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Instagram and Facebook were down last week. I didn't notice. How crazy is that! I normally spend quite a number of time in there but the day I decided to take a break and deducate myself o something offline and super fun (with very limited internet in the building) insta and facebbok were not working. Shortly: best timing ever.
I have spent the girls day out with my beautiful mother. We went to the gallery and enjoyed every bit of culture and beautiful painings. One of my favorite artists (Vrubel) collection is big in there. Enjoyed the fullest. 

But I am standing next memorable painting for me. When I was in school I wrote a paper on the painitng and artist. It is Karl Brullov's probably most famous piece. Portait of his friend's daughters. I wanted to have my picture next to it because I felt so very nostalgic that moment.


By the way, do you like me wearing a long skirt? I rarely do because I am short. That is why this long skirt brings so much fun and joy to me. I really look good in it and it makes me wear it very often lately. And as I wanted to look adorable I added a top with floral collar, probably the cutest piece I have. Glasses are a must for me in the museums to see better. Not very big bag is a great add when you need to carry your documents, wallet, keys and phone. Very comfy.


I was wearing:
Oasis top
love Moschino bag
Jil Sander boots
Uniqlo skirt
c/o Glassesshop glasses

 

Have a nice day,
Lyosha

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  1. A lovely day out with your mom enjoying some beautiful art is certainly a much better way to pass your time than Instagram and Facebook. I only notice that there was an outage when all my friends were freaking out. I don't use either enough to care myself.

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  2. How wonderful you didn't notice both were down :) And so amazing you visited the gallery with your mother! Love the look btw.
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  3. Haha I noticed so I read a book instead and it was lovely!!!

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  4. What a fantastic experience! And I love what you wore as well. It's funny....I didn't notice Facebook went down either, because I always forget to check it haha.
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  5. Well, you don't look short on photos really..

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  6. I also didn't notice that Instagram was down because I didn't use it. I started a new job so I was busy.

    That portrait by Karl is beautiful....and you look lovely in a maxi. You should wear it more often.

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  7. The outfit looks so good girl. Very appropriate for this kind of events. It is so lovely that you get to spend quality time with your mom. It melts my heart. You are lucky.

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  8. I can't imagine that I could get away with wearing this long skirt but it looks really good on you! I'm always afraid of trying new style.

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  9. People especially some of my friends are getting crazy sending message chains on facebook that are not true. Well, all websites runs into maintenance sometimes. Good thing you are busy outside social media, Thats good.

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  10. Watching art and understanding it nice feeling. By the way, you look good in that skirt.

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  11. Oh this is nice. :)


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  12. Beautiful post, it must have been fun having time out with your mum. Love your outfit.

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  13. Looks like such a wonderful day, love the art galleries :))) x

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  14. Looks like you enjoyed the art. It will be a different experience and a nice outfit. Thanks for sharing.

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  15. Wow. The painting is so beautiful. I wonder how beautiful the others would be. Please share another post along with them.

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  16. It’s great to take breaks from social media to actually be social! Such a fun capture of you next to Karl Brullov's painting

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  17. Oh what a fun time with your mom. :)

    That portrait is definitely art at its finest.

    You look great with a long skirt, doesn't matter if you're short, you can always wear heels to remedy that. :)

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  18. Nice reading more about your offline outing. I also love those days when I travel to those places where my mobile network also goes for a break.

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  19. I was busy working so it did not matter to me when they were down and you look great in long skirt.

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  20. I was so busy that I did not notice it at first. I just did other things. Trying to spend less time online.

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  21. Sounds like you had a wonderful day - it was very frustrating when instagram went down as I had things to do on there! Glad you didn't notice!

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  22. You look lovely in that skirt and the paintings are intriguing. It's good to brake a break from social media and enjoy the real world.

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  23. I felt the Instagram shutdown! I was on a press trip where I had to post on social media so I was highly effected!

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  24. It's great you were able to spend the day doing something special with your mom! It's so important to disconnect from social media once in a while-although it's hard to do!! Beautiful dress! I was going to comment on that before you asked!

