Garden Party

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There’s a tree in my backyard that transforms my garden into a beautiful oasis when it blooms. The tree produces flowers that only last for a fleeting moment, which makes me appreciate its beauty even more. I wanted to wear an outfit that complimented yet contrasted its surroundings, so I chose this bright, flowy, floral dress by Petersyn. I love when an outfit has interesting elements because it creates multiple focal points to admire. The two different straps on the dress, the smocked bodice and the asymmetric ruffled hemline together made this darling dress fun to wear. I felt so content that by the end of this shoot, I was walking around barefooted and carefree. I’m always grateful for precious moments like these because I know how fleeting they can be.

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Dress: Petersyn, Shoes: Sam Edelman, Earring: Banana Republic

A Ray of Sunshine

Just when I thought the weather was warm enough to bring out my spring/summer clothes, the weather channeled Arya Stark and said, “not today”. It has been so wet, dreary and foggy for the past few days, but once in a while, rays of sunlight get through to brighten our cloudy days. Now, let’s talk about this stunning jumpsuit by Rebecca Taylor. It has everything a girl could ever want. It has ruffled little sleeves, a sweetheart neckline, a cutout below the bust and a smocked waistline to accentuate the waist. Also the wide pant legs create a slimming effect. All of the design elements may seem a bit much, but it somehow works. As you can see in the pictures below, I love and feel comfortable in this jumpsuit. I went with pastel color accessories to complement the dark blue color of the fabric.

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Jumpsuit: Rebecca Taylor or rent here, Shoes: Sam Edelman, Purse: Coach (similar). Sunglasses: Oliver Peoples

Summer Bloom🌼🌼🌼

It officially feels like summer and what better way to celebrate summer fashion than with a flowery skirt and a shoulder baring top.  My inspiration for this style pairing came from Oscar de la Renta Spring 2016 runway collection where carnation prints were prevalently displayed on dresses, skirts and blouses.  I recently read that carnations were Oscar de la Renta’s favorite flowers, so it made perfect sense for Peter Copping to feature carnations in his designs as an homage his predecessor who passed away in 2014. The daisy prints on my skirt are even more stunning in person.  Each petal is embroidered onto a chiffon material and the fit-and-flare silhouette of the skirt accentuated my waist before flaring out into a full skirt.  I went with a top that deviated slightly from the trendy off-the-shoulder tops.  Now to complete my look, I added strappy sandals, ladylike bag and of course, sunglasses.

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Top: Project Social T (similar), Skirt: Talbots, Accessories: Shoes (Nine West), Sunglasses (Oliver Peoples) and Purse (Urban Expressions).

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