Sunday, March 20, 2011

Going bohemian with a summer dress

 Greetings everyone! After my bad mood post, my lovely bf came home early on Friday and he decided to drag me out in an effort to cheer me up! We went to my favourite cafeteria and had a late branch, a little walk by the sea and bought some extra jewellery supplies from a lovely (and dead expensive!) little shop!! It's amazing how much your mood can change when you're around the people you love....


My brother and a friend joined us for branch, so we had fun and soon I was back to being me!


 I even wore my contacts (that's very very rare!) and my favourite Dior sunglasses that I bought as a present to myself, after working really hard last summer. Now, you've noticed already that all my clothes and accessories are ridiculously cheap and I'm not in favour of huge brandnames. The sunglasses are NOT exactly that.... They practically cost as much as our rent, but I somehow managed to persuade myself, that this is an investment for the future! (nah....).


 When I later saw the movie "Sex and the city", I realised Miranda was wearing those in Abu Dabhi!! YAY! My sunglasses were famous and I started jumping up and down the living room and acting like a 4-year-old that was given a candy!! 
 And this is how you can buy expensive eyewear you can't afford and not feel guilty about it! (bf still acting weird when someone mentions "Dior", "Abu Dabhi" or "Sex and the city"...btw...)


 This is the town port and some cute boats that made me wish I could have one and travel all year long...!
 
We then returned home and went for a long walk with our dog Billy, around the neighborhood! (you can also see Billy and the rest of the family, here!)


 Billy is super happy when we can both walk her! Normally she gets a short morning walk where each of us in turns is dragged around, without even having coffee first, by a super-excited doggie who wants to smell every single flower and pee in every single corner of the world!! 
  We specifically pee by the corner of this field every day, which is across our house and I had to take a picture! This is one of my favourite spots in the neighbourhood and it always makes me wonder how did that vintage car end up in there or those heavy constructing machinery and where they've been before. It's beautiful and kind of spooky, like an old machine cemetary or something! And the shadow you can see on top of the hill in the background, is the castle of Palamidi! (you can have a clearer view here).


 The small tree behind me is an almond tree and when it blooms, it is considered to be a herald of spring in Greece!

Outfit:

Dress - "I&D" local shop
Sweater - local flea market
Belt - some accessory shop (7 euro)
Shoes - Local store
Earring - handmade (by a friend, Marianthi)
Bag - On Pedder
Glasses - Dior 


 Since I gave you a view of an almond tree, here's another of an olive tree and don't judge me please... no make up. I'm past 30 after all...!!!

SOON TO COME - After that I've been making jewellery during the whole weekend!! I even dream of designs when I sleep. I must have come up with 20 totally new designs! I promise a nice post with the new cuties soon!! Kisses

32 comments:

  1. Great post! Love all the pictures and commentary.

    Thank you for introducing us to Billy. What a cutie!

    Your outfit is very attractive. The sunglasses are amazing. You look like a celebrity in them. :)

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  2. Oh... you make me blush dear Shy!! Have you noticed the glasses in the "about" pic? I just looove them!

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  3. Oooh! Everything about this look is great. I love the sunglasses...and you know they're one of those items that you can be proud about and will wear forever, so that justifies the price tag a little bit. I've spent WAY too much on designer sunglasses in my life...but, to be honest, I don't regret buying any of them, just because I wear them so often.

    And I love that dress, too. If only it were summer here...it's getting so close!

    "It's amazing how much your mood can change when you're around the people you love." I've really noticed how true this is for me this week. I think part of the reason why the past week was so rough on me is because I went from being around my boyfriend 24/7 for over a week to not seeing him at all (we're doing a slightly long-distance thing right now) and only talking on the phone for about an hour a day. Everyday I've been sending these pathetic "I miss you...!!!!" text messages to him. Ha.

    Anyway. I'm so excited about your jewelry and glad to hear you are so inspired! I'm off to email you here in a minute...

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  4. It's my first expensive sunglasses ever! And the glasses lady gives me nice deals!! Thank you for being so sweet!
    I'm so sorry for the long distance thing. We do it during the summer too. Last season I was working in Athens (and all around Greece actually) from June to October, seeing G. every two weeks! I felt a big gap all the time... and got really sick of saying I miss you 50 times a day... I know it's hard - I hope you'll meet your sweetheart soon!
    Waiting for the email!!

