Hanoian Autumn: OOTD

Autumn in Hanoi doesn’t mean scarves and jackets, it’s a bit more subdued than that.

It means you can wear a top made of wool without dying from heat, or getting sweat (ewww)

all over it. It’s the kind of season that you pack a cardigan with you to throw over your tank top if it happens to get cold, and can walk around comfortably without cursing the evil humidity and sun.

It’s probably my favorite time of year here. The rains have gone (hopefully), The disgusting, suicidal heat has gone (hopefully) and usually we get a couple of pleasant months before the evil winter slush and grey comes at Tet time. (Not that I’ll be here for that! Hahahha!!)

These photos were taking on a breakfast outing with my housemate at Hanoi Social Club (I’ve mentioned this cafe a lot over the years, it has delicious food and a lovely relaxing atmosphere) on a sunny Sunday morning, where Hanoi made me re-fall in love with it.

We got our caffeine fix, mint and lime slurpees and T.B had poached eggs with morning glory on multigrain, I had, as you can see in the picture above, avocado and ricotta on toasted sour dough. It was delicious. I’m drooling thinking about it now.

I was wearing my awesome black hat I bought in Melbourne, a mustard sweater I picked up in Shanghai and my tribal skirt that I love that Red Pearl made for me.  The sunnies and zebra print shoes were also scored in Shanghai.

Man, I’m hungry thinking about how good that breakfast was…

Thanks T.B for taking these pictures.

Hanoi, it’s days like these that I love you.

xox Jacqui

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32 Comments on Hanoian Autumn: OOTD

  1. Imogen
    September 15, 2013 at 11:44 am (2 years ago)

    You look so stunning in yellow. I totally think it’s your colour.

  2. Ali Hval
    September 15, 2013 at 2:37 pm (2 years ago)

    You match your surroundings so well! Especially those flowers and your food, haha, how about that? ;) Always nice to unexpectedly blend into things around you. Yellow looks really great on you, lady! <3

    Glad that you had an awesome breakfast and re-fell in love with the place. Always nice to know there’s still a charm to something even when you’ve been there a while. :)

    • Jacqueline
      September 16, 2013 at 2:55 am (2 years ago)

      thanks ali, it was a wonderful day :D

  3. Joyce
    September 16, 2013 at 4:05 am (2 years ago)

    I love the print of your skirt and the color of your top is sooo pretty!

    • Jacqueline
      September 16, 2013 at 4:37 am (2 years ago)

      thanks joyce dear

  4. Mr K.
    September 16, 2013 at 8:40 am (2 years ago)

    Adorable! ; )

  5. Alicia Mackin
    September 16, 2013 at 10:40 am (2 years ago)

    Will said so glad phone is here

    Ali of Dressing Ken

    • Jacqueline
      September 16, 2013 at 10:53 am (2 years ago)

      errrmmmmm…. ok… :D

    • Jacqueline
      September 17, 2013 at 3:06 am (2 years ago)

      thanks dear, my tailor made it for me. :D

    • Jacqueline
      September 17, 2013 at 3:08 am (2 years ago)

      thanks sandra

  6. Rs la mode
    September 16, 2013 at 4:36 pm (2 years ago)

    So chic!:)
    Kisses from Hungary,

    • Jacqueline
      September 17, 2013 at 3:09 am (2 years ago)

      thanks dear.

  7. Sacramento Amate
    September 16, 2013 at 5:21 pm (2 years ago)

    We are both in yellow and flowers.
    Happy Monday, dear Jacqui.

  8. Ceciliette
    September 16, 2013 at 11:17 pm (2 years ago)

    Autumn is my favourite season. Enjoy it!

  9. erica marie
    September 17, 2013 at 4:39 am (2 years ago)

    That yellow looks so good on you…so bright and cheerful. I like it! Oh and Autumn kind of has the same feel around here. Love that smile on you in the last photo.

    xo erica

    • Jacqueline
      September 17, 2013 at 4:58 am (2 years ago)

      thanks erica marie :D xox

    • Jacqueline
      September 17, 2013 at 8:11 am (2 years ago)

      thanks kendra, i’ll check it out

    • Jacqueline
      September 17, 2013 at 2:52 pm (2 years ago)

      HI Dana, I’ll check your blog out. :)

  10. Isa
    September 17, 2013 at 2:26 pm (2 years ago)

    Ahaha here it’s supposed to be “autumn” but I’m waiting to be able to wear pants without fainting from the heat. I would love to have a Vietnamese breakfast – what is it like?


    • Jacqueline
      September 17, 2013 at 2:58 pm (2 years ago)

      well, the one I had this day was, in no way Vietnamese, but still delicious. Usually we eat pho, a kind of soup for breakfast


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