Rainy Days Outfit Proposal #2 ( How To Wear A Side Braid?)
Here comes another outfit proposal for rainy days. The gorgeous building behind me was build in 1898. I'm always enthusiastic about historical building and if I remember well, with this one it was love at first sight. Besides being my favourite historical building in Mostar, this place is also one of Mostar's high schools known as Old Gymnasium or Mostar Gymnasium. In addition, within this building (apart from this high school/gymnasium) you can also find United Worlds College. UWC describes itself as a global movement for education and they have collages all over the world. I'm not sure about how many students this UWC collage has, but the students seem to come from all parts of the world, a really mixed bunch, so I imagine that studying in such an international institution must be fun. The reason why I often hang out here is another institution and that's American corner. First thing that any bookworm does when he or she moves to a new town is to find out where all the libraries are. That is what I did when I moved to Mostar many years ago. I visit the library in American corner fairly often. If you are an ex pat living in Mostar and are looking for a nice library, I can totally recommend this place. You can see more photographs of this beautiful historical building here and here.
The quality of these photographs isn't so great, but I choose not to edit them because I'm not sure how to go about it. I'm not very good with editing. As I said, I don't really plan my outfit posts. It's more a case of 'my husband sometimes takes my photographs and I sometimes publish them'. As you might have noticed, most of the time I publish outfits I wear for everyday outings, not very glamours events. In this case, I went to return A Painted House by John Grisham to the library.
|You can read my review of A Painted House here.|
Obviously, I didn't notice that I was holding this book (or the covers) upside down when we took these photographs. I did read it, it's not a prop for photography purpuses. If you want to read my review of this book, you can do so here. Bittersweet and nostalgic, this novel isn't typical Grisham. As a historical fiction, it works quite well. I thought the plot has some weaknesses, but nothing major. I read it back in January and I quite liked it. I do like Grisham's simple but descriptive style of writing.I think that is what makes his books so suitable for movie adaptations.
|coat: Bajina bašta, boots: Šimecki, leggings/bag/turtleneck: old|
Seeing these photographs, I keep wondering about what was under my coat. I don't mean that in a weird exhibitions way. I just don't remember what skirt I wore over these leggings. I think I wore a denim skirt over these leggings, but I can't tell for sure since I didn't take any photographs without my coat that day. I always wear something over leggings and most of the time, it's a skirt. I already shared an almost identical on the blog (bad, bad blogger that I am I sometimes repeat outfits), so I won't comment on in. All I'm going to say is that I love this hairdo. A little side braid is simple enough to learn, won't take away much time from you and it can add something extra special to your look. I hardly ever think of hairdos as a way to enhance an outfit, but in reality our hairstyle do play a role in creating the right look. It is when our hairstyle complements our outfits perfectly, that our outfits look well put together. It is something we might forget, but make no mistake. Choosing the right hairstyle can make all the difference.
( I'm having some technical problem with my Insta account, when I manage to fix it, I'll probably become more active on this platform again)