Lilac Gardens

Aloha friends!
    These photos were quickly snapped on yet another grey day on Kauai last week.  I spotted this pretty Japanese style house a few down from ours and thought it would be the perfect backdrop for my lilac dress.  Yet another example of me trying to match my outfits to my surroundings! My mom told us all a story at dinner the other night about when I was really little. She said we could go into basically ANY bathroom at a restaurant, etc., and I would find something nice to say about the decor of the bathroom and say that a part of what I was wearing matched it.  Ha! See, I was a fashion blogger in training at age 6, who knew?

Outfit Details:
Dress & Bow: c/o American Apparel
Sandals: BC Footwear via Swell
Belt: F21
     Anyway, it has continued to be rain here on Oahu, but we actually got a much welcomed peek of sunshine today! We went for a hike along the shoreline of the Turtle Bay Resort (where Forgetting Sarah Marshall was filmed!) and then went and lounged to watch a surfing contest.  Only two more days left and I am praying for sun!  I hope you all are having a lovely start to your week!
xo Hannah


  1. You look darling! I have this dress in pale pink and I LOVE it. It works so well for winter and summer looks. Your matching the bathroom story made me laugh! My sister had a habit as a kid of tricking my mom to taking her into every restaurant bathroom just so she could see how it was decorated :) Enjoy the last days of your trip!

  2. You look wonderful as always. What lovely sandles! I want some for summer. xx. McKenna Lou

  3. Haha that story of you as a kid is perfect. I'll always love this dress like crazy and I love the bright pink under it! Hope you're still having an amazing trip!

  4. I love all the shades of pink and red here! They make my heart happy : )

  5. Lovely dress. I like it.


  6. Aw man I am loving this Hawaiian winter of yours! You look cute, and you sound like you were such a nice kid! I was so bossy, I have videos of me at Christmases telling other people to "say thankyou!" for their presents!


  7. I stayed at turtle bay years before that movie came out and freaked when I watched it! Haha. It's such a pretty place. And that movie is just SO FUNNY. I love it. Plus, you look super pretty in this dress! You pull of the sheer look so well! I love the pink underneath and that shade of lavendar is so gorgeous!

  8. that dress is gorgeous, and so is the house!

  9. Beautiful dress! And so good together with the different shades of red :)


  10. Haha! Cute story. I like the idea of the world matching what you wear too :)

    Cute dress as well.

  11. as always, your dress is marvelous, especially when complemented by the bow in your hair :)

  12. You look so cute in this dress! And I love the bow! :)

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

  13. ahhh still jealous of you and the fact that you're in hawaii! i want to go back so bad. love the pop of color through your dress too! how's your new year so far?

  14. Cute dress! I hope the weather is great for your last few days!

    whiskey for breakfast
    365 sleepy days

  15. such a cute look!


  16. Such a cute story! I guess you've always had a thing for decor :) I am loving all your adorable Hawaii outfits, not to mention the pictures, makes me want to go so baddd! Hope you have a safe trip home Hannah!

    perfectly priya

  17. that such a shame that you're on holidays in hawaii and you're getting all this rain, it's always the way when you go somewhere that's supposed to be sunny! i went to my family's beach house for christmas and it poured almost the whole time! glad to see you're making the most of it anyway. :)


  18. You look beautiful. I am in love with your dress!

  19. It really is the perfect backdrop! You look so pretty, the dress is gorgeous.

  20. pretty! love the bow and bright sandals!

  21. What a bummer you've been getting so much rain! Although I am of course still super jealous. You look fantastic in that cute little dress and the building is great. So funny you said that as a six yr old! What about gross gas station ones? That compliment woulds be so funny.

  22. Those are such pretty sandals!

  23. really love the dress doll - i probably would have paired it with a red bandeau instead but still looking great :) love the sandals too.

    xx rae

  24. Your dress is so cute! I also love that house in the background, I think you picked a great location :).



    Southern (California) Belle

  25. Haha! I love that story. That's adorable that you would want to match your outfit to things at such a young age. It was meant to be, Hannah darling! You look positively perfect against the backdrop of that house! Your hairbow makes me smile :) Hope the weather turns sunny for you!

  26. Wow these photographs are so stunning! I adore your dress, so pretty!