b is for bonnie loves Bliss Tulle

September 26, 2014

Okay, let’s get real for a minute, y’all. We’re at that point in our relationship where that’s okay, right? We’ve been doing this whole writer-reader dynamic long enough that when we get into a little real talk, you can trust it won’t be weird. So, we’re all familiar with the tulle skirt trend that’s swept the blogosphere by now. Admittedly, I was a tad skeptical at first. I didn’t see the practicality in waltzing around town wearing a ballerina-esque skirt. But y’all, I’ve totally changed my tune. To be fair, there isn’t much practicality in wearing a tulle skirt on an average day, and that’s truly part of its charm! There’s something magical about twirling around in layers and layers of feminine, whimsical tulle. As soon as I tried on this stunning custom creation from Bliss Tulle, I knew I’d spend the rest of the fall season devising clever and season appropriate ways to wear this beauty as much as humanly possible. Enter the plaid + tulle combo. Perfect for fall, no?

Now, let’s take a minute to celebrate the fashion maven behind Bliss Tulle. Christine lovingly makes every skirt to order in her New Jersey studio, ensuring each one is truly one-of-a-kind. I’m on the petite side and was concerned the traditional length of the Ashley skirt would be a touch too long for my short legs, so Christine helped me find the perfect length for a flirty yet ladylike feel. Talk about amazing customer service!

bisforbonniesloves-blisstulle-1Y’all, I wish I could accurately convey how much this skirt made me feel like a princess but words don’t seem to do it justice. Given its classic cream color, this skirt is sure to be a closet staple. It’s surprisingly easy to style, pairing seamlessly with chambray, feminine blouses and even plaid! I even think it would make for a fresh and unique bridal ensemble if paired with a cream lace blouse, nude pumps and a big, fluffy bouquet! Add a little statement necklace and you’re good to go.

bisforbonniesloves-blisstulle-4Ladies, do yourself a favor and snag one of these beauties for yourself. Christine creates high quality work that is not only stylish but is also comfy as can be. With the holidays coming upon us all too quickly, think about adding a tulle skirt to your wardrobe for an effortlessly chic and festive look! I promise you won’t be disappointed.

Top – vintage Ralph Lauren
Skirt – ℅ Bliss Tulle
Heels – old Aldo (similar)
Necklaces – ℅ Olive + Piper
Brass cuff – All the Wire

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I'm Bonnie -- a designer, brand designer + strategist, writer, wife, and pet parent to the most rambunctious golden retriever this side of the Mason-Dixon! I'm passionate about building authentic brands, encouraging small business owners to chase their dreams, and spreading joy through design. It's a delight to have you here, lovely! Grab a cup of coffee, pull up a comfy chair and stay a while, won't you?

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