Tuesday, 14 September 2010

when the wind blows the water white and black

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On the second day in Manzanillo it rained all morning, but eased off later in the day, so we went for a walk down the beach. I actually didn't spend much time on the beach itself, that weekend. The hotel was right by the sea, so it was more comfortable to sit in their deck chairs than to camp out under an umbrella getting covered with sand, and the pool (also right by the sea) was so lovely that I didn't venture into the ocean itself. Honestly, in the last few years I feel as though swimming in the ocean makes me feel a bit seasick. This would be a bit worrying except that my margarita consumption has also gone up in the last few years, so I expect the two things are related!

*The title is a line from "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," by T.S. Eliot

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Outfit:
dress: vintage
t-shirt: random
anchor necklace: stolen from, or donated by, my sister

38 comments:

Cocoon said...

Nice! Soak up the sun. It's getting chilly in the UK already!!!

MCV

Emily, Ruby Slipper Traveller said...

pffff, damn it!

Chaucee said...

What an adorable outfit!

SG said...

Nice pictures. I love the ocean.

A said...

Awesome pictures as usual.

Elsa said...

Thank you for the sweet comment!
And yes I love Alix blog.
Also I love your dress. The collar is very cute.

Bisou.
P.s I'm following you

El blog de Nanette said...

So nice vintage dress! Lovely ;)

Karen.

Jennifer Fabulous said...

Such a gorgeous dress!! And you look so pretty in these photos. I wish I could be at the beach right now. How fabulous! :)

ana said...

Your dress is lovely! what is the name of your hotel because I'm going in 2 weeks and still haven't booked any hotel...

Diana said...

i'm not a huge fan of swimming in the ocean either but these pictures are darling! i really love this dress on you (as usual) its adorable ;)

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yiqin; said...

I need to hit the beach soon.

Sarah said...

I adore your dress. Those buttons are perfection. Don't you just love vintage stuff that you know no one else will have ha ha

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MAUD said...

yay eliot reference!

Rio said...

I think this is my favorite dress of yours yet! The seasick-margarita consumption correlation made me laugh too! I always feel a little sick after pools, but could stay in the ocean all day (except the water is super cold in Santa Cruz!). ;)

Kerri @ OldLadyChic said...

I love that dress! I can't believe it is vintage it looks brand new!

Anything but Bland said...

that dress is vintage?! wow. just gorgeous!

Closet Fashionista said...

That dress is so cute! Love it :D :D
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QueenDesi said...

what a cute red dress..
you look so lovely in it..

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Mitr Friend - Bhushavali said...

Nice outfit!!!
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Just gonna follow it.
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Elaine said...

Beautiful pictures! That dress is just darling.

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Anthea said...

Cute pictures and really love that dress! You have the cutest dresses and you should know by now I am a dress person so I am loving it!

To answer your question about the market, I bought a Fable Fairy brooch. Wish I had bought more!

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SMASH said...

hey hey, okay so was looking for a way for you guys to get from LAX to downtown (downtown is basically the closest place you can check out in the amount of time you have...I would have totally suggested other places that are way cooler but oh well!) I think you can take a shuttle to the light rail that takes you to downtown (check out this guys blog post about it http://www.iflylax.com/lax_mont.html) and then from there you can just walk around downtown see the sights. If you google 500 days of summer+ downtown LA I think itll show you some spots that the movie featured that were pretty cool ;)

xx

Lisa said...

such pretty photos!

Thrive on Novelty said...

Cute pics! I love your dress xx

Imogen said...

Your dress is so sweet and adorable. I love it so much and I wish that I had a dress like that. Its a pretty colour and style. The beach is always a nice place to visit and makes a great location for some photos.

Gorgeous Clara said...

thanks!!!

beautiful pics!

Sarah said...

these pics are so cute! Your dress is just adorable and perfect for the beach xxx

Arielle said...

these photographs and that dress are perfect! I especially love that first one

Melanie M said...

Your dress is insaaanely cool. I love it! You look really lovely. :)

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Amber Rose said...

One of the best poems. I remember the first time I read it-- and yes, I'm that much of a literature nerd.

I love the beach after it rains. :)
Know what else I love?
I love the way you photography, if that's not too odd a thing to say. You look beautiful (as always!.

And I love the dress. Had to say it.

Abi said...

You look so darling in that dress! I love the neckline and lace trimmings.
I love that you footprints are visible in the first photo.
I'm not a fan of swimming in the ocean either. I can barely get by in a pool!

20 York Street said...

This reminds me of the beach I grew up in, now I'm nostalgic! Sorry hun, I've been MIA! But I want to say hello from Montreal!

You look so carefree Em!

Besos!

jamie-lee said...

great photos, and cute dress x

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A Stylized Hysteria said...

Cute, cute dress!

Emily said...

I agree with everyone who has commented before me-- love that dress!

regatabranca said...

Love your vintage dress! :)

Erin Cathleen said...

I love these beach photos and I loooove your dress! Now I'm living vicariously through you and your wonderful travels. :)

Emily, Resplendent Tranquility said...

Is that just the perfect dress for a weekend at the beach or what?!

One bad tumble through some rough waves when I was a kid cured me from ever wanting to swim in the ocean again. I stick to wading in the surf!