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{ Anniversary Dinner in Castel Gandolfo: White blazer, Black jumpsuit & Stiletto sandals }

By Monday, May 9, 2016 11

black jumpsuit with white blazer, black and white outfit with Chanel Jumbo black caviar bag, how to wear a blazer over jumpsuitMy husband and I celebrated our three-year wedding anniversary on Saturday evening with a secret dinner he planned for us. All I knew was that the restaurant was located about 40 minutes south of Rome, so as we were driving and the road started winding along a hill, I was surprised to look out of the window and see this beautiful lake! We had arrived at Castel Gandolfo, which is technically considered to be part of Rome, but far enough away for the scenery to look completely different. On our walk from the parking lot to the restaurant, we stopped at a hotel with an amazing view of the lake to take photos. (I thought I should mention the format of this post is slightly different because I listed my outfit details in the middle and saved the second half to share photos from our dinner).Clinique Matte Magenta pink lipstick, H&M white tuxedo blazer, black jumpsuit with wide belt, black jumpsuit with Chanel bag outfitOne piece I can always rely on for just about any occasion, whether formal or casual, is a black jumpsuit. It’s easy to make it look different each time just by changing how I accessorize, and this time I added my white blazer for a fresh look.
Chanel black butterfly sunglasses, Clinique Matte Magenta lipstick, H&M white tuxedo blazer over black jumpsuitSince I wanted to make a bolder statement for evening, I changed the details a bit by swapping the jumpsuit’s detachable wrap belt for a wide buckle style, putting on stiletto heels, and applying bright pink lipstick before heading out.Castel Gandolfo, Lago Albano, best day trips from Rome Italy, travel bloggerChanel Jumbo classic flap bag black caviar leather with silver hardware, black jumpsuit with wide belt and white blazerH&M white blazer over black jumpsuit, black jumpsuit with wide belt and blazer, Stuart Weitzman Nudist black sandals, Chanel Jumbo caviar black silver hardwareH&M white blazer over black jumpsuit, Stuart Weitzman Nudist black stiletto sandals, Chanel Jumbo flap bag black caviar silver hardware

Outfit Details

Ristorante Pagnanelli Castel Gandolfo Roma Italy, best fine dining restaurants near Rome ItalyThe view from our table during dinner was nothing short of amazing–I could sit here for hours sipping wine and admiring the view of Lago Albano.Clinique Matte Magenta fuschia pink lipstick, Ristorante Pagnanelli Castel Gandolfo ItalyRistorante Pagnanelli, Castel Gandolfi, best restaurants in Rome Italy, best fine dining around Rome ItalyWe started dinner in traditional Italian fashion with antipasti and wine.
Risotrante Pagnanelli Castel Gandolfo, best fine dining near Rome Italy, famous restaurants in ItalyFor the main courses, I had a beef fillet with truffles and asparagus, while my husband chose scallops.
Ristorante Pagnanelli, wine cellar, best fine dining restaurants near Rome Italy, travel bloggerAfter dinner, we were asked if we wanted to have dessert in the wine cellar and naturally, we said yes! We had the entire cellar to ourselves, which was pretty amazing. wine bottles Ristorante Pagnanelli, famous restaurants where celebrities dine in Italy, fine dining near Rome ItalyThe cellar contains over 35,000 bottles of wine, some of which have been autographed by visiting celebrities over the years: Justin Timberlake, Jessica Biel, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Bill Gates, and Keanu Reeves, just to name a few (the owners wrote each name underneath the signatures, hence the misspelling for J.T.–whoops!)
grappa, fine dining near Rome Italy, Ristorante Pagnanelli Castel GandolfoMy hubby’s favorite part of the wine cellar was the little nook completely devoted to grappa, a type of wine that’s made from the skin of grapes (and basically becomes liquor). Ristorante Pagnanelli, best fine dining near Rome Italy, travel bloggerFor the grande finale, we enjoyed dessert by candlelight–talk about romantic! We already can’t wait to go back again, and I highly recommend making a trip here if you’re ever in the Rome area.


Ristorante Pagnanelli

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Castel Gandolfo, Roma, Italy




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  • Jude & Yara
    May 9, 2016

    Lovely look!! And this looks like such a nice time xo

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    • Meagan
      May 11, 2016

      Thank you all so much!

  • Alecz
    May 9, 2016

    You look so beautiful! That crisp white blazer is perfection with the black jumpsuit. Love the belt too!


    • Meagan
      May 11, 2016

      Thank you! The white blazer was a last minute idea, but I ended up liking it!

  • Amy
    May 9, 2016

    Happy anniversary! This chic jumpsuit was the perfect thing to wear.

    Amy Ann
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    • Meagan
      May 11, 2016

      Thanks so much, Amy!

  • Tamara
    May 9, 2016

    Great jumpsuit! Happy anniversary!


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    • Meagan
      May 11, 2016

      Aww, thanks Tamara!

  • Shannon
    May 9, 2016

    Loving this chic black and white look! What a view too! Gorgeous!

    <3 Shannon
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    • Meagan
      May 11, 2016

      The view was so beautiful–we definitely want to go back again! Thanks for the love! xo

  • Michelle
    May 11, 2016

    You look beautiful in this beautiful location! Happy Anniversary.

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