On a boat, on a boat, in Sydney, on my way to Manly Beach!

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Ray-ban Aviators thanks to OPSM, Asos heart-print dress (buy it here), Topshop wedges (buy it here), Chanel #64 lipstick (buy it here), Miss Selfridge cuff (buy it here), Asos spikes bracelet

Ahhhhhh, the beach. The beauty about being a part time dealer at the casino means I get to enjoy days like this on the weekdays. Of course I work night shifts and weekends, but I work less days because of my high pay rate. 6 months ago, when I worked in fashion design for 2 years, I worked 9am straight through to 6pm (or 7PM, 8PM, 9PM........ or midnight) and still only got a capped pay check. But now, I get paid on an hourly basis and work less days and thus have more free time.
I spent my free time (my 4th day off in a row now) taking the infamous ferry to Manly Beach from Circular Quay. Boy, its a beautiful trip. You are treated to a peaceful 20 minute ride facing the grande Sydney Harbour bridge, the cliffs, the Opera house and the ferry docks onto the beach itself. Me and a bestie cozied into the Manly shops, soaked up the sun at Manly beach and ate Ben & Jerry's. A very very peaceful afternoon.
Days like this don't come often enough so I am very grateful for it.

Of course, here is another reminder about my makeup giveaway. Like or share my facebook page and you get an entry! MAC, Chanel and Napoleon Perdis makeup on offer!

Much love~ 
xx Natalie


67 comments :

  1. I'm so jealous right now! :D

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  2. Lovely way to spend the day! Your dress is so cute too :)


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  3. Those shoes are very VERY nice!
    Hello from Charlotte's House :-)

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  4. cute dress and shoes!^^

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  5. i love your dress ♥
    beautiful photos and outfit :)
    wow I want summer !! :D

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  6. Those heels are divine! I am in love.

    I work nights & have more days off, I however am stuck in English winter & do not have such a beautiful beach at my disposal, I may have to live my beach dreams vicariously through you!

    I have liked your facebook page with both my tiny facebook blog page & also my personal page. Loving the make up in your give away.

    Happy Hump Day x

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  7. Love your shoes girl! Nice post!

    Love, Petra
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  8. So, so jealous! they're such amazing photos, and I love your gold cuffs! xx

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  9. im in love with your dress..sooo cute!

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  10. Love this outfit!abosulutely awesome!

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  11. so jealous! day at the beach + ben and jerry's + a big paycheck and less days - soooo jealous :)

    xx
    Reg
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  12. Love the polka dots! The shuz are fabulous too. From Brooklyn with love ~jen

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  13. Love the cute dress with cool edgy wedges. And you are indeed lucky you can spend your free time in beautiful places like that!

    >'.'<

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  14. fantastic!! i love your outfit, so vintage, so elegant xxx

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  15. Beautiful photos, your dress is gorgeous!
    x

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  16. such a cute dress

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  17. So jealous! It looks beautiful and warm! Love that dress - it is so cute!
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  18. Lovely dress. Nice style and polka dots are always great. Paired perfectly with those shoes. You really know what you're doing.

    And I'm glad to hear you get plenty of time off work. Time is as valuable as money. I wish I had more of it.

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  19. Such lovely photos, I wish I could go on a ferry trip like this one :)

    By the way, I gave your blog an award, you can check it out here:
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  20. Beautiful photos. Great dress and shoes :)

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  21. Lovely dress! And I think I'm falling in love with your gold cuff! <3

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  22. Love your work schedule! That's awesome. Your dress is so pretty.

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  23. Pretty dress and pretty pictures.
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  24. that's a really cute dress :) xx

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  25. I love your outfit, you seem to have a great style!
    mabe you will check my blog :)

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  26. Ahh.. your day sounds so perfect!! Lovely dress!!

    xoxo
    Lizzo

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  27. stunning photos and your hair is gorgeous!

    MADAM PATTY

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  28. I love the lips and dress, did you get my email xx

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  29. Cute dress and amazing shoes! x

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  30. Lovely pics hun! So lucky to get 4 days off in a row! xx

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  31. You look gorgeous, love everything about the outfit.

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  32. wow! great pictures, now i see myself on the beach in Sydney:)

    M from

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  33. Wauw it looks amazing there !

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  34. Georgeous dress, I also want Your shoes :)

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  35. OMG that dress is AMAZING. You look so lovely. And your blog is so beautiful. Hope you visit my blog, too. The english version is always at the bottom ;) Lilly

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  36. Sounds like a great day! And your dress is amazing!

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  37. Loving the spiked cuff, and the dress has a lovely vintage look to it. Those shoes are great! They look a lot like the Theyskens' Theory wedges you posted about a while ago.

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  38. Loving the spiked cuff, and the dress has a lovely vintage look to it. Those shoes are great! They look a lot like the Theyskens' Theory wedges you posted about a while ago.

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  39. I am so jealous of the weather you get!
    You look lovely in that dress and wedged heels though :) Haha, awesome bracelets!

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  40. i am not into pink stuffs that much but this dress just looks great :)

    i love the shoes, too. OM!

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  41. jealous is not even the word...I'm here in NY freezing my butt off lol and here you are with your beach pictures =( I envy you right now.

    Happy New Year doll ;)

    XO

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  42. cuuute dress and im dying for your accessories here

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  43. I love the dress! And the bracelett! :)
    WOW!
    xxkatie

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  44. What a gorgeous outfit, you look lovely :) x

    sweet monday

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  45. Lovely polka dots dress! beautiful look.
    kisses

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  46. Cute Dress♥ :D
    Have a nice day pretty girl n,n

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  47. woah i love your dress, so cute girly and flattering :)

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  48. LOVE your dres my dear! I hope you have a wonderful time on your trip ;)

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  49. I really love your spike bracelet! And that beach looks amazing :)
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    x.

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  50. I am going to visit you in Sydney! I looks amazing, and I love lvoe lvoe your outfit!!!

    Follow me as I follow you.

    xo
    ejc

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    PS: I like urs :)

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  52. Lovely dress.. You look so stunning on it with your shoes...

    Much love from the SABO SKIRT girls!
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  53. I like so much this post. Well done.

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  54. Great dress! Wedged are so good here!

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  55. that cuff is awesome!

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  56. I like your blog!
    Thank you for passing by and leaving me a comment! Passes by again whenever you want! :)

    xoxo Penny!
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  57. i love this look!!Thank you for passing by and leaving me a comment!!!!!! =)
    I participate willingly to your giveway =)

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  58. WOW YOU LOOK SOO CUTE IN THAT OUTFIT!

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  59. such a cute dress and great shoes

    xo

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  60. These wedges are awesome!!

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