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  • Tory Burch Garden Party

    Early on in the Spring burst of new clothing and bright, warm-weather ads, I fell in love with the Asilomar dress from Tory Burch's Spring/Summer 2017 collection.  Beautiful and flowy silk georgette, in a light, graphic floral pattern, I jumped at the chance to try this beauty on when I ventured to Chicago in April.  The open shoulders and light material let this dress live up to the name of its pattern: Garden Party.  However, as much as I loved the dress, it just didn't feel like me.  

    Head hung low, I got redressed and ready to exit when I almost accidentally spotted the dress's pattern twin in my favorite tie-neck style, and I was sold! Enter the Tory Burch Kia Bow Neck Blouse

    My closet is full- Full!- of long sleeved white silk blouses.  Puffed sleeves, tie-necks, collarless.... You name it, I have it. Coupled with comfortable black or navy trousers, I've built a capsule wardrobe that makes getting dressed an easy and mindless task. What I didn't have, however, is any sort of fun, feminine pattern, and now that I do, I've found that I crave wearing this thing every day.

    I've found that I do best when wearing this flirty blouse with easy, wide-leg navy trousers and flats.  It's an easy outfit that makes me smile.  Who could ask for more?

    ** blouse, trousers, sandals, glasses **

    ** photos by Kyle Leuken. this post is not sponsored in any way **