Summer begins on the sand






A blurry photo always has to squeeze its way in since I started using Manual mode. Months from now when I look back on these posts, I hope I will notice a difference in how much my photography has improved- or not. 

For the longest time, I had no idea how I was going to style this skirt. The pattern was intimidating yet I was drawn to it. I bought it months ago but every solid colored top I have just didn't feel right (some weird basic v-neck tops I have from Old Navy- they do nothing for me). Then, the other day, I found this knit top, immediately loved it and ordered it. I didn't even think of what I'd wear it with, I just love orange- it's one of my favorite colors (in high school I was known as something along the lines of "orange girl" and now I realize that sounds more like an Oompa Loompa than anything). Anyway, long story short, I kind of like how these two pieces look together. They were super comfortable to wear as well (luckily, I chose to wear shorts underneath- the wind got insane almost right away, causing me to have many Marilyn Monroe moments- see what I mean here). I know a lot of people don't like orange so I've gotta you? 

Outfit details: Top- H&M//Skirt&Sunglasses- Forever 21//Sandals- ASOS//Bag- Vintage



  1. I just posted via my phone via clicking your link on Facebook but now I'm not sure it worked! I really love these photos Victoria, they're so Summery and happy! Well done to you using manual mode, I'm not brave enough unless I'm experimenting (usually trying to take photos of the moon!). I love this whole outfit, the orange and blue go together so well and I really like the pattern in your skirt. I'm slowly trying to embrace colours more and orange is a colour that's really grown on me in the last couple of years. Also, I've been racking my brains thinking of what type of shoes I can take on holiday with my ordinary sandals (the ankle strap doesn't go with everything) & I think you just have me the answer - jelly shoes!!! Xxx

  2. You look great, I love the sunglasses x

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  4. Hello from Spain: great skirt. I really like your top. Indeed when I go to the beach is officially summer. Great title for your post. Nice pictures. Keep in touch

  5. I love the way you styled the skirt!
    And again I like the blurry pictures =D Maybe blurry pictures should be your thing? =)
    I like orange, it's such a happy colour!

    1. Hahaha well I'm sure blurry pictures will continue to be my thing because I can't avoid them! ;)

  6. LOVE these pictures! it looks so dreamy!

  7. Great summer colors! I really like that knit top, goes perfect with that skirt. I have never been a huge fan of orange until recently. I am starting to give orange a chance and am really liking it. :)

  8. I really love this skirt and the sunnies !

  9. Great skirt!! The top goes with it perfectly! Thanks for linking up for Passion For Fashion!

  10. I love these photos! And your sandals are cuuuute :)

    Found you in the linkup and thought I'd give you a visit. Would you like to connect via GFC or other social networks? Xo

    Let me know if that is something that is of interest to you :)


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