Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Chains of Love

(H&M tee, Vintage trousers, Cole Haan sandals, Chains of Love bracelet)

The heat we have been having here in California leaves me soo sleepy and lazy. Here I am hanging out on my front porch after a long day out in the sun. Playing around with the different settings of my camera, I ended up with some fun little detailed shots of my Chains of Love bracelet which is so rad that it connects as a ring; a nice big toe thumbs up shot (sorry to all that despise all things feets); as well a random portrait of my possibly half dead? geraniums glistening in the sun. More importantly, it has been warm enough to whip out these bad boys, of which you might remember: the sandals that have gone everywhere with me the last year...from Philadelphia, New York, Baltimore, and back. I love these babies and am praying they don't fall apart. I'm still on the prowl for another pair that will treat me just as well as these have. Also, currently sporting the Guns 'n Roses tee that I refuse to part with no matter how ratty and faded it gets, along with a great pair of French maroon trousers. This is my lazy weekend look... you can never go wrong with loose layers topped off with a big floppy hat!

Also, check out my interview with one of my good friends, Shamime Shaw, here on her new fashion blog: Cloth Culture! There are some photos she took of me a while back as well as some info on my cultural background!

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Cristy and Duda said...

So retro, love the hat..

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suzinqa *gwtba* said...

love your hat

behindblueeyes said...

wow this outfit is stunning!
I ant ur tee and omg you look so lovely in hat <


franca maisha said...

really pretty, I love your pants :)


Maeva Christa Hiag said...

It was a moment that i hadn t make a little turn on your blog...
Amazing bottom profil picture
and i love ur look
70's revisité j'aime!

La Bise

MCH from Paris

Rosa and Carlotta: Illustrated-Moodboard said...

you loook stunning, I really like your style Natalie :)

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Michelle of The Feather Den said...

Absolutely love that t-shirt! I especially love how you've paired it with those trousers, the colour of them is just so great. Adorable hat, too, you look just gorgeous as always!

Sasha said...

your bracelet!
the color of your pants!
your bangs!
ooh la la!


Big hats... that's what I've been topping my outfits with as of late! I adore how they simply make the whole ensemble complete.

:: Farrah @ DISTRIKMODE ::

Carrie said...

You look amazing! I love your tee ;)


ediot said...

you look absolutely amazing natalie.
the hat is just perfect and you make me wanna cut bangs.
still can't get over your header image btw. free people is one of my fav. stores.

wish you a great week dear

patrycja2407 said...

You're beautiful :)
for me you're the best example of natural beauty :)

julie iliana said...

love everything about these photos :)

Hanna said...

I really love your outfit! The top is so fab!


Camille ♥ said...

You are so beautiful ! :)
I love your tee, is it new or old ?

Kisses ♥ Camille

Nancie Mwai said...

awesome piece of jewelry! looking good, love the pants and the hat

lydia-lee said...

love that tee!!

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thefashionguitar.com said...

Love the rock-style in combination with the sweetness you give on the photos. You are amazingly beautiful!!

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Fashiable said...

You are SO beautiful and I am in love with your bracelet!!

Beatrice said...

love the chic laid back look! so effortless! ^,^

KcomeKarolina said...

amazing!!! love it!!!

xoxo from rome

Pardoleta said...

Guns and Roses? Yeeah you rockkk !!!

cuteredbow said...

This outfit looks so comfy !


Just a lazy morning said...

love the tshirt..i love that band, and the hat is so cute!
beautiful pics!!

lindsey lowe said...

i am all about a cute hat lately. i love this look...

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MargieF said...

cant beat a lazy look but i love the tee. I have a pair of sandals that i practically lived in all summer and im really hoping i can get another summer out of them

Andrea Mestre said...


Inside my head and wardrobe said...

Im in love with burgundy colour this season. love how you have matched it up with a guns and roses rock tee. love this look


Terezsia said...

wow, u r sou pretty!!


Raspberry Jam said...

Love your bracelet!



Dominika said...

i LOVE your jewellery!

mademoiselleandcomag said...

very nice ;))

Lucy said...

