So if you follow me on Instagram or Snapchat, you'll know that I am so beyond obsessed with flowers. Pretty much any variety of flower in any color, any shape, any size. I just find such a relaxing beauty and inspiration within them, that it always makes me feel happy and calm. I am always snapping pictures of impressive flowers that I am lucky enough to pass by daily while walking to my office. If you don't know, on 28th street in Manhattan there's something magical called the Flower District. This is where a bunch of wholesale (and retail) locations sell the absolute most beautiful flowers I have ever seen

I have always dreamed of an opportunity to walk down this block DAILY, ON MY WAY TO WORK. Even if you have the most stressful day in the world, you know you started it looking at color and life. Also, you know that you'll see it again the next day. It's always reassuring to know that you have something so beautiful and positive to look at.

I've been trying to figure out a way to show how the colors of these flowers influence my life through my outfits. Let me try and take you on a journey to through the Flower District of Manhattan.

My best friend recently got married and it was a chance, of course, to get dressed up. As I was in her wedding party, I wore a cobalt blue dress that sometimes looked a little purple. Juxtaposed against the uplighting in her venue, the purple definitely pops, just as it does in the floral picture amongst the other colors.

Peonies are my number one. In my eyes, there's nothing more beautiful than the sight of a peony. I honestly think that they look gorgeous closed as well. Not only do they look phenomenal, but the process of them blooming is so pretty, not to mention they smell fantastic. As there are a plethora of different types of penoies, Duchesse de Nemours has to be my favorite. Secondly, the Gardenia Peony (looks similar to a Gardenia). There's nothing better than having a fresh bouquet of them sitting next to you on your desk right near the window and having the scent come through with fresh air.

Get a glimpse of these beauties along 28th Street. As you can I'm sure imagine, there are so many different types in that one little area. I recently wore this beautiful, wispy skirt that I got from H&M last season. The way it's cut just makes me so happy (which ironically you can't see that well here, but that's okay). 

So being that this outfit was black and white, I decided to pair it with a color flower photo. This is probably one of the best floral photos that I have taken and only because there are so many different types and colors in one space. The best thing about seeing so many styles and colors at once is that it gives you so many things to think about. I can't really describe the feeling, it's one that you'll have to try and realize for yourself when you visit the floral district.

Last but not least I have to include the photo of this dress/top. I had never head of the designer before, her name is Adrianna Papel and I found this specific piece at Marshalls. The first time I wore the piece, it was as a top with the jeans that you see pictured. I remember like yesterday, it was April 1st and I captioned the photo on my Instagram "April showers bring May flowers." I guess I thought I was cute, it's fine. I paired it with this photo of endless peonies, because again, why not (as Mr. Kate would say).

I hope you enjoyed this short rendezvous through the Flower District of Manhattan with me. There's really nothing better. Here are a couple of links to what I was wearing in the post:

Bridesmaids Dress, Ralph Lauren | Slides, Ralph Lauren | Ring, Bauble Bar | Skirt, H&M | Watch, Daniel Wellington | Skirt #2, Old Navy | Ring #2, Bauble Bar | Jeans, Old Navy | Dress, Adrianna Papel, Boots, G.H. Bass | Ring, Bauble Bar

Send me a tweet and tell me what you're inspired by, I would love to know. Soemtimes I wish I could just roll around in the flowers that are in the Flower District, but we all know that's just simply not possible. I must proceed to walk through and get to work, at least Monday-Friday.


  1. Loving the beauty of each floral shot! Flower District is on my to-do list for the next visit to NY!