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Nautical print dress (outfit post and surviving summer in Mostar) / Haljina s mornaskim uzorkom (odjevna kombinacija i preživljavanje ljeta u Mostaru)

Do you like nautical print? I do. Pairing this dress with tights felt kind of wrong, but it stopped me from worrying about whether it is too short or not. So, here it is. A simple liitle outfit with a little nautical print dress....because some of us can't resist prints. Moreover, for some of us LBD will remained something to be admired but rarely worn. 

p.s. The temperatures are sky high in Mostar and I unless I don't have to I don't go out of the house before 7 p.m. Mostar is surrounded by mountains which are amazing sight for the eyes but they also trap the warm air (you can't have it all) making this city a hard place to live in during the summer months. I might write some tips on how to surive Summer in the city soon. Do you have any tips to share? How are you surviving summer in a city (taken that you happen to live in one)?

Volite li mornaski uzorak? Ja ga volim. Nošenje ove ljetne haljinice s hulahopkama mi se činilo nekako pogrešno, ali barem se nisam morala brinuti o tome je li prekratka. Tako da...evo jednostavne kombinacije sa kratkom haljinicom mornarskoga uzorka....jer neki od nas ne mogu odoljeti uzorcima i za neke od nas mala crna haljina će uvijek biti nešto čemu ćemo se diviti, ali što ćemo rijetko nositi. 

p.s. Temperature su nevjerojatno visoke u Mostaru i ne izlazim iz kuće (ako ne moram) prije 7 sati navečer. Mostar je okružen planinama koje su pravi odmor za oči, ali one također ( nikada ne možete imati sve) zarobe topli zrak i čine ovaj grad teškim za život u ljetnim mjesecima. Možda napišem neke savjete o tome kako preživjeti ljeto u gradu. Imate li vi kakvih savjeta? Kako preživljavate ljeto u gradu (ako živite u gradu)?

dress/haljina: Mana
shoes/cipele: Peko


  1. Ivana, I like your nautical print dress... it looks great on you. I too wear a pair of tights when the dress is a bit shorter.

    I live in a small city but located near a harbour and very close to the ocean. So although it can get hot at times we usually have a breeze. I hope it cools off a bit for you♡

    1. thank you dear Launna. When I'm in Split I make the most out of it being a coastal city....and in Mostar we have five years so I try to stay close to them and in the evening I stroll on the banks of Neretva river trying get the most out of its breeze.

  2. Fantastic dress!! Pretty as always <3

  3. Oh, I love your dress with the gray tights!
    I'm lucky enough to live by the sea, but even here the temperatures get pretty high. There's not a lot that you can do... Sometimes we even stay at home because it's colder inside that it is outside. But generally we just find a pool or a colder caffe and stay there :)

  4. I like a lot of prints! Love nautical styles and you nailed it!
    Big kiss Ivana
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  5. Predivan outfit , super fotografije :)

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  6. Looking so cute dear.I love your dress

  7. Malo mi je teško gledat najlonke čak i na slikama, po ovakvoj vrućini :)
    Mislim da ti nisu bile potrebne uz ovu haljinu, nije toliko kratka. Haljina mi je lijepa, ide super preko ljeta, i preko hladnog period s najlonkama (tad bih stavila gore neki jednobojni, tamni sako, npr.).
    Kako se preživljava ljeto u Mostaru? Zagreb danas gori.

    1. preživljava se šetnjom uz Neretvu, Radobolju i ostale rijeke...i ako se može najbolje je ne izlaziti iz kuće od 10 do 5 sati.

      Mislim da bi haljina ljepše izgledala bez najlonki, ali opet malo mi je prekratka kad sjednem, a pošto sam je nosila na misu odlučila sam ipak igrati na sigurno.

  8. You looks great!

    Have a nice week!

    xoxo Jacqueline

  9. You look so classy Ivana. Love the dress! Have a great day! xx

  10. You look so pretty <3 Love the dress!

  11. Questo abitino è adorabile Ivana, ti sta benissimo! Baci, Valeria - Coco et La vie en rose fashion blog

  12. Che bello questo abitino, la stampa mi piace tantissimo!

  13. stai benissimo, mi piace molto questo abito

  14. Io adoro lo stile marinaro, lo trovo assolutamente perfetto per l'estate!
    Il tuo abitino è così grazioso ed originale Ivana, sei veramente carina! :D

  15. Cooooooooool!!!

    Have a nice evening!
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  16. Hello!! I LOVE it. Absolutely cannot resist a nautical print dress!!! It looks cool and lovely on you. I tend to wear leggings with shorter dresses-can't cope with tights in the sun!!!x

  17. I love your dress! And I don't think it's too short, I think it's a nice length especially for the summer :) I don't think that you need to worry about it :)

  18. Nautical prints are perfect for the warmer weather and the colors in this dress are so fun. I also wear tights with dresses that I consider on the short side. I think this dress actually looks quite chic paired with tights and even better that it gives you peace of mind when you wear it.

    The heat sounds like it has become somewhat unbearable in Mostar. I don't blame you for not wanting to go out. Intense heat can feel so draining. It hasn't been that bad in NYC yet. We had a few really hot days and it was really the humidity that made it worse. Dry heat doesn't feel as bad to me. But when it's really hot, like you, I avoid going out if I can especially during the middle of the day. Stay cool my friend!

  19. Beautiful dress Ivana, with the weather in England I have to wear tights too during summer, it isn't that warm yet...
    Beautiful you and Amazing look!
    Have a lovely day!

  20. Thank you for all support sweet friend :D
    I'm totally agree with your opinion :D

    You look absolutely pretty my dear. Love this print dress :D

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  21. Troppo cool la stampa del tuo abito.... bella!!!!
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  22. Beautiful dress! I love your smile, Girl:*
    Have a great day!

  23. I think the tights look lovely with the dress - its a stunning outfit :) I don't live in a city myself but I prefer city breaks to beach holidays, so I know how hot these places get in the summer (hence why I put most of my travel on hold until winter months!) x

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  24. Daaaa, mornarske prugice su uvek trendy i rado ih nosim.
    Uh, leto u gradu! Ja licno nisam veliki fan ovako visokih temperatura (danas je u Beogradu oko 37) i spas trazim u klima uredjaju i hladnoj lubenici :-) Trudim se takodje da izlazim u kasno popodnevnim casovima.

  25. You look cool :)

  26. I am not really into prints that much, I am a basic kind of girl when it comes to my outfits. But I love the summer and the warmth, I seem to function way better when it is warm. Drinking a lot is what helps, and eating watermelon fro the fridge.

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  27. Da, Mostar je prava kotlina i znam koliko vruće može biti tamo... drž'se! Ne znam kako si preživjela u najlonkama, ja mislim da bi umrla... iako-sve skupa jako lijepo izgleda! Ja sam veliki fan mornarskog uzorka, tako da je meni ova haljinica med medeni! :***


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