J Crew

I stumbled out of bed and down the stairs, directly towards the coffee pot.  So much to do today but soooo tiiiiiiiiiiired.  As I sat down at the table with my coffee I flipped open the June edition of the J. Crew catalog and entered a world of beautifully ruffled tops, perfectly messy hair, long necklaces and leather sandals.  The land where a simple top can cost $118, and some flip flops $200.  And as I flipped through I had a strange feeling of familiarity…a sense of déjà vuIs it because I spent too long in the J. Crew store yesterday?  Have I been dreaming of J. Crew?  …gosh, that’s extreme… then it hit me!  I know why it looks so familiar!

I’VE BEEN THERE!  That place where those models are dancing down a runway of cobblestone streets with a tall volcano for a backdrop!  I’ve even PHOTOGRAPHED there!

It’s Antigua, Guatemala!  Maybe the most precious little spot on earth, and very dear to my heart because, not only did I start my Spanish speaking adventure there at the tender age of 17, but I also had the honor of photographing a spectacular destination wedding there last year!  In the same ruins as some of the J.Crew pictures!

So, in honor of funky woven belts and destinations weddings, I thought I’d share!

pin thisAnd in case I needed any confirmation, the top right corner confirms that is the Convento de las Capuchinas!

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and the breathtaking bride near those same arches!

(so beautiful she is often confused with Sarah Jessica Parker)!

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Thanks again, Mafer and Anibal for sharing your beautiful wedding with us!  And happy belated anniversary!

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  • laurel - i love you, i love j. crew, and i love this. that’s all.

  • laurel - i love you, i love j. crew, and i love this. that is all.

  • Michelle G - You are awesome Susannah. I love J.Crew, too. At least I used too when I could justify $118 on a t-shirt. lol

  • Hannah Stone - this is too perfect!!!

  • Jen Creed - That’s so awesome!!! I <3 J.Crew…haven't had time to sit down and go through my catalog yet though!