summer flounce

In my 20’s I thought that to be a style star you had to be uncomfortable. I frequently chose “style” over comfort with sandals that were always an inch higher than I could stand, or outfits too “cute” to enjoy the event for which I was dressed. I even remember thinking that if I wasn’t walking pigeon toed with the balls of my feet on fire at the end of the night, it wasn’t a good night! So thankful for the wisdom (and confidence) gained in my 30’s!

As a busy mom with two boys who keep me on my toes (literally), my personal style has evolved. Whatever I put on my body must be both fashionable AND functional. Easy, breezy silhouettes are on trend this Summer, and have captured my heart for this very reason. My favorites this season are printed (think gingham, summer florals, leafy prints) and have lots of ruffles and movement.

summer flounce

summer flounce

I happened upon this flouncy number on my last shopping excursion, and it’s an easy fave! I chose accessories to give it a dressier look, then headed to Georgetown for tea at Laduree.

summer flounce

summer flounce

After tea, I stopped into the store of the late great Kate Spade, and they were gracious enough to allow me to take a few snaps while I shopped.

summer flounce

summer flounce

summer flounce

THE LOOK
Ruffled Tropical High-Low Dress – Shop here
Red Slingback Pump – Old
Snake and Roses Crossbody Bag – Shop here
Betsey Johnson Grommet Belt – Sold out online, try your neartest Nordstrom Rack location
Feather Dreamcatcher Drop Earrings – Shop here
Gold Prairie Cuff Bracelet – Shop here
Athena Gold Cuff – Sold here
Gold Aviator Sunglasses – Shop here

Live FEARLESS, one fashionable moment at a time

Farrah Henry is the Creative Director of lifestyle website Farrah Romaine, and Creator of the Couture Diva.

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