Thursday, July 21, 2011

Electric Blue






(HaveaLook blouse and skirt, Sienna Ray bag, Bloch ballet flats)

I have been dying to wear more color and when my sister gifted me this electric blue skirt, I was ecstatic. I need more airy pieces in my life! Especially in this dreadful heat. Another little gift from the big sis? This stellar sheer backed crop top. Paired with my favorite ballet flats and I was ready for a fun evening out. These babies travel with me everywhere and I desperately need a new pair. I have literally walked MILES in them already. But it's crazy how hard it is to find simple black flats that have the right cut. Living on the east coast, I've learned to dress and be prepared for a full day out. You never know where you'll end up or how much walking you'll be doing! I wore this simple ensemble to prance around City Hall in Philadelphia over the weekend. This place could easily be mistaken for Europe huh? The architecture is absolutely stunning! It's one of my favorite spots in Philly. Every time I walk by I just stop and stare... dreaming of Paris of course! But the best part of this evening? My friends and I went out dancing and ended up walking home late at night (not smart considering we were in a pretty dangerous area...imagine, 4 girls...bloggers...desperately trying to get back to Center City alive) and some dude said we looked like "Sex and the City, but in COMPTON!" so priceless! I'll take that as a compliment...

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167 comments:

Thu Nguyen said...

That blue is beautiful on you! Love it!

Alicia said...

I would take that as a compliment too :) As long as you had a great time...you look beautiful as always Natalie! That shade of blue is one of my favorites & the back of your top is fab! ❤

TRICOT said...

I love bluuuuuuuuuue ! :) good outfit! :)

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Ms.Fashionista said...

Copped tops always look so good with skirts above the ankle!

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xo

kcomekarolina said...

YOU LOOK FAB!!! love the top's back detail!


xoxo from rome
K.
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Katie said...

The electric blue color of the skirt combined with the crop top really suits you well! Love it!

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Twins said...

Amazing outfit!!!!
We want that skirt :)

u're gorgeous!!

xx


http://sweetdifferences.com

raspberry-rouge.com said...

You look GREAT! Love that colour on you, so pretty!! What a cute gift by a lovely sister.. Good luck finding yourself a new pair of flats! XO Rebecca

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Annie and the Mannequins said...

Gorgeous mix of peices here. Love the cobalt blue shade on you. Love The Annies xoxo

Marloes. said...

Aww you have the best sister ever! This looks so damn good on you. Love the color of the skirt!

annalisa said...

truly amazing
i love that the back is showing a bit

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yOka said...

You look gorgeous!!!
Love the skirt

xx

My Blog

Milce said...

Amazing outfit. Lovethe pictures.

xoxo,
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vintage process said...

Amazing look!

Cinderella's Closet said...

You look gorgeous as always. The best part of having a sister is sharing clothes & getting hand me downs & gifts from the person who know you best.

xoxo

Cinderella's Closet NYC

lifeisamaze said...

I like this outfit so much ! I have a short skirt like yours :)

El secreto de mi armario said...

ME ENCANTA LA FALDA!
BESOS!
SONIA.

Lisa Fergus said...

Beautiful pictures! I love this look and you look stunning as always! xo

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kate funk said...

I live in center city!! Love it!! But I never venture to far outside of center city, it does get kinda scary. Cute look!
velvet cupcakes

Everyone loves fashion said...

oh girl, so beautiful! I remember when your sister wore similar skirt :) It's definitely must have piece for every fashion girl this season

Laura said...

You look amazing honey! Great outfit , this skirt rock

XOXO

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Jenny said...

I am so jealous of how you have a sister who gives you these.. I love this outfit from top to toes. my cup of tea totally!

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Lily-rose said...

Wow i love the whole outfit!
The skirt is just gorgeous!

salut! sophie said...

Love that skirt! The black and blue colour combination is lovely, and the chain detail on the back of your top is stunning!

Gina Michele said...

Gorgeous outfit and location!

♥ Gina Michele
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[n][i][c][o][l][e] said...

gorgeous outfit! i've been trying to hunt for a pleated skirt too but now it's way too cold here in sydney to rock that.

can't wait to pass on my beloved pieces to my sister some day as well haha :)

Nicole x

http://suitedupandbarefoot.blogspot.com

Blond Panther & Louboutin... said...

loooove your skirt ;D


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SMS Style said...

Really need to check out romwe, you have such nice stuff from there xxx

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Ms. Givens said...

Going searching for that skirt ASAP.

Olya said...

Lovely colour! You look so beautiful!
xx

iLikeyours said...

u look stunning!

Camilla said...

You look AMAZING, that skirt is so gorgeous,

x Camilla

intothefoldfashion.blogspot.com

Silkybow said...

Love your skirt Natalie. You work gorgeous!

bloomingvogue said...

