Thursday, August 18, 2011

Timeless on a Rainy Day




(Blue Bird blouse, By Corpus skirt, Glamyou shoes)

One thing I'm beginning to get used to on the East Coast: the massive amounts of unexpected showers. And of course, right after I lose my umbrella, which was already broken to begin with, NYC begins to cry it's eyes out! But I actually love the rain. The city gets a bit cooler and the next day always seems a bit more fresh. I'm still waiting for my rain boots to be delivered(which I'm super stoked about), and so I've been going around in completely inappropriate shoes for this weather for the time being. Inappropriate, but still amazing, flat leather oxfords. Also known as, MAN SHOES. Once again, inspired by the boys strolling the city in similar type shoes, looking all comfy and casual. So jealous, I had to get a few pairs of my own! These are European made and literally feel like socks. The leather is superb and I love the unexpected blue shade. For my day out running with no luck in avoiding the endless amounts of puddles, I went with one very classic, SUPER simple look. I felt very Audrey Hepburn. Black and white with timeless shapes. This is one look I could probably grow old in and still look totally chic.

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144 comments:

Jada said...

East Coast weather is so bipolar, girl! But I def. agree with you on loving the rain! I could just sit and sip on some tea and watch the rain. Your oxfords are so darn cute!!

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CINDY NGO said...

casual chic ;) you are too cute, natalie!
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Carla McCarthy said...

You look so chic!Love the red lipstick on you!

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Bianca said...

My GOSH these pictures are gorgeous! You just pop!

sara tee said...

pretty little oxfords, and i adore the flow-y shirt. you look very nice in lipstick C:

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Kaitlin Mattingly said...

i love you red lipstick and those shoes are amazing.

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xo kait

char said...

I loove your bag! You look great as always. I want it to rain over here in Cali!

xo char

Katie said...

So chic, I'm in love with your top and skirt! xo

Neysa Bové said...

absolutely gorgeous LOVE :)

jamie said...

you make me go ga ga

David Diaz said...

That bold red lip looks gorgeous on you! & Loving the bag! :D

Have a Good Day!

David

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Breanne said...

love this outfit!! the length of your skirt it perfect :)

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Tatiana and the Deathly Fashion said...

Love the skirt, it's a perfect perfect length! The shoes make it very playful!

Tatiana and the Deathly Fashion

Flashes of Style said...

Okay, you are soooo cute here! I could die, those oxfords are amazin! <3

xoxo,

Bonnie

Alyssa said...

I love this look! That blouse is amazing :)

xoxoxox
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Julie Khuu said...

So sexy chic babe! You totally have this I don't give a* vibe that I long for time and time again...such a badass...I love it!

xo-Julie
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VALERIE WANG said...

super love the blouse!gorgeous outfit!xx

Closet Hound said...

Gorgeous top, so chic. And I love your man shoes, although I feel as if I can never pull it off.

xo Sherrie
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Dark Blue Stripes said...

I love the blouse and brogues. Great blog. Im following.

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Closet Fashionista said...

Soooo gorgeous! I love this outfit!
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Hurnrningbird said...

beautiful pics <3

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Sydney said...

I really love your shoes! I've been looking for a similar pair for so long....

xx
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Corie said...

Beautiful photos and, of course, your outfit is awesome! Love the shoes & I can't wait to see your boots.

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menina elegante said...

I love these photos! Even though its raining you look fabulous. :) x

Sheila said...

the rainy weather gives these pictures a dramatic feel, love it! saw your volcom ad in a magazine today, congrats!!

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The Fancy Teacup said...

Such a classy look, with a lovely and unexpected twist of the blue oxfords! Those shoes are true beauties. Adore this look, Natalie! Sure to brighten up any girl's rainy day.

♥, Jamie
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janel said...

Love your shoes! Also these pictures are great!


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the sparkling dust said...

Ah love your shoes Nat! I love the simplicity of this outfit and yet still looks chic :)

ilene @ muchloveilly said...

sweet shoes! and i just realized that "color me nana" is your sister! i remember thinking how she looked so similar to you. :)

Michelleesque said...

I love your outfit! :)

shae said...

LOVE these timeless pieces, they look flawless paired together. The two last photos are great shots! You look so chic. xx

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Asia said...

So chic and you really do know how to work the classics I love it!!

lucylu. said...

LOVE your bag, and lipstick really suits you :)

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tessa said...

love this bag! and i saw you today at the ippolita event :) didn't get a chance to say hi though.. but you looked lovely and it was nice to finally put a face to this blog!

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Carmen said...

The lighting in this shoot is SURREAL.

B said...

Nothing beats a cup of tea or coffee while watching the rain make its way down the window...Love the shoes.
xx

LouBehr said...

so romantic and elegante ... Gorgeous ...

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Ria :) said...

i am in love with ur skirt, just soo amazinggg :) xxxxx

EDYTA said...

Your pictures are always stunning!

Marloes. said...

Those shoes are awesome! Love them.

styledigger said...

You look sooo romantic! I love the skirts lenght, so fresh!

