This year’s Spring/Summer floral forecast has finally bloomed after what seems to have been a never-ending winter and it has not failed to disappoint. Yes, I know you’re all reciting Miranda Priestley’s famous, “Florals? For Spring? Ground-breaking.” But this time of year, they’re an essential statement piece. Florals are timeless - they never seem to die out. Spring / Summer ’18 saw catwalks delivering eye-popping bouquets of florals that consisted of bright hues, ranging scales and powerful prints.
Struggling to decide how to style your florals? We have some freshly picked products arranged to sprout some inspiration for your summer time wardrobe.
If your style is more on the girly side, then this English Factory co-ord is the perfect pick for you - with delicate floral prints against pastel pink flourishes, gives off all the feminine feels. This satin set can be worn together or for a look that’s ideal for a girl’s night out then why not pair the pyjama top with a pair of crop flare jeans and block heels. Or if you’re loving the culottes, why not trade your jeans for something with a bit more bite?
This floral midi dress is a seasonal saviour, the ditsy floral print is super romantic and is the ultimate wedding guest attire. The distinction between the black detailing and the dainty florals adds a striking touch to this prim and proper frock. Slip on some block heeled boots to toughen up the look or add a pair of strappy sandals to transition the trend and have a spring in your step.
DON'T BE A WALLFLOWER
If you are looking to update your festival attire this Summer, then look no further - we have the perfect piece for you. This flouncy floral skirt gives off major flamenco vibes, with a side of sass! The last thing you want is to look mellow in yellow, so fortunately this skirt gives the opposite effect with its bright colour, asymmetric hem and ruffle detailing which adds dimension to this floral little number. Team up with a slogan tee and a pair of snakeskin heels for a look that’s clashing yet dashing.
Dare to bare? This floral mini dress displays a cut out feature perfect for the spring time sunshine. The V-neck, tie sleeves and ruffle back blossoms spring vibes and is an ideal ensemble for a day at the races. Luckily, this dress is very versatile due to the contrast between the bold graphic print and the softened colour, so it can be worn with a pair of black boots to toughen up the overall feel or pair it with trainers for an off duty look.
For a look that’s bitter sweet, this floaty floral frock is the ultimate addition to your Spring/ Summer wardrobe. The blush colour is ornamented with zesty lemons and bold botanicals -giving it an edge from your usual floral. The asymmetric shape, adorned with romantic ruffles makes a fabulous finery for a wedding or garden party. To keep an element of edge, why not team with a pair of white boots or for a look that is perfect for a getaway, slip into lace up sandals and grab a summer essential - a basket bag!
Be a lady in red in this graphic floral print set, perfectly suited for a daring fashionista. The bold floral motif on the double-breasted jacket is striking when tied together with the studded belt detail. This is a statement piece that can immediately jazz up any attire. For a look that’s dressed to kill, wear the matching set together or use the blazer as a focal point and team with black crop flared jeans and patent boots for a more dressed down look. Printed pants are a must-have this season and this cigarette pair look just as fabulous paired with the set or without. For a weekend worthy look, why not style up with a slogan tee and trainers and make them an everyday essential.
IN FULL BLOOM
If fancy florals are your cup of tea, this dress will leave you feeling anything but blue, and ensure you come up smelling of roses with botanicals by the bundle. The contrasted blend of fabric choice made up of chiffon and silk give off a luxurious finish whilst the collared neckline adds allurement to an otherwise traditional shape. The dainty ruffle hem and sleeves epitomises spring trends and feminises the frock, which makes it a perfect apparel for a wedding, garden party or chateau. Pair with patterned shoes for extra style points and keep the accessorises minimal with a pair of studs and let this dress do the talking!