This outfit looks just perfect for that heat! The hat is gorgeous.
Where the wild things might be...

Femke de Groot said...

I'm jealous on your heat, it's freakin' cold in Holland!
you look very relaxed and I love the shirt.

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VicissitudiniLombarde said...

You look awesome!
Love your tshirt and you hat so much!



monsefuentes said...

love the trouser!

xx, Monse.-

LAVEL said...

guns n roses <3

Camilla. said...

Those trousers are so beautiful, the colour is just gorgeous.
Thanks for all your lovely comments, they mean so much coming from one of my favorite bloggers :) xx


Star-Light said...

lovely pants!


Ashley said...

Loving your bracelet and hat, and how warm it looks in Cali!


Pia said...

stunning look and i really envy you for that SUN.. i miss it so much. :/ haha.

Fleur said...

Nice pics! You look amazing! =)


Julie said...

chains are cute !


Maia said...

i very like your outfits and this blog is really cool :)

Verónica said...

This look rocks!!

_kisses from

Karoline Kalvø said...

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Gertrude said...

You look so good with the floppy hat! x

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Marloes. said...

I love that hat on you!

Alex said...

I have this shirt too i love it :)

Katie Styles said...

you look amazing. i love everything about your outfit especially the trousers xx

jamie said...

i love guns n roses <3
youre so cute!

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thebohemienne said...

That bracelet is too cool for school.


Vanilla said...

Thank you for stopping by my blog :) These photos are beautiful :) I love the outfit

Love, vanilla


Leah said...

I realllly need a rocker tee like that! It goes perfectly with the hat.
Thanks for your comment.

xo L

Andrés Corella said...

Love the tee!! and the color of the pants...and that chain is really cool...I like this whole look


Le blog de Victoire said...

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You have a magnificent blog! I like it !

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Blackswan said...

nothing is more carefree and rebel than a Guns n' Roses rocker tee! love the deep maroon colour and the hat is the icing on the cake!


x Your Only Blackswan

Haru said...

Mmmm I'm in love with your hat and bracelet! :D Amazing outfit as always x

Haru x

Becky-May said...

Thank you for the follow Natalie, I was uberly excited! I'm in love with your blog, style, photos. The whole lot! So it really means a lot.

The Flower Girl


Laetitia´s Comptoir said...

Thanks!!! and I love the way you wear that one! Your blog is one of my favourite blogs!!!


lauren lanza osias said...

the guns and roses tee is my favorite part! love.

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Alyssa said...

On top of being a spectacular outfit, it makes me wanna lounge outside in a meadow while the clouds roll by. Ahh, I need to make more time for that in my life! :)

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Francesca C said...

Great trousers!!!!

Thekla said...

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BlueVanilla said...

Love the vintage tee...its rockin!

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Zarna said...

that bracelet is beautiful and the trousers are just wonderful on you!

agatiszka said...

Fantastic, especially top, hat and chains !!


Cindy, fashionsbeauty said...

Very vintage look, love xoxo


Closet Fashionista said...

Those trousers are amazing! LOOOOVE them :D

Make Shift Model said...

gwoooorgus! As ever!
I love these chains... I'm going to be making some of these for my new little line...
Show you when they are done!!! Maybe you can rock one out!
love Zoey xx

S. said...

Love this t-shirt! I think I'll buy it ;)
You look so nice!


Enamodeuse said...

Love love love love that tee, love Guns &Roses:)


It blog girls said...

Your style is amazing Natalie!
and thank you so much for commeting it meant so much to us

ziboo said...

This outfit is lovely ! (And the chains are gorgeous !)
Thank you for your sweet comment n_n

Mila said...

Oooooh you look absolutely brilliant.wow!

Kristen Leotsakou said...

wow you are always so stuning! loving the chain bracelet! <3

Briana Le & Merissa Ren said...

the bracelet is simply beautiful.

SheShotta said...

awesome outfit ! love the colors x

Breshna S. said...

love this layed back look!

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Marie Cotrel said...