Dubravka Dodig said...

great look and nice photos!
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coco said...

cute !

fashionmix said...

love your shoes <3

Opposite lipstick said...

love it!!!

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FashionFlirt said...

Looove your bag, this colour is just perfect!! And the shoes are lovely :)

kisses, Jasmin

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lifeisamaze said...

Beautiful photos and I love your outfit !
:)

Cylia said...

hey natalie:) you look stunning as usual.. I have a little question.. I'm wondering how you stay so slim and lean.. what's your work-out or eating tips for breakfast/lunch and dinner?:) or maybe eating don'ts?

Veronika said...

Such nice pictures :)

Moda said...

Mi piace molto l'abbinamento delle francesine con la gonna bon ton !!! Baci Marcella

PiruletadeGato said...

So so cute!

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Pauline said...

Great outfit :) It might not be the perfect outfit for a rainy day but there are enough shops that keep you dry :D
Love that you paired blue oxfors to a red bag :)

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Cindy, fashionsbeauty said...

The British weather has moved west! It was pretty much the same here yesterday, my sandals - soaked! And now the sun is out!
Cute jewellery, love the sheer blouse. xoxo

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Manon H. said...

Gorgeous pics ! Love the light ! Your outfit is so smart perfect !

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ediot said...

stunning shots! and i just adore your outfit, especially the shoes.
wish you a wonderful weekend
x

The Headless Mannequin said...

The second I saw your rainy pics I was going to comment that they reminded me of Audrey Hepburn in the beautiful rain scene in Breakfast at Tiffany's :) Gorgeous outfit! I adore the skirt...if it's still available online could you post a link to it? The oxfords are gorgeous too...they look extremely comfy!

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ronan said...

absolutely love these photos, your shirt is gorgeous and your blue brogues ar ebeautiful. you don't even notice the bad weather! love it :)Xxx

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THE said...

Amazing photos!!! I lvoe the new badge directing to your sister's blog. So gorgeous

XO Charlotte
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Trips & Treasures said...

The weather here is like that aswell ! but I don't think I would look as glamourous as you in the rain.

Really like this timeless outfit !

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India said...

Love the red lipstick on you!!!

Celine said...

I know what you mean, a lot of showers in Holland too ;)
you really rock that outfit! I love it!

Sasha said...

I like your blouse so much, it's just classy and chic:)
xx
Sasha

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Zoe's Inspirations said...

These pictures are amazing, who takes them?
I love the first one, its gorgeous

X Zoe X
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Nathalie said...

Beautiful pictures & great outfit!

Nathalie

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Nana MoonDancer said...

those shoes are amazing!

Johanna said...

fantastic! ;)
XXX

MartilaMi said...

Love look!
kisses
marti

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Laura said...

Great photos , love your outfit :)

xxx
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LADYTRENDY said...

nice oufit!!! xx
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PookeBoop♥ said...

you have beautiful lips! :)

Christina Wonsbeck said...

I was just gonna say, that you reminded me of Audrey Hepburn. I love her classy style. so chic.

amazing shoes btw.. :)

xoxo
Christina

Clara Turbay said...

I like the way you look simple and stylist. casual but glam at the same time.

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Michelle Lee said...

so pretty in rain :)

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Le Salt Lake said...

So lovely!
-J

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Camilla said...

I really love the shoes, they're such a pretty blue

xo
Camilla

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Everyone loves fashion said...

soo adore your all jewellery :) the blouse is amazing too :)

Lisa and Kirana said...

SUPER NICE OUTFIIIITTT!!!
LOVE!!!!!

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madzia said...

nice shirt:)

Sammy said...

Totally agree with you! Think I can grow old in this outfit and look chic still ... although not as much as you hehe :)

Sam

Lisa Fergus said...

Your weather sounds a lot like Chicago's....all over the place! lol

You look amazing and I'm loving this entire look!

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efromwonderland said...

looks like alot of rain, too! Love the outfit :)! xx

Sonia said...

the shoes are so cool!<3

Aney said...

Love the matchy maxi skirt + comfy oxfords!

Charline said...

Love, love, love!

Núria said...

I LOVE THIS SHOES, YOU'RE AMAMZING!!!!!

Vilette said...

Natalie! You are gorgeous girl with a gorgeous style! I've just found your blog and of course I'm following! Kisses <3

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Katya said...

I love this laid back look. Awesome-ness!

xx

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Kimberly said...

great outfit really love those shoes!

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Crystallized Elements said...

love the outfit, so chic :)

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anita_senorita said...

Beautiful Natalie :)

fashion and frank said...

Timeless and Fab - never dull x

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baileyblush said...

You make separates seem so easy. Love this look!

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Level Up! said...

man shoes or not, those blue oxfords are AHMAZING.

Meena Dhuga said...

love this post! love those shoes! :D

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Meena ♥

Gabrielle - I LIKE IT FAST said...

love those lips
xx
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Isi, Wake up & smell the azahar said...

Love the light of the pics...you know it's a rainy day & the pics are dark.

SAMANTHA said...

I love this, the color scheme and everything. you look fantastic!

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Sweet Harvest Moon said...

Love your lipstick! What shade is it?