Amazing skirt!

bloomingvogue

SAMANTHA said...

I loveeee this outfit! so lucky your sister got you this stuff it's great! i need a fun skirt like this. and the architecture is beautiful i want to visit philly, i probably already should have since i'm from ny. the sex and the city reference - priceless.


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PiruletadeGato said...

I have a skirt like yours but a little bit more sheer, I love it! It has an amazing color!


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DediLovesFashion said...

gorgeous outfit. I love the blue skirt.
xo

Voilà! said...

That skirt is beautiful! I love the length of the top.

Besos!

~Meghan

Voilà-Meghan.blogspot.com

heatherheartsfashion said...

that skirt is really perfect on you, you look beautiful!

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The Fancy Teacup said...

Such pretty gifts from Dylana! The blue hue is fantastic on you, and love the dazzling detail on the cropped top. You look extraordinary, girl! And totally enamored with the Philadelphia architecture.

♥, Jamie
www.TheFancyTeacup.com

Leya said...

you look so beautiful! love your top!
xx

ASH said...

gorgeous colour! love your fringe aswell, it really suits you.

Sara said...

I love the top!
xoxo

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Michelle Lee said...

love this look so much :)

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songbird said...

love the skirt but that top is just fabulous!

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Isabel said...

Oh wow I love that Outfit.
This blue is so beautiful and I like the details on the back of your shirt :)

xoxo Isabel

http://sommermorgenwolkenband.blogspot.com/

Halima said...

I love your skirt! I just recently did a blog post on pleated skirts and I must say yours is great! and its blue my favourite colour!

Check out my blog sometime :)
http://creative-medley.blogspot.com/

Closet Fashionista said...

Oooh I love that skirt, it is such a gorgeous color on you! :D
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Ænne said...

Love the colour of the skirt and the back of your top!! Looks amazing :)

Kisses Anne

http://annenobody.blogspot.com/

Raspberry Jam said...

Love the color!

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Paulien said...

Holy moly, you look fabulous! This look is one of the prettiest I've seen lately, the blue looks so good on you! Also love the sheer shirt with golden details and minimalism of the black flats.

And indeed, this place could've easily been Antwerp or Paris or whatever European city. I didn't know the USA had places that looked "ancient" :-)

ediot said...

love that blue skirt- it looks amazing.
and i adore your make-up-subtle but beautiful

Belle de Couture said...

Love that chain top and your electric blue midi skirt is ah-mazing :)

xx
Jen

http://belledecouture.com

Anna said...

yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay ! Amazing blog! i have to follow u xx

marvelloussecret said...

I love color of skirt! You look amazing :)

xoxo :)

Pretty Vintage said...

the skirt is beeeeeautiful! the colour is too gorgeous :) and the fabric is so light and flowy for the heat, definite winner!

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Charline said...

This electric blue skirt is PERFECT for you :)

Kathryn said...

This is such an interesting outfit. It's not safe which is inspiring me to mix things up a little more. The scenery really does remind me of Europe as well.

san-uhaaa said...

amazing look :) <3hair!!!

Steffys Pros and Cons said...

i just love that skirt! coury from fancy treehouse wore it last week and i loved it then too :)

<3 steffy
Steffys Pros and Cons

Nasrin said...

The perfect skirt! Love it :)

Jessie said...

what an incredible color on you!!! so fabulous and bright. could not be more perfect.
xx, http://wordbyjessie.com/

The doll on fashion said...

Blue looks great on you!

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Eda ♥ said...

Such a darling skirt Natalie! Love the SATC-related compliment part haha, hope you had fun!

Eda ♥

Francesca C said...

very nice skirt!!
Thefunnygame

ThE fAsHiOn WoRsHiPeR said...

Wowzers, you look stunning in blue :)

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

Nina said...

That skirt looks so lovely on you! The colour is beautiful. I love the way you styled it as well.

Kisses
Xoxo

http://ninasclosetsa.blogspot.com

Yuliya said...

Great pics ! Love your skirt
Bisous

Eugenia G. said...

Wow! I've been looking for a long skirt like yours and I never found anyone. I guess when I finally go shopping on sales maybe, but now I prefer say to you that you have such an amazing skirt and such an awesome t-shirt. I'm in love with the details on the back, so original.

P.S: Sorry for my bad english, btw.

Anne said...

that skirt is so pretty, it looks amazing on you! xx

Reflect and Fancy said...

blue looks so exuberant on you!!

would be a pleasure if you visit me on my blog too!
xx

world on high heels said...

wow. you're perfect as always.
love the skirt!

Mapi said...

you look amazing! love the skirt

mapi

http://minemine-mapi.blogspot.com/

Duty of Style said...

Amazing look!!! Love your skirt!!!

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BlueVanilla said...

