Flower Empowered

Just like garden annuals, summer always seems to bloom with floral prints (as seen in this recent post). And I am not one to resist their pretty, feminine appeal. But…sometimes I like my flowers to be powered up with a bolder, more graphic palette. And this floral print top-and-skirt combo was ripe for the picking!

This outfit’s top and skirt were part of the same Who What Wear capsule collection and not necessarily designed to be worn as a set. But that didn’t deter me from trying them together, and I’m so glad I did. And while I love the graphic combination they create, each piece offers so many possibilities when paired with something else. (To note: WWW collections sell out FAST, so I promise to be better about posting looks sooner so you won’t be disappointed. I’ve also linked some great alternatives below.)

I’ve already worn this puff-sleeved floral-print top multiple times with different pant options (great casual “date night” look). As you can see, you wear this top tied up with a bow neckline or open for a more free-flowing feel. It’s Boho chic with just a bit of an edge.

I love the skirt’s high waist and asymmetric hemline. It too is going to be worn in multiple ways — with a black tank and sandals, as well as a white tee and sneakers. Not to mention with black booties come fall.

I’m not usually a fan of “matchy matchy,” but this crossbody bag was simply too cute to resist. Again, it can be carried as a top-handle bag for more fashion mileage. And it will definitely punch up lots of other summer outfits.

As for my slides, how fresh is this double-banded style? This sandal does a stellar job of highlighting of-the-moment see-through details with the modern ease of an angled block heel.

For accessories, I wanted to keep the vibe anything-but-expected, so I reached for a favorite bold black watch and mismatched earrings.

If you’re feeling a little “over” anything floral, I hope this look inspires you to try something unexpected. Let me know if you do!

Top: (Who What Wear x Target, exact style sold out) Same pattern, different style here. Love this off-the-shoulder version in red! And this short-sleeved collared shirt.

Skirt: (Who What Wear x Target, available in extended sizes!) And check out this gorgeous wrap dress in burgundy.

Bag: (Who What Wear x Target, sold out) Liking the flower power of this (also in black), this and this (both on super sale!).

Sandals: (Vince Camuto) So tempted to buy these too!

Watch: (Cluse @ a great price!) Really like this and this (wow), too.

Earrings: (I love the look of these but my ears had a really bad reaction to them, so I can’t recommend in good conscience!) BUT…would splurge on these and these.

Photos by MP Allegaert & Kristin Moore-Gantz.

4 thoughts on “Flower Empowered

    1. Thanks, KMG! I’ve got to get better at posting faster so things don’t sell out!! As always, you rocked it!!!

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