|Dreaming of Spring (and Weekend Sales)…|
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OUTFIT DETAILS Morning Lavender Floral Kimono (also love this one) | Abercrombie Lace Trim Cami | Citizens of Humanity Cara Ankle Jean | Gucci Belt with Interlocking G | Vince Camuto Franell Bootie | Urban Decay Lipstick (Ladyflower) Morning Lavender Floral Kimono It’s the middle of February and we’ve just had the biggest snowstorm of the season last week. Of course I am changing my mindset and embracing winter in all it’s glory (as indicated in this post). That being said, spring is a little over a month away. Ever the optimist, I am definitely looking forward to it! So I thought today’s post would be about this lovely Morning Lavender floral kimono that I found. The floral kimono has been one of my favorite trends this season. A floral kimono is such an easy, lightweight piece to have in your closet. It is perfect for a cooler spring day and is such an nice way to dress up a causal ensemble. A floral kimono can be worn with jeans and a cami (love this pretty lace one!) as I have styled it here. Alternatively wear it with shorts or over a solid color sheath dress or pencil skirt. You can even wear it to the beach over a bathing suit. What better place to photograph a floral kimono, than in front of a bougainvillea plant? These beautiful flowers are nowhere to be found in the Michigan winter landscape, so I went all the way to California to take these pictures. I happened to be in California in November for a conference for work. I had some downtime and I got to visit my friend Debbie of To Thine Own Style be True. She read my mind when I said I wanted to take pictures around bougainvilleas, and so we ended up at Laguna beach. This is one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever been to! Not only did I get to see bougainvilleas, but I got to see the beautiful Pacific Ocean at sunset. Not a bad place for a photo shoot! A floral kimono really is a versatile piece that is not only great for spring, but can really worn year-round. There are so many pretty floral kimonos available, that you really can’t have just one! President’s Day Weekend Sales There are so many great sales going on this weekend, that I thought they were worth mentioning. All of these stores I have found are selling great pieces that will transition well from winter to spring! J. Crew – 30% off all purchases (including sale items) and free shipping with code SOGOOD. -This includes their new arrivals. I am counting down the days until I can wear this floral dress as well as this gingham bikini top and bottom set. Madewell – Take an extra 20% off all sale styles with code HAPPYDANCE Ann Taylor – Take an extra 50% off all sale styles with code GETMORE – I’m loving these chic pumps (great for work), this pretty pink tie sweater, and this glam sequin skirt. Loft – Take an extra 50% off all sale styles with code HAPPY -see this post where I talk about all my favorite Loft sale favorites. Talbots – Up to 80% off original prices during their end of season clearance sale. All sale pants are $19.99 Express – 40% off your entire purchase (no code necessary). Nordstrom – Take up to 40% off a large number of items during Nordstrom’s winter sale. -Favorites include these block leggings, this lace dress, and this raincoat (petite-friendly and in 6 colors!) As always, thanks for stopping by! xo | April Follow The Blue Hydrangeas on: *This post contains affiliate links. The post Dreaming of Spring (and Weekend Sales)… appeared first on The Blue Hydrangeas - A Petite Fashion and Lifestyle Blog.
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