sunglasses - thrifted / earrings - H&M / silk top - Mango / overdyed skinnies - Zara / studded flats - Zara
While Italy does seem to be doing a number on my laundry situation (you can't wear things nearly as many times between washes when it's so hot out!), it has definitely been delivering in terms of photo locations. We took these photos on our last day in Rome at the Caracalla Baths, an amazing ruin site full of seagulls, flowers, and incredible mosaic fragments. After the craziness of the Colosseum and Forum, it was so nice to be able to wander an uncrowded ancient site at a really leisurely pace.
This outfit is one of those that just didn't photograph as well as it made me feel. While my billowy silk top may fuel internet rumors that I'm pregnant (just like last time I wore it! And no, I'm not.), its light fabric and loose fit make it a pretty great option for hot days spent in the sun. This weekend I paired it with a couple of underutilized pieces from my wardrobe, these white hoop earrings and my black flats. I try to be careful buying shoes, especially when traveling, but somehow these flats wound up just a hair too small to be worn on hot days, so they've been floating around at the bottom of my bag, unworn, for quite some time now. I love the studded embellishments, but their unsuitability for long days spent walking means they might wind up being sent home before the summer really hits.