a midsummer day’s dream

24th June, 2011

{ self-made flower crown, kelly framel earrings (coming very soon!), vintage gown via shrimpton couture, tiffany + vintage bracelets } this week marks both the summer solstice (which officially kicks off the season) and also the celebration of midsummer ~ a largely northern european tradition that, while not as common a custom in the states, still makes for a wonderful excuse to party! CLICK HERE to learn more about midsummer and enter to win some pretty ridiculous prizes (including pamela love jewelry, bobbi brown makeup, and a 3.1 philip lim bag!!).

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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08992522047773676458 CAMILLE STYLES

    This is STUNNING Kelly – gorgeous inspiration to kick off summer! xo

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07758312889918156473 scarletscorpion

    everything is just so lovely in this picture :) and yes I still can't believe you actually made your flower crown :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05359487128946293599 SAMANTHA

    You look SOOO beautiful, seriously this is an amazing shot.


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12167213309697759280 Lily

    Gorgeous dress and the flowers are fabulous. Enjoy the weekend !


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10682889544071697460 Lindsay

    Wow! Each post you look more amazing. That dress is divine!


  • Ronja, Johanna and Emilie

    WOW you look like a greek goddess ! Wonderful picture.


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10742697015152576035 Bravoe Runway

    You look absolutely gorgeous and I love this dress! WOW it is so stunning!


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14038916054420451843 Helene

    wow… looks like a scene straight out of a shakespeare movie! gorg!

    Bon Vivant + a Budget

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17884576817722800970 Julia
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05942764320600245819 Julie Khuu

    You look incredible Kelly! Like a leading lady in Shakespeare's next adaptation….love the bright white!

    Peace. Love. LOL!

    Haute Khuuture Blog

  • http://magmoiselle.fr s

    WONDERFUL….. ;))

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  • ashley.gm

    love the post..the link does not work :(

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07443992914693322959 The Village Idiot

    lovely! that dress is gorgeous

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00697257277387298220 Domonique Wilson

    Such a gorgeous shot, love the dress!

  • http://mstwirlyskirts.com Molliee

    very pretty shot! this dress is gorgeous


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01514627554329642237 Vasilieva
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11437578466387596372 Brigita

    You look so dreamy! Love the shot and the dress, of course. ;)
    We have a two day celebration in my country thanks to midsummer. And yeah, few free days. Yeah! :D

    Check out my new blog.
    X Brigita

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01018559049239753554 libby
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11326329281448322011 From California With Love

    Kelly, you look stunning! Like a Greek goddess :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12098231548380140271 Rosa Tang

    so fresh + pretty! ♡, Rosa T.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10955116532345730478 RASPBERRY JAM
  • http://nenettemignonnette.blogspot.com/ Liz

    Absolutely beautiful!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05370837489792163341 Ida

    Wow, cool.. I love it!
    – Ida / couturexx.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06127812251811714658 Mad For Fashion…For Less

    Beautiful, you look stunning! Love your hair. Thanks for sharing this fab post!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10682889544071697460 Lindsay

    I always look forward to see what sunglasses you'll wear. You seem to be able to pull off almost any style!


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13044696997917303428 Taylyn
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12496454475860919844 KK

    Wow. I am seriously jocking your dress. You look gorgeous!

  • little miss mode

    Seriously seriously beautiful. So happy it is finally summer!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11519884084613665286 Ashley
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07904293199101553442 Jessie

    what an absolutely beautiful and elegant dress. you look gorgeous darling.
    xx, http://wordbyjessie.com/

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11877905441050609375 FashionFreak/Mihaela
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13583554801165815023 Duty of Style

    Beautiful pic and love your dress! <3
    Visit my blog http://dutyofstyle.blogspot.com

  • http://fashionfractions.com/ Neris

    YOu look absolutely gorgeous here! LOve the dress!


    Fashion Fractions

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00922493231790791173 La Petite Olga


    xx Olga
    La Petite Olga

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14227790770455857624 The Fancy Teacup

    Happy summer to you! You look like a garden goddess in that dress!

    ♥, Jamie

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00410164574087227341 Martina

    Your face is amazing!
    There's a post in my blog which includes you! Hope you will look it :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03705476141906955403 Grace

    Aw, so beautiful!

    xo Grace
    Dream Boating

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04958263685522428739 Cindy

    You look like a Greek goddess!

    Style Soufflé

  • Anonymous

    Uh-may-zing dress…Beautiful shot. It's very cool how you can pull off punk princess one day and garden goddess another!


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01543497487978632368 Jen S.

    wow this picture is stunning!


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02000716172388067103 Affair with my Closet

    You always get inspired me!
    I'm your fan
    Kisses ~.~ (from Brazil)
    Flávia Cruz

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05952006057599398636 Emily

    absolutely beautiful!


  • Anonymous

    Link doesn't work :(

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04762138211841570483 Rachel

    OMG, you look unbeleiveable! Love it!


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18077820101832963757 Rachael

    Gorgeous photo – I am intrigued. I would love to see more of that beautiful gown and those earrings!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15703406280614408171 Kacie @ A Collection of Passions

    That photo is absolutely gorgeous!


