words well traveled.

earlier this month, i won a book in a giveaway hosted by juanita of there can be only juan. the front of the package was practically covered with stamps, 14 to be exact, and one end of the package was completely torn open except for a tiny corner piece. this corner piece is probably what saved the book and juanita's little note from falling out during its
journey from south africa.

one aspect of blogging that i've come to appreciate is being able to connect with people from all over the world.
while we may have originally connected over fashion and food,
i have learned of other cultures in (some) places i've never heard of, and have even traveled the world thru your photos.
so, thank you.

in other news, the weather has been ridiculously random.
we have sunny periods throughout the week, but for the most part, it is still rainy...in june. this is my excuse reason for the pasty white legs.



  1. You know, I think the same thing. Is so cool to meet new people through fashion blogs. Like now I've just met you and your blog. Will be coming back for sure!

    PS Your look rocks ;)

  2. The weather has been ridiculous everywhere it seems like.. Yuck! But you do NOT look pasty! You look goooood girl :)
    It is so amazing how blogging can connect us to so many people all over the world! I love it!

  3. looove this sweater!


  4. i love the look rebecca!!! that is sooo cool yeahh ive met so many people from all over the world through blogging and i am very grateful for such a cultural experience!!

  5. Great sweater! We've had incredibly random weather as well... I'm ready for some sun!

  6. wow thats amazing to know all the people you've come across through blogging, let us know how the book is! and im loving the color combinations here in your outfit


  7. I totally agree that getting to meet women all over the world is one of the best aspects of blogging. I think I have more "foreign" bloggers friends than American ones!

  8. This is so true. I hope to still meet a few more people from other countries through my blog. On a different note, I'm a fan of color and I love how you put this whole look together

  9. What a cute outfit! Love the different colors...the weather in Vancouver has not been the greatest too!


  10. I love that about blogging too! And your yellow shorts are so cute! I love yellow!!

  11. the only way to beat the rainy, gloomy weather is by wearing something bright. i love your shorts. your accessories are just perfect.


  12. I love this combination. Especially the blue shoes. Very cool. Haven't seen you wear them before. I have the same pasty white legs. I really need to hit the drug store and get those build a tan gradually lotions asap.
    Oh, I used one of your old posts from February as my inspiration to today's outfit!

  13. YAY! It arrived in (mostly) one piece! I'm so happy and relieved :)
    I thought it was so apt when the post office lady started putting cat stamps all over the package, because you ROCK animal print clothes and accessories with such stylish elegance!

    The splash of yellow in your outfit works SO well with the tones of blue you've chosen. Your colour combinations are always so inspiring!

  14. Wise words!! the note is super sweet and 14 stamps are alot!
    have a great day


  15. Love these yellow shorts! Hoping the weather clears up for you!

  16. Your color palette is awesome and I'm just loving that oversize sweater on you.

  17. I love the colours


  18. Love Love Love your shoes! Your whole outfit is great. I like how you paired the glittery top with everything.

    I also love blogging and getting to know people from all over. It has been such a great experience!

  19. Loving the color coordination with the blues and loving that sweater! And I must say that my favorite part of blogging is meeting people around the world as well!


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  21. I love the bright yellow shorts with the blue sandals!

    And I agree with you. I've really enjoyed the social aspect of blogging and getting to know so many super cool chicks I wouldn't have met otherwise!

  22. color blocking, glamorous and amazingly cute is this outfit! love your shoes<3

    the weather is random here too haha


  23. Oh my goodness, I love that sweater and how you've paired it with the blue and yellow! You look amazing lady! And yeah, I love how blogging introduces you to people and places that you wouldn't know if you weren't blogging! I'm so glad to have "met" you through blogging that's for sure!

    Oh and the weather here - HOT and dry, yesterday it was 102 but we actually got a late night thunderstorm with much needed rain. I'm almost ready for Fall with this heat - lol!

  24. Wow, those are some awesome stamps. Why can't we have awesome stamps like that? And I <3 your blue shoes.

    I am like the weirdest combination of super-tan and pasty-white. My face, upper chest/shoulder area and arms are very super tan. My legs are kinda tan but still pretty damn pale. And then you see me in a bikini and my midsection looks like the arctic tundra it's so white haha...

  25. lovely, lovely post. I know what you mean about connecting with people through blogs. It's amazing the kinds of people you meet :)
    ♥ laura
    the blog of worldly delights

  26. ooouuu!cool accessories!i love combination of colours!!!following you,follow me?
    welcome http://gauharsday.blogspot.com/

  27. The yellow is a gorgeous pop of color!!

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  28. this is such a great outfit!! i love your shorts!!
    you look beautiful!

    kisses <3


  29. you look amazing:)..I like your blog


  30. i am in LOVE with your shoes - just got a cobalt blue pair of shoes myself im obsessed with them xx

  31. Ooh, the cropped shape of that sweater is fantastic!

  32. I love that knit sweater, so cozy and cool. And those shoes are so different!
    <3 Kastles


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