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(Vintage leather shorts, Vintage blouse, Grey blazer & Socks from Tokyo, Miu Miu Heels, Vintage Clutch)

Sometimes it's still really hard for me to be disciplined and work inside on such a beautiful day like today, especially when my mind is somewhere else. It seems the weight of the past few weeks really caught up with me today and all of a sudden i was feeling a little disheartened. I'm not entirely sure what brought it on but when you put absolutely everything you have into something you love it's only natural to have days like this. I'm sure you all have days like this too. I hope so anyway!

I drive past this gorgeous white picket fence every day and always think to myself how much i would love to shoot photos there. It's literally overflowing with gorgeous pink roses at the moment so i thought it would be the perfect way to spend my afternoon, to which Luke happily agreed. It was lovely having the warmth on my skin and be able to clear my head again. And how could one feel down when you're surrounded by romantic roses with the one you love?

This outfit was actually inspired entirely by these roses - i even painted my nails the same pastel pink colour!? I love never planning what i'm going to wear and having my outfit just come together naturally. It's so much more fun that way and you always end up putting together an outfit you would never have thought of in the first place. Here you can tell i was feeling extremely feminine with a peter pan collar, crochet, soft pastels and a matching headband. My Miu Miu's always make me feel a thousand times better too.
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PS. I'll be guest blogging for my wonderful friend Amanda from Here Comes the Sun over the weekend while she's in Wellington. I've been busy shooting some photos around my office so be sure to head over to her blog to get a behind the scenes look into my world.

Well, more so than you already do. You know what i mean :)

101 comments:

  1. Wow what gorgeous images. Your heels with the socks are beautiful and paired with your overall outfit, it works so well.

    I love walking past those houses with lots of greenery and flowers. It really does brighten my day.

    xx Carina

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  2. In love with your blog and every outfit you put on. You're really amazing and inspiring. :)

    originalnumber.blogspot.com xx

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  3. I'm imagining a really cute cottage tucked away behind all those flowers. Everything here is so picturesque - I think this post embodies spring perfectly.

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  4. OMG!!! Your shoes are amazing. Great scenery too.

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  5. you are amazing!


    xo
    www.angellikay.blogspot.com

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  6. These pictures are lovely! You make me miss spring!! :D



    xx
    Check out our fashion illustrations at Illustrated-Moodboard.com ! = )




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  7. WOow and leather shorts' so electrifying vibrancy sounds herself so (singularly) delicate enshrouded by such a soft / ethereal atmosphere !!!

    à Bientôt, Antoine

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  8. your freckles are so cute! couldn't really spot them in all your other photos. This rose bush fence is heavenly. I totally agree about not planning your outfit until the very last "in the heat" moment when you actually need to get dressed and ready. Things just come together unexpectedly and the lightbulb in your head goes "ting ting"!!

    lovely photos as always,


    youronlyblackswan.blogspot.com

    x Your Only Blackswan

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  9. B E A U T I F U L!


    love these photos!




    XOXO

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  10. You look amazing! Gorgeous shots and post as always!!!

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  11. your shoes are just too amazing :D

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  12. I love this! A girly look with a punch of bad ass from the leather shorts. You look amazing!

    FauxFur, not Friendships

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  13. I love this outfit so much! You look beautiful adn I love the leather shorts added to the overall soft outfit.

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  14. what beautiful pictures!!! I love your purse and shoes...

    jen
    http://blankwhiteframes.blogspot.com

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  15. This post is so romantic, I love everything about it!
    xx
    Emy

    http://sweetpromises.tumblr.com/

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  16. Love it! Your shoes/socks look so cute!

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  17. I truely am in LOVE with your miu miu heals <3 And the whole look is so sophisticated!

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  18. you look so beautiful... your oriental face make every photo seems so romantic and classy!!

    xoxo
    lady

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  19. how beautiful! honestly, those little socks are perfection!

    bisous!

    justyna

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  20. The roses are lovely! Adore the peterpan collar of your blouse...so sweet.

