It took a while, but the flowers finally bloomed up at the Rose Garden, and I couldn't be more delighted about it. We only live a ten minute walk from the Rose Garden, and during the summer I love to stroll up there with my camera and take pictures of roses. And even though I have a collection of thousands of rose pictures now, it somehow never gets old. There's something so entrancing (and wonderfully British) about beds of roses laid out neatly, in every variety you can think of. My favorite time of day to visit the garden is in the evening, which is what we did yesterday. The air is fragrant and warm, the people stroll calmly, and the late evening light is stunning.
Orange is one of those colors that I never thought I could wear until I actually tried this shirt on a few months ago. And I never thought I could wear yellow, either, until I found the perfect rich gold dress at Anthropologie last year. I think everyone can wear every color, as long as it's the right shade. A lighter orange would not look good on me, but bright colors are almost always a safe bet.
Dress (worn as skirt): Forever 21
Shoes: Jeffrey Campbell via Lulu's
Necklace: Forever 21
Bracelet 1: B. Lee Designs
Bracelet 2: made by my sister-in-law