Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Trench my Thirst







(Battalion trench, Hallelu knit sweater, H&M button up, Jeans c/o Big Star, Salvatore Ferragamo ballet flats, Banana Republic bag)

The sun is finally out and weather is becoming bearable again. Decided to wear this trench dress open as a jacket, layered over a knit sweater and a great pair of cuffed jeans. I don't know why, but I find ankles extremely sexy. The look is a bit preppy and schoolgirl. I love a great collared shirt under a sweater. Recently I have been toting around this gorgeous bag, courtesy of Banana Republic, straight from their Spring '11 show. Everything from the collection is very safari, utilitarian chic (my favorite!) And yes, diet coke in a Chipotle water cup! But that is our little secret lol. With this look, I guess I could be considered a rebellious college girl? Okay, maybe not.

Welp, I'm off to Seattle right now for a shoot. My flight takes off this morning and I can't wait. Luckily it is a short flight from LA and I will arrive in the afternoon with plenty of time to see the city and meet up with a few friends before shooting tomorrow morning. Bringing my camera along of course so I can snap some images. I hear it is freezing! Looks like I will be lugging around my heaviest wool coat for the trip. Bye bye California! I could use a little break from you...

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173 comments:

Alice said...

ahh love the sweater and your flats so much!
pretty as always!


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Lux said...

Love that look! Very cute!
Lux
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Style by Buett said...

you always look gorgeous

Leslie said...

Love this style!
Lucky you, you have some sun, in Paris it's horrible :(

xoxo

Mary said...

i love your look :)

wordbyjessie.com said...

girl you look super fab! i love the look.

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wordbyjessie.com said...

girl you look super fab! i love the look.

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lifeisamaze said...

I love your trench, your bag and your shoes ! :)

It's on with Victoria Loeung said...

Cette tenue est parfaite, j'adore !

xx
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Gorete Sousa said...

Great Pics and Look!!!
lovely
xx

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Julie Iliana said...

I love everything about this look :) you make the trench look less serious and very feminine with the cute flats! ah, and your hair is what I'm most jealous of, haha.

XX

Carrie said...

I love the fabric of this trench!

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Yo no soy una it girl said...

Lovely outfit!! The trench is beautiful!!

lindsey lowe said...

this outfit is absolutely divine. so simple and classic... but a little edgy. love it!

Jes said...

Best style Hun! Your outfit posts just keep getting better xxx

Brenda said...

really cute :)

Debora said...

Lovely Natalie!
Always my favourite blogger
xxx
Debora
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Lynn said...

Love your outfit! Especially the sweater and the bag! X.


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GIAA said...

Loved this look! Very simple but right on the money ;)

G.

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Collections said...

Wonderful pictures.

Love your shoes!

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Emilie said...

Love the second picture!

blorange dice said...

cool sweater!! ahh and have fun in seattle, i'm so jealous

Steffy's Pro's and Con's said...

sooo cute! i love the sweater with the stripes, the glasses are awesome and the bag is to die for!

<3 steffy
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ThE fAsHiOn WoRsHiPeR said...

Great trench & flats doll! I too am guilty of orange soda in the Chipotle water cup haha ;)

Dylana Suarez said...

GORGEOUSNESS! This day was so much fun!

xoxo,

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Ms. Givens said...

Lovely pictures. I love chain detail on handbags.
Hope you have a wonderful visit!

Karoline Kalvø said...

You look divine. The prettiest girl ever.


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Neiti Ithilienn said...

love your bag<3

Caroline Weiler said...

Nice pictures
Nice shoes
Nice bag
Nice ...
;)

Caroline
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Marloes. said...

Your sweater is really cool!!
Have fun in Seattle!

Bleinch said...

So cute!

suzinqa *girl with the black arm* said...

loooove your shoes!

Cindy, fashionsbeauty said...

Great outfit, love the bag and it's so cool the dress as a jacket xoxo

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Fashion Agony said...

Gorgeous trench and shoes!

xoxo
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Maja Vonava said...

I love your bag!! Your outfit is awesome

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Monday to Friday said...

beautiful! your look is amazing! we follow you!
xoxo

THESTREETFASHION5XPRO said...

Stunning as always!!!

