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Summertime in Mostar (black and white dress) / Ljeto u Mostaru (crno bijela haljina)


Sunny summer days in Mostar city. Simple pleasures in life. The smell of pine trees in the air. (They have a special scent during the Summer. Have you ever noticed that?) Strolling around the city with my significant other.  A cup of coffee enjoyed in good company. Simply daily rituals that can be so meaningful. Admiring street air. Finding a reason to smile because as Claudio Baglioni sings life is know (youtube link here). Black and white dress worn with colourful sandals (wedges) because as you all know I'm addicted to colours. A simple summer outfit for a simple summer day. A bit of simplicity and putting our mind to rest. Sometimes it is all we need. La vita è adesso.

Sunčani ljetni dani u Mostaru. Jednostavni životni užici. Miris borova u zraku. ( Imaju poseban miris ljeti. Jeste li to ikad primijetili?) Šetnja gradom sa drugom polovicom. Šalica kave u dobrom društvu.  Jednostavni dnevni ritualni koji mogu biti tako značajni. Divljenje uličnoj umjetnosti. Pronalaženje razloga za osmijeh jer kao što Claudio Baglioni pjeva, život je sada (youtube poveznica ovdje). Crno bijela haljina, ali nošena s šarenim sandalama s punom petom jer kao što znate ovisna sam o boji. Jednostavna ljetna kombinacija za jednostavan ljetni dan. Malo jednostavnosti i odmaranje misli. Ponekad je to sve što trebamo. La vita è adesso.





























dress/haljina: same here/ ista ovdje
bag/torba: vintage
sandals/ sandale: old/stare


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  1. Sei splendida in B&W, ti sta benissimo questo vestito!!!
    Kisses, Paola.

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  2. So fab!

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  3. What a stunning dress on you!! Am back doll, I hope you've been well xx

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  4. Super ti stoji haljinica i šarene sandale su odličan dodatak! :) I potpisujem, život je ovdje i sada, treba uživati u sitnicama i ne opterećivati se dalekom budućnosti ili stvarima na koje ne možemo utjecati. Želim ti divan dan! :)

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    1. hvala ti:) slažem se, na neke stvari doista ne možemo utjecati.

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  5. Nice dress! You took lovely pictures, love the streetart!

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  6. That dress is so beautiful on you.

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  7. Awww I love your dress and shoes:) Beautiful as always!
    kisses

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  8. You look amazing! Also, the street art is just incredible! Would love to have my OOTDs taken there, haha.

    Lima
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  9. The simple pleasures look fantastic on you.. Hope you are enjoying yourself :)

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  10. Amazing outfit Ivana, I love your dress, thanks for sharing, you look stunning!!!

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  11. Odlična haljina :) Jednostavna a opet toliko efektna! Ipak, sviđa mi se što si unijela dašak boje u kombinaciju te je učinila 100 posto svojom! Ulična umjetnost je uvijek inspirativna! :*

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  12. You are so right, dear Ivana, the simple things in life are the ones that bring more joy, more happiness, for sure! I think Mostar looks very nice and I loved the painted walls, so artistic! I loved your black and white dress and I liked the colorful sandals very much - a nice touch, pop of color! You look very beautiful! I hope you have a very lovely week!
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  13. Ne mogu se više složiti sa svime napisanim. Takve sitnice su zapravo sve što nam treba, makar nama koji cenimo takve trenutke i radujemo se istim ;)
    Slike su fenomenalne i mnogo je dobra kombinacija crno bele haljine i grafita. Sad si me podsetila na zid pored kojeg prolazi autobus kojim idem na plažu. Svi grafiti su prava umetnost i jako mi liče na te sa tvojih slika. Uvek kažem kako hoću da odem tamo namenski da se slikam :)
    Da se vratim na tebe, ta haljina ti stoji savršeno, a baš kako kaže Ivana, sa sandalicama si učinila da kombinacija bude baš TI. Svako može da nosi crno belo, a svoj lični pečat retko ko ostavlja na način poput tebe. Znaš već da mi je tvoj stil neiscrpno inspirativan i zanimljiv :)

