Hey Pretty Anniversary – 1 year recap!

This coming Friday marks the 1 year anniversary of my blog! Time goes by so fast. What started as a fun hobby has grown so much. Thank you all for the kind words and support, it’s been great getting to know some of you. Life is very unexpected and I’m excited for the year to come. Here are 5 of my favorite outfit posts from the past year along with commentary on behind-the-scenes stuff.

12.17.2010 Every act of creation is first an act of destruction | Zoa sheer asymmetrical button up, Shipley & Halmos high waisted pants, Dries Van Noten booties

My boyfriend and I drove by this industrial lot in West Seattle and thought it’d be cool to take pictures here (officer, what “no trespassing” sign? jk That didn’t happen thankfully). The ground was slick with oil leaks and a thick smell of gasoline hung in the air, plus it’s pretty rad that huge machine in the back looks like Bumblebee.

1.04.2011 It’s called the past because I’m getting past | Rag & Bone leather jacket, Helmut Lang top, Urban Outfitters eternity scarf, F21 jeggings and over the knee boots

3.15.2011 Tell me, did you sail across the sun? | 3.1 Phillip Lim trench coat, Dries Van Noten boots, ASOS fur snood

Here I was by the Brooklyn bridge directly across from the New York skyline. The shots turned out nice because of golden hour, you might not be able to tell with my poker face but I was pissed because that day was so ridiculously cold and windy and those boots hurt to walk in.



  1. May 12, 2011 / 3:40 am

    i loved this post 🙂 all your outfits are awesome and i agree.. that crazy machine totally looks like bumblebee!

    haha.. manhattan is freeeeeezing in the winter.. i only live a few miles away, but i swear its colder in the city. (and hotter in the city in the summer)

    congratulations on 1 year of blogging!

  2. May 12, 2011 / 5:55 am

    Congrats! I love all of your backdrops and poses! Oh, and of course your outfits! I have had a thing for dolman sleeves lately but I keep forgetting that name for them. Cool pic. All pics, really.

    Jen Hemming and Hawing Again

  3. May 12, 2011 / 8:23 am

    these outfits are fantabulous & you look awesome.
    xo Diana

  4. May 12, 2011 / 1:15 pm

    I love that first photo by the bumble bee and your Phillip Lim trench. Nice Dries Van Noten boots!!!!!!!!!!!
    Love your blog Carolyn 🙂

  5. May 12, 2011 / 1:59 pm

    Congrats! Amazing outfits! My fav one is with that beautiful shirt:)

  6. May 12, 2011 / 4:41 pm

    i love love LOVE the first picture 🙂

  7. May 12, 2011 / 6:11 pm

    Congrats!! What a great blog, I love all 5 outfits! It's so great what blogging brings with it, new people, new inspiration,… I'm your newest follower 🙂

    Thanks for visiting 🙂

  8. May 14, 2011 / 1:38 am

    Happy B-day to your blog! I love it!!!
    BTW, that first picture is awesome!!!!

  9. May 14, 2011 / 2:20 am

    Haha thanks for the comment girl! of course I had to add a touch of light using my friend, Photoshop to really brighten up my photos. There was a lack of sunlight so it left my photos looking plain and dull! 🙁

    Happy birthday to your blog! It's been a pleasure viewing all your blog posts! I'm really impressed with both your sense of style and your taste for food! 🙂 I'm glad that I found your blog!

  10. May 14, 2011 / 5:15 am

    so many great looks! loving them all!xoxo

  11. May 14, 2011 / 7:37 am

    jesus christ these looks are amazing! i love the shirt with the cutout on the back! stunning photo too.


  12. May 14, 2011 / 8:03 am

    All these outfits and photos are great! Beautiful!

  13. May 14, 2011 / 11:34 am

    You're so cute ! Haha thanks for your comment and check out my latest post ! I love these photos so much, they are wonderful and pretty. Happy birthday to your blog!


  14. May 14, 2011 / 4:06 pm

    I am just LOVING your blog pretty lady! I am your newest follower! Went back through a lot of your old posts this morning… great blog! I'm a reader, for sure 🙂 Love that first outfit so much!

  15. May 14, 2011 / 10:10 pm

    Amazing girly congratulations on your 1 year anniversaryyyy 🙂 And wauw, the pink blouse is amazing!


  16. May 15, 2011 / 3:01 am

    happy 1st to HPT! congrats!

    i love all of these outfits! especially the ones in SF…

    hope you're having a fab weekend, love!


  17. May 28, 2011 / 1:47 am

    That ASOS top with the cut out is lovely, and what a great photo too.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Looking for Something?