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Laura Jane Atelier

Painted Lady

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Coat: ASOS (similar here) – Dress: H&M (similar here) – Bag: Charming Charlie (similar here)ย 

Hat: Club Monaco (similar here)

I have decided to take a much needed break from online dating and deleted all of my accounts last night. I want to make a conscious effort to meet people in the real world instead of relying on Tinder. In many ways I feel like online dating has completely changed the way we meet people in the 21st century. I don’t even know what it would be like to date before the days of the internet and cell phones. Can you imagine a guy actually calling instead of texting. It seems that apps like Tinder have turned people into a commodity and have taken the human aspect out of dating and meeting people. What are your thoughts on online dating?

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Shop this look

1.Charming Charlie Crossbody 2.Dance in the Park Dress 3. ASOS Fedora 4. Only Malibu Spring Coatย 

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  1. Tara

    April 1, 2015 at 5:43 am

    What a pretty coat, I love the color!

  2. Mel

    April 1, 2015 at 5:56 am

    Gorgeous coat and dress! You always look so pretty

    http://www.girlandthepolkadot.com

  3. Laura

    April 1, 2015 at 6:52 am

    that house is so pretty! and i’m loving your coat, too:-) haha, i’ve never done online dating, but i suppose it works for some people. at least i know lots of couples who’ve met through the internet/apps, ha! xx

    1. Laura Jane Atelier

      April 1, 2015 at 10:07 pm

      Thanks Laura, I love this pink house too! I think I will just take a break from online dating.

  4. 365hangers

    April 1, 2015 at 7:04 am

    We are SOO all about your pink coat. In love and so perfect with that dress!!

    xx 365Hangers

    1. Laura Jane Atelier

      April 1, 2015 at 10:08 pm

      Thanks so much, I love it too
      xo

  5. Palma

    April 1, 2015 at 7:05 am

    i love all these shades of pink! the house looks amazing ๐Ÿ™‚

    Palma1990

  6. sprinklesofstyle

    April 1, 2015 at 8:35 am

    Wooo this is such a gorgeous post, you always look beautiful and the location of your shoots are wonderful! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Layla xx

    http://www.sprinklesofstyle.co.uk

  7. Living on Cloud Nine

    April 1, 2015 at 8:44 am

    Pink pink pink I love me some pink you look great!

    livingoncloudandreanine.blogspot.com

  8. VanessasRunway

    April 1, 2015 at 8:48 am

    I completely agree! I miss long phone calls, people always text now and it’s so easy to misinterpret what they mean. I think a great guy will make an effort to want to spend real time together. Good luck on meeting someone special, I know they’ll come at the right time! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Ps. cute pink coat!

    http://www.vanessasrunway.com

    1. Laura Jane Atelier

      April 1, 2015 at 10:14 pm

      Awe thanks so much for that comment
      xo

  9. Jess & Gita

    April 1, 2015 at 9:18 am

    I haven’t tried online dating, but have a friend that was able to meet her current boyfriend that way.

    https://mimiandchichi.com/

    1. Laura Jane Atelier

      April 1, 2015 at 10:28 pm

      It seems like a lot of people get lucky with it, I think I just need a break
      xo

  10. Anna Baun

    April 1, 2015 at 9:27 am

    Are the long phone calls the best? Staying up incredibly late at night getting lost in conversation? Love it! I just know you are going to pick up Mr. Right looking fantastic in this lovely pink look! ๐Ÿ™‚ XO

    Anna

    alilyloveaffair.com

    1. Laura Jane Atelier

      April 1, 2015 at 10:30 pm

      Awe thanks Anna, I remember talking on the phone with my first boyfriend in high school
      x o

  11. Dominica

    April 1, 2015 at 9:48 am

    Hey, what’s up, you alright..?

    Great post hun, thanks for sharing.

    Visit me whenever you have time;

    http://www.its-dominica.blogspot.co.uk

    Kisses, enjoy your week. xXx.x

    1. Laura Jane Atelier

      April 1, 2015 at 10:32 pm

      I’m fine, Dominica
      I just need a break from online dating
      xo

  12. K.

    April 1, 2015 at 9:57 am

    I just love a pink coat, and you look amazing in this outfit.

