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{outfit} Mystic Aquarium by Day

  Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 7:30 AM   |    Post a Comment     Tagged:,,,,,,,,, 

Last week I was invited over to Mystic Aquarium for an Endless Jewelry event hosted by Simply Majestic. I asked Lydia to come along because I know she loves a good event and I hate going to things alone!  Since the event didn't start until 6, and we wanted to avoid the traffic, Mystic kindly offered us passes to visit the aquarium beforehand! I hadn't been in about 7 years and have been wanting to go back for quite some time. (check out Lydia's post too)

It was a beautiful day to watch the beluga whales and penguins outside. The whole place had been decorated for Halloween, which was a fun surprise! They even put pumpkins and skulls inside the fish tanks in the main gallery. There are so many interesting (and educational!) exhibits going on right now - check them all out! Unfortunately, we missed the Sea Lion show because we were too amused by one of their new exhibits - Jellies: The Ocean in Motion. I did a quick hyperlapse of some of the jellies floating around:
We also made sure to check out their latest 4D movie - SEA MONSTERS 4-D: A Prehistoric Adventure which follows the life of sea monster. Where does the 4D come in you may be thinking? Well, be prepared for water to shoot at you and even teeth to puncture your back while you're watching the fully immersive 3D movie.  It was really fun, although I wasn't in the best outfit to get wet.

Lydia and I didn't want to bring two outfits so we decided to do transitional looks.  I think hers was more successful since my dress is really dressy to begin with. But I think sporting flats and a leather jacket helped to dress it down a little bit more. Check back tomorrow for my event outfit and a recap of the evening.

Dress: Altuzarra for Target (also here),  Leather Jacket: Theyskens' Theory (Nordstrom Rack), Bag: Chanel (Madison Avenue Couture), Flats: Chanel (eBay), Sunglasses: Marc by Marc Jacobs (Shopbop)

outfit photos by Lydia

Aquarium photos:

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Loves to get bargains on clothes and is obsessed with Harry Potter and Disney. By day she is a freelance graphic and web designer. She also has a slight obsession with movies.

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  1. Your photos came out great - wish I'd taken more of the animals! So glad we got to go early and spend time at the aquarium.

  2. Oh I adore aquariums, that looks like an amazing event!! And your dress is gorgeous-- I love that color on you :)

    Simplicity Relished

  3. What a pretty dress! that colour suits you! and love all the "wildlife" photos :)
    Next time you're in London we should arrange a photoshoot! ;)


  4. Penguins!!! They are so cute! What a cool event! Love your dress by the way : )

  5. What a fun trip, aquariums are so interesting! Beautiful photos, I love your dress. The color is so pretty. And not sure who wouldn't drool over your purse!!!

    XO Chelsea

  6. I love the color of your dress and the pretty little details.

    The video of the jelly fish is great, they are so captivating to watch!


  7. Elegant outfit! XXX Eva

  8. Great photos; you look fabulous!!!!
    Looks like it was a awesome event!!!!


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