Eclectically feminine style by Mary Gui

Modern Day Fairytale: Romantic Blouse & Floral Crown

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Some days I wake up and decide to dress like I’m in a fairytale. I love the idea of dressing as a modern day fairytale princess, because sometimes life needs a bit of whimsy and imagination. The inspiration for this outfit came from the baby’s breath floral crown I’m wearing. This is actually a bridal headpiece from a Canadian-based brand Olivia The Wolf. I fell in love with the delicate pearls and intricate details. I might not be getting married, but I sure do look good in this headband!

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This headpiece inspired me to put together an ethereal outfit fit for a modern day fairytale. I’ve been saving this romantic blouse from For Love And Lemons for a special look, and this felt like the right time. The leaf detail on this blouse is insanely gorgeous, as are the soft ruffles and exaggerated sleeves. If you have a romantic date or special occasion coming up, this blouse is currently on sale for 40% off on Farfetch. But hurry, because there’s only one left in stock!

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Matching the romantic vibe of the blouse, I paired it with a Paris printed midi skirt from Chicwish. This is exactly the kind of skirt I had in mind to go with the blouse, so I was pretty happy to come across this piece. I love the whimsical quality of this skirt and the soft pastel colors. I definitely could have sized up though, I’m wearing a Size S and the waist is tight. Luckily I shot these photos at 7AM before I had eaten anything.

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To play off of the leaf detailing on the blouse, I chose Stella & Dot feather leaf earrings that seem to be destined for this blouse. I am totally digging the combination of the floral headband, feather earrings, and the gold leaf neckline of the blouse. I love this shot so much I want to have it framed! I completed the outfit with silver pumps for a classic touch. Since princesses in fairytales don’t hold their own stuff, I opted to not have a purse for this look. Lastly, if you’re wondering where I shot these photos, this is on the Highline close to the 20th street entrance. I wanted a setting with lots of greenery, but at the same time some city elements for a modern vibe. layersofchic romantic blouse floral crown princess look layersofchic romantic blouse floral crown spring style layersofchic romantic blouse floral crown style blog

Shop the Look:

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What I’m Wearing:
Blouse: For Love and Lemons (40% off, one left!)
Skirt: Chicwish
Shoes: Seychelles (similar here)
Headpiece: Olivia the Wolf
Earrings: Stella & Dot

Thanks for reading,
Mary

*This post is in collaboration with Chicwish, Olivia the Wolf and Stella & Dot. As always, all views and opinions expressed are my own.

Photography: Tiffany Chen

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36 responses to “Modern Day Fairytale: Romantic Blouse & Floral Crown”

  1. Kevan says:

    My wife and I live in Las Vegas and this would be perfect for her if we went to the Paris themed casino.

  2. Jackie says:

    Such a pretty outfit and love how fairytale like it is. Also how gorgeous is that print on that skirt. Loving your style dear.

    Jackie | fashionxfairytale |

  3. Lisa Autumn says:

    You look like a modern day princess!

    xx Lisa | lisaautumn.com

  4. OMG I love this top!!!. I clicked to order it and it sold out 🙁 I am so sad. But you look absolutely gorgeous in it, I loved how you styled it with the Paris skyline skirt. xo, Emily
    http://bailylamb.com

  5. Gorgeous fairytale look. I have been eyeing that skirt on Chicwish forever, and seeing it on you makes me want to hit buy on the cart! Beautiful look.

    Thrifting Diva
    http://www.thriftingdiva.com

  6. Kimberly says:

    MARY I LOVE THIS! The detail on that top is gorgeous! For Love and Lemons is definitely one of my favorite brands, and 40% off? YES please! The skirt is beautiful as well. I love this outfit <3

  7. Liz says:

    I am OBSESSED with that top! Wish it was sold out :,-( You styled it so perfectly!! Love this outfit so much!

    Liz
    http://Www.lizzieinlace.com

  8. Linda says:

    I adore your outfit. You look absolutely beautiful!

    Linda

  9. Dee & Pazao says:

    This is such a fun and creative look! Really love the print on the skirt!

  10. love love love how you styled the skirt – two beautiful pieces that go so well together!! Bravo!!

    oh and love the location you chose to shoot – really makes the outfit the focus without distractions!

    xoxo

    Lourdes
    http://plsdotell.com/2017/05/24/tell-denisse-benitez/

  11. Katie says:

    You are a queen! This outfit is incredible, babe!

    xo, Katie
    Willow and White

  12. I’m in love with the shape of this midi skirt! So cute and I love how it flows. You look so pretty!
    xo Brenda

  13. Kristen says:

    Great look babe!! I am loving so many things here, especially those earrings!

    xoxo, Kristen
    http://www.theglamorousgal.com

  14. Lanae Bond says:

    That is a stunning look! I can see why you feel like dressing like a fairy tale because it brings some whimsy into everyday life.

    https://modestbudgetbelle80.blogspot.com/

  15. Helen says:

    This is so beautiful! I love everything from your blouse to your shoes to your crown!

  16. That top is so ethereal and cute! Love the whole look of it!
    <3, Mindy
    http://www.threadsnbreads.com

  17. Robin says:

    That crown and those shoes are so gorgeous – classic but unique at the same time! You always have the most unexpected combinations that give you such a distinct style, I love it.

  18. Jamie says:

    I am completely in love with this skirt! I would think I would be drawn to a print like this but it is amazing!

  19. You look like a real princess! I love how you style this blouse with the skirt. It looks sooog good.

    Btw, photography is amazing, I’m loving everything about this post!

  20. Ashley says:

    What a dreamy look! I love the detailing on your top! So gorgeous!

  21. courtney says:

    You look so so pretty!! That top is seriously gorgeous, I love the details.

  22. Samantha says:

    That skirt is a work of art! So beautiful!

    Sam
    http://www.lifeandmessyhair.com/

  23. You are beautiful! That blouse is beyond stunning on you – love the romantic color!

  24. such a pretty look!

  25. Bailey says:

    I love all of the delicate touches!

  26. Such an amazing outfit. I love the skirt. It really goes well with the top. 🙂

    Love,
    Manavi
    http://www.beforbeauty.com

  27. Amanda says:

    This is such a lovely look! I love the detailing on that blouse!

    Xx,
    Amanda | | http://www.fortheloveofglitter.com

  28. Erica says:

    Such a cute look! I love the hair details. 🙂

  29. Amber says:

    OMG I am in love with this outfit. From head to toe, I love it. It is most definitely a romantic look, and I could wear each of the pieces in multiple ways. I love it!

  30. It’s a really nice outfit! Really colorful! I adore the skirt. I am all about midi skirts lately! xx corinne

  31. Brittany N says:

    You look like a modern day Cinderella, Mary! So beautiful, I love all of the details! xo, B | http://www.theblistblog.com

  32. Daria says:

    Great pictures! I love the skirt!

    XO
    Daria

    http://www.dbkstylez.com

  33. Molly says:

    This is such a neat top! I love the way you styled it. The vine detail is such a lovely addition.

    Molly // Miss Molly Moon

  34. I love your style — so unique and fun! This look definitely is a fairytale!

  35. The dreamiest! You always have such unique and magical looks in my book! That skirt IS straight out of a romantic fairytale! XO

    https://www.theweekenderafashionfieldguide.com

  36. Tiffany says:

    Super cute and chic!