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Blouse- 1960s Vintage:: Hat- A Fine Day for Sailing:: Skirt- 1960s Vintage:: Purse- 1950s Vintage 
The Palace of Fine Arts was constructed for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition. It was one of ten structures featured in the fair, which also included exhibits of Education, Liberal Arts, Manufactures, Varied Industries, Agriculture, Food Products,Transportation, Mines and Metallurgy and the Palace of Machinery. It is one of my favorite places to visit in San Francisco. My outfit is inspired part by Bernard Maybeck's architectural design and part by 1960s silhouettes. Dresses and blouses with intricate paisley patterns are my favorite pieces for the upcoming season. This lovely blouse is a recent purchase from Pretty Penny, a must-see vintage store located in the Rockridge District of Oakland.

39 comments:

The Dainty Dolls House :

Marvelous outfit and place..beautiful! x

Steffys Pros and Cons :

i love that first photo pretty girl!

Xo,
steffy
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Michal :

This was one of my favorite things I visited when I was in San Francisco! Such a magnificent building. You look so amazing also. The colors are so rich in that blouse and I think that has to be the most unique suede skirt I've seen.

Nikki @ The Ginger Diaries :

Oh, what a beautiful outfit and such an amazing backdrop! I adore everything about these photos =) xo Nikki

Hannah :

Wow that building is gorgeous! I love that you are doing more posts about interesting places in SF. It's like getting to visit the city, which is fun since I've only been there a few times!

Caitie :

wow, absolutely beautiful pics! I also love the palace... it doesn't feel like it's in the city... it's so magical and I always feel like I'm somewhere far away.. it's a nice escape :). The colors of your outfit go perfectly with the location!

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Ashley Ording :

Oh my, so lovely! The light is so golden and glowy... and I want to steal that skirt right off of you! xo

Zoë, Lion Heart Vintage :

GUHHH that skirt! i don't think you could have styled it any more perfectly.... xoxo :)

JennaStevie :

That top is AMAZING, such an great pattern and the colours are so psychadelic. Such gorgeous photos :)
xJennaD

lady liquor vintage. :

You look amazing! That blouse is gorgeous.

Catherine, XO.

Frannie Pantz :

These photos are stunning and I love your blouse!

LPFashionPhilosophy :

So pretty! These photos are really lovely and your entire outfit is super cute!

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Sara S ♥ :

Such a great skirt! Love the edges of it!
~Sara
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Kitsune-kun :

breathtaking!

Sabrina T. :

really awesome!!I love everything!

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The Braided Bandit :

Beautiful building and you look seriously stunning! I am loving paisley too :)

MOUSEVOX VINTAGE :

I can't believe I've not been the The Palace of Fine Arts yet. I hear it's quite a sight at night. The details of your outfit fit perfectly with your beautiful surroundings. xo.

two birds :

i love the vibrant colors of that beautiful shirt paired with the more mellow, yet gorgeous, skirt! great pictures!

sweet harvest moon :

Wow, love the colors in the pictures! So pretty!

Crystal Lee :

gorgeous architecture, and I love your outfit. I'll always have a thing for paisley.

The Jones :

Some of the most beautiful blog pics I have ever seen, girl! The colouring and lighting are sublime...and that architecture just makes me weak in the knees. Love your turtleneck (lovely print) and the shape of that skirt!

<3 Cambria
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SoFashionistica :

Oakland huh?! Well, let me just say that the owl necklace you are wearing is to die! I love the jeweled eyes, it's a bigger version of the one I had that got stolen from me along with other jewelry I had when they broke into my house. It's a very pretty piece of jewelry.

Ana :

I love your hat and top! So cute!

Ana
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Virginie Lavallée Bélanger :

The Palace is beautiful! And I completely adore the blouse and skirt!

The photos and art direction are just perfect :)

Virginie ♥

Monique :

Jen, I'm loving paisley this season too! Your blouse is amazing and that owl is sweet. I love that your outfit is inspired by the architecture. The PFA is beautiful

Alexandra :

This is seriously one of the prettiest outfit posts I've seen in awhile! The setting is beyond stunning, and all the colours in this look are stunning. Amazing styling!

Alexandra ♥

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elanor, :

you look so beautiful! that blouse is a winner for sure, and that skirt seems so versatile in its shape and color! ahhh i adore it all.

and all these photos are stunning... <3

x

Sarah :

Gorgeous backdrop, as always. I'm jealous of how darling you look in hats--I always love how they look but I never like how they fit my face. ANYWAY, all that to tell you that you look amazing (as usual).

mary van note :

such beautiful photos! I love this outfit. What's interesting about the Palace of fine arts was that it was meant to be temporary for the fair. the structure is super flimsy because they didn't use permanent materials!

Joyce :

The skirt is so cute and I love these pictures :)

"coy" colleen :

this captures such a quintessential san franciscan look, with the backdrop & especially the outfit. i miss this city!

Free Coupons :

Looking awesome! Loved your outfit and this historical place!
Color Combination of your outfit is so nice.

Neris / Fashion Fractions :

LOVE it! your outfit is totally matching the surroundings :)

xxx,

Fashion Fractions

Lydia :

I love the scallops in your skirt. Very pretty.

dear winsome :

such a pretty outfit, love the shape of that skirt! what an amazing place!

Caitlin :

love the scalloped edge on that skirt!

Francesc Balaguer :

Beatiful report!!! Congrats!!! good photographer!!

Salut, Francesc

singfashion :

So pretty!

Jamie Rose :

That blouse is so cool! I love the colors and how perfectly retro it is. It looks great with that skirt too.