Dust on a butterfly's wing

May 31, 2010









Talula floral bustier, cardigan, fedora, F21 denim shorts, H&M brown belt


I have a slight feeling that I will become glued to these wedges for the next while. I finally got the chance to step outside with these and they were surprisingly comfy and bearable. I don't own many pairs of shoes which I find comfort in after walking in them for a few hours so I'm glad to have picked them up. Oh, and I finally purchased a fedora after searching long and hard for one that fits perfectly on my head. The semi-blended in black bow was a plus.

Spent this lovely day with some of my favourite girls and their boyfriends. Walked down Queen st. W and indulged in some more macarons (of course) at Nadege Patisserie. I love the simple, modern decor and how I couldn't stop drooling over the desserts immediately after stepping into the tiny shop. Took a bite into the salted caramel and loved it. I also tried the pistache and cappuccino but they were way too sweet. I would have much preferred the pistachio flavoured macaron from La Bamboche. I do regret not having had tried their tarts and croissants though.

We made reservations for an evening at O Noir. The purpose of this restaurant is to dine in the dark and to learn what it is like to be blind. The dining room is pitch dark, without any sort of lighting, which means no matches, no glow-in-the-dark items, and no cellphones. What was even more overwhelming was to find that the servers were also blind. The most difficult part was to step aside from the light and into the darkness. We had to stand in a line and place our left hand on the person's shoulder in front. We basically had to depend on one another just to get ourselves into our seats. We were served bread and butter and everyone pretty much had the worse time buttering their buns. The butter completely dropped out of my plastic container and landed on the table which I continuously touched every five minutes. Our main course arrived and I dreaded every second of it since I was placing nothing in my mouth but my fork. Well, until I finally gave in and used my hands. I ordered the filet mignon with vegetables and potatoes and it was delicious, but not as filling as we all hoped. For those who didn't order the starter dishes, ordered the surprise dessert. We all ended up with the chocolate truffle, but it wasn't anything spectacular. It was way too sweet and chocolaty. As I did prefer some lighting to feel a bit more safe and secure, it was interesting to get a brief insight of how life would be like if I were to be blind.

65 comments:

  1. Mmmm, I've been craving macaroons all day. The ones in your pictures look delicious!

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    Rachael Krystina at www.latentblatant.com

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  2. You make macarons sound so tasty. I've gotta try some for myself now. Love your fedora!

    P.S They really do look like crabby patties LOLLLL

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  3. You make macarons sound so tasty. I've gotta try some for myself now. Love your fedora!

    P.S They really do look like crabby patties LOLLLL

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  5. i adore that hat of yours and how delicious do those macaroons look? i've never had one before but they've always looked so amazing. :)

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  6. wow that restaurant sounds very unique and interesting! i love your outfit :D very cute with your longgg hair

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  7. Such a cute outfit. All those macarons look so tasty. And that restaurant sounds intense. I don't think I could handle eating in the dark!

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  8. I love bustiers, this is such a beautiful one.
    panda xx

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  9. wow, you look so stunning. I absolutely felt in love with this flowered top!
    X

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  10. Love teh socks and sandals combo! Gorgeous x


    http://obsesionesdeunanina.blogspot.com

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  11. you look great, love the hat!! And macarons are so delicious!

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  12. cute hat, and those cookies are so delightful!

    xo

    justyna

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  13. WOW!! those look so yummyyy!!! haha! i gotta give the store a try when i come back to canada! and omg, that hat looks so CUTE on you! : )

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  14. Cute outfit, & that looks like an awesome day! xx

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  15. You know what? I'm at the office right now and currently craving for some macaroons and I remember about that little shop on Eglinton you told me about. Maybe I should go there during my lunch time. Hmmm...pistachioooo...

    I've been meaning to try O Noir as well. I love the concept behind it that you shouldn't judge food from how they look, but from how they taste. But at the same time, I want to see what I'm putting into my mouth as well. Hahaha.. :)

    Ok, off I'm go to find that little macaroon shop!

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  16. MACARONSSSS MACARONSSS

    i remember my friend being confused with macaroons and macarons and bought me macaroons instead. it was hilarious

    i love how you pair florals and dneim its tough finding a lot of people pairing them :)

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  17. One of my favorite outfits by you!! Such a beauty :)

    Cheers, Jesa

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  18. macaroons,i want them all !

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  19. I love the bustier! And your hair is so beautiful xo

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  20. you look awesome !!



    xoxo.
    bloo.
    http://www.bloo90fashion.blogspot.com

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  21. What a coincidence I wore my fedora today too.
    Love the socks with those shoes ;)

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  22. You look positively fabulous in a fedora. And I love the short shorts - they make your legs look miles long.

