Today's Everyday Fashion: Burano, Italy

Burano, Italy - Polka dot skirt
Burano, Italy
Burano, Italy - polka dot skirt

Burano is my version of heaven. The dazzling rainbow colors. The still, quiet streets. The salty sea air, the sun shining brightly. We visited the island - about an hour's boat ride from Venice - on our second day in Italy and I'm pretty sure I was walking on a cloud the entire time we were there.

This being the very beginning of our trip, I had my pick of all the outfits in my suitcase. The day before was quite cold, so layering a turtleneck sweater and jacket seemed necessary, and being without an iron (our travel steamer fried within one second of plugging it in) meant this particular look won because it didn't need to be pressed. By midday, it was quite warm so I removed the jacket, threw on a black sleeveless crop top and tied my turtleneck around my shoulders. (See how I wore it that way on the train, below. And see the same crop top and skirt together last year here.)

If you're ever in Venice, be sure to visit Burano, too. My only regret is that we didn't have more time to spend there. Although I am in the process of convincing JJ to move there with me. Kidding... kind of. It really is as surreal and picturesque as it looks!

Jacket: H&M, $25 (similarsimilar)
Sweater: J.Crew Factory, $36
Crop top: H&M, $10 (similar, similar, similar)
Skirt: old boutique c/o, $20 (identical)
Shoes: Nine West c/o Amazon, $70
Purse: Rebecca Minkoff c/o Stein Mart, $149 (samesame)
Hat: JCPenney c/o, $13
Sunglasses: Francesca's, $12 (similarsimilar)
Earrings: Kate Spade outlet, $15 (same)
Approx. dates: Skirt is 2 years ago. Crop top is 1 year ago. Jacket, sweater are 6 months ago. Shoes are new.

Burano, Italy
Burano, Italy - polka dot skirt
Burano, Italy