Tuesday, March 25, 2014


Top: c/o Ovoloo; Skirt: Ann Taylor (similar); Heels: Nine West c/o Zappos

In an effort to get some more movement infused into my day, I've been trying to take a walk during my lunch break for about 20-30 minutes around downtown Portland. If I don't walk, I end up sitting there trying not to eat the many snacks my workplace is stocked with. Sometimes walking is just easier. I work right next to a waterfront path that's usually populated with a ton of people getting out and walking during their breaks - so many women in pencil skirts and walking shoes that you'd think this was a fashion deprived city (I kid! It is!). 

Today I took a walk across the Steel Bridge, a surprisingly scary bridge that has a walking path adjacent to its lower-level railroad tracks. I braved the wind and the heights over the Willamette River with other joggers, bikers, and work-friend walking duos. On my way out to the bridge, I walked through the amazing cherry blossom trees that were in my recent post. The wind had picked up and all of the beautiful blossoms were flying off of the trees and onto the waterfront. It actually looked like it was snowing, the entire walkway covered in thin white petals and everyone's hats and jackets littered with the beautiful flora. 

After crossing the bridge, I got a beautiful view of Portland from the other side of the city and a break in the wind and rain made for a beautiful scene. There's something lovely about getting out of the office for a quick minute and seeing a different view of the city than usual. 

Of note - I did not wear these shoes on my walk otherwise it'd likely have been a less lovely walk in the blustery day.


  1. I love going for walks! Great pics!


  2. Such an amazing top, I love the print...and the back of it is perfection!

  3. I'm completely obsessed with that top. NEED.

    Melanie @UnraveledThreads

  4. girl that top couldn't be anymore fab! gorgeous on u!

    XO Meghan
    citrus fashion

  5. I love this entire outfit... that top!

  6. you are stunning! love the textures on your top and skirt!

    Sandy a la Mode

  7. Sounds like a lovely afternoon walk! Love this top--amazing pattern!

    xo Amy

  8. Your heels are fantastic! So gorg!


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  10. haha, I was just about to ask if you walked in these shoes when I read your final phrase. love how this look is simple, colorwise, but the textures are so interesting.

  11. great look! very chic and classy! love those darling black heels!


  12. So pretty! I adore your blouse and sandals! :)

  13. You look gorgeous...and I love your top - the nude lining is giving it a nice touch !



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