Sunday, September 13, 2015

Along the French South coast in a black high low dress


I try to bring out at least one blog post a week, but not because I feel like I have to. It's because I know my own weaknesses.

I've said it before: I really love blogging and posting photos with little pieces of text. The thing is.. I know I'm relatively lazy and if I don't keep some sort of rhythm going, I will let it slide. :)

This week was super busy with work.. and next week will be more of the same. I actually also went out to Amsterdam to meet up with a friend from the UK! I'll be posting some of my outfits of that visit in the next couple of weeks.

On top of all the busy work stuff.. the summer has been slowly changing into fall over here in the Netherlands, so here are some photos of a day at the beach in Narbonne Plage and dinner in Sète in France during my holiday.

The French people were all soaking up the sun, but I'd like to have good skin when I'm older.. so I opted for a black high-low dress, a black hat and my trusty sun-glasses. And lots of sunscreen! :-P

I also bought these cute wedges at the beach, because I foolishly opted to bring my 4.5 inch stiletto heels along for the day... and stiletto heels in the sand is definitely not a good combination! Will I ever learn my lesson?! :-P

On the way to the beach, there was a hill with a look-out point towards Narbonne Plage and the Mediterranean sea. You can even see the road with the cars going to the beach. And sadly, you can also see that some tourist decided to throw a bottle in the environment instead of a trash can. :-(

When we got to Sète, we just walked around.. trying to get a few snapshots.. without tourists passing me by and photo-bombing the shot.

As evidenced in the next shot, you can see that the local French people don't care if someone is posing in the middle of the square! :-P

Do you have that as well? When you're in a crowded area and your friend starts to take photos and videos of you.. and suddenly people stop and watch to figure out what is happening?

Who is this person? Someone famous?! 

So.. there you have it! Another gorgeous day in France. The only drawback is that the sun during the day can be very harsh! I love the temperatures, but for photos.. I'd rather have a partially cloudy day in October or March. Ah well.. can't have it all, right?

I managed to get video material of pretty much every outfit, so in the coming weeks you will get a good impression of all the outfits I wore... and how big my suitcase must have been! :-P


  1. Lovely post. So glad to hear you wear sunscreen and protect your skin. I am the same way. I never have a tan in any of my photos, even during the summer. I love this black dress on you. You look great.


  2. leuke outfit! die jurk is echt geweldig


  3. Gorgeous outfit! You look fantastic! And great find on those wedges! Haha, and when I go to the beach here in Jersey I am literally the only person who seems to care about being covered with hats and sunscreen..ah, well - our skin will thank us later! :)


  4. Nice look !

  5. Love your hat and shoes!!
    xoxo Lynda

  6. I like to pack a lot of clothes when I'm travelling too. For example, I was staying on the island Hvar for only 3 days and I packed about 10 outfits....and managed to take photographs of most of them too.

    You look phenomenal! This is such a feminine outfit...I love that black dress and wedges...and that lace cardi is superb. Brilliant styling dear Natassia.

    p.s. About reading....when I have to read a lot of stuff for work, I don't read much literature either, but when I have free time, I try to make most of it.

  7. You look beautiful in this hat! Amazing outfit!

  8. Great look! I love the hat and the wedges are super cute!
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  9. Wow all pics are great and you look so beautiful!

  10. super nice!'re always so stylish...cheers!

  11. amazing pics, love your Outfit
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  12. Such a beautiful dress! Gorgeous accessories! and the location is perfect!

  13. This is super chic, absolutely love it!

  14. Love your outfit, super cute and stylish! I hope you're having an amazing start to your week, Natassia!



  15. Cute wedges and pretty look! Love reading about your trip!


  16. Gorgeous dress! <3


  17. You look beautiful! I love the dress

  18. Hello Beautiful Natassia! So glad you had a great time in France. Can't wait to visit in December! Like you, I always try to stay away from the sun for the same exact reasons. I don't want to be paying for it later. I wear hats and lots of sunscreen! Sometimes I end up looking like a ghost and my daughters make fun of me:-) Oh well! You always look so beautiful my friend. Always happy, super stylish and with a great sense of humor. I really enjoy reading your posts. And thaks so much for the sweet comment you left on my blog. You are special! XOXO, Jeannette

  19. Love these shots, lady! And what a great place to shoot!

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  20. So beautiful photos Natassia. You look so glamorous and chic in black, the wedges complete the look. Sounds like you had a lovely time in France.

    I know exactly what you mean about shooting photos in the sunlight, I too prefer overcast days ;)

  21. Beautiful dress. You look great.

  22. Love your outfit! <3
    Have a great day! :)

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  23. Love this pretty monochrome style on you! Beautiful dress!


  24. Wow you look fabulous!! I love your dress! :)

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  25. Love the wedges you added with the dress! All those locations look so nice!


  26. This dress is so nice! You're stunning with this look! :)

  27. I love this outfit, you look so chic! Have fun in France!

    - Liz Lizo

  28. your pics are looking so great :)

  29. nice as usual :)

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  31. I'm the exact same way! With blogging, commenting, Instagram, etc...if I don't keep a pattern I get bad with doing any of it! You look gorgeous!! Black is a great color on you! XO
    -Lauren Blair

  32. Darling you look stunning in that dress. Tell me about being lazy, hahaha. That would be me. Have a fab weekend love.

  33. Hi lovely, I love a pretty black dress, you look great. Have a happy weekend.
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  34. was in Sete four years ago. I loved and I also really like your outfit. But I love being in the sun Natassia !!!Have a nice day, kisses (and thank you for your visit),

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  35. This dress look lovely on you and it's lovely to see the beach in these shots - it's quite cold over here in the UK so some sea and sand is appreciated! Have a lovely weekend :)

    Gabrielle | A Glass Of Ice

  36. The outfit is so on point and the hat is just a win win for me.Loving how you too the photos in differect locations.

  37. awesome! very chic outfit for a very chic location :D

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  38. Haha! YOU're famous, Natassia. Love the carefree attitude of French people. You looked elegant and chic, that belt is such an eye catching piece. Great wedges to walk around. :)