Taking every opportunity I can get for summery outfits! Evening sun on bare skin is just one of those ‘make me happy’ things. Sun in general lifts my mood. Love a little summery dress too, of course. This one’s from Superdry and is one of my faves. The racerback style stops the blue gingham from being too primary school-esque, I think. It’s not exactly lengthy on my frame (is anything when you’re 5’11?) but that’s what sneaky gym shorts under dresses are for! Thankfully there wasn’t a gale blowing on Blackpool promenade last night though, for once.
I sit cross-legged everywhere haha…
dress: Superdry | shoes: New Look | necklace: MyNameNecklace
You may recognise my necklace as one I was kindly gifted a short while ago – I promise I haven’t been asked to feature it again! I’ve genuinely been wearing it most days lately.
I’m not used to seeing myself from such a wide angle! We don’t use this lens too often but when you’ve this amount of light available, you might as well make the most of it. Sun flares are cool.
I tried so hard to keep these perfectly white! Was never gonna happen though; I’m far too prone to tripping up over my own feet for that. Or tripping over absolutely nothing, to be honest. Clumsiness is a talent of mine.
Almost photo-bombed by a bunch of 10 year old boys in these shots! They found the whole camera thing hilarious and wanted their ‘picture took’ too. Would be some interesting shots if we’d photographed their antics, put it that way! Who knew cat calling started so young either? Oh the life of a blogger. *Crying/cringing face emoji*
I’m feeling a wee bit lost with blogging at the minute. Like I’m in a strange no man’s land, with the worst of my exams being over but it not quite being summer yet. I feel like I need a focus, but I’m struggling to find one! I’m not lacking motivation, more just little unsure how and where to channel my motivation, to be honest. Debi wrote a fab post about feeling a similar way, and I’ve seen enough articles on ‘beating bloggers’ block’ to know it’s not just me that’s hit with blank-screen-itis once in a while! I feel like I need new inspiration; nothing wrong with admitting that sometimes is there? You can’t force creativity, and the harder you try, the less successful the outcome, it seems. I’ve drafted several posts then realised (after wasting hours on them) that they’re utter drivel that nobody would want to read. Bizarre musings that make total sense in my head, but good luck to anybody else trying to fathom them! I’ve started creative projects then they’ve not gone to plan too, which gets me soooo frustrated with myself. Now that is demotivating, when a project looks great in your head then… not so great once you try it on. I guess that’s the flip side to the whole ‘make it up as you go along’ creative stuff – sometimes it just doesn’t work out. I’d been making another crochet bralet (started as the absolute best form of revision-avoiding procrastination!) but something must’ve gone awry with the shaping because it didn’t lie as I’d expected when I tried it on. Gonna have another attempt soon. 🙂
Happy Bank holiday weekend!
lily kate x
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Demilade24th May 2015 at 3:42 pm
This outfit is so perfect for chilling with friends during summer. I love the dress. Yeah I get how you feel about the blogger’s block, it has happened to me .I took some time off to get myself together, it worked.Maybe you should try it . Good luck with your exams! xx
lily kate25th May 2015 at 12:04 pm
Thank you! Bloggers’ block happens to all of us it seems! Just trying to refocus a little atm 🙂 Thanks for stopping by!
Audrey24th May 2015 at 4:24 pm
Hi ! You’re a lucky one ! In France it’s cold 🙁 the weather isn’t so good.. the sun is hiding somewhere x) so I can’t wear lovely dresses like yours .. This one is so cute !! 🙂 And about your shoes, I have the same problem to keep them white :p Don’t be worry for your motivation for your blog, it will be ok 🙂 and good luck for your exam !! 🙂
lily kate25th May 2015 at 12:12 pm
It’s pretty cold and windy again here now so I wouldn’t be too jealous! I snatch any short time I can to wear these dresses haha 😛 Still wearing these white shoes with everything though, maybe that’s why they’re not so white anymore!
Thank you Audrey!
Debi24th May 2015 at 6:24 pm
Could you look any more beautiful?! Seriously, these shots are gorgeous. The lighting is amazing. It makes me want a new camera (not even a fancy one) so badly!!
The blogging inspiration thing is getting me down a bit but I really don’t want to force it with half-assed posts that just make people close the blog. I’m just sitting here, waiting patiently for inspiration to strike. I’m sure it’ll come back sooner or later. I hope it does for you too! Thanks for including my wee post by the way (and your comment on it).
lily kate25th May 2015 at 12:15 pm
You’re too nice Debi, thank you! The light is pretty fab though isn’t it?
I know what you mean about not wanting to force half-assed posts, tempting as it is you know you’ll not be proud of it later! I’ve started writing a few notes and pinning them on a big board so hopefully having something physical and visual in front of me will help!
Hollie Garner24th May 2015 at 6:56 pm
so gorgeous as always! It’s a beautiful outfit and i love the pics! Those young guys are probably still talking about you and will be dreaming about you tonight i reckon lol! Nevermind bloggers block,it’s probably with your mind occupied with all those exams! I have had it since i started my blog lol! Have a great weekend lovely young lady x
lily kate25th May 2015 at 12:17 pm
Thank you so much Hollie! Haha wondering what the hell that girl was doing having her picture taken on the promenade 😛 I’m almost forgetting I still have exams left, I should probably actually do some work for them!
Have a lovely weekend too 😀
Matthew Pike25th May 2015 at 4:07 pm
Looks like you went down to the prom at the perfect time. The sun is so nice around late afternoon.
Buckets & Spades
lily kate26th May 2015 at 9:43 am
It’s so much nicer in the evenings! Makes the tower and pleasure beach and everything look so much more impressive 🙂
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