... my newest version of a flower crown ...


I am so excited with my latest design...
my new version of  the emerging flower crown trend.

I wrote last week here ...
about a crown I designed years ago..
that was  featured in WWD.
and
 how my beautiful daughter wore this vintage piece to
a Bhldn event in Beverly Hills.

This got me thinking how much I enjoyed that special piece made with antique flowers...
and how I would love to have
a modern version...

I wanted a flower crown that was age appropriate....
not wanting to give the impression I was reaching back to times gone by...
and
I wanted a piece that was in scale to my size and frame
and...

just as importantly...
I wanted a piece I was excited to wear!

This floral crown is a statement headpiece to be sure..
part headband...
part hat...
and the  perfect  finishing piece for an easy life style.

To do my hair...
all I had to do is comb it back smoothly...
place the 'crown' on
and  twist and tuck my hair into the back of the crown
for a finished look.
Making this headpiece a perfect solve for   quick summer hair.
Making it also a perfect go to piece...
after the pool or beach.

With such a statement headpiece...
I was intent on pairing this beauty with some
simple pieces  with clean lines
to achieve the balance of stylish Southern California ease
  I was looking for.

I chose wide legged linen pants from Anthropologie
a drapey knit top by Rachel Zoe

and
 to really ground the outfit...
I paired these with my Tory Burch blazer
and a flat gilded sandal...

and of course..,
my rattan antique bag...
that has become my summer evening staple.

I just love my new crown so  much...
I want to share just how easy it is to make your own...
so there is a
crown DIY here.




as always my friends

I wish you love and joy
as you style your life





26 comments:

  1. I'm a great fan of anything made with flowers (I even had a crush on the flower hat worn by Elizabeth Taylor in "The Mirror cracked") but your crown is especially fresh and soft. Lovely on you too !

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    1. I am also a great lover of all things flowers... I have just been thinking this crown brings together my love of gardening... and accessorizing!

      i am off to look up the Mirror Cracked... thanks so for the suggestion and for visiting from beloved Paris!

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  2. Ok...that is seriously cool! I love it. It is chic and fun all at the same time. Love your photo shoot as well.

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  3. Spectacular. Elegant and with a wonderful personality. A look fantastic.

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  4. I've been anxiously awaitng this post and it is even more spectacular than I had imagined. But then, it's a Tamera creation, so of course its spectacular! You never seize to amaze me. What a perfect modern version of a floral headpiece. The outfit of choice is also perfection to the T. My hands are just itching to get started on one of these, although I will add, it would be so much more enjoyable to be able to create with you by my side. I have found having a friend to laugh with during creative times makes for memorable occasions.

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  5. Just gorgeous, Tamera, with a retro flare and modern chic. Thanks for sharing with Visible Monday!

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  6. Incredible, I love your crown so much too! Those pants are so breezy and beautiful. A knock out outfit Tamera! xoxoxo

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  7. Oh heck Tamera, what a glorious work of art!!!! I absolutely LOVE, LOVE, LOVE it!!!! I think your daughter will be clamouring to wear your latest creation too and those pants ... GAH!!!!! xoxo

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  8. Gorgeous! I can't wait for the DIY!!! So excited to read it... and your outfit is absolutely stunning, as are your photos.
    xo ~kim & chloe

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  9. How very South Pacific. I L O V E your pants!

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  10. Perfect! I loved reading about your thoughts going into this, and the result! Very pretty!

    XOXO
    Lynn

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  11. What a fabulous look, Tamera! You've styled this just perfectly.

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  12. You are always such an inspiration, dear Tamera.
    XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

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  13. Thank you Tamera for your age appropriate crown. I thought about how my 63 year old face would look with the other flower crowns and I , quite frankly, hesitant. But this beautiful masterpiece is something I could "get my head around"....most definitely.

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  14. beautiful pictures and your lovely as usual

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  15. What a gorgeous photo shoot. You look like a movie star.
    Daphne.

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  16. Love you outfit. The flared pants are perfect looking; comfy & chic. Around this time of year in California, your outfit is perfect.

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  17. Frida wears white and goes blonde! Lovely, completely. Perfect for your suit ... so modern! Of course your hubs looks adoring.

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  18. Hey, that's awesome that you got in on the flower crown fun, too! You rock that!

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