The Royal Petunia: Kensington Cuteness

I just adore these newly-released photos of Princess Charlotte (taken by her mother, The Duchess of Cambridge, at their home in Norfolk earlier this month.) #royalcuteness

Wishing you a lovely week!


Seas The Day

 Today I'm headed back on my favorite ship, Royal Caribbean's Enchantment of the Seas (for more on my past adventures, visit here, here + here.) In honor of the ocean, I have collected some of my new favorite quotes about this vast and majestic paradise.

Enjoy + "sea" you soon!

"...she loved the sea. She loved the sharp salty smell of the air, and the vastness of the horizons bounded only by a vault of azure sky above. It made her feel small, but free as well."

"The heart of man is very much like the sea. It has its storms, it has its tides--and in its depths it has its pearls too."

"I think I love the ocean because it's calm, beautiful, infinite--but also angry, harsh and magnificent; and that intrigues me."

"When you have swam in the sea a lake will no longer do; everyone else was always a pond but the ocean was always you."


Warby Parker: Shades of Winter




Just in time for the cooler season, Warby Parker has rolled out their Winter 2015 Collection of optical and sunglasses. From round-lensed sunglasses and wider, rectangular optical silhouettes to new hues, including Blueberry Buckle, Grapefruit Soda, Glacier Grey, Squall Blue Fade, and Tree Swallow Fade, there’s a little iciness with hits of invigorating warmth in this collection of optical and sun glasses.

Five new shapes crafted from premium acetate—Chilton, Chelsea, Baker, Wilder, and Eaton—complement returning knockouts (in new colors) from the Japanese titanium Luminary Collection—for a 20-styles-deep selection of frames.

With so many options included in this collection, these glasses are ideal for Warby Parker's Home Try-On program. And, as always, for every pair sold, a pair is distributed to someone in need.


Days To Cherish: The Anthropologie Edit

I love the unique textures and prints of Anthropologie. Their designs, especially in winter, exude a sense of comfort and warmth. Here are some of my current favorites.


Happy Birthday, Lilly Pulitzer

November 10th marks the birthday of one of my favorite fashion icons, Lilly Pulitzer. Above are some of the styles I am currently coveting. I just love wearing bright colors and prints here in Florida--especially during this time of year. It's a very special kind of festive!

Make sure to shop Lilly Pulitzer this weekend. Today and tomorrow it's everyone's birthday with presents for all at checkout! Score key rings, candles and even a carry-on suitcase!

Happy Saturday, lovelies! xx


Petunia Picks: The Citrine + Topaz Edit

boots || gown || watch
ring || dress || bracelets
coat || earrings || maxi dress

November has two incredibly beautiful birthstones. The warm color of Citrine is said to represent a gift from the sun, and it's believed to be a healing gemstone. Topaz can be found in a variety of shades, but I personally love its beautiful blue color (also found in my new favorite Tory Burch Sequined Alpaca Jacket--a must for the holiday season.)


Ashley's Holiday 2015 Gift Guide

Happy November! With the holiday season quickly approaching, it's fun to start thinking of brands that will be sure to satisfy.

We all know of my intense love for Tory Burch, which is why her new collection should be your go-to for the ultimate statement piece. You will always RSVP Yes (and guarantee to turn heads!) in Tory. I love her jewelry + accessories, quintessentially elegant stocking stuffers!

...and the best addition to your Tory Burch wardrobe? A pair of Warby Parker sunglasses! Right now, Warby Parker not only has their chic fall collection, but they have three amazing limited editions: WP x Maiyet Bird, Uncrate + Thea. The sunglasses above are the ultimate in glamour! 

For your little learner, I highly recommend a subscription to Little Passports (read more about this unique company here.) Little Passports is your child's window to the world. They also have fun activities that educate all about our 50 states, as well as science kits, picture books and plush toys (who can resist Toby the canine globetrotter?!)

Love to travel? A hidden gem here in Central Florida is the Melia Orlando, located in the heart of my town of Celebration. Just minutes away from Walt Disney World, this hotel has the most fantastic pool, entertainment and lobby bar. Melia also offers properties around the world--with incredible deals for an exotic escape or weekend of culture in a European capital.

For the sweet lover, a great gift can be found for all ages at Tate's Bake Shop (for more on the history of Tate's, see this post.) They offer gluten-free cookies, delicious brownies and other fun items to celebrate almost any holiday and/or milestone. 

Last but not least, after you've eaten your cookies--and need to fit into that Tory dress for your vacation at a Melia resort!--I recommend all things Fitbit. The Fitbit flex has changed my life for the better--I'm currently averaging 7-10 miles a day--and Fitbit makes it so easy to keep track of steps, calories and even sleep patterns. They come in a variety of colors, and for you stylish gals, the Tory Burch x Fitbit bracelets are phenomenal. I have the gold and get so many compliments.

What are some of your holiday must-haves?