perfect all the time? Your fringe looks fresh in every photo!

Sohee said...

you are just so gorgeous!
love your jumper from MANGO!
and your hair, I recently did a blog about fringe.
you are a perfect example.

from sohee
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Ashley said...

Love this whole outfit! Jumpers are so fun, aren't they?!

I had no idea you couldn't take pictures in a Barnes & Noble. I don't quite understand why. It's not like it's a security breach or something. WEIRD!

LIGH✝Sdrivemysoul said...

You look so beautiful! Love the entire outfit


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xxSea

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Bren Herrera said...

great bag and jacket... and hitting up the bookstore is alway so wonderful, especially during the weekends...

And following. hope you don't mind one back !:)


Bren
B So Chic!
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Any said...

I love your jumper ! I am now following you with bloglovin (: keep tunned ! (:

M. said...

that jumper looks so chic on you!

xx

Yvette said...

you look amazing, love the jacket!

xoxo

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Eve said...

Love your jacket !

Alexandra said...

You usually aren't allowed to take photos in stores, I don't really know why .Love your bangs.


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shoependant.blogspot.com

Becca said...

your hair!
I like your hair SO much!

Lisette said...

Thanks for your comment!
Love this look ^^

ASYMMETRICERA said...

beautiful shearling jacket miss, i love your hair too:)

x

carina said...

this outfit is great!!! love it!!!!

xxxx

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Phuong said...

your shearling jacket is beautiful!

MartaState said...

I love the jacket end your blog ! (LLL)

Krystal said...

gorgeous as always :) I'm not sure when you changed it, but your header is so great!

Violetta E. said...

love u dear!

Marielle said...

That once piece is great! Lovee the last picture, you look so beautiful! I'm still hesitating about getting bangs.. Scared that it won't suit me, it looks amazing on you though!

Jennifer Fabulous said...

No photos inside B&N?! Well, that's just silly. Maybe they thought you were taking pictures of the store's secrets and you were going to sell them to Borders. Haha! :P

On a happier note, you are FABULOUS in this outfit! That jacket is perfection and you are simply just gorgeous. xoxo

Gwen Stewart said...

Bump!..look so gorgeous in your fury jacket.

-celebrity cocktail dresses for less-

ggoodrich said...

I love your jacket and your bag because of the design and the fact that its color is black. Actually I got a collection of black suits over my place. I hope I could add your jacket in my collection.

THESTREETFASHION5XPRO said...

You look so beautiful! Great shots and post as always!

Iulia Romana said...

I'm the lucky 100 reader to comment :) OH, I love your pants dear :x I think I will always adore that kind of pants over skinny jeans.

Stella* said...

Amazing jumper, especially paired with that jacket!!! You and your sis definitely make casual look soooo effortlessly chic! Love your blog!

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Lena said...

Amazing jacket! I love your jumper so much!

Mathilda vb. said...

love your pants !!

naughtymess said...

love it! you look awesome. those pants, that jacket- lovely.
xx
chloe
naughty mess vintage

Dorien said...

You look so so pretty, great style!

Ginger Snap'♥ said...

I love this outfit and the one before.
Love the jacket and you have lovely hair.

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daisymay aka Chantele said...

Love that jacket! And I love browsing round book shops so much!

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A N G E L A said...

love your jacket so much! :D

xx

fashionbit

FLURINA S. said...

love your style. did a blog spot about you...!

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DNA (designers+artists) said...

Great jacket!

stoneandcloth said...

i am love with this outfit! such a great jacket and that is an awesome pair with that jumper!
stoneandcloth

ROBINE said...

Beautiful!
Great photo's s well :)

Cindy, fashionsbeauty said...

Really cute and simple xoxo

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MELISSA Z. said...

that leather jacket is sooooo cool! <3

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Kathleen Carla. said...

beeautiful Natalie! i love how you can pull off anything and be effortlessly chic. the shearling jacket goes so well with the jumper. i love visiting bookstores too & catching up on my fave mags too, but with a soy white mocha :p.

<3, Kathleen.

mikala said...

great look! I like your pants, they are awesome!

greetings from
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Ilaria said...

You're so cute! This blog is very nice...
P.S: i love your haircut!!! xD

Kim-an said...

Love your playsuit ! &your blog is very pleasant !
Xoxo
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maggeygrace said...

WOW! Thank you for commenting on my blog! It made my day! :) You look amazing- but I'd expect nothing less from you!

Marie said...

You look SOOO great (as always)!

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Laura said...

Beautiful pictures!

Be your muse. said...

just found out that you and dylana are sisters! amazing... you both are so stylish and talented!

i'm following!

xx

karo said...

love your blog and your style!
i follow you!

xx

that girl lucy said...

beautiful as always! that shearling lined jacket, so damn cool.

Greer said...

you always take the loveliest pictures.
x

Francheska said...

Hahaha VERY annoying!! Im glad you still managed to snap some! I love your jacket so much!

and your header looks wonderful btw x

Alysia Pollock said...

i do just love your hair.
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What is Reality Anyway? said...

ahhhh! you look so gorgeous!

nikki said...
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nikki said...

you make me wanna get bangs!

Lula said...

I actually think it's Joyce Caroll Oates, not Carol Oats... I also love Jodi Picoult :D I'm on my 3rd book by her, haha.

Lula
lulaandthefrock.blogspot.com

Haru said...

I love your jacket! :)

Haru x

Kristel Louisa said...

Hi Natalie,

You look totally amazing. The jacket looks perfect on you, it matches the jumpsuit perfectly. Love the way you mixing things into an outfit.

Love,
Kristel

Marissa said...

really, no photos inside of a book store?? that's a bit weird, you did manage to get some cute shots though :)

It blog girls said...

loveit!

Skinny Hipster... said...

LOVE THE JUMPSUIT!!!

ams said...

I'm browsing your blog and I'm impressed, each outfit is great, posts are interesting, strictly speaking just love it

miikax3 said...

fantastic look :)