Lady of the Lake

Lady of the Lakefeatured

Completely trashed my nude pointy flats while hopping between damp sticks, and would do it again too. The serene lake sunrise was the perfect backdrop for this fairy-tale look. Can you tell the magic of Bavaria influenced my outfits? This Zaful off-shoulder dress seems to have walked right out of an Arthurian legend.

 ‘And near him stood the Lady of the Lake,
  Who knows a subtler magic than his own—
  Clothed in white samite, mystic, wonderful.
  She gave the King his huge cross-hilted sword,
  Whereby to drive the heathen out: a mist
  Of incense curled about her, and her face
  Wellnigh was hidden in the minster gloom;
  But there was heard among the holy hymns
  A voice as of the waters, for she dwells
  Down in a deep; calm, whatsoever storms
  May shake the world, and when the surface rolls,
  Hath power to walk the waters like our Lord.

“Idylls of the King” by Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Red off-shoulder dress outfit by a lake on A Handful of Stories.Bright red off-shoulder baby-doll dress and string choker outfit on A Handful of Stories.Bright red off-shoulder baby-doll dress and pointy nude flats outfit on A Handful of Stories.Red lipstick & red string choker on A Handful of Stories.

Shop the look:

About the author


Hi! I'm Yana. I'm here to inspire you to try new things in fashion, travel and in life. I'm a fashion stylist, cat lady and a food enthusiast with an endless list of travel goals. Check out my contacts to stalk me on social media and don't forget to subscribe to monthly A Handful of Stories recaps at the bottom of the page!