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Audrey said...

Amazing and love the photography, as always! www.casualglamorous.com

Viktoria said...

Great outfit.
I love the shoes!

Emilie said...

I live in Boston and I'm totally with you on the erratic weather...it was raining here, and I mean torrential downpour raining, for the last week, yesterday was beautiful, and today is thunderstorming again. I'm glad to hear you've purchased rainboots because they're a must. Anyway, LOVE your shirt. And the shirt/skirt pairing. And the brogues. And how you totally pull of red lipstick. Great blog in general!

Chelsea Lane said...

awh all the rain reminds me of Seattle! I love love love those little oxfords!

xoxo

Missy said...

You look gorgeous! I'm loving the oxford flats, I can't wait to get a pair for fall. The blue color really makes a statement. Now following! Great blog.
xo
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Ella said...

beautiful photographs!
the red lips are stunning!

songbird said...

beautiful!!


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Sam said...

Great look! I love the red lipstick and the silhouette in general!

You banner is awesome! I'm your new follower :)

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MOSCANA said...

que fotos tannnn bonitas natalie!!

[n][i][c][o][l][e] said...

lovin this look Natalie! casually classy - the blouse, the skirt, the shoes, the colour combination.

i need to get a skirt like yours!

Nicole x

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Artminou said...

great way to wear the boys wear! U add a feminine touch to them and great accessories as well

taylor said...

this awesome is simply to perfect for words. i love, love, love. your looks are so inspirational, I will definitely be following.
xxtaylor


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Fátima Payán said...

u look so great natalie!

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priskillan said...

you're gorgeous..
goodness. ive been scrolling down your posts with a :O face. HAHAha

I read in your profile that you play instruments. Dang- beautiful and talented. :)

Keri said...

Really love this outfit! I like how the shoes add a real tomboy flair to it all! Hope all is going well :]

angelieeee said...

really love the outfit!♥
xxxo

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The Wind Of Inspiration said...

You look perfect! so modest, simple and stylish at the same time!

And I hate those showers you're taking about. I was caught outside near Washington Square park in the thunderstorm today. The lightning was so scary. And my new converse and white jeans are dirty all over.

Victoria,
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Le Fanciulle said...

Ooh I'm always looking for ways to make brogues look more feminine- you've perfected it!

xx S

Ally,The Vintage Valley said...

so amazing, love your bag!! xx

Chyrel Gomez said...

Natalie, you are so gorgeous in those oxfords! And yes, they are most comfy and can almost pair it with anything.

♥Run With Fashion♥ said...

Oooohhhhh....LOOOVE THE PICS! ♥
Love what you are wearing too, and loove that your shoes are blue, and love your bag ♥!

-Eliza

heylila said...

you make a rainy day look cool! btw, which shows will you attend at NYFW?

bisous,
mia

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You look amazing lovely! Such a great look! Know what you're talking about ith the showers.. Same here in Amsterdam! But hey, you're in New York City, so what does it really matter? :) Enjoy, you look fabulous! XO Rebecca

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Rebecca Clairine said...

u are awesome !
lovely outfit ! chic <33
love the shoes :)

xoxo,
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♥ ANDRIANA .AND. ANDREA ♥ said...

waw!

me encanta este look te seguimos en tu bloogg!

pasate por el nuestro!


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Dilan Dilir said...

you look awsome :)

Page said...

love your photos!it's so simple yet casual and elegant :) i'm going to try it too! :P
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Kristel Louisa said...

Totally love this look! You look simply chic. Your blouse is amazing!

xx
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Neifile said...

So chic :)

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ambika anand said...

i love the blue color, fresh amongst the typical brown tones i always see! lovely darling!

Laura said...

I have the same problem with umbrellas, everytime i'm without one, i buy one (when lucky enough to find a store)but of course i never bring them with me so i have a huge collection of umbrellas i only used one time :)

Ask Erena said...

Awesome pictures! Loooooove your outfit!
hugs,
xx
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Hanna said...

So gorgeous! Love the simplicity, am now following!
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Blackswan said...

love the mood in these photos - looks like it was literally just raining, the ambiance is magic!

your blue brogues are just fantastic - i'm a real brogue girl myself!

x Lauren
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Mary said...

Hello, I like your look, fantastica skirt.
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Amanda said...

wow u look so chic, I love how you look so fresh and amazing in every shot!

La Petite Marmoset said...

I love your brogues!

La Petite Marmoset

Laurie-Anne said...

You look amazing!

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Xaviera A said...

I love your hair color!!! :)

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I love those shoes!!
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Ashley said...

that is the perfect everyday outfit

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pinkmate said...

i am soo loving the shoes!!! I love your look - so beautiful!

vanessa

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That girl Saadiya said...

Love your shirt, and those red lips really suit you :)
xo

bloo. said...

Such a lovely outfit! ;-))

x
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Adele said...

great combo. the sheer top makes this look a classy. <3



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Mary said...

NOW I FOLLOW YUOI.I LIKE YOUR STYLE AND THEN, YOU SEND ME SWEETNESS.

KISS FROM ITALY



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