Shelley and Lori: Stop and Smell the Roses

By Shelley Graham and Lori Kersten

with commentary by Editor Marcie Everhart

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Hot pink roses bloom vibrantly against a black background in both Shelley’s and Lori’s blouses. Each has paired the colorful floral with a gray shoe and dark jean.

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Two different visions of the same thing, but perfect together.

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The Real-Real Behind the Scenes

This was not planned! Shelley and Lori just happened to both bring similar tops and shoes to the photo shoot.

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A perfect match…

Shelley’s Shopping Links

Shelley’s gorgeous top is an elusive boutique brand, POL, but we found some lovely, easy-to-purchase options.

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I.N. San Francisco Burnout Floral Velvet Top, Dillard’s, $39.

Velvet Burnout Peplum Top, Target, $16.

Jolt Velvet Burnout Blouse, Nordstrom Rack, $29.

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Jeans with Irregular Hem, Zara, $40.

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Archie Flat in Gray Velvet, Steven by Steven Madden, $52.

Lori’s Shopping Links


Relaxed Shirred Floral Blouse, in Black Vintage Rose, Old Navy, $20.

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Mid-Rise Distressed Rockstar Jeans, Old Navy, $30.


Rudder by City Classified, Smoke, $20.


*Photos of Shelley and Lori by Marcie Everhart


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