Wednesday, June 27, 2012

obsessed -- cynthia rowley.

Sudden Surprise Crochet Sweater 
ATTAINABLE: Threadsence Sudden Surprise Crochet Sweater
www.threadsence.com; sale (now) $32.50
There are some pieces that are just off-limits during certain times of the year -- for example, parkas in July.  I just refuse.  But sweaters are a favorite of mine because they're so multi-seasonal.  This pretty open weave is perfect for summer, and the punchy color is brilliant.  I particularly love the fun surprise in the back: a panel of floral fabric that makes this top truly unique.

Designers who are able to truly embody a season always amaze me.  Cynthia Rowley pieces are truly representative of summer -- they're light, flirty, feminine, and oh-so-fun.  Moreover, they can carry you from one summer occasion to another with ease: from a graduation party to a barbeque, a birthday party to dinner alfresco, these dresses will travel literally everywhere.


Cynthia Rowley Zigzag Floral Dress 
www.shopbop.com; $595
There's just so much to love about this pretty little frock.  The print is so fun and bold -- I love how the zigzags contrast with the flowers, and the color stands out beautifully against the black and white background print.  I'm also particularly fond of this shape.  The defined waist, slightly flared skirt, long sleeves and -- of course -- pockets make this a dress truly to die for.

Cynthia Rowley Spectral Lattice Print Dress 
www.shopbop.com; $595
I'm a big, big proponent of the little white dress come summertime -- and this is such a fun take on it.  The shape is just so flirty, especially the skirt portion -- it's light and pretty.  And the seaming on top adds just enough structure and visual interest to keep the print from overwhelming the dress.

www.shopbop.com; sale (now) $346.50
In yet another fabulous print, the shape steals the show again in this gorgeous little frock.  The pattern has a slight vintage feel that perfectly matches the pretty neckline, sleeveless silhouette, and perfect piping that creates the most gorgeous structured shape, especially from the back.  How perfect with a pair of chunky heels or with the addition of a blazer and pumps for work.
www.shopbop.com; $425
It's not often that I find a pretty blazer that can be paired with everything from shorts to jeans to dresses with ease.  This fun jacket would be so playful over a black dress or basic pencil skirt and heels for work, but would make the perfect topper with jeans or tailored shorts and bright heels for a night out.

What are YOU obsessed with right now?
xo Josie
Thanks to Threadsence and Shopbop for the photos.

15 comments:

Erika said...

Hello Zigzag Floral Dress. Ooh, I need that frock in my life! :)

C said...

Oh how I love those dresses! sooooo feminine and cute!!
have a lovely week, sweetie!!!!!

TheChambrayCountess said...

I love Cynthia Rowley! That floral blazer has been on my wishlist forever!

Rachel Jensen {Da Paura ♥} said...

I like the floral dress! These are all so unique and gorgeous!

beckspick.com said...

love the knitted sweater!

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Diana Marks said...

those dresses are so lovely!!

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Leeann @ Join the Gossip said...

I could totally see you wearing these floral pieces! Adorable :)

A Bit of Sass said...

I adore the lattice print dress from her. I would also love to wear that blazer:)
xo,
www.abitofsass.blogspot.com

Erin said...

I love that mixed distorted floral dress! I would wear that all the time! Gorgeous!

xx

Erin @ http://www.truffles-ruffles.com/

Candy and Treats said...

Lovely prints! At the moment I'm obsessed with navy stripes, healthy food and bandeau bikinis :) <3

Sophie said...

i love cynthia rowley! her collections are always amazing. i need to get my hands on that dress in the second picture asap!

Honey said...

stopped by after so long... love that first sweater, you have GREAT taste.

Shermineh said...

Ugh I've been dying over Cynthia Rowley's Spring line-up. That blazer is a favorite...

xo,
Shermineh

www.postgradchic.blogspot.com

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kirstyb said...

those dresses are to die for x

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