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  5. We love your dress, we're huge fans of maxi dresses and this print is gorgeous! We also have a weakness for expensive sunnies ;)

    We're now following you- please follow us back! :)

    T & J

    www.thestylerawr.com

    XoX

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  6. Ok girlz!! I can't say no to that, thanx for following!!! Stay tuned to tell me if you also like my funky jewellery! Kisses

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  7. o Billy einai teleiooos!!Poso gluko slulaki??KAi to guali fusaeiii!!! Afou ta edwses mh to skeftesai kai koita na ta xareis oso de paei!!! :D:D

    SignorinaTina

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  8. A! epishs apo oti eida ekana thn 948 view opote se thelw se etoimothta gia to deipno!!! :D

    SignorinaTina

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  9. Your sunglases are amazing at first, and became more awe to me when i read that it's a Dior and that Miranda on S& the C!! I am so picky on my sunglasses, I tell myself it's ok to wear cheap clothes but my sunglasses, no no...=) your skirt is a perfect cover for the sun and I bet it's still a little colder?=)p.s. which company in Portland?=)

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  10. Σ' ευχαριστώ Χριστινάκι!! Είσαι πολύ γλυκό κορίτσι! Είμαι πανέτοιμη για 1000 views!

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  11. @ Dear Girl: I know!! I really love those glasses! I'm not a big spender, but a pair of good eyewear is ok!
    The company is Erickson Aircranes! They rent their cranes to the Fire Dept. every summer for the forest fire season. I'm an interpreter for the crew on land and while we fly I translate radio communications. So most of my collegues (esp. crane mechanics) come from Portland area! But I get to work with really cool pilots from all over the world!
    And you're right, it's not really spring yet! It's still cloudy and rainy and I want some SUN! Kisses

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  12. You can check http://www.ericksonaircrane.com/index.php, for more info on the helicopters!

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  13. You are not over 30! I do NOT believe you! :P
    I'm so glad you're in a happier mood now, though. I totally agree - being around people you love is better than having medicine... it really does cheer you up. By the way I love your dress! And your 'famous' sunglasses! :D

    Leia

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  14. Yeap! Over 30 (and not easy ones!)!
    I agree, love is the best medicine!
    Thank you dear Leia!! :)

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  15. Such a cute outfit! And I love your sunglasses, I can understand that you love them =)

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  16. Sounds like a great day to boost your mood. And you look beautiful! That dress is really pretty - and even though I'm a complete cheap-o when it comes to my wardrobe I splurge on designer shades, too. It's something about the weight and shape - they feel better. Or maybe that's me justifying it! Ha ha!

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  17. Thank you dear! Hey, I've made a post trying to justify it!! Ha! :)

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  18. lovely photos!

    www.glamourgirl-bg.blogspot.com

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  19. Cute blog!
    Want to follow each other?
    http://fashuhneestah.blogspot.com/

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  20. So love the pattern in the dress.

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  21. Thank you girls!!
    And Roxy Heart, sure! Why not?

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  22. I love your maxi dress! It looks perfect!

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  23. Gorgeous! That pattern is so lovely.

    http://artfashiontwentysomething.blogspot.com

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  24. Thanx! I love the pattern so much, I also bought one in blue and brown!!

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  25. love your dress sooo much!! have a couple of bright print maxi skirts i'm excited to wear. i found them in a duffel bag of old clothes, completely forgotten! good thing they're so fashionable right now. :)

    monique
    www.yogaandpencilskirts.blogspot.com

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  26. Thanks for your comment and follow. I don't see you on my list if you have time can you try again? I'm following you now.
    http://fashuhneestah.blogspot.com/

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  27. Thank you MK! It's nice to find new clothes for free!!!
    And Roxy Heart, thanks! I'm following both with bloglovin and google follower already! (search for my "about" photo in your list)

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  28. What a gorgeous look, you really an inspiration with regard to what can be worn with a summer dress. If you have time please check out our sunny summer dress blog :)

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  29. Thanks a lot! You make me blush... I'll def. check your blog! Kisses

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