Lakeside in Copenhagen

summer striped linen dress
summer striped linen dress
Celine large goatskin Trio in indigo
summer striped linen dress
Forever 21 linen cardigan (similar)
Ann Taylor linen midi dress (on sale!)
San Diego Hat straw Panama hat
(^^ for 1 free month, use code: HEYPRETTYTHING)
Moorea Seal gold bangle (c/o)
Céline large “Trio” bag

Copenhagen in Denmark is the second city of our Europe + Iceland trip. It’s a pleasant city, home to minimalist fashion, modern design, and an exciting food scene. (We actually planned our entire trip around our reservation to Noma, named the best restaurant in the world – I’ll write a whole post for that experience soon!)

I didn’t think I’d jump on the Birkenstock bandwagon, mostly because I don’t like walking in sandals without back straps (the annoying slippage and flip-flopping noise I can do without). So when I saw these “Milano” Birks with the back strap, I bought them immediately. They’ve been the perfect travel shoe – easy for airports and comfy for all-day exploring.

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55 Comments

  1. July 20, 2015 / 3:12 pm

    This is like the perfect summer look! Would have never guessed the dress to be from Ann Taylor out of all places. Was expected either Banana Republic or Madewell. So gorgeous though!

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  2. July 20, 2015 / 4:38 pm

    – Beautiful Pictures
    Copenhagen is such a lovely city in the summer 🙂

    //www.neronoir.dk

  3. July 20, 2015 / 4:52 pm

    I love how simple yet beautiful this outfit it. I love it

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  4. July 20, 2015 / 5:28 pm

    Such a great look for Copenhagen! I just recently visited the danish city and fell in love with their design. Very minimalist like you said. I also feel like they are the most gorgeous people haha. Thanks for sharing, xo ellese

    http://www.elleseinthecity.com/

  5. July 20, 2015 / 8:32 pm

    You look amazing on that outfit! I can't wait to read your post about the Noma! Keep enjoying this amazing trip!

    Natalia
    Lindifique

  6. July 20, 2015 / 9:17 pm

    The linen dress and the birkenstocks just DO IT for me! You are looking the definition of elegant. Keep it up!

    I'm blogging about similar things, check it out and let me know what you think: http://www.kellmenow.com

    XO K

  7. July 20, 2015 / 9:28 pm

    I love this outfit and it looks like the perfect thing to wear for a day of exploring. I love the striped pattern on that dress and those Birkenstocks look very cute and comfortable. Have fun on the rest of your trip!

    -Helen
    Sweet Helen Grace

  8. July 20, 2015 / 9:44 pm

    All of your travel outfits are SO on point all the time! I need to learn from you and pack my suitcase to have such effortless an easy pieces like you do 🙂 I love love this linen dress on you!

    be the plebeian

  9. July 21, 2015 / 3:31 am

    I love this look! That linen dress is gorgeous–it looks so comfortable, light, and perfect for travel. I've been so dreaming about visiting Scandinavia and Iceland, so I am loving these posts. It looks like you had a magnificent time, can't wait for the Noma post!

    The What's In Between

  10. July 21, 2015 / 4:00 am

    I don't like Birks at all but these look so cute on you! the dress is perfect for summer

    Happy Medley

  11. July 21, 2015 / 6:19 am

    Beautiful photos and outfit! I've been lusting over some Birkenstock sandals but haven't really had the chance to shop plus I can't afford them! *cries*

    xo, Janine
    http://www.ablissfulblog.com

  12. July 21, 2015 / 7:14 am

    This outfit actually kinda makes me want Birks!

  13. July 21, 2015 / 7:40 am

    I really enjoy reading your blog, you have great style!

  14. July 21, 2015 / 2:07 pm

    I've heard so much about the food at Copenhagen and seen some vlogs filmed there as well, and I am dying to go there! I hope you had a splendid time there! Also, I'm loving what you're wearing, and I can understand the dilemma of back-strapless shoes; they are so difficult to walk in, but it's so great that you found these because they look great!

    May | THE MAYDEN

  15. July 21, 2015 / 3:21 pm

    So cute! I didn't even know Birks had those back straps, now I think I need to go get myself a pair 🙂 Great outfit and photos, as always!

    -Vivian
    http://www.viviannkle.com

  16. July 21, 2015 / 4:11 pm

    Such a beautiful outfit! I love the idea of the back strap on those Birks…I'd much prefer those over the traditional ones.

    Shannon
    Clothes & Quotes

  17. July 22, 2015 / 2:49 pm

    You look gorgeous, dear !
    Following you.
    xoxo,

    atwednesdaysiwearpink.blogspot.com

  18. July 22, 2015 / 3:48 pm

    NOMA! Good for you! I want to go so badly. Passed through Copenhagen but unfortunately didn't get to stay long. Fun to see your pics! I want to go back.

    • July 25, 2015 / 9:30 pm

      Hi Krissie! I loved Copenhagen – the people are polite, the city is charming, the public transportation is easy and efficient, and the food is amazing! I'll be writing a more in-depth post for the blog in the near future. You should check out Copenhagen Street Food Market while you're there – so fun!

  19. July 24, 2015 / 5:10 pm

    Love how you put this outfit together! You look amazing! 🙂

    Recently I have started as a guest designer for a famous bag brand and my first design of a belt bag is out! <3 I would love to hear what you think about it! 🙂
    Hope to see you soon on my blog
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    Kisses from Zurich,
    K

  20. August 4, 2015 / 7:38 pm

    OMG. you seriously pulled off ann taylor. i'm stunned. bahahaha. soooo cute!! *thumbs up emojis* DAT HAT DOE. #WORTHIT #YAAZZ

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