What I Wore on Vacation

July 19, 2016
Last week, the hubby and I had a super fun little trip to LA.  I thought I would share what I wore and give a few packing tips …

My favorite day of vacation?  Shopping day!
Shannon and I on Rodeo Drive.

It’s hard to find just the right outfit for a marathon day of shopping.  The most important accessory?  Comfortable shoes!  These Clarks  kept my feet comfy for hours and hours of walking and shopping.  (Exact shoes listed in shopping links.)

My only purchase on Rodeo was a lipgloss from Chanel.  The saleslady was delightful and sent me off with the cutest bag.
After Rodeo Drive, we shopped our way down Melrose Avenue.  I love the funky shops there and did quite a bit of “damage” … very fun!  Wish I had taken more photos on Melrose, but I guess I was too busy actually shopping! Look for my fun new items featured in many posts to come. Packing tip: leave room in your suitcase to bring home purchases!


We also spent time at Disneyland and Universal Studios.  My advice for dressing for a day at an amusement park?  You must have very comfortable shoes!  I read most people walk 5-10 miles a day at Disneyland and I believe it.  You’ll also be really grateful to be wearing a wide brim hat (it’s too easy to forget to reapply sunscreen regularly) and I’d suggest a hat that has a tie at the neck (otherwise mine would be floating around somewhere on Splash Mountain). And even though I’m a fan of big bags, this is the perfect time to pare down and go with a crossbody instead.

Look how excited I am to be stalking Alice!  Disneyland really does bring out the child in you!


By the way if you’re interested, we did all our planning through Expedia and were very pleased with everything!

Want to see more photos? Including pics of all the sweets I ate?  😉 

 Be sure to follow along on  IG!

Travel is always fun, but there really is no place like home. Nice to be back to my blogging too. Missed you Dolls!

Dawn Lucy

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  • Reply Eniwhere Fashion July 19, 2016 at 6:01 am

    So beautiful outfits! Perfect for your holidays!!! Have a nice day, kisses from Italy,

    Eniwhere Fashion
    Eniwhere Fashion Facebook

    • Reply dawnlucy July 20, 2016 at 1:28 pm

      Thanks Eni! 🙂

  • Reply Elise Von E July 19, 2016 at 4:34 pm

    Great photos!! Looks like you had a blast!

    xx, Elise

    • Reply dawnlucy July 20, 2016 at 1:29 pm

      So much fun! Thanks Elise! 🙂

  • Reply Patti July 19, 2016 at 12:01 pm

    Looks like the happiest place on earth! : > I adore your chanel bag, and thanks for sharing, xo


    • Reply dawnlucy July 20, 2016 at 1:28 pm

      Yeah we really did have a blast! Thanks Patti! 🙂

  • Reply LyddieGal July 19, 2016 at 2:19 pm

    Your shopping day outfit is perfect – I'm glad you got a little splurge at Chanel!

    • Reply dawnlucy July 20, 2016 at 1:29 pm

      Thanks Dear! OXOX

  • Reply Rachel July 19, 2016 at 11:54 pm

    Beautiful photos! looks like you had so much fun!


    • Reply dawnlucy July 20, 2016 at 1:29 pm

      Thanks Rachel! 🙂

  • Reply Nancy's Fashion Style July 20, 2016 at 6:03 am

    What a fun picture of you stalking Alice!

    • Reply dawnlucy July 20, 2016 at 1:30 pm

      Haha … sometimes surprise pics really are the best. I got a posed pic with her after this, but just loved this silly shot!

  • Reply Shaunacey Bonneville July 20, 2016 at 1:19 pm

    soooo fun! LOVE that white lace top!! gorgeous

    • Reply dawnlucy July 20, 2016 at 1:31 pm

      Thanks! That's a Lilly for Target top that I got last summer and still it's one of my favs! 🙂

  • Reply Andrea Nine July 20, 2016 at 3:37 pm

    Oooooh LOVE THIS!! You two are the CUTEST!! Your sweet face, your excitement, your cuteness…all contagious you magnificent lady!!

  • Reply Sheree Ho July 20, 2016 at 9:24 am

    You look like you are having so much fun, hope you enjoyed LA. I'd love to see you share this look on my Midweek Inspo Linkup!

    xo Sheree
    IG: @poshclassymom

    • Reply dawnlucy July 20, 2016 at 1:30 pm

      Cool, I'll be there! 🙂

  • Reply http://httpnelsonblog.blogspot.com July 20, 2016 at 1:00 pm

    Love a ll the outfits you wore !!! Looks like a fun time !

    • Reply dawnlucy July 20, 2016 at 1:30 pm

      Thanks! 🙂

  • Reply Amy Johnson July 20, 2016 at 1:54 pm

    Looks like you had a lot of fun. cute outfits and practical tips!

  • Reply Aditi Oberoi Malhotra July 21, 2016 at 12:21 am

    Looks like you had tons of fun! Great shots!

    Adi xx

  • Reply jodie filogomo July 21, 2016 at 7:01 pm

    That smile on your face when you're stalking Alice is so charming!!
    Shoes definitely make any kind of shopping and touristing a better experience. I've also learned to change them out midday if possible—so much better for your feet!!

  • Reply Shelbee On The Edge July 22, 2016 at 10:03 am

    Your shopping outfit is gorgeous! And your park outfit is perfectly adorable! Such great photos and it looks like so much fun!


  • Reply Happiness at Mid Life July 27, 2016 at 5:17 am

    Looks like you had a fab time on your vacation! I have my apple watch the last time we went to Disneyland and I think we did over 25,000 steps which averages about 12 miles.

    Thank you for being a part of TBT Fashion link up and hope to see you soon!


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