Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Beach Baby

{Victoria's Secret top, J. Crew bottom, Scunci headband, Marc by Marc Jacobs sunglasses, Maybelline lipstick in Rapture}
Over the weekend, I went to Laguna Beach to spend some quality time with the family (which explains my recent lack of posting). Normally I would never subject you to photos of me in a swimsuit, but since I basically didn't wear anything else for four days, this is all I got, people.

I picked this headband up at CVS right before I left, knowing I'd want to keep my bangs out of my face on the beach. And you know what? I think it's just about the best $5 I've ever spent- it keeps the hair off my face and stays on even in the wind! Plus it actually goes with quite a few things in my wardrobe. I'll definitely be pulling this sucker out for future bad hair days. 

I had been searching everywhere for the perfect high-waisted swimsuit, and took a risk by ordering this one online without trying it on. Luckily it was the kind of flattering silhouette I was hoping for: one that is not-too-tight, with plenty of ruching. While the look is definitely a tad Man Repeller, I love how vintage it feels for a fun beach day.

Hope your weekend was amazing, and that if you didn't make it to the beach (or pool, or lake, or cold bathtub) you did something equally summery.
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9 comments:

  1. Holy moly! Can you give us a how-to on how to get such a rockin' bod? And that suit is AMAZING.

    Ask the Duplex

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  2. Ok first of all, your abs. holy moly. hottie!!!
    Second, that water is gorgeous!

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  3. Adorable! I want some bottoms like those xx

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  4. pretty! love the high-waisted bottoms! x


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  5. man repelling?!! no way, you look awesome! The headband is a good buy!

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  6. Reminder to self: Start on my ab routine today so I can get abs like Katherine some day!

    I've been wanting a vintage inspired swimsuit but haven't found the right one (at the right price) yet!

    Lidi @ Eclectic Flair

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  7. you look great!!!
    http://sienastyle.blogspot.com/

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  8. That suit is adorable on you! I love the bandeau top, I've been on the hunt for just the right one but it may have to wait until next summer.

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  9. High waist bottoms are soooo hard to find. Those are perfect :)

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