Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Escaping to the Suburbs









(Mango leather jacket and bag, Necessary Clothing dress, Forever 21 scarf, 80%20 boots, Vintage necklace)

I have to say that one thing I miss about California are the large open spaces. I can't believe I'm even saying this, but I miss the empty parking lots, boring malls, but most of all, I miss the ability to just walk outside into a quiet neighborhood to take a stroll by yourself. Dylana, Cheryl, and I decided that we needed a major break from our work lives and so we got in the car, and did just that. I literally got off the plane from Israel, was home in NYC, and realized I couldn't wait to see these girls and so on a whim, I packed to leave for Philly. We escaped our crazy city lives for a quiet weekend in the suburbs of Philadelphia. I swear it was one of the best weekends I've had in a long time. We drove in the car, blasting our favorite tunes (M83 was big on our playlist), en route to the local shopping mall. I felt like I was in high school again. To just do silly, stupid things like jump around the parking lot and take photos of one another felt beyond liberating. We ate home cooked food and watched too much reality television. All I do is laugh when we're together (they're givin me wrinkles!). This comfortable, much-needed homely break makes me very excited to see my own family at home this Christmas!

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129 comments:

Miss Lou said...

Cool pictures darling!!! I LOVE ALL YOUR CASUAL OUTFITS!!!! Your dress is fantastic!!!

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Allegra said...

you look very cool you three

annalisa said...

i adooooore first pictureeee!
you guys are cuteee!!

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LADYTRENDY said...

amazing outfit!!! love jacket and dress! xx
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The Fancy Teacup said...

These photos are so much fun! You girls look so pretty. Glad you had a great getaway to Philly. I'm excited to be back with my family in L.A. for Christmas, too!

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Mary said...

You look so cute!

ATIVE said...

what a nice week end !!! also i love the print of your dress.

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Melissa Soldera said...

Just discovered your blog- love it!

Now following you on bloglovin- looking forward to having a new daily blog read!

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Michelle's Style File said...

You gals are adroable! Love your jacket.

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Yarden said...

just beautiful!

L'art said...

It's great to see that you're really living and loving your life! Your dress is so nice and very retro and you and your sister are the most stylish sisters ever :D

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Justalazymorning said...

amazing girls!!
xoxo

India said...

you look so pretty! Love it!

Steffys Pros and Cons said...

you two sisters are both so chic :)

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Hannah said...

Sisters!!!!

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Aida said...

You look amazing, love your dress with that leather jacket! And your friends look very good as well!! Looks like you had so much fun!!


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Malu S♥ said...

You both look amazing! It's great to see how close you are as sisters:)
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aiken said...

wow i must say that the suarez sisters really have a strong bond, fashion aside. :D


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canvasofculture said...

gorgeous styling! you always look like you're having fun :)

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Jenny Ong said...

Lovee these photos, the dark lighting is perfect xo

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LBVieVintage said...

Lovely ladies!

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Mădiii said...

you look so cute! and the dress is awesome! love it <3
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SAMANTHA said...

That's adorable. There's nothing like a relaxing weekend with friends :) you and your sister are so cute!



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What is Reality Anyway? said...

the sisters with the best hair everrrr


xx

hannahalehandra said...

Hey Natalie! Thank you for leaving such a lovely comment on my blog, and for following me. Once again I love your outfit, especially your vintage necklace! Looks so unusual. Oh and your sister is so cute, just like you. Big kiss from England. Hannah Alehandra.


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Jada said...

I can't believe you were in the suburbs of Philadelphia. I remember you tweeting about going to Wawa??? Best thing ever right? You ladies looked like you had a lot of fun!

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aimee said...

You are all fabulous! Seriously loving all the photos. Girls' days are the best!

Kiwi's Fashion Blog said...

Love the combination of the thick knit scarf and the tough leather jacket. You paired the girly look and the "boyfriend" look so well together!

Lainey said...

You girls look so fabulous! I absolutely love that scarf. Can't believe it's F21! Can't wait to go look for it.

Silvertigo said...

Love the looks, so pretty and fun photos! ) Have a lovely day! xoxo

Tonya said...