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  21. those MiuMius are love, really! and the composition of the photos is so wonderful! i love the backdrop of the pink roses! you look gorgeous as ever!

    http://deathbyplatforms.blogspot.com/

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  22. I love this romantic outfit, its so beautiful. those Miu Miu heels get me everytime you wear them; they're so perfect with those socks!

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  23. lovely!! especially the heels are amazing!

    xx

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  24. Oh wow! This is just beyond amazing. It makes me want spring right away. Again, gorgeous!

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  25. You always have the prettiest pictures, but I'm especially loving this latest batch... gorgeous!

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  26. What a gorgeous set of photographs! I love the setting with the pink roses, it reminds me of Spring.
    Those heels are amazing aswell!!

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  27. you always manage to look so chic, the shoes are to die for
    x

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  28. cute outfit, love the shoes!! http://www.fashionablenotebook.blogspot.com

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  29. gorgeous outfit! totally envious of ur shorts!

    xoxo,
    F

    Le Kiss Kiss- click here!

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  30. very inspiring outfit and wonderful (as always) pictures :)

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  31. this looks absolutely amazing... i love these photos and those shoes! those shoes! holy macrel.

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  32. Oh I love the first photo! And the clutch is such an amazing color and style. The scenery is beautiful xxx
    http://reallyliteral.blogspot.com/

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  33. I love this outfit! The shoes are so perfect too!

    www.rachaeldiab.blogspot.com

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  34. wow this outfit is stunning. those shoes paired with those socks and those egdy shorts paired with such feminine pieces..IT WORKS! love love love this look. visit me soon.

    xoxo Monroe

    fashionsteelenyc.blogspot.com

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  35. you look so lovely!
    wonderful pics ;)

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  36. These pictures are beyond beautiful and what a stunning outfit!! Your shoooes, I'm swooning! <3

    skiepies.blogspot.com/

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  37. i love your blog nicole! its so beautiful and simple. full of elegance. your story inspires me!

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  38. your so beautiful! where're u from? xx

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  39. Gorgeous as always :)

    Those socks are just the cutest things I've seen in a while !

    xo

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  40. Wow! beautiful pics..you look great.

    (got exactly the same socks from Japan,too!)

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  41. OMG I DIE for those shoes!
    I really wish I didn't live in Toronto so i could be wearing mini leather shorts in November. It's snowing tomorrow LOL.

    <3 your blog

    xoxo Genevieve&Lola.com

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  42. YOU VERY BEAUTIFUL)))
    SUPER STYLE!!!
    LOVELY DEAR.

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  43. oh its the miu miu shoes! so pretty. i love how well you work the pastel shades.
    i've blogged your pictures (with credit of course). hope you don't mind :)

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  44. Absolutly stunning shoes, they scream spring like nothing ever has.

    www.summerforeverblog.blogspot.com
    www.glampony.blogspot.com

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  45. Your nailpolish and the flowers look so stunning together, what a perfect match! My favorite part of the outfit is probably the socks, they are so frilly and lacey and cute! xo Ella

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  46. TH0SE HEELS AND S0CKS ARE T0 DIE F0R.

    <3 <3 <3


    www.TheUrbanFlamingo.blogspot.com

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  47. your style and blog are so amazing

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  48. Those shoes are absolutely amazing, I wish I could take blog photos even half as beautiful as yours!

    xx

    P.S. I'm getting excited for the new rough cut gem jewelry, how exciting!

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  49. You always look so beautiful! I adore your outfit x

    http://pagesixxx.blogspot.com

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  50. oh woooowww those heels!!
    amazing *_* <33

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  51. I love how the cute high heels look like with the black though leather short!!

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  52. I absolutely love those heels!
    Actually, the whole outfit is adorable!

