Saturday, November 3, 2012

A Mysterious Mountain

(B.B. Dakota sweater and coat, Stylestalker button-down, James Jeans "High Class Skinnies" in Dark Paris, Thrifted backpack, Feiyue sneakers)

I want to take you back to one of the most beautiful days I've had in the longest time. Hiking up the mountains of Woodstock, we picked up two hitch-hikers (who happened to be the cutest couple ever!) before stumbling upon this gorgeous Buddhist temple. I have never seen anything like it. The colorful cloths with written script blowing in the wind, tied to the trees...and not just one row, they were everywhere. From tree to tree surrounding the entire place. It was festive and eery at the same time. What we thought was going to be an easy hike, turned out to be hours long...the higher we got, the colder it got! A sweater, some thick socks, along with my new everyday jean: these high-waisted James Jeans. They really are my dream pair of pants. I wear them cuffed, uncuffed, and with everything from flats to boots, but this time...sneakers, for our hike! Along the way we discovered a torn down old building with staircases, rusted shutters, and all covered in moss. At the top, I was breathless, but it was worth it. We climbed up a tower so old, I was worried it was unstable, but it gave us the best view of all the mountains! The fog made it all the more magical. After we finally made it down, I made a note to snuggle in the seat of the car with the heater blasting on the way back to Woodstock. It felt amazing! This was all before we kept running into the hitchhikers everywhere we went in from then on. The town is so small, I guess it's only normal to have these encounters! I live for these random adventures...when you make the plans as you go. And everything looks like a movie.

And now for another adventure. Today is my birthday woot woot! I am so excited for a late night celebration in the city with friends, but mostly, I'm beyond excited for my sister to get here! You know it's going to be crazy when you've got two Suarez sisters in the same place! Time for a killer weekend, now that things are slowly falling into place after the hurricane. I've got loads to do before my next huge trip, MOROCCO!
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67 comments:

fashion nightmare said...

LOVELY PICTURES ! :)

xx,
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mirjam schuurkamp said...

You look totally hot!
i love the photos and your gorg.

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karo said...

me encantaron todas tus fotos! y tu estilo desde siempre me ha gustado en serio!!! feliz dia btw! :)

Yarden said...

AMAZING pics!
love the pics with the "natalie my love" ;)
you have realy great style!

irene wibowo said...

so lovely. :)
Irene Wibowo

aiken said...

gorgeous pics!! love them!
xx
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Laura said...

Perfect babe! Happy Birthday!

With love

XX
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LaceandPearls said...

Love this post!

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Jenna Hughes said...

happy happy birthday natalie! you look beautiful as always and i hope you have a fabulous night!

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Milex said...

again!!

sweet road said...

Sounds amazing! I love the scenes from the hike and the moss covered structures.

Rhoda Wong said...

love the simple sweater!

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Martina said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR NATALIE!!!!!
Wish u all the best, keep up the good work.

Oreleona said...

Happy birthday Natalie! i love ur sweater :)

Sylvie said...

magical place and very nice post processing of those photos... :)

Closet Fashionista said...

I'm in love with these photos, you look amazing!! It sounds like you guys had quite the adventure too! I need to do stuff like that more often.
(and HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!)
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Le FreakS said...

the place looks amazing and i've loved all of your pictures from woodstock...but most of all happy birthday!!! have a great night out ;)

Fashion by Elena said...

Gorgeous!
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Tecumseh said...

I really like your blog and especially photos - they're alwas amazing ;)

Natali said...

Happy birthday and all the best wishes!! Hope that all of your dreams which haven't yet, do come true :)
You've done so much already, I admire you!

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Victoria said...

Happy Birthday, Natalie!! Hope you have a fun night out in the town with your girls!! Stay safe! xo

India said...

Lovely pics! Happy Bday!

Lifetoastylized said...

Nice photos !! <3 <3

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Wherever the Sunset is said...

Nice photos!!

songbird said...

love the photoos!!!love you!happy birthday again!
and is that your boyfriend?

