Wednesday, August 6, 2014

A GOLDEN BROWN

I'm slowly watching my tan sadly fade. Summer isn't over just yet, is it? With work, I've been stuck in the city shooting, rushing right once I'm done Friday evenings to hop in the car with a small suitcase, a bag full of potato chips, and a new playlist. Frazzled. Shelter Island, here we come! But just wait, I've got loads more travels up my sleeve. It's all worth the craziness of GETTING THERE. This time, I packed the ultimate black bikini. Black and white on the beach is my favorite. Against the colorful swimsuits and reflector sunglasses you do stick out like a sore thumb. Simple is sometimes better. The netted white tank and white denim shorts just happen to be bare necessitites....what I throw on before and after a good paddleboarding session. I could live the island life forever and ever.

// Lolli x Free People swimsuit (similar), Diesel tank, shorts, and leather jacket, Ax + Apple necklace // 

For night, I go for eclectic colors and prints. This gorgeous twin set by Nicole Miller is striking and easy. A sailcoth stripe! It feels lived in. I can't wait for our NM Warrior campaign shoot to come out (yep, starring the Suarez Sisters!) Stay tuned. 

// Miu Miu sunglasses, Nicole Miller top and skirt, Vintage Salvatore Ferragamo sandals // 

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39 comments:

Eva (Creativity and Chocolate) said...

If it was't raining here right now I would leave for the beach immediately. Gorgeous photos xx

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Purse Fixation said...

Nicole Miller set is fabulous! Love the zebra stripe print! Great swimwear too! Enjoy your island time!:-)

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Liezel Esquire (FASHIOLIEZTA) said...

You look amazing! Absolutely stunning x

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Natali said...

Oh how I love your blog, photos, texts, personality, style... Everything!! :) Summer is not over yet and I'm doing my best to use every day to the fullest!

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Mei Fleming said...

You're always looking effortless no matter what you wear. Love your style.

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Amanda Sater said...

Gorgeous! I love these super summery photos.

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Ari Camacho said...

Love both looks!! xx-Ari
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The Braided Bandit said...

You look gorgeous! Im loving the blue print against the yellow striped wall :) Hope you're having a wonderful day! xo Hannah

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Panty Buns said...

The sand on that beach looks fabulous and you look fabulous in that swimsuit. The beaches are beautiful in the Hamptons, Amagansett and Montauk. When you get to Shelter Island I'm guessing you'll head for either Sunset Beach or Wade's Beach. It's a pretty Island. Enjoy all the Summer activity! Your Nicole Miller top and skirt are pretty too.

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Nico lowbudget-lowcost said...

Amazing shots!


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AVY said...

That's hotness.

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Leesa H. said...

really awesome pics!
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Kiwi Fashion Blog said...

I'm, too, a little sad to see all the Fall stuff coming out already! Does that mean summer is coming to an end?!? Regardless, let us embrace what we have left and stop thinking about ahead for a little bit! I love the beach cover up you are wearing in last few sets of pictures :)

Laura Mitbrodt said...

I love the Nicole Miller ensemble!
xo
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Stephanie Gille said...

You look perfect!
Lovely looks.
xx
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Christina said...

Love this post!

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Instant Milk said...

This outfit is awesome, and you look gorgeous! Also, LOVE the sandals!

Come by soon!

xx

Lauren S said...

the zebra cover-up is so different a great throw on piece :)
Lauren x
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Nikki Williams said...

i love that fun one-piece!

xxoo,
nikki

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Camille said...

Gorgeous pictures
Xoxo
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Amy ♥ said...

I agree, black and white is always a great choice on the beach. Those white shorts are soo nice!

kuMi said...

Natalie-chan kawaiiiiii----
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Allison Weeks said...

Absolutely love this look! <3

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EmerJa said...

What a great beach-style! Love the great couple you make.

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Iliana, Anne said...

Nice looks!

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Emily Jane said...

You always look amazing!

brilliant photography

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xx

Jeanne said...

Monochrome certainly never disappoints a provides some rest for the eyes too! ;) It's goodf to opt for more neutral colours sometimes! ;)
XO
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Cheyenne said...

Absolutely gorgeous Natalie!
xx Cheyenne

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Lara Tura said...

Beautiful!

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Evi said...

You look gorgeous!!! Amazing photos..love this place too!

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Angelique Bassett said...

You really make this outfit come alive! It wouldn't look good on just anyone!

June said...

Stunning photos Nat! I love your swimsuit!
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Ketty henry said...

You are looking beautiful in all pics. love your swimsuit. you are looking beautiful in blue outfit.

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Sasa Zoe said...

Hot, babe! Love love these photos:)

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FASHION SNAG said...

Love the shots!

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Rosalinda Tjioe said...

You look amazing as always! Love the swimsuit x

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Laura lexo said...

Awesome photos! Beautiful babe


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midori said...

you look so sexy on those amazing legs! ;)