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  53. WOW! You are just amazing!
    luv your blog & your outfits!
    follow you,
    luv
    http://www.fashionswing.blogspot.com/

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  54. everything about you is like an editorial. do you ever NOT look so good?? i may not be as girly, but i would definitely love to look lovely and put together as you! my bf would love it ;)

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  55. Love those shoes!!

    http://littlesnobthing.blogspot.com/

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  56. I obsessed with your light pink nail polish!!

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  57. Wow I love the shoes/socks so baaadly! :) Great blog. Hope you'll become a follower of my blog too?
    xoxo

    http://theonlyfashionprincess.blogspot.com

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  58. I'm speechless!You are fantastic!*_*

    http://paolinasspace.blogspot.com/

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  59. The first and the third is my favorite pictures.

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  60. those shoes are amazing. xx

    p.s. I'm hosting a giveaway on my blog for a vintage cross necklace if you'd like to check it out. :)

    http://devorelebeaumonstre.com/

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  61. the peter pan collar and the leather shorts- WOW. amazing combination.
    love your style girl
    xox

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  62. wanna paint my nails baby pink now!!!

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  63. the nail polish is by American Apparel in case you need, fashion tidbits :)

    So many people have emailed about it. It's AA and only $12 AUD! :))))

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  64. the shoes look so lovely with the socks! i adore.

    www.fashionandothermusings.blogspot.com

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  65. Nicole, you are simply adorable! I love your effortlessly chic style sense. What an inspiration! I love your blog; I'm a new follower for sure :)

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  66. found you via amanda's blog, i'm really loving your style and your blog!!! keep doing what you're doing, and now i'm off to check out your shop! have a lovely weekend!

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  67. Loooooooove the shoes, they are wonderfull! :)

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  68. This is LOOOVE!!! <3

    When I saw the first picture with the shoes+socks I was in love! ;)

    Love the Peter Pan collar! :)

    http://myfashioninsider.blogspot.com/

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  69. Your outfit is awesome ! Those heels are beautiful.

    http://www.justecherie.com/

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  70. I have never ever seen a more beautiful post than this!!

    Love your blog!!!

    xoxo

    http://tessi-la-la-land.blogspot.com/

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  71. Gorgeous pictures!
    Love your shoes.

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  72. I just found your blog through your guest posts at Here Comes the Sun and oh my goodness! I'm in love!

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  73. you're adorable!! i simply love the socks & heels
    xo

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  74. Those Miu Miu heels with the lace socks are gorgeous. And the clutch is so chic! LOVE everything about it!
    Thanks for a great blog!

    http://m-citystyle.blogspot.com/

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  75. I'm so glad I came across your blog. It's so beautiful. You have such an incredible, whimisical style and I envy your fabulous wardrobe.

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  76. I love those dainty socks! So pretty with the nude heels! And I'm afraid to go down the leather short route, but they look great! I love the contrast of the "harder" shorts and the "softer" blouse. Great look!

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  77. Was browsing through new york magazine and found this: http://nymag.com/daily/fashion/2010/11/slideshow_this_week_in_street.html#photo=7x68720
    you probably already new, but just wanted to make sure!

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  78. I looooooooove your shoes. Those pictures are so cute and romantic, beautiful! :)

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  79. I love your style, great blog!

    Come follow my blog and I will do the same,
    dailystyledose.blogspot.com ♥

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  80. This blog is so awesome ! I'm glad that I found this :)

    You're style is amazing, you really inspire me.

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  81. cannot help but be super jealous of you girl <3 !

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  82. ooh. what nail color do you have on?

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  83. Love your shoes and you pictures! Where are the shoes from?

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  84. beautiful! I found your blog just a few days ago and I'm allready totally in love with it! :)

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  85. Nice outfits ! I just discover your blog and I love your style !

    http://unstyleunique.blogspot.com/

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  86. Love your miu miu pumps! and the pastels colors <3
    May i know where did u get them? :O

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  87. Amazing photos!!

    Love,
    Mika
    http://overseeingfashion.blogspot.com

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  88. Amazing Look!
    LoveYour blog!

    http://lightnessoflook.blogspot.com

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