    ShopTOLive.ca

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  23. Those doo look like crabby patties LOL! I'm trying O Noir this Saturday in Montreal :):)

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  24. That sounds like a painful dining expereince. It sounds good though. Lol I remember macaroons from my childhood :) ...brings back soo many good memories =]

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  25. Adorable outfit- I love the bustier! And your hat, yes! ^_~

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  26. Love the floral bustier. The straw fedora and denim shorts are perfect too.

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  27. Yum yum those macaroons look so good! I love that top, so pretty!

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  28. i have yet to go downtown to queen st and get myself some yummy macarrooonnnns : D.

    oh oh. i love the grey socks with the wedges, looks amazing.

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  29. Those macarons look delicious! And I love that hat with the floral top!

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  30. love reading your posts for ideas of interesting places to visit in toronto! haha my friends were actually talking about going to o noir this weekend :) so it's such a coincidence that you blogged about this as well.

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  31. Oh fedoras are a quintessential summer staple - you look adorable :) And I think I had more fun making immature comments than actually eating at O Noir when I went last summer haha

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  32. Those macaroons look yummy! Love those wedges.

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  33. Oh what an amazing experience! It is an interesting concept.
    I love your top!

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  34. M A C A R O O N S !!!!

    You look as sweet as a macaroon!

    Charlotte xx

    The Style Rail

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  35. loove the floral top! and mmmm macarons!!

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  36. mmh yummy!
    you might like my new post of videos from LV and Dior for inspiration!

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    <3

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  37. sounds like a crazy dining adventure! I love the hat :)

    Fashion X K8.blogspot.com

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  38. Makes me want a floral bustier! Those macaroons look too good.

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  39. Ooh those macarons look delicious!! I really need a floral bustier like now and I think wedges are perfect for summer.

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  40. omgsh those macaroons loook deliciousssssss!

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  41. thanks so much for the lovely comment on my blog!
    I really like your blog too! you have great style!
    we should follow each other! im following you! (:

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  42. I look extremely awkward. As if saying "get me out of here" :D

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  43. that food looks AMAZING and i love your floral top!

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  44. I know the perfect place for us to adventure to for a dinner. The place has a nice interior decor. Just let me know when you're free!
    By the way, I'm going to have to say that great minds do think alike. I have the exact same Talula hat! But I went for the small size; I can't pull off the oversized look.

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  45. this post is really lovely love all your outfits
    awesome style so its your blog!!

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  46. you look gorgeous!! I love your style!! great blog!! I'm so following... =)

    check out mine too when u get the chance... thanks!!

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  47. Love your sweet little outfit. Especially the bustier and fedora, cute find! And oh my goodness, those colorful treats look so tasty. I've seen them all over the place, I'm starting to think I'm missing out. O Noir sounds miserable! What an odd concept...

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  48. i love love love your bustier

    the outfit looks fantastic.

    i dont think i would have enjoyed eating in the dark...i like light when i have food.

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  49. super cute wedges aney, I love them! esp how you wore them with those grey socks. lovelovelove. and I adore your love for macarons. you are totally rockin' that fedora! it looks great on you!

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  50. i just fell in love with your hat! :)
    youre really pretty! i love your bustier, wonderful outfit!
    xx

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  51. I love the outfit with this bustier. The combination is really cute :)

    Kisses ^^

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  52. hi sweetie. thx for your comment. i love your blog here. its so lovely =) i do a lot of walking and i have a hard time finding heels that are more comfy as well. Luckily your search is over. seems a lil rare to come across a good looking pair of shoes that dont cause any pain =P Looks like you had a great day with your girls =)

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  53. I like your blog !!
    do not miss my goods , they are very beautiful !!

    acrylic jewelry

    Akoya pearl beads

    Akoya Pearl Bracelets

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  54. such a cute outfit. the hat is the perfect touch!

    xx raez

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  55. Great outfit and fedora, and seriously, your killing me with those lovelyphotos of macarooooooons

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  56. I love your style and macarons !!! Kisses

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  57. i love macaroons!! sandals+shocks = perfect!!
    =) xx from spain
    http://myfavoritefashionbook.wordpress.com

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  58. Thanks for your sweet comment dear. You are really lovely and have got truly awesome blog :)
    Gonna follow you!

    Sam

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  59. love the hat(^^) ermmm & those macaroons look so delicious

    xoxo,
    http://natalieshiashia.blogspot.com/

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