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Nautical Lady

I went to the cinema with an old friend yesterday to watch The Hobbit so I wanted to be comfortable since it was quite warm outside yesterday and I also didn’t want to go to too much trouble since I had spent a part of my day in the pool.

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I had actually forgotten that I had these shorts until yesterday. I am really glad I rediscovered them because I absolutely adore them. They were one of those purchases that happened on a day I wasn’t planning on spending any money but I saw them and they were such a bargain since they were on sale so I decided to try them on and they fitted as if they were made specially for me and I couldn’t leave them. They are so classic. It’s actually really funny that I rediscovered them yesterday since I was actually busy hunting high and low for another pair of shorts of mine and I couldn’t find them but during my search, I saw these.

This top is one of my favourites. I wear it so often. I also wore it in one of my previous outfit posts and discussed it more thoroughly there.

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Of course, my trusted red handbag came along for the film. When in doubt, choose red. I think that should be my new mantra, anyway. It’s not a rule I would listen to if I were you though.

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I would say I that I truly live by the mantra, “When in doubt, wear black”. I am forever wearing black! It’s just a colour that looks so classy. In order to wear my new shoes in a bit before I wear them somewhere I am going to be walking a lot, I decided to wear them and they actually matched so well with the rest of my outfit.

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Of course, no nautical look is truly complete without messy waves. Although it wasn’t really planned, I thought it suited the outfit well so I went with it.

BEHIND THE SCENES:

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Me attempting to explain to my mom which section of my outfit I wanted photographed next.

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The wind and I at war. Cape Town is a windy city and believe me, it blows your hair everywhere the moment you try to take a photograph and it will turn you into the modern day Marilyn Monroe when you are wearing a dress if you are not careful.

Hahaha who doesn’t love a challenge though? 😉

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