Thursday, August 2, 2012

Loving lately...

Now that we're officially in August I can start getting excited about the arrival of Spring next month. Hints of Spring are already in the air with the days getting longer; plus we're now starting to see the new seasons collections hitting stores, which is a good sign. It has been such a cold winter here, so I'm definitely ready for the warmer weather to arrive!

Today I wanted to share a few lovely things that have caught my eye lately...  


+ I loved this fun shoot with Olivia Palermo for Russian Tatler.


+ I've been seeing polka dots everywhere lately and I'm loving it! 
Are polka dots the next big thing? I hope so! 



+ This has to be the most amazing + delicious-looking cherry cake I've ever seen!



+ I love these pretty illustrations by 23 Maison Studio.


+ This English High Tea, inspired by the Olympics is so fun!

Hope you're having a lovely Thursday!

Rachel xo


11 comments:

  1. Gorgeous photos and links as usual! You're right, it's been SUCH a cold winter, hasn't it?! And I think polka dots are definitely the next big thing, if not already :)

    Life etc

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  2. Absolutely lovee all of these. That image of OP immediately made me stop dead in my tracks when I first saw it-- stunning. And I sort of love that our seasons are reversed.. everyone around here has started to blog about fall, but I'm not ready for that, so it's nice that you're channeling spring!

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  3. It feels so weird to hear someone mention spring when it's summer on this side of the planet.
    I loved that photo of OP from the moment I saw it, the colours in it are just lovely. Polka dots, what can I say? I love them ;-)

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  4. I'm a sucker for polka dots as much as for stripes, so I'm LOOOVING seeing polka dots everywhere ;)
    And even though I don;t like cherries, that cake looks amazing!

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  5. I love everything you have selected Rachel... Olivia looks quite stunning in the first shot - must be the colour combo. And that cake OMG! I'm trying to lay off the sugar but this is scrumptious - ditto for the hightea! Those illustrations are so cute... loving these. Thanks for sharing and enjoy your day - nearly the weekend :)x

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  6. I have been seeing that JCrew polka dot jumper everywhere! It's on my Pinterest 'wish list' board. Happy August Rach xx

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  7. Gosh Olivia always looks amazing doesn't she?! Always love your Friday post Rachel :) have a fab weekend!

    Abbey x

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  8. I'm taking advantage of every day of summer left. I hope we have a mild autumn. :) The mix of colours and prints in Olivia's outfit is so refreshing! Have a wonderful weekend, Rachel! xo

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  9. Wow geez Olivia. Always making me feel underdressed. Loving the polka dots!

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  10. Great selections, you have such a great eye, Rachel. Have a fab weekend! xx

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  11. Love this!! Olivia's skirt is my fav.

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