Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Chantilly Showdown

Chantilly Showdown

Chantilly Showdown

The lovely and eloquent princesspolitico tagged me for a fun post I've been wanting to try for a while. The rules are:
1) open your first photo folder
2) scroll down to the 10th photo
3) post the photo and a brief story behind it.


Chantilly (I think)

I'm 90% sure this photo is from Chantilly (outside Paris), but there's a definite possibility I'm wrong.  Either way, my balance must have been off that day or I was trying to do something clever and arty, because this photo is giving me motion sickness.  What I do remember about Chantilly is that it's a very long walk from the train station and that my friend, who was visiting me at the time, sat down and refused to walk any further until I agreed to get a cab.  I was a poor starving student so I remember being miffed I had to spend money on a cab.  To be fair, I think her feet were hurting pretty badly.  Looking back on the situation, I think I might have been a jerk.  Chantilly is also my favorite word to say in French.

Express cardigan
Forever 21 vest
vintage necklace
H&M t-shirt
H&M leggings
Report Signature shoes

55 comments:

  1. Hey! nice pictures, great blog btw, check out ours whenever you want. We invite you to follow it.
    Love,
    A&A
    http://this-is-simes.blogspot.com

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  2. Your picture reminds me I desperately need a pedicure.

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  3. I have been looking for leggings like that! HM! Thank you thank you for sharing!!

    I love the Chantilly story. And that picture does kinda make me feel like I'm on a boat. Is Andy here? :)

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  4. that is an exsquisite photo to pull out by chance - mine would probably be of me doing something retarded haha.

    i love your tights they look so warm! xx

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  5. love the layering! and the chantilly photo is beautiful

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  6. great tagging idea !!
    the picture is gorgeous by the way :D
    and i love ur grey leggings . the ribbed pattern is very good ..

    i have a similar one but I've never found a good outfit to match it with :( and i love that you put the stap of the shoes over the leggings .. they add a nice final touch .

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  7. im following you by the way .
    hope you wont mind following me back :)

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  8. I love those leggings!! Please check out my blog!

    coffeeandreams.blogspot.com

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  9. great outfit! the leggings are wonderful

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  10. Love love your cardigan with those leggings ! Looks so so comfy and I adore your necklace as well <3 <3

    You legs are so long and slim ! Can we swap,I'm envious :)

    And the tag is so fun to do andI love the photo you took.
    A funny story behind it too <3

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  11. I love what you did with the leggings and the shoe straps!

    & great photo story, makes me want to visit there one day :)

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  12. I love the cardigan, it's so pretty! Perfect for this awful weather in DC. What is going on with all this rain@=?

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  13. ooh i love those gray textured leggings!! =)

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  14. Love your leggings, sandal straps over the leggings, and Zac Efron. Happy Tuesday!

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  15. i just love the layers of gray here. Amazing.

    I Am Denise Katipunera

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  16. Love the greys! And that pic is beautiful, all tippy or not :)

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  17. And yes, NYC is like this fantasy land that will fix all our probs... thanks for the comment :) xoxo

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  18. I love your leggings and the story behind your photo.

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  19. i looove these leggings! soo cute and cozy, are they warm?? they look soo fairy like and pixie on you, i adore!

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  20. great leggings! they look very good with these heels, great match!

    kisses :))

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  21. aw! yay you posted my tag! that chantilly story is hilarious. cold, hungry and broke is the life of a college student :/

    xo.
    princesspolitico

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  22. I am super tempted to try that photo choosing thing... hmmm... what if it's naked pics... heeehee. .kidding.

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  23. Im absoulutey in love with those leggings
    nice look

    XX
    Vi from Cali

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  24. Ohhhhh I adore the leggings with the shoes. They pair together perfectly! Amazing style. I'm now a follower of your blog, love it!

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  25. love the leggings and shoes together :)
    xx

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  26. I need a same leggings! YUMMY!

    XoXo

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  27. you're always gorgeous.
    wish my legs are as long as yours and
    wish i was as tall as you.

    have a great day ahead!

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  28. I wish I could share your excitement for the word "Chantilly" but sadly the first thing that comes to mind is the hideous DC suburb. When I first saw the photo and you said it was from Chantilly, I thought "In what industrial park are they hiding that interior?" Funny story.

    -Ramune
    www.everyseven.com

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  29. Gorgeous look and photo of Chantilly ~ what a manse!

    Loving your leggings, btw!

    xoxox,
    CC

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  30. Your outfit looks so comfy. Something I wish I was wearing on this rainy day.

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  31. Love the picture, and the story behind it. And your cardi looks so comfortable!

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  32. You look fab as always, E!
    And LOL at the motion sickness photo - it's so gorgeous though, I can't help but stare :)

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  33. Lovely outfit.
    Sweaters are so chic to me right now! =)




    x

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  34. i really, really like the leggings under the ankle strap like that... i'm going to have to try it!

    you look so chic & casual...

    lauren
    www.papergownfashion.blogspot.com

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  35. I love those leggings & shoes so much!
    have a lovely day, xoxo

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  36. Loved the layered cardigan/vest look! Gorgeous picture by the way... I think the slant angle actually adds to the charm of it!

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  37. I love how you used that leggings.
    Great photo, the balance give to it a good touch.

    Thanks for visit my blog!

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  38. Half my travel photos are similar to this one. :D
    Love how you wear the leggings.

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  39. Okay, either leggings were made for you or you were made for leggings, & it's enough to make me want to exponentially expand my own leg-wear collection. Unfortunately I am not so gazellean as you, but oh, I'm inspired to fake it. You look stunning, always. Also, Paris?!! Covet!

    xx
    Julia

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  40. I love your story! Let's just say the crooked photo is because you wanted to capture the full architecture, and there were too many tourists in the way/there was not an ideal photo location.

    I buy it.

    When traveling, I find that more photos than I would like come out a bit crooked, blurry, etc, because I'm trying to take too many in unfavorable circumstances.

    Either way, your outfit somehow seems to match the photo of Chantilly....a mistake or pre-meditated? Regardless, the photos make a nice pair!

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  41. that photo is crazy, but I love it!

    and I love your outfit....so comfy cozy

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  42. I am the same way... I can walk like I breathe so I always push friends to blisters... my bad.
    The cosy leggings are great... them and some spiced wine would be great right now.

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  43. you look so fashionably warm!
    ahah



    xx

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  44. You have a great long legs, ya know.. The chantilly picture is lovely, too..

    http://thenovembergirl.blogspot.com

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  45. Those leggings look so soft and comfy! And what a gorgeous picture. I wish I could count that among my previous travels!

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  46. those leggings are great! are they thermal?

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  47. Awww poor thing [your friend]. The pic is great!!! And I loooooooove your leggings!!

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  48. Love the sandals with the pulled-down tights ♥

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