    Kay of Pure & Complex
    http://www.purecomplex.com

  13. Eniwhere Fashion

    April 1, 2015 at 10:34 am

    Love print of your dress and color of your jacket Laura!!! Have a nice day, kisses and thank you for stopping at my blog,
    Eni

    Eniwhere Fashion
    Eniwhere Fashion Facebook

    1. Laura Jane Atelier

      April 1, 2015 at 10:36 pm

      Thanks so much, I am glad you like my pink jacket
      xo

  14. https://www.weshopinheels.com

    April 1, 2015 at 10:38 am

    I got your point, I never used an online dating site, but I meet a guy on messenger (LOL) many years ago when internet was more reliable. I actually met the guy once, but we didn’t get the connection in person as it was online (it was so awkard). After that experience, I never want to meet anyone on the internet.
    On another note, What a beautiful pink blazer – Love this look – so cute!
    -Tatiana
    https://www.weshopinheels.com

    1. Laura Jane Atelier

      April 1, 2015 at 10:38 pm

      haha ya it is always awkward when you meet them in person, especially if there is no connection
      xo

  15. Kelsey & Kenecha

    April 1, 2015 at 12:03 pm

    What a stunning dress! I love that coat with it ๐Ÿ™‚ x

    Florals&Smiles

    Twitter

  16. LuxuryColumnist

    April 1, 2015 at 12:32 pm

    I absolutely love the way you have matched your outfit to the backdrop, stunning!

    Suze | LuxuryColumnist

    1. Laura Jane Atelier

      April 1, 2015 at 10:40 pm

      Thanks so much, I love this pink house
      xo

  17. Stripes n Vibes

    April 1, 2015 at 12:56 pm

    Awesome coat and you surely styled it so great Laura!

    Tanya
    http://www.stripesnvibes.com
    BlogLovin

  18. Plum&Leon

    April 1, 2015 at 1:25 pm

    Laura, I love your hat and coat, you look awesome !

    Plum&Leon
    plumandleon.wordpress.com

  19. Kati

    April 1, 2015 at 1:32 pm

    Thanks for leaving such a darling comment on my blog!
    You are so gorgeous and your outfit so absolutely stunning! Love the light pink coat!

    Have the best week ever,
    -Kati
    https://almoststylish.blogspot.de/

  20. Jess Ramirez

    April 1, 2015 at 2:27 pm

    you look adorable! that pink color is fantastic on you. online dating is so strange to me- I think its a great thing, but I met my husband when we were at university together. Lots of phone calls, mix cds, and nervous hand holding in cafes. I’m glad I was raised in a time where internet did not quite exist yet ( i mean, we had dial up but c’mon), or cell phones- texting wasn’t even big when I was first in university in ’05. It’s weird to think that there are kids growing up with ipads and wifi…and now I sound old so I’m going to stop!

    http://www.jessandtonic.com

    1. Laura Jane Atelier

      April 1, 2015 at 10:48 pm

      I know what you mean! I can’t imagine going to high school these days with stuff like Facebook, talk about drama

  21. LoveCompassionateLee

    April 1, 2015 at 2:58 pm

    Beautiful look! I love the printed dress and the pop of pink. Happy Wednesday ๐Ÿ™‚
    https://www.lovecompassionatelee.com/

  22. Valerie Price

    April 1, 2015 at 3:31 pm

    Beautiful outfit…love the pink coat! Also there is definitely some good and bad things about online dating…though I did meet my husband online, so it does sometimes work! ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. Laura Jane Atelier

      April 1, 2015 at 10:50 pm

      That’s great you met your husband online. I think I will try it again in a little while
      xo

  23. libys11

    April 1, 2015 at 6:53 pm

    how dreamy and darling is that pink coat!! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Happy April!

    Animated Confessions

  24. pazhalabirodriguez.com

    April 1, 2015 at 7:07 pm

    You mix that look perfectly!
    I just love it!
    Love from pazhalabirodriguez.com

    1. Laura Jane Atelier

      April 1, 2015 at 10:52 pm

      Thanks so much, glad you love it
      xo

  25. bernadetteczle

    April 1, 2015 at 9:01 pm

    cute coat, suits you so well! xx

    Style Before Dawn

  26. Anouk

    April 1, 2015 at 10:04 pm

    Love the pink theme in this post! I agree with everything you said about online dating and I wouldn’t use Tinder again in the future because it’s just more ‘natural’ to meet people in real life. Truth is though that I met my current special someone through this very app. So I have mixed feelings about it.

    http://www.LUXESSED.com

    1. Laura Jane Atelier

      April 1, 2015 at 10:57 pm

      Well if you met someone on Tinder then maybe it isn’t so bad. I think you have to filter through the trash and it can get a little tiresome
      xo

  27. Helen Veyna

    April 1, 2015 at 10:17 pm

    First of all, I love the print on that dress and that pastel pink coat is very cute! I understand how you feel about online dating. I feel like you can’t completely grasp a person’s personality based on how they present themselves online. However, I also see it as useful tool for people like me who find it hard to go out and meet people in person due to job commitments, etc.

