Friday, December 2, 2011

Where the Vine Meets the Sunshine

Back in October my significant other and I took a sudden getaway to Napa Valley. Calling it relaxing doesn't even begin to touch upon the therapeutic nature of Napa. We had a wonderful time.

Our second day there we decided to explore the vineyards and wine cellars on our hotel grounds. The weather was blissfully warm and we were in wine-land after all so I slipped into a purple ruffle dress from Forever 21. Light and breezy. I love the ruffle down the front; makes it playful. I paired the dress with a pair of Nine West espadrilles wedges. I wanted to age the look a bit by wearing brown on my feet. A more colorful choice of shoe would have made the outfit too youthful. We also had dinner plans later that evening so I wanted the look to easily transition into Napa Valley nighttime. I added a few edgy accessories (Italian horn necklace from F21 and Anne Klein studded watch) and we were off to explore in the sunshine!

Dress: Forever 21


The boyfriend and I.

F21 Ring

Wedges: Nine West / Necklace: F21 / Studded Watch: Anne Klein

Day 2 to come tomorrow.

I must admit, looking at these pictures is making me pretty nostalgic. Luckily we took a few bottles of our favorites home with us. Time to sip sweetness and peruse the blogosphere.

Good night,
-The Fashist


10 comments:

  1. That's a gorgeous dress. Reminds me of the summer when I visited the vineyard. Following you. Hope you can visit me too and see whether you like to follow back
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  2. beautiful dress - the color looks great on you - the pic where you dont have your shoes on, it looks like a postcard - nice pics.

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  4. I love the purple dress with the wedges. You look fantastic.

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  6. great post!! Your outfit seems perfect for Napa..wish I could go there now too, it does look really relaxing!

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  8. How lovely! I'm from northern Cali, so these pics def. get me nostalgic. Thanks for the lovely comment on my blog!

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