Postcards From Newport

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Dress: Kate Spade via Rent The Runway Sandals: Sam Edelman Wedges: Jack Rogers (past season, similar) Bag: Loft Earrings: Amelia Rose Bracelets: J.Crew, J.Crew, Ann Taylor Sunglasses: Chanel

Last weekend MJD and I took a day trip down to Newport to celebrate our two year anniversary. Leading up to it, the weather was looking really spotty and I was nervous we weren’t going to be able to go, so when we woke up to sunny (but windy skies) we hopped in the car and went. Since Newport is less than an hour and a half away, it makes for a perfect day trip from Boston.

The main thing we wanted to do while in Newport was lunch and drinks at Castle Hill Inn. As you can see from these photos, Castle Hill has a stunning view of the water and lots of boats from their gorgeous Adirondack chair-covered lawn. In addition to the view (which is perfect for a glass of rose if I do say so myself), you can grab brunch, lunch or dinner at Castle Hill’s lawn. MJD and I did exactly that- in addition to some oysters, we both enjoyed some awesome seafood inspired sandwiches. MJD ordered the Surf and Turf Burger which was a burger with lobster on top (yum!) and I had the amazing lobster roll. I loved just relaxing with a glass of rose and taking in the view and all the boats going by with my guy. It really is the perfect place to spend a summer afternoon!

I picked this dress as part of my Rent The Runway Unlimited subscription specifically for our anniversary day date. It’s so perfect for Newport and it worked with both flat shoes for a stroll along the Cliff Walk and with wedges to dress up a bit for lunch.

xoxo, Jenna

 

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  1. tessfelber
    September 9, 2016 / 12:16 pm

    Newport is my favourite! I’m from Rhode Island and Castle Hill lawn is such a hot spot!! Also, will you be at the meetup on Monday?
    xx Tess | Sequins are the New Black

    • September 10, 2016 / 7:17 am

      It’s such a gorgeous spot! Lucky you grew up close by! I won’t be there unfortunately- it’s my birthday so I had other plans with the hubs! We should meet for a drink soon though! Xoxo!

      • tessfelber
        September 12, 2016 / 2:03 pm

        Would love that!! Happy Birthday!! xx

  2. tiarasandsequins
    September 9, 2016 / 5:11 pm

    Wow what a quaint place to visit! And your photos truly look like post cards. Love your dress!

  3. September 9, 2016 / 7:04 pm

    I haven’t made it to Newport this summer and your dreamy photos have me craving a visit. Castle Hill is indeed the perfect place to relax with a glass of Rose. Glad you enjoyed yourselves and Happy 2 years!!!

    • September 10, 2016 / 7:18 am

      Aw thanks Kristen! Hope you are enjoying these last few weeks of summer (I’m holding on to them 😉)

    • September 12, 2016 / 9:00 pm

      Thanks Tiffani! They have so many fab choices! I have another dress coming to the blog tomorrow- yay!

  4. September 13, 2016 / 3:42 am

    Gorgeous pictures! It looks like a lot of fun! <3

  5. September 16, 2016 / 3:06 pm

    that sounds amazing! totally something RM and I would enjoy doing- I need to add it to our list… sadly, likely for next year. happy anniv!

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