Skirting the Rules…

Hello friends…how’s your Hump Day treating ya? Mine is about the same…but I must say that the weather is fine and I’m enjoying being out and about.

Today’s look is sort of nautical (blue stripes) but in Technicolor (yellow, orange and coral). I wanted to be casual but not bland and I think the bright colors really popped against my blue and white striped top.

I was SO excited to wear my Terrace Blooms statement necklace from Chloe+Isabel today also!  It is a beautiful statement necklace and fits perfectly with any Spring or Summer look!  Shop here at my boutique!

I also wore my fave pair of flats (although I actually own just a few pairs of flats since heels are my preference).

Hope you’re having a great week so far! Cortneybre…


Please get fresh with me! A Joe Fresh dress!

Bonjour mon amies!  My dress of the day is by Joe Fresh for JC Penney.  I watched this dress for weeks awaiting its mark down.  Unfortunately, by the time it was marked down there were no dresses available in my size.  Never fear, it was available online and I was quite happy to receive it a few days ago.

The dress is wonderful!  The fabric is sumptuous and looks very expensive.  (Much more expensive than the $23.00 I paid for it!)  To make the dress “work friendly” I paired it with a Vera Wang for Kohl’s Jacket I already owned.  You could easily make this a more casual look by adding a denim jacket and taking it from day to night!

I’ve gotten several compliments on the outfit today and I think it’s a success!  I even had a lady stop me as she was driving by and tell me how pretty the dress looked.

Happy Humpday!  Cortneybre

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Gingham and Roses – A Mixing of Patterns

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Today’s post features one of my favorite skirts.  I happened upon this beautiful print at a JCREW outlet and thought it was so unique.  The skirt is saturated with a beautiful collage of pinks, browns, and yellows.  I’ve been wearing the skirt with a brown shirt – similar to the cardigan I have on today – but I decided to think out of the box and find something more exciting.

As the “pattern-on-pattern” trend is so hot right now, I thought I’d give it a try and wear a pink and white striped gingham button up shirt.  I’ve gotten several compliments and “I’d never think to pair that with that” comments which are a sign of true success!    Xoxo…Cortneybre…

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