I quite love taking photos in the capital area because on weekends, it's pretty desolate. It's almost like a ghost town, at times it is eery, but the regalness of the building paired with the fact no one is around makes setting a tripod up and climbing on random structures less of a public ordeal.


sweater :: loft remixed
melora dress :: anthropologie (find on ebayremixed
black sash belt : modcloth
apology accepted heels :: seychelles
ring :: via grey colt remixed
bag :: foley + corinna remixed
necklace :: via noto remixed


  1. That'd be fun, almost having the place to yourself.

  2. Now that sounds like a perfect photo taking place indeed! I love that pretty yellow dress Katherine! Perfect! And your necklace is very cute as well!

  3. We should meet up sometime! I've never been to the capital, you could show me around! :)

    The Occasional Indulgence

  4. So freaking cute! This dress is adorable on you, and I love that little letter necklace! :)

    xox Sammi

  5. This dress is such a fantastic colour!! And I love that it has lace on the back, such a great detail. What a wonderful place to take photos, I need to get more creative about my backdrops, everythings brown/dead here still so it looks gross

  6. I'm so ridiculously jealous of these shoes. And this dress. Well, I'm pretty much jealous of everything you own. Tell Jason that he can't accept that job and he has to find one in California or Illinois. It's non-negotiable.

  7. what a lovely summer outfit ! i totally love it :) it brings smile on my face :)

  8. wow just in love with your outfit! especially with that dress ;)
    very nice blog by the way!

    kisses from Russia,

  9. Those shoes are so cute and I love the bright color of your dress! So very perfect for spring :)



    Southern (California) Belle

  10. That yellow polka dot dress looks SO good on you! Since I am a huge fan of grey and yellow together, I especially love it with the grey striped cardigan! Hope you had a great weekend!
    xo Hannah

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  12. That dress is amazing. The colour shone a little sunbeam onto a drab evening here!Brilliant outfit choice, In love with the little envelope necklace too.

  13. Did you get a haircut? I've been out of the loop for a while and haven't had time to catch up, but either way it looks good! Also, you wear the cutest jewelry and I want it allllll! :P

  14. That'd make for perfect picture taking...less people gawking at you.

    The yellow dress is so pretty for spring.


  15. hey lady you look perfect in yellow! :) happy monday
    kw, ladies in navy
    Zara giveaway

  16. That dress is divine! Also, I'm loving that sweater :)

    ♥ Naomi {Starry Eyes + Coffee Cups}

  17. Your dress is beautiful! It looks great on you.


  18. Oh, it's always nice when people aren't around, isn't it? Bahaha. It definitely makes taking pictures much easier, I agree. :D

    Gosh, I just love this outfit! I love how you've got two different types of patterns going on, and that little grey and white shrug is just precious. The button details are precious. Plus, your blue purse pops so well against the yellow. I've always loved yellow and blue together--such a sunny combination. :D

    I hope you have an excellent week, Katherine!

  19. I wish I could find a deserted, outdoor photo spot! Love this dress :)

    What Lola Wants

  20. I thought of the same thing when I visited my local beach library this past Sunday and it was deserted! Love that dress, you look lovely as always <3

  21. Super cute sweater! I need to start experimenting with tripods and whatnot. I'm still a little too nervous to go somewhere and take pictures of myself in public. I need to really brainstorm a good location to start off at that's not too populated. I've done it before, but I've never done it with a tripod. I'd just improvise and rest the camera on a ledge/step/stump.

  22. Such fun details with the lace back.

  23. Love your whole outfit! It's so fun and happy! You look amazing in yellow!
    Sincerely, Sara

  24. It always boggles my mind that you take these alone- your pictures are better than the ones my brother does for me, haha! And I LOVE your outfit- how amazing is that blazer of yours?! You look very Anthropologie here, aka I'm in love with it :)

    xo Marlen
    Messages on a Napkin

  25. That dress is so pretty!


  26. The back of that dress is amazing!
    Every time you wear that little letter necklace I remember how much I love it!
    That is the very reason I love going to the park near Dominick's house, no one is ever there! Okay, sometimes people are, but they are usually jogging or something so they are gone pretty quick.

  27. I loved the dress before I even saw the lace back, and then I fell in love with it even more! You look so cute! And I definitely can relate to the embarrassment that comes with having to publicly take outfit photos haha Good call on choosing a more desolate area!

  28. this dress is just adorable on you I so could see this dress in my wardrobe! cute, polka dots and mustard my fave combo
    xo Ilana @ My Modern Vintage

  29. Great outfit! Beautiful dress!

    You want to follow each other in the GFC and Bloglovin?

    XoXo Elena,

  30. I wish I had a place to take pictures where's it's nearly empty haha. I'm so tired of my pictures in 'nature' but well, it is beautiful and the most easy choice. Also, can you maybe give some more explanation about how to really blur your background? I've scanned your photo tips posts but I can't get it right somehow.

    Oh and by the way, that dress is superpretty! I love the back.

  31. In love with this outfit! That dress is so fun! The cardigan is lovely!! And your hair is killer in these photos!! =D

  32. Empty places are perfect photo opp locations :) Love the dress on you!

    Mili from call me, Maeby

  33. i love your bright sunny dress. and polka dots! i'm in love with polka dots lately!

  34. Such a pretty dress! I love grey and yellow together.


  35. I have two things I have huge loves for: yellow dresses and t-straps.
    Polka dots aren't too much of a thing of mine but I adore this outfit of yours!!!! I also love the smiling photo of you!! <3

  36. I love the capital area! I really need to make it there more this summer - can't wait! There is a thrift shop there that I love!

    Your dress is just so adorable! I'm really digging the back - so unexpected!


  37. What an amazing sweater! And the color of that dress looks fab on you.

  38. So pretty, as always! Your bright yellow dress is adorable and such a happy color. I love your t-strap heels too.

  39. Ooh girl, love this outfit! Seychelles makes amazing shoes, yes. Those t-straps are to dieee for!

    perfectly priya


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