Yellow Castle

Pics by Jessi Gray

Dress: Alice McCall
Headband: Elena Honch 

I couldn't help but feel a little giddy as I posed in front of the stunning yellow castle, my long floral dress rustling in the breeze. I always have a knack for matching my outfits to the backdrop, but this time it was purely by accident.

My best friend, who is also my photographer, and I were out on a walk, just exploring the city. We stumbled upon this place entirely by chance and knew it would be the perfect location for a photoshoot. The bright yellow of the castle was the perfect complement to my dress, and the lush greenery surrounding it added to the whimsical atmosphere.

I've always been fascinated by castles, the grandeur and rich history that they hold. Castles were built in Europe and the Middle East during the medieval period, mainly by the nobility and royal families as a form of fortified residence. Castles were used not only as a defense mechanism but also as symbol of power and prestige. They were built to intimidate enemies and protect the monarch and his entourage.

As I struck a pose, I couldn't help but imagine the royals and nobles who once lived within these walls. The grandeur and opulence of the architecture was a reflection of their status and wealth, and I couldn't help but be in awe of the meticulous craftsmanship and attention to detail.

As my friend snapped away, capturing the moment, I felt like a fairytale princess myself, standing in front of this majestic castle. It's moments like this that make me grateful for the little surprises and discoveries that come with wandering and exploring.