unbelievable - arches national park

worth the 8+hrs of driving, arches national park is the most amazing place i've ever been to in utah. the hikes were relatively easy and the views were completely breath taking. we only had one day, but we fit in 3 different trails, a lunch time side trip to moab and so many photo ops that both our cameras and my flipcam ran out of battery.
***this post is very picture heavy***

the drive into the park

balanced rock

on the trail to delicate arch... it was so windy

bundled up against the wind and looking out for cactus!

on top of the world on the edge of the trail, just around the bend from the arch

the delicate arch
basically the symbol of utah. absolutely amazing.

that tiny figure is me standing in the arch, so cool. right on the edge of the cliff

one of the peaks in the massive national park, doesn't it look like lion?

on the trail to landscape arch, the 2nd most popular hike in the park

landscape arch

the cliff man eating the moon

the amazing view from the windows trail near sundown
on the windows trail
ipod camera shot after all my other cameras died

my mom and i in front of the largest of the "windows"

my new moccasins and sunset smiles
wearing: h&m army coat, zara white long sleeve top, f21 leggings, aritzia guns sweater, chucks and minnetonka moccasins, h&m necklace, ray-ban oversized wayferers, pendleton dopp bag
***i hope you guys like the vacation posts even though they're not as fashion related as my usual stuff. the experience was so awesome i just have to share it. 4 more posts left.


real life mermaid

i can't believe how many stunning daria editorials have come out this season.
she really is the darling of s/s2011. daria belongs by the water with sand in her hair.
ultimate model girlcrush.

src. rackkandruin and hotmess

shopping... shocking i know

shopping. new haulage.

tati shot from into the gloss.


carven - take me away

i can't even express how in love am i with this dress. the carven long sleeve twisted jersey dress.
so sexy, but the high neck and sleeves give it a sophistication and effortless feel. oh and that zipper, argh! drool. the perfect womanly dress. i haven't been able to stop thinking about it since i saw it on maxie from general hospital, a few months back, then belle (billie piper above) wore it on secret diary of a call girl after that it was just everywhere, on countless celebs and even bloggers like marie from a fashion tale. a fabulous piece from an incredible fashion line. currently the long sleeve version is hard to track down, but the short sleeve version can be purchased for around 650$. one day....
src: my own sercret diary caps, a fashion tale and google.


highway 12 - scenic byway

utah day 5 - kanab to moab - almost 400 miles/over 8 hrs travel time
we took the long way and it was so worth it, so many different types of scenery
| sandy dunes, river valleys, red rock, snowy pine laden mountains, petroglyphs, white washed moon scape hills and sage brush desert |
unbelievable. exactly what brings me back to this part of the world.
soundtrack - lupe fiasco/the show goes on, adele/rolling in the deep, britney/hold it against me, seger/nightmoves, sunny sweeney/from a table away, blake shelton/who are you when i'm not looking, rodney adkins/take a back road, grouplove/colours remix, dierks bentley/am i the only one, brad paisley/water, adele/someone like you
wearing: aritzia plaid hoodie and slouchy sweatpants, urban outfitters tee, chucks and rayban oversized wayferers.