If you’ve been hanging here for a bit, you know I have a serious love/hate relationship with florals. They tend to look a wee bit too juvenile on my frame and I struggle to wear them with confidence. In fact, I even wrote a whole post about it HERE
The issue, I’ve determined a year later, is the MOOD. Florals are a lot of emotional pressure to be unfailingly happy and sweet. They are a little more innocent than my sweary pirate spirit can handle. I, therefore, have to cut into them with a sharper edge–a leather jacket, torn jeans, a boho vibe, or this….
I literally NEVER can wear JUST the florals. When I spotted this Carlisle collection duo (back in November, mind you) I became OBSESSED! From the pajama top to tulip shape of the skirt, the dark and brooding background to the fagoting detail (It’s a real word. Please verify HERE. )
Ok, so OBVIOUSLY this is the PERFECT outfit for Easter or the Royal wedding. Harry has been waiting to hear that I have something to wear, so that part is covered.
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More Ways to Wear
Because it’s me, I MUST find multiple ways to wear these luxe pieces. They are just way too pretty for once a year wear. This also is where investment pieces make sense. Each of these Carlisle pieces are your future vintage collection!!!!
What other ways can you think to wear this skirt and top? Watch my instagram through summer for more!
The photos–Julianne Kahlbaugh
The location–Phipps Conservatory
This is one of my very favorite places, especially when we have the LONGEST WINTER IN HISTORY. Take a look!