Linen and Leather

How gorgeous are these tulips in Bryant Park?! It’s totally fine if you want to just ignore my outfit and focus on the pretty flowers.Β Rose and I were so mesmerized by them when we met for lunch last week! Blame it on that pesky monster we call ‘Winter’ that overstayed his welcome. This past winter resembled the last guest to leave your party. You know who I mean… The guy that just.keeps.talking. You may have the entire place cleaned up already, music off, and constant yawns, but they’re still there and not getting the hint. Yep, that was this winter.

Hopefully spring is here to STAY! And I mean spring. I’m not ready to start sweating to my death on my way to work each morning. Seasons, people!

gifted Sail to Sable Dress / Madewell Belt / Steve Madden Sandals (old)Β / ASOS Sunglasses / Sequin NYC Bangles – one, two, three

Photos: Rose Mayo

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  1. 4.30.13
    christin commented:

    love everything about this post especially the sunshine πŸ™‚

  2. 4.30.13
    Rachelle commented:

    Loving this dress, the details in the front are perfect.


  3. 4.30.13
    anngelik commented:

    The tulips are gorgeous, I love how colorful they are. Your dress is also beautiful, I love the detailing on top.


  4. 4.30.13

    that is a gorgeous dress on you — I love everything about this look! xo

  5. 4.30.13

    Cutest dress! Linen is the best for summer <3

  6. 4.30.13

    Great dress! And I love the tulips in Bryant Park. It makes my walk to work that much more enjoyable every morning.

  7. 4.30.13
    Deanna G. commented:

    Love this dress!

  8. 4.30.13
    Kayla commented:

    Looovee that dress! SOO cute with the ric rac down the middle!!


  9. 4.30.13
    LLinaBC commented:

    I sincerely love every single one of your outfits.

  10. 4.30.13
    Meg commented:

    Love this look!
    I actually just made a tote that has the same elements as this outfit/picture (linen looking fabric with bright orange handles).
    Check it out!

  11. 4.30.13
    Carly commented:

    So jealous, I haven’t seen any tulips here in Chicago yet, which is a total bummer.

    And I love the dress!! Which collection is it in?


    • 4.30.13
      Jessica Sturdy commented:

      Unfortunately, I don’t see it on the website! πŸ™

      • 5.1.13
        Carly commented:

        me either πŸ™

  12. 4.30.13
    Alyssa commented:

    I work right near Bryant Park, and I love walking by to see the tulips. They’re so gorgeous this time of year!

  13. 4.30.13
    Rose commented:

    Ahh to be back in that warm sunshine! The flowers actually make your neutrals pop even more (also, love that we both showed up in neutrals haha).

    Blonde in this City

  14. 4.30.13
    Lauren commented:

    adore this dress— looks so cute on you! xo

  15. 4.30.13
    Sarah commented:

    Love your dress! And the portable backup phone charger, ugh now if only they made tem for the 5!!

    The Purse Snatcher

  16. 4.30.13
    Ellen Landgren commented:

    I LOVE this outfit, you look so beautiful! Can’t wait to see you in real life, bows&sequins. πŸ™‚

  17. 4.30.13
    Olivia commented:

    There’s something so classic about a linen dress. This looks so good on you, and I love it with those Steve Madden shoes! Those flowers are gorgeous πŸ™‚

  18. 4.30.13
    amy commented:

    I love this dress!! The leather details are perfect. I’m not ready for summer. Ugh, it’s miserable here!


    Fashion and Beauty Finds

  19. 4.30.13
    Chelsea commented:

    How cute is the ric rac trim on that dress?! I love all of the brown accessories and your pretty smile girl.

    Chelsea & The City

  20. 4.30.13
    michelle commented:

    love this outfit! you look great! and so tan! (i need your secrets!)

    • 4.30.13
      Jessica Sturdy commented:

      TAN?! It must just be the lighting, lady. My poor skin hasn’t seen the light of day since August. Actually, maybe even July. Eeeks!

  21. 4.30.13
    Stacey commented:

    This dress is adorable! I’m g;ad spring has finally arrived for you!


    Five Minute StyleΒ 

  22. 4.30.13
    Kodi commented:

    I love the canvas-y look of the dress, lovely for spring! And your arm party is rockin’.
    grey et al

  23. 4.30.13

    very pretty jessica Xo Megan,

  24. 4.30.13
    kelly commented:

    LOVE that dress!! And the way you matched the belt and shoes looks perfect.

  25. 4.30.13
    Mandi commented:

    I absolutely adore this dress. Great deatails in the front.

  26. 5.1.13
    Alice commented:

    Love the dress and the shoes!

  27. 5.1.13
    Nicole commented:

    Perfect spring outfit! Love the neutral colors!

    Kisses from Hong Kong,

  28. 5.1.13
    AJ commented:

    This look is Boho meets Preppy. Cute! And those tulips are beautiful.


  29. 5.1.13

    I love this dress, so cute and feminine. Love that you kept it simple with the brown belt & shoes.

  30. 5.1.13
    Katie commented:

    Love, love, love this outfit! That dress is so adorable and I’m in love with that belt paired with it! Great look pretty lady! πŸ™‚


  31. 5.5.13
    Angela commented:

    Loving this whole outfit.
    Method Clothe

  32. 5.6.13
    Agi commented:

    Love this dress. So pretty and perfect for Spring.


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