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  25. It looks like a well time spent, sometimes its great to disconnect to connect with others. Maybe they should have schedule downtime lol.

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  26. You didn't notice? I was refreshing my screens the whole day. Then I gave up and took three days off.

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  27. Cute top and outfit! I need to go to a museum again soon, this inspired me!

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  28. Looks like you have a nice day and you're look stunning to your outfit nice.

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  29. I just assumed it was our wi fi when everything went down last week. It was only when I saw it on the news the next day I realised it wasn't just me! Loving the long skirt on your slim figure.

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  30. I was annoyed that Instagram AND Facebook were down last week too! But it's awesome that you managed to spend time with your mom. Cool outfit too by the way!

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  31. Such a beautiful painting! Admittedly I was concerned about how long both platforms were out for but now I enjoyed having that time to myself to disconnect for a bit. It was a nice break.

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  32. glad you took time to explore what is right in front of you! and the skirt is super cute, i couldnt tell you were short at all!

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  33. I love visiting art museums! So much to soak in and very moving, indeed!

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  34. You are lucky you didn't experience FB going down; it was maddening! I would have rather been enjoying some lovely paintings then dealing with that mess!

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  35. It was pretty frustrating day for me that Instagram and Facebook were down last week. I am glad you had a fun day with your mom.

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  36. Nice and you are lucky person to have this opportunity to visit the place :)

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  37. That skirt really suits you. It sounds like you had a lovely day out and how nostalgic to see that painting!

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  38. glad that you still enjoyed your time while fb and instagram were down. i panicked and was anxious til it went up and running

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  39. I actually had thought it was my internet for most of the day. I will love when we can all break away from those for a while!

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  40. hmm I didnt notice that facebook was out too! I love that painting and I understand why you want a picture of you with
    it!

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  41. I definitely noticed it when Instagram went down - not so much Facebook. I love this blog post you shared.

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  42. I experienced those shutdown from diff platform and honestly, I just feel so relax that time and I love that it ave myself a rest.

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  43. I didn't notice that they were an issue with instagram but sometimes it was better to be disconnected.

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  44. Sounds like it was a good time at the museum. It reminds me I need to go back to the Getty with my daughter. We had such a good time the last time we went.

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  45. I think it is absolutely amazing that you had no clue that these platforms went down. The only reason I knew is because I use them for clients!

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  46. Kudos to you for living your best life. Social media can get in the way at times!

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  47. What a lovely mother daughter day! Time spent is always cherished. Nice painting!

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  48. What a lovely mother daughter day! Time spent is always cherished. Nice painting!

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  49. I think that that skirt looks very nice on you! I tend to avoid long skirts too, but they are the comfiest!

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  50. Art work can be so deep and inspiring. It's nice that you went along with your mom to the art gallery. I miss spending so much time with my mom.

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  51. It's definitely crazy how dependent our society has become on social media (myself included!). I love visiting art galleries as well <3

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  52. My mummy likes wearing long skirts! We didn’t realise FB and Instagram wear down until 8 hrs later!!

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  53. What a nice piece of art! Glad you got to enjoy that and others.

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  54. I do love going to look at art. We have a fab art gallery pretty much on our doorstep. Love a long skirt too btw looks good xx

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  55. Sometimes we really need to take a break from social media.
    BTW if you are sad, do not look into social media because it will make you lonelier.

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  56. I always love visiting Art Galleries and I really find peace there. You look cute in that outfit and the purse looks cool too. I guess you had really quality time there.

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  57. Yes, long skirt looks good on you! I like the color, can be wear with different top style or design. I bet you had a great day in there!

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  58. I noticed the outage due to my company having a facebook. Looks like you had a lovely time with your mother. Great photos.

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  59. That painting is so wonderful! I actually love your outfit and think that long skirt looks great on you!

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  60. I didn't notice they were down either. Looks like you had a lovely day out looking at real art!!

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  61. I usually have my glasses to especially when I go to places that need good visuals, for example in museums or even in movie houses. I like the whole skirt outfit of yours too!

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  62. Looks like had a great time and you love the art. I also really like the art.

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