Saturday, July 4, 2009

Summer Linen

I was recently inspired by Dapper Kid's recent post, "A Simple Kurta" which reminded readers
that one way to stay cool during Summer's high temperatures is to opt for lightweight clothing.

Further, the simple embroidery on the neckline of his kurta reminded me of a dress I had purchased from Zara about 2 years ago during some pre-vacation shopping. The embroidery and pearl buttons are exactly why I fell in love with it.

Paired it with my
Miu Miu satchel and my Aldo rhinestone sandals, which I definitely remember being more comfortable than what I found tonight.

Decided to keep it simple with some pearl earrings, a Danielle Stevens gold bangle with my husband's initial and a ring my grandfather brought me back from one of his trips to Thailand.

S and I headed to
Baton Rouge for a very early dinner (we hadn't eaten breakfast or lunch) so 'dinner' was served at 4:00pm! After some yummy appetizers that I neglected to photograph, due to gluttony, we ordered our usuals.

I have dreams about this Chicken Tender Salad, it's soooo good!
It's such a huge serving(that's a photo of it after I've already devoured half) but I don't mind, I could eat it for days.
There's my honey mustard dressing (extra) on the side, just how I like it!

S always orders the Rack of Ribs and a double order of fries
I always sneak a rib or two whenever his mouth is too full to protest :)

Hope you have a fabulous weekend!

Happy Independence Day weekend (wait that sounds funny) to my neighbouring Americans :)


p.s. In case you're wondering why my hair is always up, it's because it's in dier need of a cut. I'm growing it out but it's in that awkward in between stage. Appointment is set for Monday so I'm excited :)


  1. What a gorgeous dress! And oh my gosh, the picture of that salad is making my mouth water, it looks soooo good!


  2. I love the accessories here! The food looks SO delicious!

  3. added you to my blog roll :)
    love the white!

  4. I love that white dress, you look divine!


    PS. Have you sent me an email? Just to know which Ela. :)

  5. What an adorbly chic dress! It looks so cool to wear and the food looks just YUM!!


  6. HEYYOU !
    Some new stufff are coming on BB&HH... lets check this out (:

    thx Bisous.

  7. i like whites for summer to stay cool too. and i want those fries.

  8. Bonjour !

    First time i come across your blog, so i'm gonna visit it now :) Love the title :)
    well if you wanna check out my daily collage inspirations, come and visit my blog Boubouteatime if you have some time,
    a bientot!
    Boubouteatime xx

  9. That tunic dress looks SO beautiful!! I absolutely love that front detailing :) And yum the food looks gooood. Hope you're having a beautiful weekend, and thank you so much for the link love!

  10. I love this outfit! It's so perfect for summer.

  11. Hi! I just started blogging also and found yours. I looked through your posts and loved that you will be putting pics of your "renditions"..i do the same thing! i am looking forward to reading and seeing more!

  12. uh i'm starving and this looks delic!


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