    -Helen
    https://www.sweethelengrace.com

    1. Laura Jane Atelier

      April 1, 2015 at 10:59 pm

      I agree Helen, I am also super busy and find it hard to meet people in real life. I think you just have to be patient and take it for what it is
      xo

  28. Fashionelja

    April 2, 2015 at 12:44 am

    This great styling looks, Beautifully!
    all I really like, you always so lovely you look on the pictures, perfectly ๐Ÿ™‚
    I have too this coat. ๐Ÿ™‚ fallow4afallow?

    https://fashionelja.blogspot.com

  29. Mai Tran

    April 2, 2015 at 1:10 am

    Wonderful pastel pink! The house color is adorable!

  30. sandrine jouss

    April 2, 2015 at 1:26 am

    Such a lovely coat, love the light pink color, elegant ๐Ÿ™‚

    Bisous bisous

    http://www.taimemode-fashionblog.com

    1. Laura Jane Atelier

      April 2, 2015 at 10:38 pm

      Thank you, I love the pink colour too
      xo

  31. effierced

    April 2, 2015 at 1:40 am

    Wow I’m loving the coat with the black and white print. Great styling!
    http://www.effierced.com

  32. Juliet Polilova

    April 2, 2015 at 2:24 am

    Love your pink coat! It’s perfection!

    Very nice blog by the way ๐Ÿ™‚

    Kisses from Russia,
    Juliet
    http://www.julietpolilova.com
    RUSSIAN DOLL

  33. Ellen Faith

    April 2, 2015 at 3:17 am

    I’ve never used an online dating tool but I have met guys in life and then gotten to know them through messaging either through Facebook or texting. It’s interesting because it’s so much easier to be open with someone online or to be a little more flirty or seem smarter and then when you meet them in real life the image of them might be distorted from who they really are. It’s interesting. I don’t know if I would try it personally, but I haven’t found much luck the old fashioned way either!

    P.S Cutest house ever!

    Elleosophy

    1. Laura Jane Atelier

      April 2, 2015 at 10:32 pm

      Thanks so much Ellen! I totally know what you mean about chatting to people online versus in person. xo

  34. Barbara Bermond

    April 2, 2015 at 3:33 am

    you look amazing I love the coat and the dress together!! And the pink color of your coat is beautifull!

    https://ladyparisienne.fr/

  35. Silvia Martinez

    April 2, 2015 at 9:21 am

    I was online dating during two years, I dated with lots of guys, I repeted with some of them, but nothig too serious. I was a bit bored of that until I met a special person in real live and stoped. I think it is a easy way to meet people from you sofa and it is funny sometimes but I find it superficial at the end and just a way to have fun and no commitment. I prefer the tradicional way.
    You are pretty anyway.

    http://www.kikabibi.blogspot.com

    1. Laura Jane Atelier

      April 2, 2015 at 10:28 pm

      Thanks so Silvia, I know what you mean. Online dating can get boring especially if you don’t meet the right person
      xo

  36. renae

    April 3, 2015 at 9:02 am

    hi Laura Jane!
    found you via Debbie at FFD. I had to let you know I think this photo shoot was absolutely cleaver!
    โ™ฅrenae
    renaesrepertoire.com

  37. Carolyn Bell

    April 4, 2015 at 12:27 pm

    I absolutely love the dress and the shoes! And this is such a gorgeous setting for your photos ๐Ÿ™‚

    Carolyn x
    Carolynโ€™s Simple Life

  38. Christine

    April 4, 2015 at 7:46 pm

    What a lovely outfit and that house is gorgeous!
    I don’t think there is anything wrong with online dating but I do think it is good to take a break every once in a while. Good luck! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Christine
    http://www.DimesandDonuts.com

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