Sharmili said...

such a pretty sweater :) happy birthday!!
xx mili

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nikol said...

ahh happy birthday! haha yesterday was mine! anyways I'm loving your recent Fall posts, they make me actually like the cold season*

Pardoleta said...

really great pics! I loooove the bag and the sunglasses you wear..!

Stamina Scar said...

Happy birthday Nat!!! Keep inspiring us!!

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Mélanie. said...

Happy Birthday.
Beautiful post. :)

kcomekarolina said...

omg! it looks awesome!



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K.
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NicoleAnnette said...

Really love your photography & style!

-N

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Patrícia Matias aka dj Pat said...

Happy birthday!!! :))

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Jo - Lost in the Haze said...

Love love love your grown out fringe Natalie! I don't know how you do it! I can grow mine for about 2 weeks before I am desperate for a trim! It looks amazing though, maybe I'll have to try and resist the chop!

x
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monkeyshines ♥ said...

beautiful captures!

Bises,
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Merve Döğer said...

your love is write your name on the stone, woww big love!
happy happy happy birthday Natt :)

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Two Happy Hearts said...

Amazing! You look beautiful, as always. And happy happy birthday!!

Outside Looking In said...

Great pictures and HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

Aubrey and Melissa said...

There is something very urban, cool about this look. Love it!!

KERRIN said...

you're such a free people girl!! happy birthday x

Mat said...

i used to have some Feiyue sneaks, very comfy. mine were black and red. happy birthday dude

Seeking Style said...

Happy happy birthday Natalie!
I hope you have an amazing day!

xo Jennifer

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Asia said...

Happy Birthday Natalie!! Enjoy your day

Mica said...

Beautiful photos, your top looks so warm and comfy!

Hope you have a happy birthday :)

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Lisa said...

Lovely photos! your hair looks fab!
Happy Birthday!
x
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Kristian said...

Happy Birthday!

Man, not only a great outfit, but these photos are just stunning. What amazing things to stumble onto.

Eva Silviana said...

Happy birthday!! Kee[ inspiring as always!

xx
crunchy cheese me

Kiwi Fashion Blog said...

Love the sweater!

Lejla said...

Happy birthday girl :D
This place looks so amazing!!

C.A.R. said...

Happy birthday! And the pictures are great! That place looks so beautiful!


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Norbyah said...

happy birthday!!! i was thinking about you during the hurricane this week. glad you've kept clear of the chaos, for the most part. my sisters both are pretty affected. the one in the west village still has no power, but luckily the one in brooklyn does, so she is there with her two kids. sadly, the gallery where my brooklyn sister works is totally trashed.
can't wait to see pics of morocco. i so want to go there.
xo
n

Xeana said...

Great photos! I like colorful bag!

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Kristel Louisa said...

Such an amazing place! Your outfit totally stands out with the whole setting. You're going to Morocco?! You'll be having so much fun! Have a great trip!

And oh, Happy Birthday!

x
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ItsMeChelle said...

HBD gorgeous!

Pakize Kapan said...

Love this look and the photos are awesome ! I am your newest follower via gfc, feel free to visit my blog any time :)

kisses Keke (Pakize)

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nox said...

Great pics! Looking stunning at per. Happy birthday lovely x

Schlocake said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!

sweet harvest moon said...

Looks like a beautiful place!

Happy Birthday!

The Fancy Teacup said...

Hsve a wonderful birthday, pretty girl!

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Valentina Duracinsky said...

I love this look! Lovely!

Valentina
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binti said...

nice woolen she looks good.
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Adele said...

like seriously, how do you manage to be so cool and carefree? hehe

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Chyrel Gomez said...

Awww. I know it's kinda late but happy birthday!

lavelle said...

Hope you had a beautiful birthday!

Your last couple of posts have featured truly magical photographs. Woodstock seems like such an awesome place.

xx

Jackie -Style -Drum said...

You are so beautifullll

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LPM Ashley said...

Happy Birthday Sweet Natalie! :) xx

StyleGodis said...

Loving everything about this post!
xx stylegodis.com