You're so adorable Natalie ! <3 Kiss xxx

Ashley said...

i have the same shirt from H&M. i live in it


ZANAH said...

I love your VTG trousers :)

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Notting Hill Girl said...

That bracelet is fabulous! I wish we had warm winter weather like LA in London :) NHG x


Liana said...

such a cool laid back outfit with the perfect touches! that bracelet/ring is amazing, i need to get one! love the hat too :)
oh and the big toe shot is perfect :)

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MM said...

love your guns'n'roses tee shirt ! lovely !

xxx, MM.

Suzanna said...

i love that look!

Sarah Margeurite said...

I love the combination of the hat, vintage band shirt, and maroon pants!

Vee said...

loove the bracelet!!!

Amber said...

i love the hat! I have been looking for a good slave ring!



crystal glamour said...

love your shirt and chain accessory :)

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-marta said...

I really love your hat, and especially your pants too! That dark red colour is lovely :)


Catherine Au Jong said...

cute and light!


Shilpi said...

love this outfit, especially the pants



Stacey Kay said...

I love your outfit, I NEED a shirt like this -- maybe I'll check Ebay or Etsy now...

Stacey Kay
“Runway Inspiration, Vintage Decoration”
Women’s Fashion Examiner-Cleveland
My Vintage Handbag Line

letizia said...

lazy week end look, but you still look great !
Love the bracelet, and the pants.

Al said...

I love the chains !


Wish i looked this glamours on my lazy days!
We have been having major heat waves here too...i didn't leave the lounge all last week lol

maïu bcn said...

beutiful pictures!!I love the chain bracelet, and your whole look!!


Juliet said...

I love the hand chain!

Juliet xxx

Amélie said...

The outfit is so pretty, I love it and the bracelet fits you so well!
Pretty pics !

Nettie said...

You look lovely! I love your bracelet. :>

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Yoyo Little bites ! said...

i love your face !


Kristel Louisa said...

Dear Natalie,

Love this retro-vintage look! I always love this t-shirt. And your maroon trousers are fantastic. Your bracelet is gorgeous!

en la moda

María Chantal Rodríguez Nilsson said...

amazing look^^love the t-shirt and the vintage trousers!

Diana caitilin said...

love your bracelet!this is super simple outfit but still gorgeous on you.

Violetta E. said...


lifeisamaze said...

I love this outfit !

Shevah said...

If I were an owner of that tshirt I wouldn't want to give it away either. Haha. You look beautiful.


YUMMama said...


Thanks for stopping by blog, YUMMommy. Glad that you like it. I'm your newest blog follower and fellow fashion lover as well.

Lisa Fergus said...

ummmm....LOVING this look!!! those pants are amazing and that bracelet is out of control cool!
LOVE this look!


The Science Fair said...

I'm really loving your blog!

You look great! I am envious of your warm, lazy day!


GUCCI'ikas said...

Love your style. (: this outfit is great


Britney said...

Very cool bracelet! You look pretty :)

crazy pig said...

the chain is so cool! And so is the t-shirt <3
I like playing with my camera settings, too, it can surprisingly turn into some interesting shots, sometimes :)
and the photo of flowers is wonderful <3

streetdressed said...

wwwwoooww! rock it!
love your bracelet! the way you wear a hat is awesome!


Marielle said...

Love the shirt and the hat!

meBourel said...

great look ;)

Pauli Rocker said...

Love your tee and the hat! x

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Smolder Me said...

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Deni said...

I totally love your look...omg your hat is amazing!


Christina Marie said...

I love this look!



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My Thirsty Lips said...

I love how this all came together. So chill and very fun. Keep it up girl.


Elle said...

Bangs+a hat

such a hard combo to do! You look beautiful and I love black hats now! :)

Love, Live & Wear

La Fille De La Ville said...

Love the shirt!

josyp said...

Simply beautiful!


have a nice day,
jos xx

Danielle said...

They look comfy. Beautiful color on your pants!

Natalie Louise said...

I LOVE the simplicity of this look.

Love Nat, Leather & Lace.

Midge said...

Dig that hat!


Nell said...

Oh, love the hat. x