Blue Floral for Fall

What are loving about Fall fashion? For me, it’s the floral, the bell sleeve and embroidery that are really my style love language right now. I want them all and I wish I could find pieces that I totally love that include those elements. Fortunately, I have done just that with a sweet little floral top from H & M. I picked it up several weeks ago but finally decided to wear it to work on Friday with some jeggings.


Is it bad that I loved this look so much that I wore to church on Sunday? Well, I did! The only exception was that I put my hair up that morning. I knew this top could hold some potential to be casual but could also be dressed up for the office on days when I need to have a more professional look. So how can I remix this top?

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Pattern mixing always gets me just a little bit happy. It feels like a style no-no and it was back in the day but since that day is gone why not embrace the beauty of being bold?!


The beauty of a completer piece is that it can be added or removed as needed depending on the temps. This look works with or without the jacket.

navy floral top

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Office professional is another way to wear this floral top. Although my goal for the next seasons is to be more casual at work, I know there are days I will need to be adding those heels with either a skirt or dress pants.

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Pattern mixing works for the office too and adds some fun interest to a navy look.

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I know this top will worn over and over throughout the coming months. I’m looking forward to pairing it with sweaters and blazers as the seasons change.

And since it’s Wednesday I’m partnering with The Blended Blog to host our style link-up. Looking forward to see your posts today.

Have a stylish Wednesday, friends!
~Carrie xoxxo
I’m linking up here.

  • Living on Cloud Nine
    What a sweet little floral top on the sweetest lady! LOVE the pattern mix and you look incredible!!
    • You are too kind! Thank you, sweetheart!
  • Carrie---you show how to wear this floral top so perfectly!! You look fabulous! XOXO Jodie
    • Thank you so much, Jodie!
  • that is a pretty top! I love dark florals for fall.
    • Thank you, Amy! So glad there are pretty florals for fall.
  • That top is so pretty. Funny how it thought it was a darker blue and then you changed the jacket and it totally changed. Love that you can get several looks out of this.
    • This might be a little powerhouse this fall!
  • Hi Carrie! I need to stay in touch more! LOVE your top, the darker floral. it looks great with the dark denim that you wear so well. i also love the mix of checked with this look, so good to find versatility in a piece. have a great day! jess xx
    • Thank you so much for stopping by, Jess!
  • No way, $9.99 from H&M?! That is such a great find. Love all of your pattern mixing, and it's so chic with those fabulous mules, cuffed jeans, and pulled-up hair. Lovely!
    • It was a great find! I felt like I scored. It's available in other prints too but I liked this one best. Thanks for stopping by, Anne!
  • I love your remixes! Especially the outfit with the floral + the gingham! And those slides are fantastic!
  • I've yet to mix gingham with anything else... here you've nailed it by showing how one flower print top can go a really long way. Beautiful pattern mix.
    • Thank you so much, Lorena! I had fun putting these looks together!
  • Rrush A Nikci
    Love the mixed prints. . . you made it look so effortless! Life is just Rosie Instagram
    • Thank you so much! Glad you stopped by today!
  • Nicole Mölders
    Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style. Great mix of prints! You really rock it! Great looks!
  • Jaclyn@coffeepancakesanddreams
    What a great find from H & M! I so rarely go there but will need to stop in!
    • When they have deals, they are pretty sweet! Thanks so much for stopping by my blog!
  • Penny @ pennyspassion.blogspot
    Super cute top! It's so versatile. Love how you matched it.
  • Jennifer Graham
    I am curious about sizing. I am typically either a 2 or 4. You have nailed this look and I WILL be imitating you!;)
    • Hi Jennifer! About sizing - these jeggings are from The Limited and they are a 0. Typically, that's the size I wear except at H&M. Their pants are small and I'm usually a 4. In tops I'm an XS but J. Crew Factory I can wear an XXS regular or petite. Hope that helps. Thanks for stopping by!
  • Melissa
    These looks are fabulous!! LOVE that you mixed your floral top with stripes and plaid! So chic Thanks for linking up with Weekend Wear xo Mel
  • What a perfect floral top for fall! I love it with the skirt.
  • I love this floral print. The color and size of the print make it perfect for pattern mixing. It looks so great with the gingham jacket and the striped skirt! Oh, the styling possibilities are endless! Well done, my friend. Thanks so much for linking up with me. Shelbee
  • This top is adorable! You always find the cutest pieces at H&M. I enjoyed seeing the multiple ways you have styled it, especially the pattern mixed looks. Thanks for linking up with Fabulous Friday! Jennie - A Pocketful of Polka Dots