You are so inspiring Natalie!! I love your style so much! The dress is so pretty and I love what you paired it with...great look as always! I never expect anything less :)

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patrycja2407 said...

wonderful, as always!:)
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N. said...

you don't have to go to california for that!
long island! visit roosevelt field mall, whitman mall, go all the way out to stonybrook , they have lots of space in suffolk! but you're from cali right? yeah, i'd miss it too, never been.
cheers,
nat.

Mr. Taylor and his Lady said...

this sounds like the most perfect mini vacation ever. sometimes we do just need that little piece and quite. ADORE!
xo TJ

amanda said...

love your dress and scarf!

Laureen Gazio said...

Seems you had a really great weekend !! Love your dress !

jas said...

great dress - love the print on it

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BerryHaute said...

~very cute outfit, love it when it's just cold enough to wear tights with a little dress and then add a jacket, that short period of time before the real full blown winter hits.
BerryHaute

the sparkling dust said...

you look gorgeous! I love everything. you looked happy there. The picture of you and dy hugging is so cute ^^

karin said...

Both of you look great girls, love your jackets.Kisses from www.stylepicture.blogspot.com

Monse Fuentes said...

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Larissa said...

Your dress is fabulous with that knit scarf!!!!! I also am in love with your boots :)

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♥B said...

You are gorgeoussss I love your outfits! :)

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phoandchips.com said...

aw that sounds like the nicest weekend ever! makes me totally miss home too.. haha :)

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thestyleflux said...

Love the print of your dress!


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Zanita said...

I love M83 too!
So great to see the pair of you gorgeous things together, I need the chance to get to the USA of soooooonn....
Maybe we can plan a project? xxx

Andrés Corella said...

Can´t even begin to tell you how much I love your dress! Is just gorgeous and everything you pair it with too!

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galatea. said...

you ladies are soo cute xx

Lizzie said...

Your dress is so nice, I totally want it haha.

I totally miss silly times with girlfriends like that, so glad you had a good time :)

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THE WIND OF INSPIRATION said...

Nice outfit! :) Especially love the bag and the dress.

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lavieestailleurs said...

Love the pattern on your dress!

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C.A.R. said...

Love the dress, great outfit! :)

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Njushkalo said...

You look like Karen O :)
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P.S. Photos are great !!!

Marie said...

Great outfits!
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Vasilieva said...

adore that printed dress

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Christy U lam said...

Gorgeous outfit. Love the print of your dress. Such a lovely picture of you and your sister. I wish I had a sister like you guys.
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indie by heart said...

woow great looks ! ^^
Thank you so much for stopping by, it was such a lovely surprise. Nice comment, thank you <3

Have a lovely awaiting of Christmas. :)

xx indie by heart

Stamina said...

I love your dress!!

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Vicky said...

You look wonderful! It is so nice to see that you and your sister go along so well! xx


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Jaeger said...

you look so pretty!!

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Raspberry and Rouge said...

You girls lookso cute! XO Rebecca

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Sophie Loloi said...

you both look great! love your outfits

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Eva said...

Cute outfits, the dress is lovely! :)

Life by Alice said...

beautiful dress!
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Lidka said...

i love your outfit <3 cool pic.

Bows and Brooches said...

Really like your dress :) xx Dinah

Emmy said...

Love this series of photos. I live in the suburbs, and it's funny how I've just always taken some stuff for granted. Love everyone's outfit, btw:)

Bog-Bog said...

You look cute together. Love your dress!

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vogueno5 said...

beautiful dynamic photos <3

Emily said...

Love the crazy hair pictures. So fun and playful!

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Sher said...

you look great and i adore the sisterly love!

xx

Look of Style said...

Beautiful:)

♥ ANDRIANA .AND. ANDREA ♥ said...

Your look is very pretty!


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Under the Fluorescents said...

this sounds like the best weekend ever! i love seeing you and your sister together, especially when you are both wearing leather jackets haha. i love the print of your dress and your amazing modeling skills!

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Blush and Flats said...

great pics as always <3

Alba said...

Nice bag :)

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the outfit diaries said...

i adore your jacket!

Ria :) said...

i love the pattern on ur dress :) xxxx

Lady Vintage said...

I love your look natalie!

6roove said...

cool pics :))
love your bag!

