Thursday, June 26, 2014
What I Wore: Don't Fence Me In
What I Wore: Skirt (Pin Up Girl), Shirt (Old Navy), Shoes (Old Navy), Necklace (Popbasic; Similar Here), Bracelets (Popbasic; Similar Here and Here)
While "What I Wore" is the name of the post, don't let it fool you. I love getting to show off the natural landscape here on NFD. So, when on our way home from last weekend's adventures, I knew I wanted to capture our drive through the Big Horn Mountains. Now, we live in a huge basin (The Big Horn Basin- it's visible from the moon to give you some perspective). However, our town's on one end of the basin and these are on the other, so it was a rather breath-taking exploration nonetheless. The Big Horns are greener and more alive than the our closer mountain ranges, the Beartooth Mountains, which are more ruggedly majestic, or the North Fork Mountains, which are full of unusual rock formations. Particularly funny to me were the constant warning signs and run-away truck ramps as we wound down the road affectionally called the Oh My God Highway.
Something you might be noticing in these photos that you don't usually see are the fences. In fact, though we usually try to shoot away from them, fences are a common sight. Wyoming has a pretty complicated relationships with fences (fence out for cattle and fence in for sheep, but don't ask why the differences. Wars have been fought over this. I am not even kidding). Suffice to say, if it is private land, there's a fence.
On a more metaphorical and less history-lesson note, there's nothing like a mountain drive to give you a feeling for freedom, to make you understand the powerful love of the land that lead so many to make this their home. As for the outfit- this is a simple but pulled-together look that's all about the small details- the knot in the shirt, the jewelry on the wrist.
What's the local landscape like where you live?