KcomeKarolina said...

you look fab!!! gorgeous make up!!!




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K.
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Cara said...

Love this...so simple and chic. You look wonderful, and love that sweater from Hallelu! Found them on your blog and ordered the same one...am excited to get in in the mail :)
You look stunning as always
xo Cara
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Venus in Furs said...

You keep impressing me more and more! I love the second photo! :)

Mageritdoll said...

nice pics you are beautiful ... :-) Hope you have a good days in Seattle and then you show us your images...

Sergio and Cristina&Mageritdoll

Leya said...

the view is gorgeous..
loving your shoes and bag..very cute!!
=)

Raspberry Jam said...

Beautiful bag!

Great outfit!

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XOXO

Paulien said...

I really like this look: the cropped pants and ballerina's go so well together. Pretty preppy :)

And the bag is to-die-for! I need it too!

Closet Fashionista said...

You look SO gorgeous, as always :D
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Emma said...

I like your sunglasses! You look very pretty!

x Emma (www.stylerituals.blogspot.com)

Camilla. said...

I love that bag, it looks so vintagey but the metal bits make it look modern. x

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Camille ♥ said...

Lovely outfit. Really beautiful. I love especially the bag !

Kisses ♥

Mariana Stormion said...

Your hair is amazing! Love it!

Sara said...

great outfit.
the bag and the shoes are so beautiful.

xoxo

creme powder ♥ said...

great look <3

Simuša said...

Nice rouge! :)

Iulia Romana said...

The outfit is really gorgeous! I adore the sweater and the shoes :D

Jackie said...

love love love that bag!

The Fancy Teacup said...

You look so lovely, Natalie! Those bow topped loafers are definitely keepers. Like how layered the trench with the frayed knit.

Have fun in Seattle, it's a super cool city!

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much love.

AlejandrA said...

I love the bag! beautiful look!
Kiss:)

Roz said...

You look beautiful in that first photo - very classic. The whole outfit gives off a sixties preppy feel to me, especially with the visible ankles (I alwats roll up my trousers too) and flats.

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Charlie, Feminine Bravery said...

what a classy and beautiful outfit!

xxx Charlie
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HR said...

The jeans look amazing on you! For anyone who is interested, Big Star's website is www.bigstarusa.com.

xo
Haniya

tiffany said...

love this outfit! you are beautiful! lets be friends?

Mamacita said...

Lovely sweater and the handbag is amazing!!

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Baoto said...

I really love this look! The bag's perfect. xo


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ambrelabelle said...

thanks for the comment lovely lady!!!


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S. said...

So perfect! Love bag and shoes and shirt and...

:) S.
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Fashiable said...

YOU LOOK PERFECT, as always girl :)

Natali said...

cute red lips))mimi

mo said...

Love the look, preppy but cool!
And the bag is so beautiful.
XOXO

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monsefuentes said...

You look so great! beautiful shoes :)

xx, Monse.-
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Pardoleta said...

This is greeeat outfit to me. It's just comfortable and you look gorgeous. Love it.

Mila said...

I will have to agree with everyone,stunning!

Cristy and Duda said...

amazing sweater!
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Rubie said...

Oh your bag 's amaizing!
Love it, xoxo


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cuteredbow said...

Trench coat are the girls best friend ! Classic and feminine it's part of the main important pieces of a closet !

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Becky-May said...

These pictures are just perfect! Lipstick looks amazing on you Natalie :) Have fun in Seattle!


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Majka. said...

YOU ARE SO AMAZING!
I CAN'T BELIVE I HVNT SEEN UR BLOG BEFORE!


IM FOLLOWINIG U!


kisses from polish blogger, Majka


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Anaivilo said...

Can't wait to see photos from Seatlle! :D And I love your bag here. it is amazing!

Ashley said...

Have fun in Seattle! I've never been but have always wanted to go! Loving your trench here, and the black-and-brown color combo!

-Ashley
http://breakfastatsaks.blogspot.com

martiarti said...

Amazing blog!
Kisses;)

Laetitia´s Comptoir said...

Always beautiful!!!!

xoxoxox

lavogue-ish7 said...

ah..you do the besst understated chic...!!!!
have a safe flight!!!

