Saturday, May 23, 2009

Summer



... watching sunsets, staying up all night, smelling the salt on my skin, cuffed shorts, slouchy tees, simple sundresses, going barefoot, walking through my favorite museums like they belong to just me, lying in sweet grass, pointing out the stars, iced coffee on the dock, speaking French, perfect light, trying on clothes, writing poems, reading every Kurt Vonnegut book I can get my hands on, quiet twilights, ice cream on the Left Bank, flea markets, the smell of flowers at dusk, getting dressed up, wearing no makeup, Bastille Day fireworks, attempting to play guitar, taking photos, waking up happy every day.

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Season of Love - Shiny Toy Guns
Journey of the Featherless - Cloud Cult
Photobooth - Death Cab for Cutie
Rains in Asia - Jump Little Children
Shine On - The Kooks
We Will Become Silhouettes - The Shins
Kurt Vonnegut - Born Ruffians
On Love, In Sadness - Jason Mraz
No Sunlight - Death Cab for Cutie
Homecoming King - Guster
The Midnight Choir - The Thrills
5 Years Time - Noah and the Whale
Piazza, New York Catcher - Belle & Sebastian
Measuring Cups - Andrew Bird
Sons & Daughters - The Decemberists
Restaurant - The Thrills
Daylight - Matt & Kim
Kids - MGMT
Why Georgia - John Mayer
First Day of My Life - Bright Eyes

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(photos from weheartit, alexander wang, sessun and wildfox couture)

39 comments:

Amelia said...

Perfect summer inspiration! Thanks so much for the award :)

ana b. said...

O man! Whenever there's fireworks in the sky, I can't keep my eyes off them. I just adored the Sessen catalogue photos.

Posh said...

Great pictures! <3

Ania said...

Thanks so much! Now I have no choice but to return to the blogosphere ;)
sweet pictures, obviously, I especially love the one with the girl dancing on a rooftop. stunning.

alice said...

prefect photos! now i wann o on beach and do not think... :)

Manja said...

Lovely inspirations!

Emmy said...

oh drat, you've posted it before me! haha this was similar to what i was going to post today...hmmm, i'll have to hold off on that :-)

GET THE SHIRT FOO'. lovee youu.

Lily G. said...

Love these images and songs!!

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Your Friend Jiffy said...

lovely playlist and pictures!

http://unpopcult.blogspot.com/2009/05/gig-born-ruffians-franz-ferdinand.html

haha, i finally posted my shitty pictures from the Born Ruffians/FF gig.

Sammi said...

This sounds way weird, but will you add me to one of your lists...pleez?

Penny said...

You have just described the best summer ever!!
I LOVE Photobooth by Death Cab for Cutie, such a good song

Emz said...

Loveee. Summmerrr. Slouchy tees....... oh everything about your post!

•¦Amy¦• said...

Love this post! I love lying in the grass :D

On Love, In Sadness, Definitely one of the best Jason Mraz songs! Great music list!

The Clothes Horse said...

Ah...summer is a good time indeed.

jayne said...

oh cuffed shorts & iced coffee on the dock, perfection...

i love photobooth and sons&daughters

LML said...

perfect decription of a perfect summer!

kids by mgmt and season of love are my fave songs at the moment - and very summery!

Emma said...

You have great taste

Season of Love - Shiny Toy Guns = best song, they played it in the finale of gossip girl, when chuck and blair finally kissed :)

I heart your blog!

muchlove said...

I love the mood of these pictures.

*** said...

Lovely photos!

Claire said...

thank you so much for the award! :)
your so lovely!

those pic's are fab, your playlist is really cute.
x

Emma said...

I know!! I was so happy that they finally got together.
YES NOAH AND THE WHALE ARE HELLA COOL
and yes 5 years time is a quality song. PERFECT for summer!

xoxo

Vanessa said...

those are great summer songs! i cant wait until vacation !

pretty face said...

Thanks for the photo compliment! yes indeed I did take it.

I'm assuming you took yours too? its fabulous!

Sweet potato falafels are absolutely delicious, go forth and find some xxx

Nana said...

cute photos! and you have awesome music taste too.

Marie-Louise said...

thanks for the comment :) yeah, less is sometimes more as they say :)
great playlist!!

Kathy said...

Love the header! btw.
thank you for the comment, think you'll reach 100 followers very soon, your blog is great

Shin said...

Amazing pictures! I love your lists of things....walking around museums and dreaming and getting lost in your world is one of my favorite things to do. Thank you so much for the award! xxoxoxoxxo

Twobreadsplease said...

Love the pictures, I actually can't wait for summer, it's going to be soooo good. x

Damsels said...

wow not a bad list over all .

The Man Who Knew Too Much said...

Very nice pictures!

Talk Pretty To Me said...

OMG I am in love with that photo collage! and what a great mix of songs. insipiring.J'adore!

xoxo
J

www.talkprettytome.blogspot.com

Lo said...

I love these! I haven't listened to Jump Little Children in ages...

Erin said...

Stunning photos!

OdaMaria said...

Cool photos:).
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fritha louise said...

perfect summery pictures.
can't wait to check out that playlist either

fashionETC. said...

crazy photos!!
great blog anyway!

Cruz said...

I always love things that remind me of summer :)

Julia.K. said...

Nice picture choices! They make me vair vair excited for summer!

Anonymous said...

o wow i love alice in wonderland hopefully one day i will get to see that statue. In london they have a peter pan one :)
Lovely photos by the way. x