Monday, June 20, 2011

a brief stay in Newport

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B and I had an excuse to check out Newport, RI this weekend for a friend's wedding. We would have loved to stay longer, but back-to-back hectic weeks wouldn't allow. Regardless, we experienced as much as we could of this beautiful place in two short days.

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We stayed in an amazing cottage full of nostalgic treasures like these vintage bathing suits.

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Such a dapper little lad.

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Our cottage also had a beautiful little storage shed in the back and cool retro bicycles.

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More photos to come!

Anthropologie top
Madewell bracelets (and here)
Madewell shorts

PS This is the house we stayed in if you're interested in going!

30 comments:

  1. That's a fabulous vacation! Last summer my boyfriend and I drove through Newport. Alas, we were on a deadline to get to another state, so we didn't stop for very long, but it's quite the idyllic setting. Can't wait to see more pictures.

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  3. I loved visiting Newport, especially seeing the homes and enjoying the quaint feeling of the place. The cottage you guys stayed at looks like a vintage dream!

    ♥, Jamie
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  4. it looks so great and quaint there! and i bet the weather is so nice!

    <3 steffy
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  5. I've never seen you in such casual attire! Lookin' good.

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  6. aw sounds like you have a great time! your cottage looks so cute and i love the photo of the church!

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  7. These photos are amazing. I saw a documentary on an american beach town. They looks so sleepy and quiet. I love all the wooden houses and churches. It looks so beautiful! x

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  8. Framed vintage bathing suits?! *swoon*

    Gorgeous photographs. The lantern is one of my favourites.

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  9. Looks like such a fun and beautiful weekend! This really makes me want to move away from DC.

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  10. Newport is gorgeous. I'm from RI and was there this past weekend as well, scoping out wedding venues. Such perfect weather for a vacation/wedding weekend!

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  11. I love those swimsuits in the frames!

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  12. Looks amazing there! I love the swimsuits in frames and the shed is darling!!

    Lauren
    Sparrow & Urchin

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  13. Lovely pictures! They make me miss the ocean.

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  14. It looks like such a pretty town. I love the framed bathing suits.

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  15. I was actually in Newport last week on business! If only we had known then we could have made arrangements for a meet up on the beach! Isn't it such a lovely town? I would have loved more time to enjoy the sights, but it was great to spend what time there I could.

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  16. As much as I'm in love with your shoe collection, there's something about being barefoot in the summer that just can't be compared with anything else. Looks like a great trip!

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  17. gorgeous photos. newport, ri looks like a beautiful place to visit. i'm so glad i stumbled upon your blog. i went through some of your older posts and what can i say, i'm a fan! following ya now. =) xx

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  18. I really like your outfit. That top looks great with the white shorts.
    Thanks for stopping by my blog :)

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  19. Cute outfit, cute cottage, cute baby! I love the pics! Looks like you had a really nice time there :)

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  20. Those framed bathing suits just about killed me.

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  21. Newport! Not far from where I grew up (in southeastern CT). My little sis actually went to college at Salve Regina, right in Newport. It's so beautiful out there! And I love the photos of you with the bike....you look like a little girl about to go out for a ride =)

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  22. Sounds you have a superb time! :)

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  23. Those vintage bathing suits are so cute! They look like little tennis outfits. If they were a little longer and less tight, they'd make awesome rompers.

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  24. fabulous photos <3
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  25. I was there last week also! How funny!

    ZG

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  26. I want to visit newport SO BADLY! I'm glad you had a great time and can't wait to see more pictures.

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  27. amazing pictures...pretty nature and people :) really lovely
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  28. I've been dying to find the perfect summer blue polish - do you mind divulging what's on your toes?? It's sooo cute!

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  29. My husbands parents always head therein Sept..it is one of their favorite spots...I have never been but it looks SO beautiful...
    and the lil lad sure is dapper:)
    C

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