Adrienne said...

love your minimalist style, the knit is Lovely, also i love your lipstick! :)


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Ellinor Forje said...

I love your header and the outfit in the photos above. Thanks for sharing and drop by me too, soon.

Cheers.

zeste de citron said...

I love trench coat, it's classy and more over it's classic ! great choice for the color ;)

Inside my head and wardrobe said...

i love your sweater natalie its gorgeous. your bag is also beautiful

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Absolutely Mrs. K said...

stylish and simple, it is so hard to create a stylish outfit with basic pieces, but you did it. I love the combination of the brown bag and shoes. It breaks up the grey and the black. that sweater looks so interesting, it seems like a basic sweater but when you get a little closer, you see that exuberating detail. I love the trench because of the color.

I love my old Levi's said...

Lovely outfit

Aisa.Paxie said...

you always have the best photos!:) love the layering. chic!

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Luisa T. said...

Loveeeee your sunglasses!gorgeus <3

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Maria J - Paqui said...

Ohhh I really love your shoes and your bag!!!
You look amazing.
We follow you.
Kisses.
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the unique chic said...

LOVE YOUR OUTFIT! amazing pics.
xoxo

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Hope is the second soul of the unhappy. said...

i love this bag. <3 !!!!!

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Little Lj said...

Such a pretty set of photos! I'm so excited for spring! And MORE excited that that bag is BR!!! Totally on the look out for that when I visit the states later this year!

Michaela said...

Lovely outfit, very Alexa Chung. And I get what you mean about ankles!
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Shilpi said...

I love the picture of you drinking coffee with your sunglasses on, so chic!

That slightly destroyed sweater is lovely as well :)

xx

sftrend

Rachel said...

I love everything about this. Makes me want everything you're wearing for myself!

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Maria said...

LOVE your style :)

Love ♥,
Maria
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DEE said...

Great look! Love the flats and the bag!
-DEE

Laura said...

love this!

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CessOviedo said...

I heart your sunnies, they are so retro, Good luck in Seattle!

<3 Cess O.
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Kalina said...

you look awesome! I like this outfit! gorgeous bag, coat and sweater!

greetings from
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TIMELESS IS MORE said...

you look lovely in this post! I am wearing the same flats in my latest post :)

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Lúcia said...

love the red/berry lipstick!
xxxx

Libby, Vintage Aplomb said...

that looks like the perfect trench! i'm keeping my eyes out for one at the local thrift stores...i still have hope that i'll find one in time for spring! your ferragamos are lovely, too! :)

Jenelle said...

Cute look today, love the bag. Looks like a nice spot for a walk.

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Angga said...

gorgeous!! I love ankle length pants, I guess because I'm pretty short it makes my legs look like millions longer, I love the bag too
<3
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Nicole Holm said...

this outfit is so chic! i love the bag and how everything effortlessly goes together nicely.

Views From My Window said...

wow! your bag!! is perfect! love it! want it!
;)
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Anna said...

love those flats...

what do you think of my new bag?

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Stephanie said...

super cute sweater, loving the simplicity but yet kinda edgy-ness =)

Rona S. said...

love the whole look:) xx

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jamie said...

coke in a chipotle water cup, lol. ive been too chicken to ever do that! you look beautiful and flawless as always. xo

kimchicsisters said...

cute bag!

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Monroe Steele said...

this outfit is awesome..love the distressed sweater and the lip color!

xoxo Monroe

Fashion Steele NYC

Amy said...

I love love love your shoes!

Jessica said...

oh my goodness, these pics are so amazing.
did your sister who take the shots?
loving your outfit too especially that trench.
the fabric seems so light!

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ANN said...

Your trench is so gorgeous as is your bag!

flowercake said...

Your whole outfit fits together so well!

Lynn said...

Great outfit. Love your trench!

xoxo
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vonilicious said...

I absolutely wish I could wear this outfit out right now. Unfortunately it's a bit too warm here in Miami.

Holly G. said...

I am jealous of your sunny day. It's so cold in Hungary. in March..

Miss Molly said...

this is such a cute post! i love this outfit!

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Courtney said...

Wow, you look sensational! xx

Jacqueline Toth & Line Kold said...

