Spring is all about flowers, from dainty blue bells to lush hydrangeas, from lively jonquils, to perky tulips and all matter of roses; the colors and fragrance of the garden are a heady experience. From grass green and yellow to abundant shades of pink and blue, spring blossoms and colors beckon us into the season.
Designers have been running amok in the garden for spring, bringing the earthly delights to spring styles. Thee are jackets that go to work, dresses for parties, pants that go from work to play, and all sorts of spring finery. From charming buttercups and blue bells to overblown peonies and hydrangeas, flowers and all things floral are turning up in every mode of dress – from modern to ladylike, from tailored to retro. There are pretty, soft, almost there pastel blossoms, sun loving flowers with a bit of whimsy, all over florals, borders and mixed flowers, all ripe for the picking.
The printed pant looks fetching in a blurry monotone floral paired with a pastel structured jacket at 3.1 Phillip Lim. Blumarine’s black ground full skirted dress is awash with yellow blossoms. Blugirl goes whimsical with a pastel floral cropped jacket, sheer floral blouse, maillot bottom and floral handbag. Let the colors of the garden inspire you. Choose pretty pastels stones – pinks, yellows, greens and blue – to accompany spring florals or better yet, choose floral designs, such as buttercups and lilies for, pure charm.
So “Gather ye rosebuds as you may” and pick a few blooms to wear.
Spring is in the air.