Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Rocaille of the Day: Rainy Weather

Despite the fact that it's already April, the weather has decided to ignore the sun and warmth traditionally associated with spring time and greet us with rain and cold instead (or, as a non-native Washingtonian, I'm just being picky). Anyways, this is what happened one lovely Saturday:

Don't know why, there's no sun up in the sky, stormy weather...

We've been debating whether to head outside for a good hour, since the sun was shining sporadically through the clouds but the forecast predicted downpour. And when we finally found ourselves outdoors in the beautifully blooming Bellevue Botanical Garden, rain first drip-dripped its way down from the heavy clouds to our slight annoyance, and then slushed full force behind our collars making us dash madly for the car.

Dress: Zara
Jacket: Zara
Boots (non waterproof!): Ecco
Purse: H&M
Scarf: Tally Weijl
Belt: H&M
Body suit: Forever21
Tights: ?

I love this dress and have worn it on numerous occasions, even though it has a tendency to slide upwards in the back and emphasize panty lines, as witnessed in the first photo. I wish we had Zara somewhere around here! On a different note, the weather has me seriously pondering a purchase of rubber boots. As a yet another side note, I've posted the first photo specifically for Kajal Couture - I might be a wrinkly old lady in the future but I sure smile a lot :)

How's the weather in your neck of the woods? Are you all wearing pretty Spring dresses and sandals or raincoats and umbrellas?


  1. As soon as I saw that first pic I thought to myself "see, this looks much cuter than the straight-faced Rocaille." I know no-smiles are supposed to be high-fashion, but in reality, smiles are so warm and happy! Thanks girlie, and I love the outfit!

  2. You're right, lovely, I simply sometimes forget about it :) Take care xxx

  3. How fun & cute! Finally the weather is Toronto is sunny. Couldn't take the darkness anymore:)

  4. Surprisingly, it's sunny here today as well, but still super cold! x

  5. yes i would defiantly saw its because you are not a native washingtonian. all spring is here is rain every year.

  6. Supposedly our friends were barbecuing outdoors in February last year, so I feel cheated ;) x

  7. omg..i have to tell you about when i went to the Botanical Gardens at ended up stranded in the middle of a downpour! What a strange coincidence!