bold + bright, patterns + textures, peacock chairs + faded tapestries

style tips: high waisted pants look good on most body types; show some skin and pair with a crop top. Embrace the mumu/caftan: easy to find at most thrift shops, this once was an old lady house dress but paired with a belt or statement necklace gives it an effortlessly chic look (think Olsen twins, yes they are still cool.)                                                                                                                                        We love retro but this collection feels fresh + new, just add modern sunnies, a perfect round straw bag, and a margarita or two. 

photography rachel liz photography  clothes / maeflowers vintage

hair / jillain pastella  makeup/ christina samuels 


part II: the white party

channeling our inner carly simon + joni mitchell in these boho chic frocks. unexpected sweet patterns (strawberries anyone?) and swiss dot textures make this collection feel very today. 

part III : unedited fun @ the shop. 

chilly day in downtown syracuse

welcome to part two of the fall/winter maeflowers lookbook. cold upstate weather could not keep us from rocking some serious maeflowers pieces outside in beautiful armory square.

photography rachel liz photography  clothes / maeflowers vintage

makeup / julianna pastella   hair /  caitlyn dahl

models / shannon costello / elizabeth knickerbocker / alexandra venditti naumann/ ireland newville

location / armory square, syracuse  styling / shauna mae diliberto 

inspiration / my favorite fashion mantras: try unexpected layers, chambray shirts work with everything, lace is appropriate for all seasons, and never be afraid of prints and patterns. 

love the below looks? the collection is now available online. click on the link below each picture, or access the shop page from the menu bar. 


 to shop this look:  paisley tie tunic

to shop this look: paisley tie tunic

 shop this look:  the only cape that matters
 shop this look:  fall for floral dress

shop this look: fall for floral dress


a local syracuse brunch

photography rachel liz photography  clothes / maeflowers vintage

makeup / julianna pastella   hair /  caitlyn dahl

models / shannon costello / elizabeth knickerbocker / alexandra venditti naumann/ ireland newville

location / lofo, armory square, syracuse  styling / shauna mae diliberto 

inspiration / local food, downtown syracuse, orange + gold, fall flowers

fashion + food is just a very natural combination for me, setting the table and serving beautiful food is just as important as the outfit you are wearing to the party. no one understands this concept more than Abigail Henson, the owner and chef at LoFo, a local gem in the heart of armory square, syracuse.

since the moment we met, we talked about collaborating on a fashion shoot at Lofo that also highlights her gorgeous menu. the below is perfect blend of multi colored printed dresses + bright beet juice.

enjoy the maeflowers fall lookbook, part one


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love these looks? clothing is now available at maeflowers vintage studio/ 114 north lowell ave, syracuse ny.                         email to make an appointment, or pop-in on saturdays from 11am-3pm.


a maeflowers brunch

photography / rachel liz photography  dresses / maeflowers vintage

makeup / julianna pastella    models / shannon costello / jenny jey kathleen / alexandra venditti naumann

location / shauna's flat on tipp hill  styling / shauna mae diliberto / mary ellen clausen

inspiration / brunch 

the little details

vintage chalkboard menu / diy copper painted mason jars / peonies + marigolds /

diy dip dyed table runner and napkins/ diy RIT dyed coffee filter garland /

champagne + cassia cocktails / brie + baguettes / gold serve ware

watermelon slices on mini cake stand / funfetti donuts / bird bath champagne glasses 



neutrals + pops of brights + this darling model =two incredible photographers + a sunny studio = another magical day in rochester. 

model /oonaugh mona kyung  photographer / jacalyn meyvis