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  14. Mostar je definitivno jedan od najljepših gradova u svijetu :)
    Super izgledaš, haljina je predivna <3

    Vildana from Living Like V & Stalia Is BAE

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  15. Great photos my dear, this graffiti is really beautiful You look very chic in your dress, I love the whole styling <3

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  16. Strepitoso questo vestito!
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  17. This dress perfectly skims your figure, and the color is very nice on you as well! Love the combination of black and white))

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  18. Your summer outfit might be simple, but it is georgeous! This dress is amazing and I love the pairing with your clourful sandals. You look absolute stunning and beautiful, Ivana! La Vita e bella :-)

    xxxxx Nadine

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    1. thank you so much! yes, life can be beautiful.

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  19. Haljina je prelepa :D

    Da li bi mogla da pogledas moj blog i da me zapratis ako ti se svidja, mnogo bi mi znacilo.Hvala
    xoxo

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  20. Ivana come sei bella. Mi piaci moltissimo con questo vestito.
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  21. I can imagine the smell pine trees even though we don't have temperate pine trees here. Just the tropical ones.

    I like monochrome outfits especially for work. You look great here. Very professional and executive looking.

    Playing the music that you've linked here while typing this. I don't understand the language but it makes me very happy.

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    1. thank you dear, that songs always makes me feel very happy, I often play it to myself when I feel blue.

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  22. Loving the easy elegance of your outfit. You look beautiful. Awesome backdrop, you really live in an amazing place, my friend. Love that smile, btw.
    hugs
    Lenya
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  23. Sunny summer days are indeed one of life's pleasures. We should all enjoy as many of them while we still can. This is such a chic and elegant dress and I love how you gave it a fun touch with your colorful sandals! That street art makes for a cool backdrop!

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  24. Que look lindo!

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  25. Wow, Ivana, I am swooned by this look, sweetie!! You look so gorgeous and this stylish number suits you perfectly, hon. Love the black & white monochrome combo which you spiced up with those colourful wedges :) <3 Adore that!!!
    Life is all about those little simple pleasures, I couldn't agree more, sweets. Enjoy the sunshine while it lasts!!
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  26. Such an elegant look my dear!! WOW!!! Just beautiful, love your artistic backdrops, great photography!!

    ❤️carmen

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  27. Tacno tako, male zivotne radosti su kljuc srecnog zivota. Ti si prekrasna u ovoj fantasticnoj haljinici i sandalice su dale poseban pecat celokupnom utisku. Grafiti su sjajni, obozavam ulicnu umetnost.

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    1. grafiti me uvijek vesele, pa me čak i oni blesavi nekad nasmiju:)

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  28. WOW! I really loved this OOTD post, you are an artist and I'm not talking just about your illustrations, when it comes to fashion you really know how to rock whatever you want ;)

    I loved the story behind the dress because it is true: the most beautiful moments in life are behind the simple things, a cup of coffee, a stroll around a new place and the nature :) Sometimes we forget about that and everything seems too difficult but is NOT! I also loved the background in your pictures and the dress is so versatile, I'm sure you'll be able to rock it in many ways with different accessories and in different ocassions :D

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  29. This is quite a chic and fun dress! The wedge sandals are also very nice. You shine brightly and look lovely- just like the sunny weather in these pictures.

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  30. You look amazing in this dress! I love the asymmetrical pattern! :) xx

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  31. Looking so gorgeous, dear, in your Yin Yang-tastic dress :) Wow!

    All Things Bright and Lovely

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  32. Haljina i sandale su predobre, a tek slike, savršeno :D

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  33. your dress is just a dream, my dear! i love these black/white style on this. i also love this place with these many pillars - this looks so ancient.

    Jennifer

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    1. thank you....these pillars are actually brand new:)

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