Thursday, 8 August 2013

Riffling through the records...

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St Georges Market is one of my favourite places to wonder around on a weekend. This particular weekend I met up with my photographer bud Dan. We ate sugared crepes, talked about cameras and lens, he has a Canon 5D mark ii (along with a few others) and I want to steal it! Then we had a mosey around the market which is on every Friday, Saturday & Sunday. They have such a random eclectic selection of stalls selling anything from vintage furniture & books, bakers selling amazing iced cakes and buns to little jewellery designers selling scrabble tile rings and retro upcycled watches. One of my favourites is the Windy City Bakery who sell red velvet cupcakes & carrot cake cupcakes. So yummy!

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The most epic little car sitting outside... We seemed to start a frenzy taking photos of it as people turned up left right and centre to snap pics of it on their phones. After this we made the most of the sunshine and headed down to the Waterfront, a two minute walk away... dan7 dan8 
This spot is always popular with tourists for its amazing views over the River, the modern walkaways and footbridge & of course the giant mosiac tiled fish which you can sort of see behind me in the above shots, cladded in tiles describing the history of Belfast and measures over 10 metres long.

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Love how the iconic Harland & Wolff crane can be seen from this bridge... also notice how it
kinda matches my yellow dress? I have also noticed people have started copying the Lovers Bridge in Paris whereby you padlock a lock to the bridge with the name of you and your partner on it and then throw the key into the river. Symbolising your eternal love..

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Dress: Yumi @ Oasis, Pinwheel necklace: gift,  Pumps: Melissa, Satchel: Topshop, Glasses: c/o Swag & Stare.

Thanks so much to Dan for taking these pretty pictures for me :) be sure to check him out on Flickr
Let me know if you like this little post showing some of my favourite spots in Belfast. If so ill continue to show little cafes, restaurants etc that I like to visit in Northern Ireland not only in the city. xx

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19 comments | Riffling through the records...

Lizzy said...
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I would love to see more of your Northern Ireland recommendations - I fell in love with Belfast last summer and will definitely end up visiting a lot more! (My fiance's family are from Northern Ireland).

Your dress is beautiful, I can't get over how lovely that colour is. xx

Laura Neal said...
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You look so lovely in that dress! This is a beautiful post. I love the contrast of the prettiness against the urban backdrop
xxx

Chambray & Curls

pixiemoss said...
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Love the colour of your dress! Well done Dan great photos!

plumcherrytree said...
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These photos are gorgeous! You look amazing :)

Alice, Pretty Confused said...
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That first photo of you is absolutely beautiful. Your friend is so talented, these photos are all gorgeous! That dress is absolutely beautiful too, the colour, the pattern and the shape are all perfect xo

Victoria Aitken said...
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I have hair envy here lady, have you just pinned it all up or is there a hair donut in there?xoxo

Harriet said...
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That dress is so lovely, and totaly agree with Victoria on the hair envy! I love seeing your favourite spots around Belfast and would love more posts like this.

Sara said...
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Love the dress :) such a perfect pick for having a chilled Sunday at St George's.

Sara at Belfast Beauty Love

Heidi Dewhirst said...
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Beautiful dress x

Linda said...
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Gorgeous photos!

justicepirate.com said...
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It is always fun to go record shopping! I love your dress, and it is perfect for a record store!

schoolgatestyle said...
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Simply gorgeous - loved this post! The photos are awesome and you look fab Vicki...that's an amazing dress x

nyloncake said...
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loved this post! the colours, everything! and that dress is amazing! xx

Alexandra Marie said...
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So cute! Love the shots in the record shop, and that car is amazing! Alex

tobebeautifulingodseyes.blogspot.com

Hattitude said...
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Hattitude Style Blog

wow vicki that dress is so adorable i LOVE it so much it hurts. I am going to keep my eye open for a similar one. is it vintage or is it new vintage inspired?

talk soon wild child
-Hattie
Hattitude Style Blog

Impractical Archaeologist said...
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The Yumi dress looks beautiful! It's such a pretty colour.

Fast Fashion said...
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Lovely post! Must check out the padlocks next time I'm down there x

Toni said...
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Lovely photographs and I really like your glasses :) xx

http://www.fashionyourseatbelts.net

Maid in Ireland said...
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How cute is this little car :) awh. I saw one very similar to it actually, just parked in my nearby village.

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