26 May 2011

Griffith Observatory

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photos by Tom b.

- Madewell dress
- Rachel Comey boots
- UO army jacket
- vintage Coach purse
- H&M sunglasses

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After weeks of cold and rain in PA, we were so happy to see some blue skies and sunshine in LA. We took every opportunity to be outside while we were visiting Los Angeles and that included a trip to the Griffith Observatory. When we lived in LA, we never got to visit the Observatory since was closed for renovations and didn't reopen until just before we moved away. So... we were really excited about visiting it on this trip. Little did we know before we drove up there that it's closed on Mondays due to state budget cuts! Denied again! Although we weren't able to go inside, that didn't stop up from walking around and enjoying the views. If you use your imagination, you can tell that the blurry white splotch on top of the hill in that last photos is actually the Hollywood sign.

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18 comments:

Caitlin Rose said...

Lovely photos of you. This is one of my favourites I think. I love your shoes as well!

tara-lynn said...

perfect combo, love everything!
tara-lynn

Alexis E. said...

Great photos! I haven't been since the the observatory reopened but now I'm inspired. Love the picture of the door knobs with your hand. Lovely!

Aline Aimée said...

Nice dress!
Astonishing view!

Steffys Pros and Cons said...

gorgeous photos! i love the sleeves of your dress!

<3 steffy
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Sweet Harvest Moon said...

Love the first picture!

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Amelia said...

your photos just get better & better! love the one with your hair blowing face on. and gorgeous dress

MOUSEVOX VINTAGE said...

these are simply stunning! i'm loving your dress.

Cottonlife_Silkdreams said...

I love this look! Definitely using this look as inspiration for my next shopping trip!

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Two Happy Hearts said...

beautiful photos! your outfit is perfect for a pretty day in LA :)

AnnaBananaCupcake said...

These are SUCH pretty pictures. Your dress is super sweet and I love that you paired them with those shoes that are a bit edgier. Cute!
XOXO

ellie estrada (noelle) said...

gorgeous dress! <3 i love how it totally matches the ambiance of the observatory <3

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Lini said...

Gorgeous as always. The sunglasses suit you very well!

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reckless daughter said...

Looks like you had a nice time even if the inside was closed. LA does have it's beautiful spots!

PS: my heart hurts from reading about the postage mishap and the white dresses :(

Julie said...

I lived in LA for 3 years and these pictures are bringing back fond memories!

benzerj said...

It looks like you really did have some great weather! I love your dress.

are you dressing up or dressing down said...

Beautiful shoot.

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