Monday, August 25, 2014

Florals & Frenchies

Today I'm proving that sometimes the best accesories are semi-colorblocked, covered in fur, have four legs (despite their desire to use them) and come when you call them… well sometimes. Of course I am talking about the best/worst French Bulldog around… Waffles!
Is there a French Bulldog out there cuter than Waffles? Of course not … and no, I'm not biased at all ;). I do have an unhealthy obsession with my french bulldog, comparable only to my extreme love of shoes and mint chocolate chip ice cream (okay, I love Waffles way more than either of those) so are we surprised that I have started to wear outfits that he compliments well too? Well today's looks is no exception.
I gushed about my love affair with this ted baker floral frock earlier this month, but my fondness is still alive and kicking. I thought I would celebrate the last few days of summer by wearing it with an off the shoulder crop top, bright accessories, bow pumps & the most darling doggie in the West Village.
A good floral skirt is a must have for every wardrobe! I love that mine has black undertones to make it wearable all year around. With pastel/spring colors having a moment this fall (gasp) I highly suggest investing in something floral to pair with some of your fall staples and new trendsl. Try a skirt like mine (I share similar options below) with a snug sweater and contrasting belt, black tights and booties, a blouse and blazer or a statement necklace and a turtleneck! I'm going to try mine with leopard booties and a black coat and again with a pattered sweater and a leather jacket!
One of my favorite parts of this outfit (and these pictures) is the super cute illustration that the fabulous Sandy M put together of me & waffie, I'm head over heels obsessed (wheres the hands up "hallelujah" emoji when you need it).  Would it be totally creepy if I blew it up and put it on my wall? I'm not sure Paris would like it, but come on!!! it's just that cute it needs to be framed!

Follow Sandy M: Insta // Blog (under construction)  // Pinterest
or email her for illustration inquires at artistsandym@gmail.com 
Ted Baker Floral Skirt (similar) || Kate Spade red bow shoes (similar - LOVE!)
Off the shoulder Asos crop top (my summer fav) - similar herehere & more here
Style This Life bracelet c/o || Green Vintage Clutch (similar)

15 comments:

  1. Such a gorgeous outfit!! I love the off shoulder top <3

    ♥ Erika from STYLE AND SUNDRY (http://e-rosales.blogspot.com/)

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  2. Every time you had that skirt to an outfit I just get fascinated!

    <3
    http://zazzish.blogspot.pt/

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  3. Love everything about this! Complete adorableness!!!

    Roni
    www.styleandpoise.blogspot.com

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  4. Your do looks very cute and these shots are amazing. I love your skirt and you styled it beautifully with the off-the shoulder top.

    PrincessAudu

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  5. Okay, Waffles is super cute! I love that you've started wearing things that can match with him. ha! That skirt is totally adorable on you and I love that you've paired it with an amazing off the shoulder top! Too cute!

    XO, Jaime
    RegallySoled.com

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  6. So cute! That illustration is incredible!

    Heidi D.
    www.wishesandreality.com

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  7. Waffles looks as impressed as my dog does with all the photos. That's an awesome outfit chick you should totally blow up that portrait
    Lauren
    livinginaboxx

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  8. Adorable! I love a good floral skirt & frenchie! Beautiful look!!

    Chelsea
    Haute Child in the City

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  9. Ah Courtney!! I had the best time meeting you this weekend. I am loving your blog!! And Waffles of course :) See you soon!
    xx
    Alexandra Dieck
    Lexicon of Style
    AlexandraDieck.com

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  10. You always have such pretty photos! Love that skirt on you. And Waffie is too cute!!

    Lauren xo
    Sophisticated In Style

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  11. Adorable skirt!
    ~Mel

    http://girlandthepolkadot.blogspot.com/

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  12. You look absolutely amazing, darling! And I've gotta say that you're totally right about a frenchie being the best accessory. Way better than mint chocolate chip ice cream! I'm especially in love with the illustration Sandy did of you - definitely something you should frame (:

    Melanie
    Lace and Combat Boots | a life + style blog

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  13. Absolutely adorable! am always loving your added companion, he is the cutest! And you should most definitely frame that illustration, it is truly amazing:)

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  14. such a cute dog! I love your skirt and the heels are perfect for this outfit!
    http://sepatuholig.blogspot.com/

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