June 13, 2011

The First

• H&M Garden Collection dress  Zara cardigan  Cinderella of Boston sandals 

One of my favourite parts about my birthday was the outfit that I wore. Luckily, it was one of those outfits that came together effortlessly, in a matter of minutes and with no second changes. It was nothing very special, but it included my dress from H&M's eco-friendly Garden Collection - which came out last spring - one of my most treasured pieces from my closet. It also happens to be a little white dress that I think is a quintessential piece for summer, brightened up with a little bit of embroidery at the top. 

Granted, this look might not have been the wisest choice for a day of running around hardware stores buying things for the new house, but I was so proud of it that I wasn't going to let it keep me from wearing it. More so, in the spirit of taking chances, I decided to post a picture of it here and even though after a video, pictures seem much less daunting, it still took a little bit of internal back-and-forth to go through with it. That being said, I look forward to hearing any comments, ideas and helpful advice that you might have for me!


  1. You look fab and are very brave wearing white! That colour makes me nervous!

    It was your birthday this weekend too!? (me also) Hurraahhh for June!!

  2. wow that dress is so lovely, it would be a favorite in my wardrobe too. i love how you styled it with the leather sandals and green cardigan... the look is so earthy and summery, just like you! also, the photo looks great, i hope we see more <3shelby


  3. Aw honey, happy Birthday! Sweet and pure look...lovely!

    Peace. Love. LOL!

    Haute Khuuture Blog

  4. that h&m dress is adorable!

  5. That dress is so pretty! I love the floral detail!

  6. The dress is so cute! Please take more photos and happy belated birthday! =)

  7. What a fabulous dress, so pretty & it looks a little bit vintage ...oooh, I just love it. Happy belated b-day Ana. xx veronika

  8. ok, one of my fave outfits i've seen today, bday girl!

  9. such a great dress! I just got an h&m garden collection dress, and I get a lot of compliments. I'm following you, come visit me!



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