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Maui-Inspired on Running on Happiness!

June 21, 2012


Bfrend bracelet, H&M sandals, rings & clutch, Club Monaco skirt, Forever 21 top

Hola! So today I have the big honour of guest posting on the lovely Katie’s blog Running on Happiness while she’s off gallivanting in Europe. She asked all of her guest bloggers to either style an outfit that was inspired by recent travels, outfit pics from their last travels, etc…you get the general theme! 

Maui was the last place I spent a good chunk of time at but unfortunately (well, it wasn’t unfortunate at the time), I spent the entire trip in a bikini. Soooo when it comes to outfit snaps…there really are none. I decided to do an inspired outfit post instead, and instead of picking the obvious (the turquoise waters, basically) I decided to pick the tropical fruit that I pretty much exclusively dined on the entire trip. Mangoes, papayas, pineapples…my faves! I picked up the juicy tones in my sandals, nails and top. Looking at it now, it’s got a bit of sunset inspo in it too. Check out my post here!

Anyway, I need to stop talking about Maui because it makes my heart hurt. I’ve already whined enough about it, so I won’t now. I love my new home and am having so much fun here, but pretty much, I think being raised by an ocean kind of spoils you when it comes to water. I just wish I could carry the Pacific Ocean around with me always…that’s not too much to ask for, is it?
Thanks again to the beautiful Katie for having me visit! Be sure to check out her wonderful blog, and follow her on Instagram (@runningonhappiness) to check out her gorgeous pics from Europe!
Happy Thursday everyone 🙂

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19 Comments

  • Reply Heather June 20, 2012 at 1:41 pm

    LOVE your skirt and your top! I love the lace and polka dot combo <3.

    http://fashionistanygirl.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Shandrese/ Natalia June 21, 2012 at 2:34 pm

    Lovely blog! We're new followers!

    Check us out 🙂
    http://sincerelyrenay.blogspot.com/

  • Reply A Fine Balance June 21, 2012 at 2:55 pm

    You're making me want to travel this instant!

    Love the outfit and love the CM skirt 🙂

  • Reply Asher June 21, 2012 at 3:39 pm

    Beautiful look. Love the colors and ruffles

  • Reply Nicole June 21, 2012 at 3:42 pm

    just found your blog through your guest post. loving it! I'd love to go to Maui one day!

  • Reply Neris / Fashion Fractions June 21, 2012 at 4:11 pm

    SO glad i found your blog via Katie's! love your style 🙂

    xoxo,

    Fashion Fractions

  • Reply octoberchic.com June 21, 2012 at 5:51 pm

    You look beautiful! I love your outfit, specially the skirt!!

    octoberchic.com

  • Reply Mehak June 21, 2012 at 7:13 pm

    Love the whole look!! Just hopped from katie's blog to your's and I love it here!!

    Following you now!!!

    Do chek out my blog wheneva you get time!! 🙂

  • Reply Z June 21, 2012 at 8:46 pm

    Love your outfit, especially that skirt! Also your mismatched nails are adorable.
    xx
    when-the-dog-bites.blogspot.ca

  • Reply Michaela June 21, 2012 at 10:58 pm

    I'm also from Vancouver and living in Ontario for the summer. So I know exactly what you're talking about with missing the ocean. I'm craving a visit to a real beach so badly!

    Love the outfit! xx

  • Reply Nia Langley June 22, 2012 at 12:15 am

    Gorgeous! I really love that skirt!

    nialangleyspeaks.blogspot.com

    P.S. I've added you to my blogroll. =)

  • Reply amuseume June 22, 2012 at 12:34 am

    Love the different textures, prints, and colours in this outfit! Beautiful as always =)

    –Laina

    http://www.amuseume.wordpress.com

  • Reply Cee June 22, 2012 at 1:52 am

    I love all of the tropical hues in this look, pally – that bright coral top looks like it was meant to be worn with your BFrend bracelet. And the fact that you matched your nailpolish to it? Amazing. You know how I feel about matching 🙂 And by the way, I'm so jealous of how picturesque your neighbourhood in TO is! Seriously, I want to live on a street full of brick row houses. It seems unfair 😉 Miss you, lovely.
    xox,
    Cee

  • Reply Katie's Bliss June 22, 2012 at 3:13 am

    Just checked out your post on Katie's blog! Such pretty photos <3 Looked like an amazing vacation!

    katiesbliss.com

  • Reply McKenzie June 22, 2012 at 9:08 pm

    This outfit is to die for! I love the colors. Maui is such a beautiful place and your photos really captured the magic. Love your blog and happy to be a new follower!

  • Reply Elisabeth June 24, 2012 at 9:37 am

    I agree, I've also been raised up next to the sea, so I couldn't imagine living without having it present almost all the time! I love this outfit, the top and skirt go so well together!

    xxx
    E from Helsinki
    http://dragonflyelisabeth.blogspot.fi/

  • Reply Melanie Marie June 25, 2012 at 5:33 am

    Love the scalloped skirt!

    Your post made me think of my many trips to Hawaii, and now I wish I was there! Don't know if you've ever check out the island of Kauai, but it's one of my favorites!

    Following you.

    Melanie
    Style to Stage

  • Reply Astrid June 26, 2012 at 2:52 pm

    this look combination is amazing!

    xx

  • Reply Giovanna June 26, 2012 at 10:37 pm

    Super cute look! Loving your skirt!

    xx
    Giovanna
    http://www.oliveandanarrow.com

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