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What I Wore: Vancouver B.C 2017

What I Wore: Vancouver B.C 2017

I spent almost an entire week at Vancouver, and of course I had to do a fashion post about what I wore. 

If you do not know my fashion tastes by now, I'll tell you very quickly: I like dressing up, but I also love comfort and simple/easy style. That's why at the sophia diaries, you will never see a super embellished or complicated outfit :) Ain't nobody got time for that ;P


I saw a random yellow building in the middle of downtown Vancouver and decided it was a good place to take some outfit photos. 

Turned out I had pretty good intuition, because I love the yellow/green background to my outfit. 

Have you ever visited a town before that you never thought was very photogenic, and then you started looking out for these places and it's like everywhere is photogenic? 

I had one of those moments. I would spend an entire day wandering around Vancouver and found so many great places to take outfit photos, that I would keep missing opportunities to actually take the photos :P #bloggerprobs 

Anyway, I loved how this outfit turned out. I was never a big fan of white pants/shorts, but when I put this outfit on it looks amazing, a lot better than I had anticipated. 

Sometimes you just gotta try out something new, even if you think it isn't great. Life just may surprise you. 

Tank: Local Boutique | Shorts: H&M | Shoes: MadewellxPony  

Bag: J.Crew | Sunglasses: Local Boutique | Earrings: Dynamite 


You know what's great about this outfit? Is that it was such a comfortable outfit, and that the outfit was actually shot inside, at Aberdeen Centre. 

We chose the red/orange part to take the photo, but I loved the various shades of colors and the different textures. 

I don't really have much to say about this outfit other than the fact that I want a pair of grey denim jeans now, after having worn these shorts. 

I always forget that the denim world has various colors that aren't just black and blue :P 

Tank: Aeropostale | Shorts: H&M | Shoes: Sperry Top-Siders | Bag: J.Crew | Bandana: J.Crew 


I don't know why but most of my outfit photos are taken with a green or blue background? Why is that a thing? Why am I drawn to those back grounds? 

The answer: probably because I feel more me in those settings, and it just looks more natural in the photos. 

This was taken at Granville Island, where we wandered unexpectedly into a small float/deck/whatever that is called. 

It was honestly a gorgeous day, and the sky was as blue as the trees were green. I kind of wish I could relive that day... 

Tee: Madewell | Shorts: H&M | Shoes: Sperry Top-Sider

Bandana: J.Crew | Bag: Nordstrom/Phase3 | Sunglasses: Local Boutique


I felt very happy in Canada, and it's probably because it was so close to the water. I don't know about anyone else, but as someone who grew up by the coast, whenever I am close to water I always feel a sense of calm wash over me. 

Even though water can be seen as dangerous, it is also very calming. 

I didn't really have a lot of smiley faces of this outfit, and that's because I was focusing the energy of the water around me. It felt great. 

Jacket: ASOS | Tank: Aeropostale | Skirt: ZARA | Shoes: Madewell  

Sunglasses: Local | Backpack: Nordstrom/Phase3 | Earrings: Topshop 


I was actually at Vancouver for 6 days, but the first and last day was mostly travel. That's why you only see four outfits :)

What's your favorite outfit?

Summer Thunders

Summer Thunders

Chic Blazered

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