Sunday, July 7, 2013

BARCELONA RUSH

(First look: Lauren Moffatt crop top, Hallelu vintage shorts, GANT sunglasses, G.H Bass & Co. shoes, Chloe "ethel" handbag//
Second Look: Paul & Joe top, Seven for all Mankind jeans, Grandmother's Buttons necklace, Brixton hat

Si, Si! I have made it to Barcelona!! Tomorrow I begin my work with MANGO, and after what's been a wild weekend, I'm so ready. It's been over 2 years since I've been to Barcelona. Tomorrow night I'll be at the MANGO runway show...I'm too excited, and honestly, I cannot wait to pick out my look in the morning. Right now, I'm in the middle of taking a nap in our hotel, literally trying to recoop from the past few days. So far, I've spent my weekend in just about every little corner of Barcelona. My boyfriend and I have already covered so much ground. We've walked the winding roads of El Raval, spent our nights at 2 a.m. dancing down Las Ramblas, and crept into a beautiful tapas joint in the charming Borne district with local friends, practicing my Spanish along the way. Finally I was able to really soak in that real Spanish sun at the la playa, tanning our limbs and glistening our faces. Though I live for the morning cappachino (cafe con leche por favor!), I LOVE LOVE the late nights. The city just comes to life. The golden light restaurants, the tables and chairs of the sidewalks filled with people. We had a whole list of bars we planned to visit. Everything from the local dive, filled with the street rats, punks, and cool kids (El Raval, I love you) to the underground jazz clubs, red velvet cushion and all. By the end of the day, I can't really feel my legs from all the walking and dancing. I wore my travel essentials: a good sunglass, denim cut-off, black skinnies, and easy brogue...but in a flashing silver metallic that reflected off the sun. Really, it was my boyfriend's idea to have the ideal "Vicky Christina Barcelona" adventure...mapping out locations from the film. And I can see how Woody Allen did it now...the city really is a beautiful gold when the light hits it, and to me, filled with so much mystery and wonder. 

photos by me and Jordan

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66 comments:

Natali said...

Beautiful photos! Seems like you're enjoying your holiday very much!

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Elena Vasilieva said...

girl, you are rocking that cropped top and a pair of highwaisted jeans


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Marle Reimert said...

Gorgeous, I love Barcelona so much..
And your photos are truly beautiful!


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Rebeka Tauberova said...

The most beautiful photos i've ever seen !!:-)

FASHION SNAG said...

Love the crop top look!

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Meanz Chan said...

So beautiful Natalie!

k come karolina said...

i love the new look of your blog!



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Alyssa Martinez said...

sounds like you had a wonderful adventure in Barcelona :) I really like the photos. Good luck on your work in Mango!

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Lubna O. said...

God I would just love to experience another country the way you do. Scouring hidden places and enjoying the genuine feel of these countries - that's exactly how touristing should be! Love both outfits & can't wait to see the rest of your trip. xo

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Melissa V said...

looking amazing!

lifeisamaze said...

Simply amazing !

Tanya said...

I love that first outfit, looks like you're having a wonderful time in Barcelona, I'd love to go! Very exciting about your work with Mango.

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Vonny said...

your casual outfits are always the best!

Denisa said...

Really nice pics. Have a great day.

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Aley Underwood said...

You have to make sure you visit Rock Sound if you get a chance... It's right by Razzmatazz, but a thousand times cooler. When I was there, they were having open mic night and you will be surprised just how willing those Spaniards are to get you drunk if you get up and wail!! Looks like you're already having a great time and can't wait to see more! x

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The Pink Carpet said...

Welcome to Barcelona, If you have time, we would like that you were visiting our shop
Por cierto, ¡me encantan tus zapatos!
Besos o como decimos en Barcelona, petons !
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charity said...

getting dressed must be a dream if you are this stunning! great photos.

-charity
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Rosaly Escueta said...

great top!


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Alexia Mickens said...

Love the outfit!! Have fun in Barcelona! xx
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Wayfarer Lady said...

HEEEYY HEYY :))) I'm a huge fan of your style. love everything you wear, you inspire me a lot, seriously. I'm actually in barca on vacation, this would be fantastic if you could send me some adresses of some boutiques, where you go to find awesome clothes, accessories or anything if possible not too expencive. This would be seriously really cool if you could send me a little message if you've a little time of course. :)
If you've no time thanks anyway. I love so much your style. Enjoy your time in Barca have fun. :)

Camille

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or my email adress:
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Malu Swartjes said...

