Haylie Ahart, 27, decided to rely on one of her favorite brands, Free People, to turn heads at Touch of Paris Styled Shoot & Workshop.
“They just have unique items and it’s usually casual and a little boho,” she says.
The Fairfax, Va.-based owner of Wander And Whimsical Floral says her goal for the day was functional with a touch of fashion.
“I was trying to be comfortable, but put together,” she explains.
The ensemble also was a subtle way to showcase her company’s aesthetic.
“This is my branded color scheme — taupes and neutrals, natural and organic,” she says, adding that she opened her company in November 2018 after working as a freelance floral designer for three years.
Ahart says that the ensemble is typical of what she normally wears: “Either that or jeans and a sweater. It’s pretty casual.”
Her ensemble: Top Plush sand-colored sweater from Free People. High-waisted, long black skirt from Free People. Rocker-style black booties by Steve Madden from Nordstrom. Dangling earrings from Free People and a silver ring from David Yurman was a gift from her parents.
--John-John Williams IV