Great blue color! Love all your tops with detailed backs!
xx

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Meghan said...

delightful and de-lovely!


<3Meghan

Kristel Louisa said...

That skirt is a darling! The color is fantastic. You're so gorgeous, these pictures are really amazing.

xx
en la moda

Kim Nelson said...

I love this pleated electric blue skirt. Its so feminine yet edgy at the same time. I would totally wear this(:

xo,
www.sandyragabond.blogspot.com

Marie said...

What a perfect skirt! I crave for one like this!

xx
oldblackheels.blogspot.com

Liz Quach said...

Love the blue skirt! The color is truly amazing! Dylana has great style!

justQUACHit

THE said...

the color of the skirt is beautifyl! lovely babe!

xo Charlotte
www.thefashionguitar.com

Manon H. said...

I love electric blue !

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Andreita said...

I love your blog!

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Rosa said...

I like so much this pics, the skirt is awesome!

kisses
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Dilan Dilir said...

lovely skirt!

Irene said...

Las gafas son de Blanco, una tienda española :)
Your blog is great¡
Muac

Kaśq. said...

great skirt !

Cristina de la Concha said...

love the photos and the skirt
xoxo
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Meggy said...

Beautiful!

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xx

Hannah said...

Your blog is fabulous and you are so pretty!! Love the blue skirt!

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catflicks said...

that top and skirt are beautiful, lovely presents! i love looking up at buildings and architecture, they're beautiful :)
xxx
Catflicks

Meena Dhuga said...

great presents! love the colour of that skirt! and the architecture is amazing :)

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Meena xxxx

LIGH✝Sdrivemysoul said...

Just bought a bright blue skirt very similar to this while thrifting the other day! You look gorgeous as always (:

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x Sea

Fashionistas said...

great look :)

ada xoxo said...

you body is perfect !
xx

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Francesca Felix said...

this is just beautiful! so simple yet so perfect. beautiful color

xo
francesca
http://www.frankvinyl.com

The Headless Mannequin said...

Such a gorgeous skirt...the colour and pleats are so pretty. I was trying to catch a proper peek of what looks like a gorgeous bag too :)

www.theheadlessmannequin.blogspot.com

ISABELLE said...

Love this blue color, that kind of skirt is really gorgeous!

xoxo

www.isabelleatelier.blogspot.com

Allie said...

"sex and the city but in compton" haha priceless. love the color of the skirt!
xx Allie

amalie said...

gorgeous! love your skirt xx

Maycie Tsuchiya said...

hahaha! Sex In The City Compton style.

Love your skirt! What a sweet big sis!

Vasilieva said...

such a gorgeous blue skirt, loving that cropped top too

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x

char said...

Love this outfit! The details on your top is amazing, and your pleated skirt is perfect! :)

Em said...

Very cool, I love strong colours like that!

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Sweet Harvest Moon said...

Blue looks really good on you! Love this outfit!

Raquel said...

So cute! xD

lisa signorini said...

amazing skirt!!!check my blog: in the last outfit I had thesame rose skirt!!!

kiss

www.thecurlylady.blogspot.com

Carly said...

Well of COURSE you look beautiful...love the electric blue for sure.

Also loving this story...I just moved to the shore but still have a condo in Old City Philly...it is BY FAR my favorite east coast city...hope you enjoyed your stay...sounds like you did!!
C

Becky said...

lovely as always, natalie! :]

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Tonya said...

So so beautiful! I love the top and skirt together..a perfect combination. I especially love the gold detailing on the back. Lovely!

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fashionfletcher said...

:O Such a lovely outfit, those gold chains are such a great accent and that blue is my favorite!

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Emma said...

This is such a great blog!
Your style is very pure, I like it.

Carmen said...

The top is really beautiful, especially with the pretty blue skirt!

Carmen Ri.

Sarah said...

Love the outfit, I want that skirt bad! xx

Stella said...

omg that skirt is so beautiful! i definitely need it in my lifee; your photos are always so great!

xoxo
stella

ggoodrich said...
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ggoodrich said...

You look so pretty with what you wear. I think if you'd be matched with a handsome man wearing a blue men tuxedos, that would make a perfect fashion for couple!

Mila said...

I absolutely love this shade of blue--and it looks perfect on you. Your top is adorable with the sheer details.

xoxo,
meme-stylenewbie.blogspot.com

STARR said...

I so want some blue pants and/or sweater.
That place looks all too familiar to me haha

Kelly said...

I love your skirt!!

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Christine said...

i love the pop of blue! plus the colour looks amazing on your skin tone :)

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Carlinn said...

Lovely babe, the blue skirt looks so pretty on you. I think i need a pleated skirt in blue now as well!

fathin zulkifli said...

natalie, you look pretty in the blue skirt!