I absolutely love this outfit!
xx
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Jane said...

Yeah, lucky you! Barcelona is one of my favorite city in the world <3 Have fun!

EmerJa said...

I see you're enjoying my city. I'm coming back tomorrow after 6 motnhs living in England and I'm looking forward to it. I'm also attendind this week to some shows in Barcelona's Fashon week 080. Are you going just to Mango's show?

:)

Maria

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Kiwi Fashion Blog said...

Barcelona looks magical! Enjoy your time there and have fun!

Tori said...

Wow! These photos are just wonderful and I'm loving your sunglasses :)
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Stephanie said...

Beautiful shots keep them comin! I'm living vicariously through you :)

xxx
StephC

Juliette Laura said...

It sounds like you are having an incredible time! Love it! Can't wait to see more photos!

xoxo
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Sunday Desire said...

What a beautiful city! Thank you so much for sharing dear
And the outfit is so pretty, you look adorable! Love the sunnies and shoes

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Reyna @fashionmist said...

These photos are incredibly beautiful! xx

Andini Ria said...

Such amazing photos, your outfits are super cute!

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canvasofculture said...

this sounds like a dream of a vacation in Barcelona!! I can't wait to study abroad/ travel there someday, looks so beautiful and spirited!

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Debby said...

You are such a babe!
xoxo Debby

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Halie said...

Looks like a great time.
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Lauren said...

I love how you look so vibrant in this beautiful city!! I always know I can count on endless inspiration when I come to your blog, babe!

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Rosalinda Tjioe said...

Nice photos! xx

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Melda Auditia said...

Gorgeous photos!

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fashmongers said...

great look to hang around the city

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Liezel Esquire (FASHIOLIEZTA) said...

Awesome pics! Barcelona is divine, Enjoy your stay :)

dimitri said...

Barcelona is a wonderful city. Love your outfit and these photos are absolutely beautiful.
xx
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Marina y Brais said...

I hope u have a very good time in BCN!
so lovely loooks, i really love the first one
xxx,m

Mandy Faith said...

Love these!

Mica said...

Love your Chloe Ethel bag! Hope you have an amazing trip! :)


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Zoe Gruss said...

Gorgeous photographs! I love the jeans and 3/4 sleeve blouse outfit - the blouse is stunning. Barcelona looks amazing - enjoy your time there.

Hiphunter said...

gorgeous pics! we especially love that outfit with the hat!
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Bayu Radith said...

love your outfit.. <3

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Ollyvia Laura Arnold said...

SUPER LOVE THE OUTFIT
anyway would you like to follow each other?
 
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moustachic said...

you look gorgeous! so amazing!

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Camille Danielle said...

I was in Barcelona 2 years ago and I love that city.
You look great <3

Hannah Brukharden said...

Amazing city , thanks a lot for sharing :X

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monkeyshines ♥ said...

lovely!

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LM Florian said...

A great post, amazing pictures ... :3

Love, unicorns and glitter on you. <3

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Hanna Lee said...

Lovin' ur casual but chic outfit esp the top & sunglasses! All the pics of Barcelona are lovely!
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SABINNA and DAVID said...

u look very beautiful in all the pics!

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Mónica López Gutierrez said...

lovely pics!
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Am2Pm Chic said...

You rocking all the looks, and beautiful pictures .
Xoxo
Christy

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Shabrina Hazimi said...

Gorgeous!Loving your metallic oxford shoes and your sunnnies! <3

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g.ta said...

awesome place!! envy!! =`)

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Michelle Lee said...

amazing shots as usual :)


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Jillian Pascual said...

wow! I love the outfit and you look absolutely fab on it. x

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shella marselina said...

i wish it was me :|
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Huyen said...

wonderful impressions, can't wait to be in Barcelona myself this summer!

xx

Seeking Style said...

Love that crop top!

xo Jennifer

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GeeGee said...

I should visit Barcelona... I enjoy the ambient of pictures in your posts.

Camille said...

Gorgeous pictures
Xoxo
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Tianna Henry said...

Yup, those outfits were perfection. I especially love that crop top and the silver shoes. I LOVE YOU... oops, too much.

xoxo,
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