Love you outfit! AND your blog.. We read it often!
A lot of credit from us :)

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michelle said...

flats and bag look great plus you look beautiful in your header

x
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shishiwaldorf said...

great outfit, I love your bag and lipstick!

xoxo
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Kristel Louisa said...

Looking good, Natalie! Can't wait to see pictures in Seattle!

Love,
Kristel
en la moda

Meg said...

Whenever you wear the best outfit, you come the next day with an outfit that is even better.
I love it!
Meg

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thebohemienne said...

That Banana Republic bag is beautiful!

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RB said...

love your bag & glasses

Hanna said...

amazing outfit! in love with your coat and bag!

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choicesmultiple said...

Such cool sweater and sunglasses!

Opposite lipstick said...

Wow! love your outfit


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Gregory said...

absolutely love the name of this post and all of the pictures!!

you have such great style!!

-Gregory

Laura said...

Love your outfit and I also like the background!

Fashion fly said...

stunning bag!!
xx, Ana

Tendai Lewis, 16 , UK said...

that bag is gorgeous x

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May said...

You look gorgeous

Mo Pie, Please said...

You look so perfectly put together! I love how chic the look is, I definitely want to roll my pants up and pair them with some flats! If only the weather would cooperate!

rebecca said...

,,,love the black, brown and grey combination,,,classic meets edgy,,,great look!,,,

Violetta E. said...

ohhh
lovely!

Juuli said...

too cool to be.

and i loove your lipstic.

moi, je dis que c'est ca le style parfait!

Saray said...

You are perfect, always!!!!
:)

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Enisdaba said...

Your look amazing!!!
Kisses
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TC said...

I love everything about this outfit! That bag is simply amazing.

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Taylor Sterling said...

so pretty! I love the pretty colored lips and laid back look!

BobbieAustin27 said...

omg I love your style
not to many people can wear flats and still make them look so fashionable
now following :) hope you follow back

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therealyellowsweater said...

J'adore! This look is very classic, and to me seems a little on the parsian side. There's a retro flavor to it as well, and the rip in the sweater keeps it just enough edge. The red lips are of course stellar as well, are they ever not?

Sandy said...

You are right! I love the pairing of the flats and leggings. It's hella sexy!! It's perfect how the leggings are slightly shorter to show off your pretty ankles. <3

Valencia Lia said...

Boooo!! I'm finally back to blogging after such a long hiatus. heehee

Anyhow, still looking as stunning as always.

Love the sweater top with that trench coat is amazing and the flats are a must have in my closet soon <3

Get the summer said...

Wow, you look great! Love your bag :)

x

Gts

moded'amour said...

Love your outfit! And your hair looks gorgeous!

GIRL AND CLOSET said...

Hello Natalie, thank you so much for your lovely comment + visit means so much.

As for your outfit? It's so divine, divine like I gotta have it right now so that I can wear it ALL day. I love stripes, red lips, and bangs, totally fab outfit. xx veronika

Neysa Bové said...

gorgeous!! I LOOOVE! xxo -nb

Theonlyfashionprincess said...

you look stunning, beautiful pictures x

memyclothesni said...

great oufit for a nice sunny day!

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misesnobody said...

cute trench! ;)

Beth Retro said...

hey! just found your blog via your sisters. love it! your photos are beautiful!

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x

Michele Khokhlan said...

Darling style! LOVE IT!
- Michele!

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blorange dice said...

i just watched the video with you singing/playing on the side of your blog, and it's so good! i reeeally loved the song, and your voice is so pretty but strong at the same time. again... perfect (:

Claggie said...

Lovely outfit! The color scheme is impeccable.

Sabby V said...

Wow, love the bag!

SAbrina
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LittleRachael said...

Amazing photos. So jealous about the modelling :)

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Ms.Fashionista said...

Love the fab trench!

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xxx

Lynn said...

Great pictures! Love the red coat.

xoxo
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Sara G. said...

i love this bag!

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Anna S said...

Gorgeous outfit :)

Mila Rock Baby said...

omg i love anything about this outfit. ANYTHING.


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Carla Violet said...

looking so chic!

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thefashionguitar.com said...

I love your bag!! And you look as always beautiful!

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