I have one like that but with purple colour :)

http://fathinzulkifli.blogspot.com/2011/07/fashion-black-pleated-dress.html

Nana MoonDancer said...

I love the skirt so much!!!!!

Pithsala said...

You look stunning.
That electric blue skirt looks so good on you

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LRB said...

ONe of my favorite colors, the sheer crop top and skirt are lovely very vintage inspired.

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almaa. said...

omg, this skirt and blouse are sooo amazing! Love this look

noura. said...

this is so wonderful

Life by Alice said...

Amazing!!
Your otfit is perfect!!

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Shanelé said...

Ahh i have a bright blue pleated skirt from Zara...simply cannot get enough of it! Love this!

Would love for you to stop by my blog to check my blue skirt out!

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Caroline Weiler said...

Love the blue skirt, great color.
Caroline
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Bir Alışverişkoliğin İtirafları said...

amazing skirt, I want to buy a pleated midi skirt like yours

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KimChicSisters said...

love your outfit!
~xx
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kiki said...

Love the skirt! :)

xo

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Shared closet said...

woowww!!! i am in love with the second photo!!:OO:O:O:O:O:O:OO:O:O:O
:)

Cristiana Nunes said...

I like very piece of this outfit. really chic and modern. Love the colour of the skirt and the bag and the shirt details. Beautiful outfit!

Flashes of Style said...

Ummmm Hi, you are amazing okay bye!

xoxo,

Bonnie

The Rainbow Pony said...

gosh i love the skirt!

Aney said...

I definitely need to pick up a few more airy pieces as well to brave through the sweltering heat - I'm honestly dying in Canada with the weather rising up to 46 degrees celsius!

Love your electric blue pleated maxi!You paired it perfectly with the sheer black top :)

Dale said...

Electric blue and pleated skirts are two of my faves right now so this whole look is gorgeous. You look beautiful and I really like that top too.

Thanks so much for stopping by.

xoDale
www.savvyspice.blogspot.com

michaeladesign said...

The architecture is amazing! That skirt is on my "need to have now" list for sure.

Violetta E. said...

yeah!
i ♡ you!

Isi, Wake up & smell the azahar said...

I wanna have a big sister who give me beautiful presents...you're so lucky!lol I'm form Europe & if you told me that you take these pics here I'd believe you. Philly seemms to look like some centre Europe cities.

My little diary closet said...

You're so beautiful ! Love your skirt ! Kiss
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Audrey Leighton said...

your skirt is absolutely lovely!

Lauren Dinh said...

Love how you pair two pieces together so effortlessly.

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Anita said...

Lovely outfit.
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the Rocket Fashionista said...

Love the whole outfit, you look gorgeous! Thanks for commenting on my blog, so now i've found one more lovely blog to follow! :)

xx

Grace said...

Cute outfit

Theonlyfashionprincess said...

Love the blue! :) And you look beautiful as always girl x

Emilie said...

Love that skirt! Gorgeous! And electric blue suits you so well!
xx

tasha faye said...

omg this outfit is beyond perfect. <3 you are such a beauty! i wish i could photograph you one day haha. thanks so much for your comment! xxx

Monroe Steele said...

beautiful photos

xoxo Monroe

Fashion Steele NYC

The Green Lace by Elena said...

One of my favourite colours....powerful and chic :)

AMINTA said...

What a great top!! Romwe has amazing clothes... you look gorgeous.


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LisasRuby said...

I love this outfit!! So pretty!!

xx

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knitxcore. said...

sounds like you were north philly, or near delaware ave. (or anywhere else in the city after dark. haha) that place is sketchy.

Martina said...

Love this outfit! The skirt is wonderful! Thanks for visiting, want to follow each other?

Lou said...

That skirt is such a great colour, it really pulls the outfit together.

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Jordana Lilly said...

I saw you on the walls of VANS :) Love your blouse, beautiful detailing, & gotta love sheer fabrics! Lovely pop of electric blue. <3 following!

Kimberly said...

amazing outfit love the skirt brings such a pop to the outfit!

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Sarah M. said...

LOVE/NEED/ADORE that blue skirt. Looks fantastic with that box cut top - I never would have thought to pair it with a shirt like that!

xx from Montreal,

Sarah
http://ibleedfashion.com
@ibleedfashionxx

vonilicious said...

Sex in the City in Compton, wow. That's hilarious. Love the chains on the back of that top. Be safer! Philly can be dangerous.

simplysublimeblog said...

This outfit is to die for!

Macarons&Coquelicots said...

Another perfect outfit !
That top is fantastic, such as the skirt.

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Eve said...

you look beautiful;) maxi skirt and short blouse=great look ;) I don't know, that amazing look is possible ;)

Danielle Celeste Couture said...

That is an incredible story and an incredible skirt and a sweet sister.