cherry blossoms featured photo

Cherry Blossom Time

cherry blossoms featured photo

Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made, and forgot to put a soul into
~Henry Beecher, Life Thoughts, 1858

Each year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates spring in Washington, DC, the gift of the cherry blossom trees, and the enduring friendship between the people of the United States and Japan.

In honor of the lovely, pale pink flowers, we offer the following ethereally shading fashion (to purchase an item, click on the product name in red):

The “Real” Thing

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Balenciaga crème Cherry Blossom Printed Top- Pretty and useful. Fits and packs. Lightweight Tencel-Cotton blend stretch knit. Sleeveless crewneck. Semi-sheer(white or nude underpinnings please) Cotton/Polyester. On sale $105.00

Cherry Blossom Top- The kind of element you’ll wear all the time come warmer weather. Classic scoop neck, 3/4 sleeved tee – cherry blossoms on white.100% Cotton $40.00

Heritage Cherry Blossom Blouse by Banana Republic- Forgiving blouson style with lots of pretty blossoms. Split neck with button loop closure. ¾ banded sleeves. Shirring at the waist. 100% Polyester. Machine wash. $80.00

Floral Print Cocktail Dress by Kay Unger- A lovely spring/summer wardrobe addition for luncheons, parties, events. So ladylike and feminine, you could meet prospective in-laws in this. Asymmetrical Neckline, fitted silhouette hits at the knee. Hidden back zipper. The palest blue/green with pink and white blossoms. $440.00

Tops

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Bellona Washed Silk Tee- It’s the shape and fabrication that make this a go-to item. Besides, it feels really wonderful against the skin. Scoop neck, seam detail at front and back. Short sleeves. Semi-sheer. $158.00

Pink Wavy Lace Tunic- Wear your hair down and unconstructed pants or a skirt to emphasize the delicacy of this piece (and you.) Palest pink tunic with wavy scalloped hem. 100% Polyester. Long and narrow. Hand wash. $44.00

Tiered Lace Tunic Top by Hazel-Definitely girly even if you’re wearing pants. Hides the midriff too, should you have need. Scalloped edge, Georgette back, flounced tiers, adjustable straps. Hits below the hips. 100% Polyester. on sale $44.99

Satin cutout Crop Cami- Positively ethereal whether paired with jeans, whites, or a soft skirt. A bit of sheen makes anything look dressier. Buttons down the front. Low, scooped, strappy back. Machine washable. $52.00

Joseph Marly Pale Pink Blouse- Sleeveless pale pink silk crepe de chine blouse. Draped, wrap-around neck tie that can be worn loosely over the shoulders or in a bow at the front; concealed button front; gathered, fixed hem. 100% Silk. On sale $178.00

Dresses and Skirts

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Diane von Furstenberg Palest Pink Alba Dress-Feminine refinement at it best. Extremely old school patrician. An elegant drape-style detail with capped sleeves, round neck, hidden shoulder and side zipper fastening; attached belt with silver metal side link. Ruched front; waterfall skirt drape. 95% Silk/5% Lycra. $555.00

Elsie in Blush by Leslie Evers- Garden party anyone? Cocktails on the patio? Polo? Pink and cream, high necked dress with bow. 100% Cotton Voile, fully lined. $185.00

Antonio Berardi Wool/Jersey Stretch Dress- Stylish and ladylike with its own individualism. Pale-pink wool. Lightly-padded structured shoulders, stretch-jersey asymmetric looped and ruched bodice, fully lined.Exposed zipper fastening at the back. $2445.00

Hugo A-Line Skirt- From office to dinner depending on blouse and accessories. The lightest beige Cotton stretch in a pencil cut with high waist and decorative belt. Rear vent and back zipper. Cotton/Elastane. $310.00

Silk Shimmer Pleated Skirt- This party-ready skirt should be paired with something thin and fluid, pale or metallic. Peach Silk/Metallic Fiber pleated skirt with lower back hemline. Machinewashable. $130.00

And Left to Right:

Lulu Sheer Polka Dot Tassel Scarf- Throw it over a summer dress, a white tee, or…anything that needs a bit of flair and flattering warmth. 73” x 12” ; sheer gauze trimmed in tassels. Polyester. $18.00

Pink Double Handle Chain Bag- with front pocket and push lock. Polyurethane. Looks a great deal more expensive than it is. $76.00

Top Row:

Nude Quilted Lock Access Body Bag- Prim and pretty. Wear with pearls and jean or a retro dress and cardigan sweater. Or shorts! 7” x 9” fold-over design with twist lock. Quilted finish, chain strap. Polyurethane. $26.86

Pink Scarf- This one looks best wound around and around. Beautiful face frame. Casual are dressed. Woven Acrylic scarf with pleated frill. 22” x 78”. Machine washable. $13.00

Bottom Row:

Alice by Temperley Pink Laser cut Leather Jacket- Looking like heiress apparel. Sumptuously soft features zipper fastening in front, v-neck with lapels, quilted stitch detailing and laser cut ruffled peplum with scalloped trim. It’s all in the details. Fully lined. 100% Leather. $956.00

Etoile Isabel Marant Haca Quilted Cotton Jacket- Pretty and put together whether at the office, shopping Madison Avenue or attending a PTA meeting. Pink and off white, ¾ sleeves, zippered cuffs, slanted welt pockets; fully lined. Button and concealed zipper fastening through front. 100% Cotton. $540.00

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