The Perennial Style Sister Blog

per•en•ni•al [ pə rénnee əl ] – a flower that is present during every season of the year 

Welcome to The Perennial Style: the site of three sisters sharing a wardrobe and finding ways to express our individuality through our love of fashion. From small-town Alabama to the glitz and glamour of Dallas, our lives are fast-paced, fashionable, and always exciting. The Perennial Style is a way to share our passions and interests with our friends and family in hopes of inspiring others. Hope you enjoy!



Blair Flowers Butler
is happiest when relaxing on a boat while wearing plenty of sunscreen. Believes in investing in a few special pieces that will last a lifetime. Loves reading Elle Decor and Southern Living. Would be a vegetarian if her husband didn’t “request” meat with every meal. Trusts her hairstylist with her life. Still enjoys having her mom help her shop. Loves monograms and a beautiful table setting. Is extremely indecisive and does way too much research before purchasing anything. Is a true Southerner and hates cold weather. Loves sweet tea, boiled peanuts, and fried okra. Hates bacon, meat on pizza, tequila, and having a long commute to work.
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Ellen Flowers
Is the middle sister of the three. Serious shoe addict. Loves Louboutins, the higher the better. Believes there are no boundaries in fashion. Always over-accessorizes. Is a proud SMU graduate – Pony Up! Addicted to smoky black eyeliner. Thinks everything tastes better fried. Constantly dreams of her next vacation. Club Med is her happy place. Has been walking in heels since she was 5. Is happiest when curing her case of wanderlust. Live music is her favorite pastime. Believes a bottle of perfume marks a period of time. Will never be caught without her camera. Currently trying to break her diet coke addiction. Would rather be overdressed than underdressed. Believes there will never be enough pink in the world.
Janie Flowers
Is the baby of the three. Loves comfortable clothes and her wallabee shoes. Thinks you can never go wrong with a fur vest. Prefers Fall to any other season. Is the preppiest of the three since she spent the most years at their boarding school. Can’t give up her 10 year addiction to Clinique face lotion. Is the animal lover of the family. BFFs for life would be her sisters. Can’t go a day without Kendra Scott accessories. Classic rock is her favorite type of music. Loves road trips and thinks traveling makes the best memories. Southern casseroles are her favorite dish. Lives in her Barbour coat when the weather permits. Is very competitive when tennis is involved – especially against Blair. Surprises most people when they learn she’s an engineer. Believes blondes have more fun.