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Style Destination//Giverny, France

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Flower Necklace
Add a pop of color to an outfit with this flower necklace by Kenneth Jay Lane, $230.
Elderflower Liqueur
Tantalize your tastebuds with St.-Germain elderflower liqueur, $34.99.
Floral Tie
Even men can pull of flowers—with this tie by Thomas Pink, $100.
Handbag
Carry on in style with this handbag from LAMB, $395.
Gold Ring
At a bit of glam with a gold floral ring, such as this one from Alex Monroe, $380.
Coach Sandal
A floral foot fetish? Why not? Sandal by Coach, $188.
Watch Art
Wear art on your writst with this watch by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, $65.
Mini Laptop
Look stylish while you work with this laptop created for HP by Vivienne Tam, $699.
Trench and Dress
Layer a classic trench coat over a floral-print dress. Dress by Lil, $188. Trench by Boden, $198.
The floral trend is in full bloom. Our inspiration is the Claude Monet Gardens in Giverny—but take your pick from public gardens around the world. Here are a few: The Valley Gardens, Windsor, UK; Huntington Botanical Gardens, San Marino, Calif.; Chicago Botanical Garden, Chicago; Keukenhof Gardens, Lisse, The Netherlands.

The Gear:
Necklace by Kenneth Jay Lane, $230. St.-Germain elderflower liqueur, $34.99. Tie by Thomas Pink, $100. Handbag by LAMB, $395. Ring by Alex Monroe, $380. Sandal by Coach, $188. Watch by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, $65. Mini laptop by Vivienne Tam for HP, $699. Trench by Boden, $198.Dress by Lil, $188.

The Setting:
Take the train north from Paris’s Gare Saint-Lazare to Giverny. Savor a simple, chic salad at the Hôtel Baudy—the center of the artistic community during the late 1800s—then stroll through the glorious gardens that inspired Monet’s petal-pushing paintings.

The Stay:
Book one of the three rooms at the wildly atmospheric Manoir de Notre-Dame, a quintessential French B & B. Enjoy a relaxed breakfast in the sitting room before visiting the Musée des Impressionnismes in Giverny.

Spill It: Tell Us What You Think!

tiffany silver
The floral trend is in full bloom. Our inspiration is the Claude Monet Gardens in Giverny—but take your pick from public gardens around the world. Here are a few: The Valley Gardens, Windsor, UK;
5/30/2011 8:03:24 AM

tiffany silver
I like it
5/30/2011 8:05:25 AM

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8/6/2011 1:18:01 AM

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