Monday, April 3, 2023

Pastel Princess

With this gorgeous, castle-like mansion in back of me, you might think that I'm vacationing in France right now (I wish!) but, believe it or not, this house can be found in Riverside, California! We went to the Kimberly Crest mansion a few weeks ago on our way to Palm Springs. It's such a gorgeous hidden gem here in Southern California! We went a few years ago and took a tour of the inside of the Chateau-style Victorian mansion but on this occasion we just strolled the grounds and the gardens.  I'm not going to lie: part of the reason for this was because I thought it would make for the perfect backdrop for this ruffle pastel maxi dress! I also wanted to go back because I didn't get any photos when we went the first time and I thought it would be fun to make a reel about this location on Instagram!

While this dress is not quite a princess dress, I certainly felt a little bit like a princess strolling the grounds of this amazing property! While it's not photographed here, there are some gardens and a park adjacent to the mansion that were fun to wander. (I would recommend not wearing heels like these Draper James sandals for hiking around the grounds, as I painfully discovered!) I also think that this dress would make for the perfect Easter dress to wear due to the gorgeous pastel colors. In fact, I just might have to wear it for Easter this year!

Shoes: Draper James here
Bag: Mansur Gavriel similar round pink bag here
Sunglasses: Celine here
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  1. Your dress is really stunning, and you look absolutely stunning wearing it. The location is very breathtaking.

  2. That is a beautiful dress and a really lovely background! It sounds like such a fun place to explore.

  3. I love this spring version of plaid! It's so cute on you! And that mansion is gorgeous too!

  4. Such a beautiful dress! I love the pretty pastel colours. Stunning backdrop too! Thanks for linking up!

    Emma xxx


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