Under the Tuscan Sun

Dress: Tory Burch Sandals: Tory Burch Bag: J. McLaughlin Scarf: Gucci Bracelets: Kiel James Patrick 1,2 Earrings: Rebecca de Ravenal Glasses: Karen Walker Phone Case: Kiel James Patrick 

Snapshots from Tuscany — Kiel and I spent all of last week exploring the gorgeous Tuscan countryside. I did not expect there to be so many sunflower fields in the region. It felt like every road we turned down had another field. Up on the hillside of the villa we rented, a little outside of Cortona, we could see all of  the plots of gold from a distance. It was a special sight to behold. 
 We rented this vintage blue Fiat for a couple of days. It was a little scary driving the car along some of the windy steep roads in the area as manual cars are always a bit of a challenge on hills. The experience was well worth it.  I loved every second of exploring Cortona in this little car. It was a great way to take in the area with our friends Kat and Jeremy. We stopped at the Il Falconiere, a Relais & Chateau Resort, for lunch. It was right down the street from where we were staying. If you visit the area I highly recommend it. The grounds are beautiful to explore, the food was amazing, and the hotel has a resident dog Jacko that sat by our feet during our meal.

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  1. gmail on August 2, 2018 at 7:17 am

    beautiful. very good

  2. Rena on August 2, 2018 at 7:50 am

    Adorable pictures!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena

  3. Fortune Dushey on August 2, 2018 at 11:32 am

    Love this vintage fiat and this sunflower field is beyond gorgeous!!!

  4. Allie on August 2, 2018 at 12:21 pm

    We are going to Tuscany next week and these pictures are making me even more excited!

    • Sarah Vickers on August 2, 2018 at 4:29 pm

      You are going to love it! The area was gorgeous. We loved exploring the little towns in the region

  5. Rach on August 2, 2018 at 12:40 pm

    Wow it is gorgeous there! The sunflower fields are beautiful!


  6. Vittoria on August 2, 2018 at 1:17 pm

    There was a very important Baroque artist from Cortona, Pietro Berrettini, called Pietro da Cortona. If you ever get to Rome, go see his great ceiling fresco in the Palazzo Barberini.

    • Sarah Vickers on August 2, 2018 at 4:28 pm

      Thanks for sharing! I will check out his work the next time we visit

      • Vittoria on August 2, 2018 at 5:14 pm

        Well, next time you’re in Tuscany, you can also see his work in the Pitti Palace in Florence.

  7. Leslie Anne Tarabella on August 2, 2018 at 3:07 pm

    The car! And oh, the dress! I’ve traveled those roads in a large van and can tell you a small car would feel safer (and score many more cute points). Have fun!

    • Sarah Vickers on August 2, 2018 at 4:25 pm

      I will def agree that the Fiat will score more cute points! The car is as cute as it gets. While it was great for narrow roads it was really scary to drive up the hills. There always needs to be a bit of momentum to get up the hill. All in all we had a blast!

  8. Shannon Mahaney on August 3, 2018 at 1:57 pm

    Gorgeous photos, Sarah! Italy looks like such a dreamy place to travel.

  9. Neeltje | Thoughts in Style on August 3, 2018 at 6:48 pm

    Wow such amazing photos! X

  10. Sheila on August 4, 2018 at 2:28 am

    Those sunflower fields are absolutely stunning, I can’t wait to make it to Italy!

    x Sheila

  11. sara nena on August 4, 2018 at 4:08 pm

    you chose simply the perfect car


  12. Kelly on August 8, 2018 at 1:14 pm

    I love your dress and I love the color of this car!

    xx Kelly
    Sparkles and Shoes



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