magine a field full of colourful flowers, as far as the eye can see. I can’t believe that was my weekend! On Sunday, we drove about 40 minutes from Toronto and discovered a gorgeous farm, with fruit trees, berries and adorable pumpkin patches. But the highlight for me, was a field full of dahlias in all shapes, colours and sizes. This magical place is Andrews Scenic Acres and it’s definitely worth a visit soon, while the flowers are still out.

Andrews Scenic Acres

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It was a sweltering day, almost 40 degrees with the humidity, but we paid the $5 entrance fee (free on weekdays!) and borrowed some clippers to pick some dahlias. We ended up making over 4 bouquets with different themes! We only cut 15 stems, and it only cost about $12 for everything which was a complete steal. PRO TIP: come to Andrews Scenic Acres with a bucket in your car so you can put the flowers in water right away! We had to drive to a nearby dollar store to pick up an emergency mop bucket to save these beauties.

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For our flower-picking adventure at Andrews Scenic Acres, I wanted to wear something elegant, feminine and retro. I found this green and white-striped dress from Zara (similar striped dress here), which has fun puffed sleeves and an A-line shape. I belted it with my skinny Gucci Marmont belt, to add some glamour to the country look. I also wore a fun green top-handle Whipster bag from Aldo Accessories, that reminds me of the Gucci collection too. I love how it has those fun pearls. I kept jewelry simple and wore studs c/o Pandora and a charm bracelet c/o Thomas Sabo Charm Club. For shoes, I wore simple tan sandals from Clarks, but would recommend closed toe or washable shoes since the fields get dusty.

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If you’re looking for casual Friday outfit ideas, it helps to know what type of office environment you work in. I’ve shared four options, for four types of office environments. Casual Friday can be tricky if you’ve just started a new job, or don’t know how much to push it. I hope this guide will help you navigate your wardrobe dilemmas, while still allowing you to wear more relaxing clothing at the end of your workweek! You can also shop all of my favourite items in the slideshow below:

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