August Adventures

jacket: the gap, dress: swap with friend, bag: marshall's, sunglasses: h&m, shoes: thrifted
What a busy Saturday! I haven't had a nice and jammed-pack day for a while now, so it was well overdue. I zoomed up to the city with my mom and we met Amanda at the Alamo Square Flea Market. Amanda used to blog, but doesn't anymore - though that isn't to say she doesn't have a presence on the internet still, haha. It was awesome getting to meet her! This summer has been a great time for meeting with bloggers in real life, and for that I'm incredibly grateful. Amanda and I found other lovely blogging gals at the flea market as well! None other than Isla, Jennifer, and Annalise. I've met these three once before and they are just so sweet and friendly. Bloggers are the best, you guys.

The rest of my day consisted of a trip to Ikea (my mom and I are trying to find the things I need for college, finally!) and then I fancied up and went to a James Bond themed party that evening. As you guys know, if I stumble across an occasion to get dressed up, I will do it. Especially when I remember that I have that whole box of vintage belonging to my great grandma. Fortunately there was a beautiful 60s number in there and I wore it proudly to the party. I got quite a few compliments on my outfit as well! I didn't get any good photos of it though. :( Next time.

I have just about a month before I leave for college. I'm hoping to make the absolute most of that time left; including two major things that are coming up quite quickly - getting my first tattoo next Saturday and turning nineteen on September 7th! Bring it.

currently listening to // Andrew Bird - The Naming of Things


  1. What?! You still have a month? No fair no fair, haha.

  2. Amazing pics and loveee your dress!

  3. Love your dress and the pictures are amazing!

  4. This sounds so lovely :) I love days that are just spent 'getting things done', they're so rewarding, haha.

    I love your shoes and dress!


  5. Aw what a fun time! It looks like the weather is a bit more managable there than here in Philly. It's just so humid!

  6. Sounds like a fabulous day! What a funny theme for a party!

  7. It was so good seeing you yesterday!! Good luck with the move, and i know you will love it in Seattle :) can't wait to see and read about your adventures here.

  8. Love your blog! so glad i found it :)

  9. Gosh dangit, your pictures are always so lovely. I love that last picture and the one of the pretty flowers. <3

    I'm sorry that you didn't get any good pictures of your James Bond party, but that's so neat that everyone loved your super cool vintage clothes! :) The polka dot dress you're wearing here is much too cute~ I love navy and white polka dots, I actually recently purchased a similar one, so you should totally wear this dress more so I can copycat your outfits. ;D

  10. omg how cute that you met hummingbird girls! love them!

    Steffys Pros and Cons

  11. I love your pretty polka dots! That lunch looks yummy.


  12. how awesome that you guys just all ran into each other! lucky! i would be so happy to just run into other bloggers (actually that kind of happened this weekend....but it's really rare where i am at!) anyhow i LOVE your dress and that jacket is just an all time favorite. and i hope you show off you new tattoo - i'm super curious.

    <3 katherine
    of corgis and cocktails

  13. i almost went to the alameda flea, but i didn't want to make my friend drive me out there on my birthday. but man, i should've went. you look lovely. i want that outfit.

  14. So great seeing you and Amanda yesterday. You two looked so cute and it was nice to catch up. Like Jen said, good luck on your move, I'm sure you'll love it.

  15. wow I really like this outfit! your polka dot dress is so pretty and it's so incredible how you've paired it with that army green jacket :)

    Drawing Dreaming

  16. I can't wait to see how the tattoo turns out! I'm loving the polka dots - and the fact that you're listening to Andrew Bird :)


  17. Looks like a fun day - can't beat a flea market!

    xo Jennifer


  18. This looks like it was such a fun day! How exciting to be able to meet up with such awesome bloggers too! And I really love your outfit. That green jacket is perfect with your cute dotted dress.
    Also, you start school so late! I'm jealous!

  19. it looks like you had a wonderful time and it's so amazing that you've met so many bloggers irl recently! i'm hoping to as well sometime soon- hopefully i'll get around to meeting some Georgia gals in real life soon!
    you look so gorgeous and i'm totally jealous that you are wearing tights. i wanna wear tights! haha.



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