Now that’s it’s spring again in the Northern Hemisphere it’s time to jump headfirst into your spring fling with florals. Whether thinking about wearing bold patterns like those of the paintings of Henri Matisse or something more along the lines of those delicate repeat patterns of Laura Ashley wallpapers, florals are popping up. Laura Ashley has a new designer for 2021 opting for everything floral. To recapture a lost market.
Also, Cath Kidston has been bought by new investors to bring back floral kitchens, mittens and aprons for the home. Why are investors buying into these iconic vintage brands of the past?
It’s so transformative to wear a beautiful print, a bow, a cinched waist or a puff sleeve which is such an antidote to minimalism. I think many women feel the same. You feel like you have to look this way to feel professional and fit into this man’s world, but it’s great to have that maximalism and eccentricity.’ As working form home what better way to zoom in your floral prints.
Do you want to pull off floral patterns without coming off like you are dressing like your Nana?
Here are some tips on adding floral patterns to your vintage wardrobe this season.
Fear Not Of Floral Patterns
Don’t be afraid to mix floral patterns. It’s actually quite modern looking to do so. You can mix smaller patterns and larger patterns since smaller patterns can actually come off as solids. When mix and matching, do keep in the same colour family or pick a colour from one pattern to highlight in another.
Here’s an example of pairing floral separates from the London Fashion Week.
Do experiment with going monochromatic with your floral patterns just like this Pucci jumpsuit.
Do consider pairing chic and edgy accessories with florals for a more modern look. This look is a perfect example from NKB London.
Do match floral patterns with stripes because it just works like this outfit.
Do pair plaid with florals like this stunning image.
Do wear polka dots and florals together. It’s a fun combination.
- Do wear floral cigarette trousers. They are very smart looking, aren’t they?
Floral Clutch Bag
Do add floral accessories while wearing floral patterns such a floral clutch bag.
Do pair floral patterned shoes with floral clothing. There are so many decadently gorgeous floral shoes out this season like these floral wooden platform heels from Wet Seal or these wildflower shoes from Free People.
Do wear florals as outerwear. Think something like this coat.
Do visit Etsy.com or thrift shops for vintage florals.
Do pair florals with metallics for a delish combination. Try recreating but with a floral skirt and a metallic top. Don’t be afraid of being quirky.
Do think of florals as sexy. You can’t deny that this dress is so cute.
Do go beyond floral sundresses when thinking about adding florals to your wardrobe. for example a floral blazer. Its vintage-chic!
Be Bold Be Floral
Do be bold. Don’t be afraid to try something new. Even in your interior design for your home.
Try something new with floral looks you’ve been wanting to try out. Wear it with all beautiful confidence and of all those springtime flowers popping up! Wallpaper art is a massive mental health way to get through your stay home day.