February 9, 2011

Mexico + Spring = Le Sigh

"I remember, Panama Jack laying back, tape deck, Ray Bans and good friends..."


I've got the spring itch, gang. Got it and got it bad. It was biting cold here yesterday which left me wondering if Mr. Groundhog really knew what he was talking about last week. I came across this breathtaking Mexican-inspired photo shoot  featuring Alina Baikova for the March 2011 issue of Vogue Australia. Sporting the latest fashions from Prada, Mulberry and Gucci, Miss Alina prancing around Mexico has me aching for spring break. Like in college? Yes, maybe. I'm desperate, people!

 (Images via FGR & hayley hurst)


These beautiful, bright frocks also inspired me to do a little spring (virtual) shopping. Some pieces that must find their way to my closet come March....

Lilly Pulitzer Blake Dress Printed


Stella & Dot Birds of Paradise Necklace


A gorgeous floppy straw hat like this one from Helene Berman via Asos. (It's currently unavailable (sigh))


Lilly Pulitzer Sea & Be Seen Tote- Garden Club


Kate Spade Lourdes


What's on your spring wish list?! Besides a mojito and a Mexican getaway, of course!

Happy Wednesday, loves! We're halfway to the weekend!

Semi Wordless Wednesday Hosted by Flip Flops and Pearls


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Anonymous said...

I love that photo editorial. I actually have it saved in a model meets decor post! That necklace would be so fun for vacation and so would the Lily bag! xo

nomo wino daph said...

Thanks for linking up doll! Lovely images....I think a girls trip to the islands may be instore for us sometime......SOON!

Much love to you!!

Carmen said...

What an amazing photo shoot! So vibrant! I am actually desperate for the warm weather to come in. It has been bitterly cold here. That floppy hat is a must have for the beach. I have to find one for me and for my daughter for this summer. SUMMER please come soon! Have a great day! xxoo

Hannah said...

Beautiful post-makes me want to have summer right NOW! I am already dreaming of the warmth, the sun, some sand and a fruity cocktail. Much better than my real world today-it is starting to sleet and then is supposed to turn to snow. I think I'll get back to my summer dream.


Kerr said...

I am loving the Lily tote!

Unknown said...

Dying over all the gorgeous colour - the photographs are stunning. And by the way, I need those KS shoes- love!!

Michelle said...

Oh my goodness, I am so desperate for Spring and spring fashions that I can't stand it!!! I love the big floppy hat and Lilly purse...I need Spring!

BTW, love the blog look and I am off to check out your blog designer as I think my blog needs an update!

Anonymous said...

I adored this editorial when I first saw it and you're "re-styling" of it is great!

x M.

S said...

I LOVE that Stella Dot necklace! I am actually saving for it :) lol
Great minds and friends think alike! :)

6 Happy Hearts said...

Best song eva!!!
Takes me back to Padre Island Spring Breaks & makes me long for summer!!
Visiting from Daph : )

Charleston Girl said...

Love, love, love that Lilly dress! I want, I want, I want!! Wait...no.... better yet... I need, I need, I need!! :)

Kori said...

I'm loving this post Julie!!! So much fun color...I love her makeup, that gorgeous blue rimmed hat, and that pink fringe looking skirt!!! Hope you are having a great day friend, come visit when you have a chance. I posted about Bogey and Bacall today...Kori xoxo

Annemarie said...

I'm in the mood for Spring to my love. This photoshoot is simply amazing! Hope you have a wonderful day :)

Hugs xoxo

PS. Thanks for the Tumblr love :) xoxo

Annemarie said...

Oops- in the mood for Spring *too* :)

melifaif said...

What a beauty of a post, Belle! You are making me yearn to go home to San Antonio again....FIEST in April! I am sooooo ready! I have missed you...hope you beautiful world is just peachy.

Ashley @ The Sweet Life Studio said...

Dying for that lemon yellow dress and lime green purse!

Carroll said...

I LOVE the Lilly dress and those darling Kate Spade shoes!! Hope you are having a good week! :)

Glitterista said...

Oh my--the color! The bare legs! The sandals! Fingers crossed that it'll be warm and sunny before we know it. I am aching to put my tights and boots away soon. :)

Pink Champagne said...

What an explosion of color that just screams Spring! (And yes, makes me crave a Mexican vacay too... although the model looks slighly more chic and sophisticated than I did on my college spring break... tee hee). Dreaming of warmer climates and bright frocks along with you, girlfriend! XO

It's A Love Story said...

I love all of the colors!