Mileide Almeida said...

i love that pics!!seems so cold here ...!!

Hanna & Christel said...

so amazing! and we totally love your dress!

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Kate said...

Looks like such a fun weekend, I love the pattern of your dress!
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Ariel said...

You and your sister are stunning!!!

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Beautifull girl, with a Rockin' outfit

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Amazing photos! You all look beautiful :)

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Pari Coleini said...

Love the outfit on both of you ladies. I'm such a big fan of you sisters :)

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LaceandPearls said...

That dress looks so good on you! Great pictures.

Love

Isabel said...

love it, love ir, love it!
great photos.

xx Isabel

A Menina dos Óculos said...

The outfits look pretty good on you. :P I love your outgoing relaxed outfits.

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the gorgeous said...

this sounds as so much fun!
your aviator is insane
xx

Alexandra said...

This is an absolutely stunning look on you...the print on the dress is particularly amazing.

Oddly enough, I'm meeting with one of my old high school girls in a few hours. We used to do the exact same stuff...get in her Le Baron that leaked (rainy Vancouver + leaky car = ..not good) and we'd smoke one shared cigarette and cruise around our neighbourhood listening to music. We've all tidied and straightened up quite a bit since then, but it's so much fun to get together and revisit the past every once in awhile!

Love this post, thanks for sharing you ladies' trip back down memory lane :)

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Emily Ulrich said...

There IS something delightfully humble about the small-town atmosphere. Still hard to appreciate it, though, when you're consumed 24/7 by it. :)

Closet Hound said...

You and your sister are GORGEOUS. Love your leather jacket

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Bianca said...

an escape from the suburbs...always needed!

Laura Maradam said...

I have the same!! Ive been living in Amsterdam city for half a year now and I cant wait to go back home to a place where theres hardly one single person in 10km around you. Freedom feeling needed!
xx

Joandy said...

such a pretty dress!!

LRice said...

There's nothing like those high school type of moments...I can't wait to go back home for xmas too:) Great post as always, and thx for the comment on my moccasins you are right-SO COMFY! X
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Flashes of Style said...

Awwww its all my girls in one blog post!! Yall look so beautiful. Cant wait to see youuuuu! <3

xoxo,

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Olga said...

Great pics - great outfits! You all look so great :)

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so beautiful!

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Zoey H said...

Love that dress! And those shoes! These photos are adorbs.

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Miranda said...

you guys are so cute! i love quiet weekends just like that :)

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alessandra nitti said...

so stylish! ;D love the first pic!

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ASYMMETRICERA said...

the light looks amazing, and you both are stunners!

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Coco :-) said...

I love the bags and the jackets. Makes me wanna fill my wardrobe with more stuff!

face said...

m83 is a good band i like it...ciao:)

Jeans Please! said...

fabulous pics, love Ur outfit!

luvvleighb said...

I love fun, random, memorable trips like this! It looks like you all had a blast!

Luvv, Leigh B

Everyone loves fashion said...

I'm So in love with all your jewelry :) Great look!

Senta said...

You three look great! I'm in love with Cheryls hair and tophat I must say, and with your dress. Lovely cut and pattern. Looks like you've had fun ;D

Saray said...

lovely look sisters!:)
amaziiing looks Natalie!

danielle p. said...

this outfit is all kinds of perfect!!

pia said...

LOVE it ! great bag and jacket
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angela said...

i live in philly! so exciting when i see bloggers mentioning philly. i'm feelin the dress and bag.

songbird said...

love what all of you are wearing!and you guys are having so much fun!

Nicole said...

Love your pictures, you and your sister look so adorable together! I hope you had a great time at Philadelphia.

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lifeisamaze said...

Beautiful pictures !!!

Our Youth said...

Very PRETTY!

Pins, Needles & Fashion said...

OMG I'm in love with your dress! Loving your style.

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il était une fois... said...

love it. sometimes you just gotta get away from it all! both you and your sis had hair cuts yeah? X

alice san said...

wow! i guess u did has a great time with u sister:P *envy u guys* hehe:) btw..once again u look amazing here:)

Liliana said...

Lovely girls!
I love your style you have something specialin your style!Gorgeous!
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