Floral Dress & A Woman’s Best Friend

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floral dress with red bow

Saturday evening, Emma and I took a short walk up the street to visit my blogger friend Zhenya! She is celebrating a new chapter in her life by going back to college to pursue fashion, whoot whoot! I was excited to come over and bring my little best friend, Emma. Emma had so much fun being able to run around in the fenced-in yard and playing with an almost four-year-old.

My boyfriend is dropping Emma off at his parents tonight, as we are heading out tomorrow night for North Carolina. It is always bittersweet to say good bye because on one hand it usually means we are going on vacation, but I always end up missing her (and her cuddles) and can’t wait to see her again. It will be sad to say good bye for a whole week, but I know she will have a fabulous time at the grandparents :) There really is a special bond between a woman and her dog — !

mini aussie shepherd

light-weight floral print dress

floral dress + summer sandals

navy blue floral dress with red bow

summer style

Dress, Forever 21 (Very old, similar here or here) :: Sandals, JustFab (Similar here) :: Bracelet, Lia Sophia (Similar)

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32 Comments

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    Rachelle
    August 25, 2014 at 7:23 AM

    This print is so pretty on you :)

    xo
    PinkSole

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    Jess Zimlich
    August 25, 2014 at 8:12 AM

    Enjoy your getaway to North Carolina! Emma is too cute for words :)

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    Amy Ann
    August 25, 2014 at 8:47 AM

    I love anything floral! I totally know what you mean about leaving our furry friends. I always hate it! They make coming home so much more fun.

    xo, Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

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    Zhenya Hutson
    August 25, 2014 at 2:58 PM

    You looked amazing in that dress and Emma is a star! I hope she enjoyed my bushes 😉

    http://beingzhenya.com

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    two birds
    August 25, 2014 at 10:12 AM

    Have a fun trip! She will miss you, too, I’m sure!

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    amy
    August 25, 2014 at 12:33 PM

    I hope you have a great trip. I love seeing Emma in your posts.

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    Denisa
    August 25, 2014 at 1:21 PM

    Very nice pattern. xa
    http://www.fashiondenis.com

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    Berty Morales
    August 25, 2014 at 2:21 PM

    Rachel you look beautiful and I love, love that dress. Also beautiful photos as well.
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    Leigh
    August 25, 2014 at 3:10 PM

    Love the dress!

    Have a great time in NC and awhhh Emma.

    She’s the cutest!

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    Jacy
    August 25, 2014 at 3:18 PM

    As you already know, I have a special place in my heart for this dress! 😉 I agree that it’s so comfy and I still think the print is so striking!

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    ADA
    August 25, 2014 at 4:43 PM

    I couldn’t agree more. A Floral Dress is a woman’s best friend. Definitely brings out our playful feminity. Love yours, so so pretty. I love the kimono inspiration of the dress!!

    Happy Monday and enjoy this last week of August, Rachel!!

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    Tienlyn
    August 25, 2014 at 5:43 PM

    You look so fun and flirty! And your dog is so adorable! xx, Tienlyn http://www.thoughtfulmisfit.com

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    Kirsty
    August 25, 2014 at 6:31 PM

    Love ths pics. Beautiful dress.
    x Kirsty
    http://geelongfashionista.com

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    Marta
    August 25, 2014 at 6:49 PM

    Such a pretty floral dress!! These pics are adorable!
    Marta, xo
    http://www.sweatersstripesandsweets.com

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    Michaela
    August 25, 2014 at 9:19 PM

    I love that dress and what a gorgeous dog!

    Michaela || The Monogrammed Midwesterner

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    Deborah
    August 25, 2014 at 10:32 PM

    You look amazing in this beautiful floral dress and I love the pop of red!! Emma is so adorable!!
    http://www.chiclyyours.com

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    KizzyDoll
    August 26, 2014 at 5:45 AM

    I love floral dresses, this one is gorgeous xx

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    Lauren
    August 26, 2014 at 7:10 AM

    This dress is gorgeous on you! I always feel a little bittersweet about leaving my dogs too. Hope you enjoy vacation!

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    Lyddiegal
    August 26, 2014 at 8:30 AM

    What an adorable pup! And fabulous floral dress – I just love the color pallet.

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    Lyndsay
    August 26, 2014 at 9:06 AM

    This dress is beautiful on you, the floral print is so pretty. What a sweet little pup! I always hate leaving mine when we go on vacation too, it’s a weird balance, being so excited for a trip but also missing your dog terribly. Have an amazing time!!

    prosecco in the park

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    Ashley
    August 26, 2014 at 9:55 AM

    You are a babe and Emma is SO CUTE. I want to cuddle that sweet face of hers!

    Have a great vacation, babe!

    -Ashley
    http://lestylorouge.com

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    365hangers
    August 26, 2014 at 11:51 AM

    Loving this dress so much and such a cute puppy!! We totally feel you, the tear between being excited to get away and sad to leave things behind for a short time. Looking gorgeous in this dress though! xx

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    Cammila
    August 26, 2014 at 1:59 PM

    The print of that floral dress is particularly gorgeous! I hope you guys have a wonderful trip. I fully understand your difficulty leaving your furry little baby behind. MC and I brought our cat on our honeymoon! When you love your pet, you love your pet. :)

    -Cammila
    http://dresseduplikealady.com

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    Red Tag Chic Los Angeles
    August 26, 2014 at 11:21 PM

    Looking so stunning again in that fun & flirty floral dress Rachel! Happy National Dog Day to Emma too!

    Rebecca
    http://www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

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    Ellesees.blogspot.com
    August 27, 2014 at 7:13 AM

    i have a dress with a pattern kinda like that from target! and who doesn’t love a cute pup???

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    Darcy
    August 27, 2014 at 11:06 AM

    This dress is so pretty! And gosh your pup is so cute!!!
    http://www.amemoryofus.com

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    Kelsey Bang
    August 28, 2014 at 10:03 AM

    what a cute pup! love your darling dress! the print is so cute!

    kelseybang.com

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    Tiffany
    August 30, 2014 at 1:14 PM

    That dress is amazing! I really love the floral print on this dress! It’s very vintage and feminine! And your dog is also very adorable too! Even though I’m not a big fan of dogs, yours looks like quite the charmer! You’re really lucky to have her!

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      Rachel
      September 2, 2014 at 2:45 PM

      Haha, she really is! I must admit, I’ve always been a cat person but my boyfriend is very allergic to cats, so I convinced him that we should get a dog. Little did he know he is also allergic to long-haired dogs, whoops haha! But she is the sweetest and I actually see similar qualities to the cat I had growing up!

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    Tamara Eker
    September 2, 2014 at 8:43 AM

    Love the dress! it looks great on you

    I am a new blogger, would be so happy if you see my blog and give me some tipps! :)

    http://www.voguefair.com

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    Brynn
    September 3, 2014 at 4:53 PM

    I LOVE this dress on you, Rachel! It’s so flattering and pretty – the colors are fantastic! I definitely understand what you said about it being hard to leave behind your pup when you travel. I always feel so guilty about it!

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    AJ
    September 11, 2014 at 6:42 PM

    Beautiful dress! And Emma is a cutie. I love when bloggers include their pets :-)

    -AJ

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