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06958357707884762851 M.

    Lovely photo!!!!

    Kisses from Spain;)


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01915301502681425552 yvo

    you look amazing

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10221237283162502492 Lippylash

    Wooow you look gorgeous!!! Really beautiful!!!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14702598974981401548 Mairyliscious

    your style is amazing your hair fantastic ! you are fabulous !

  • http://belighter.wordpress.com/ BeLighter

    You look just like a summer goddess!
    Beautiful! and so romantic!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05899829337578831372 soffisingles

    you look stunning on that picture.


  • http://raspberry-rouge.com Raspberry & Rouge

    GORGEOUS dress! Love it! You look just perfect! Happy weekend! XO Rebecca


  • https://profiles.google.com/110268714147208757284 Gabriella Cozza

    Wow! Stunning picture,very summer-goddess looking, you look gorgeous! I love your dress and earrings. :)

    Check out my blog: Principessa Gabriella

  • http://monsacbyme.com mon sac by me

    So romantic !!


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01833953291419734182 KimChicSisters
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06186118567108703663 Peppe
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05226243830970581304 monkeyshines ♥
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12347329353442093349 Michelle Lee

    absolutely stunning


  • http://arsavin666.blogspot.com/ Andy

    So romantic moment

  • http://front-of-a-postcard.tumblr.com/ Caroline

    Flawless. You look like some kind of fairy with your flower crown.

  • http://leblogdeting.wordpress.com/ leblogdeting

    lovely dress!

    Le Blog de Ting

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17926676963361210046 Style Dilettante

    Really beautiful shot! And thanks for teaching us about Mid Summer!


  • Carmen

    Stunning photo! I just celebrated Midsummer Day with my relatives.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07527382284822450437 nadia

    Beautiful shot! And what a lovely dress :)

    xo Nadia

  • http://www.madamemlamode.com Madame M

    So romantic and elegant. This dress is fabulous!

  • https://profiles.google.com/115551949030520385861 Francia S

    Wow, you look AMAZING! Beautiful dress!


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09218401665855225811 megannielsen

    wow this is absolutely stunning!!!! what a gorgeous photo shoot :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11268881909478319351 It’s Official

    Very pretty–love the dress!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15794200198100861432 Oh my Dior!

    are you a model now?? you look really pretty!


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15331390381264220909 Ditchthetrend.com

    i have been a fan of your blog for the longest and your style always amazes me, love every outfit you post


  • Anonymous
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10283193663633123265 Miss Margaret Cruzemark

    Kelly is stunning!!!!
    Kisses and hugs
    miss Margaret Cruzemark

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14729497665080448566 Stella

    loving the dress and the setting!! always look great


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05884853406461445362 SoapyMermaid

    a wonderful summer muse surrounded with flowers.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05985837281255240804 Rebecca

    It's so gorgeous! You look like jessica stroup from 90210-so pretty!

  • https://profiles.google.com/108015595824994715143 Teresa Parson

    I love this photo, your hair his wonderful!

    xo Teresa

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01337557483198851915 TraceysFashionOutlook

    Gorgeous dress, and what a way to kick off Summer.



  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09805137264959505964 A.

    Oh WOW!! Absolutely gorgeous! Love your crown and that dress!! I'm inspired to go out and frolick in the fields and make myself a crown, as well;) -A


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17487326055233954427 Ette

    Stunning! congrats on the collection!

    ♥, Ette


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15620868516555707256 Closet Revealed

    First time hearing about midsummer… interesting! Your dress is stunning… great way to pay homage to the summer season :)


  • http://camilleillustration.blogspot.com/ Camille
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10731480551178991637 Copper Etiquette

    You take the best photos+

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  • Angeles Almuna

    Stunning! Love flowers and summer….and this post is everything to sart the best time ever for a summer vacation!
    Love your style!


  • http://www.dress4less.com/ Designer Dresses

    Those earrings complement that dress to a T! Absolutely gorgeous and I love the whole look, it is so spring/summer-y

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06681284541885288937 pinkmate

    wow! you look gorgeous!!! lovely dress and lovely setting!



  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18265420991342432233 Mrs. C

    You look stunning! So pretty!

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  • http://allthatglittersisginger.com GlitterisGinger

    What a beautiful photograph!

  • http://www.paperdolltheory.com paper doll theory

    what a gorgeous gown!!!! you look stunning!

    love, kelly


  • http://designer-handbags-planet.com/blog/ aclineo

    such a beautiful picture!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07131720051135242250 Annie Speck

    Just glorious! so pretty and love the punch of color with YOUR earrings!

    xxx ~ kisses ~ annie*


  • http://thevoguevibes.com Lauren

    Soft n' sultry is what comes to mind from this gorgeous photo!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07236780030505220647 Jamie

    You look gorgeous and that dress is absolutely STUNNING!!


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04309339995915196364 Carolyn

    you look like a (midsummer night's) DREAM!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03429968469338580701 Cristiana Nunes

    Beautiful shot, the dress and the earrings are perfect!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11016337184513737184 Carolina Tarté

    stunning, just perfect!
    carolina, Panamá