Pour yourself a cup of sweet tea, because I’m about to share with you how to be a modern Southern Bell…. from Nor Cal. Being a Modern Southern Belle means you take the idea of a Southern Belle and make it your own. For me, the Southern Belle elements I want to take and apply to my own life/look are classic beauty, bright colors and lady like designs. I think I hit all of those in this Avon Shelley Cutaway Blouse from the Avon Savana Blooms collection. This is my pick from the collection and how I’m making it modern.
My own modern take on a Southern Belle is pairing a beautiful colorful floral blouse with a pair of dark green ankle pants and lace up pumps! For me wear to work dress pant is still lady like in styling but grounds the bold florals. The deep green color and ankle cut styling makes it modern. (pants, Old Navy; pumps, Nine West Outlet). The lace up details and suede finish on my pumps take an otherwise classic pump to the next level.
Its all about that blouse, that blouse. Avon Shelley Cutaway Blouse from the Avon Savana Blooms collection is the star of the show, and its only $29.99! This pretty blouse is such a spring staple, one with fun details and bright pattern is a great addition. I can wear this to work, dressed down for weekend, pretty much for any occasion. If you have a cooler weather Easter, this would be a great outfit for that. And the details make it unlike anything else in my closet.
Have you meet all the Southern Belles!? Laura, Linda, Erica and myself all had different picks from the collection but all can mix and match for an update to our spring wardrobe. What pieces are your favorite, how are you a modern Southern Belle? Use hashtag #wordofalicia for your chance to win a little treat from the Savana Blooms collection! Shop this limited edition quick as the pieces are selling out fast at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger