A Dress to ♥ (& A Post-Christmasy ‘Video’)
It is late evening at the moment; I am laying atop my lovely floral Laura Ashley bedspread, contemplating nothing in particular. This is the very type of night I both dread and and delight in – I cannot seem to fall asleep (boo), but have an inexplicable urge to write… something, anything (yay). I would rather be dreaming – literally – at the moment, but instead, I’ve propped myself up against two thick, poofy pillows and am click-clacking away at my Macbook Air’s ‘ol American keyboard (the French version is cray-cray, btw), rambling on and on about the benefits of a (sort-of) writer’s insomnia. I am not truly a writer, you see, though I may be, someday. I may be many things… presently, I am working towards a degree in photography, and I am entirely sure this will not change; photo taking is my passion. As a child, I scrawled dozens of tales and fairy-stories into various wide-ruled journals, but I am uncertain as to whether or not I’ll ever write professionally. I don’t know what I’ll be doing professionally five years down the road, actually. Will I be a full-time blogger? A wedding/portrait photographer? Both? These are the things I love. We’ll all see, won’t we…
Obviously I think too much while awake. Sleep, why must thee eluuude meee? (I know. I awoke around 11 am this morning. That’ll do it, huh? 😐 )
Shall we discuss this pretty-pretty dress now?
Oof! First, however, maybe take a teeny ‘lil peek at the ‘video’ I created below. It’s simply a compilation of favorite Christmas-y photographs of mine from the three cities with Xmas markets I visited this winter: Bruges, Paris, & Colmar. Though it’s unrelated to today’s featured look, it didn’t quite seem worthy of a post of it’s own, and so I’ve included it here. Enjoy! xx
This dress is my new #1. I absolutely adore it… the lace sleeves, the cute collar, everything. Sources are as follows:
Dress ♥ Forever 21
Socks ♥ H&M
Shoes ♥ Modcloth
As far as the above images go, I wasn’t wholly sure if they were worth sharing… both are self-portraits, and I therefore somewhat lacked control as far as the shooting process went. Of course, I’m often highly critical of myself, so… 😉
Also, do forgive me for neglecting the ‘Style’ category for oh-so long! I’ll be making an effort to share outfits more regularly this year, okay-okay? Okay.
Have a beautiful day, all!
About Abby Ingwersen
Abby Ingwersen is the 19 year old founder, primary author, and aspiring photographer behind the lifestyle blog Lace & Lilacs. She is passionate about sharing bits and pieces of her life here, and enjoys travel, Pinterest-ing, and thrifting for vintage treasures.