Tuesday 19th January 2021
You know who you are.
Follow Me
     

Spring florals redux

Screen shot 2013-03-12 at 12.35.06 PM

A week or so ago  I posted some loud floral tops—because there are a lot of them around this season, and because I believe it’s worthwhile occasionally to give careful good taste the bird and have some fun. I thought they were cute, but you guys didn’t agree so much. And ever since—and I say this while proudly standing by my (possibly a bit much) loud floral print choices—I feel like I’ve owed you a new post. One that’s full of really pretty florals that nevertheless pack a little punch. Like this handkerchief top, which could go over the top but doesn’t, because the pink and the brown play together so nicely

Screen shot 2013-03-12 at 12.39.16 PM

Prints and shoes do not go together in my book, but this totally works, mostly because everything’s so muted except the pops of pink, and they’re not overdone.

 

Screen shot 2013-03-12 at 9.24.40 PM

This is so pretty and painterly, and of course I love any floral print with lots of black in it.

Screen shot 2013-03-12 at 9.28.36 PM

The stripes as a backdrop for the flowers is so improbable, but it totally works. 

Screen shot 2013-03-12 at 8.59.22 PM

I can’t even bear how elegant the red, cream and black look together on this peasant top. I want to say it’s very 70s YSL but I don’t actually have any idea of how true that is.

Tags: , , ,
Posted on March 12th, 2013 8 Comments

8 Responses

  1. Maria says:

    I love that last blouse – gorgeous!




    0
  2. Stakra says:

    Ditto Maria’s sentiment.




    0
  3. amorris says:

    You have chosen some beautiful unusual pieces! Can we do sandals next, ones we can wear with jeans while walking around all day that give a little height?
    x




    0
  4. Shirim says:

    That short movie was absolutely beautiful. Mesmerizing.




    0
  5. Diane says:

    Wow, as an earlier naysayer, I guess there are florals, and then there are florals. These are all lovely and I’m especially coveting that last one — kind of a high price point but it’s so tempting.




    0
  6. Sue says:

    That last one screams Biba/Celia Birtwell at me. Swoon.




    0
  7. c.w. says:

    Sorry. I’m still seeing my muther’s bridge club. Oy and Egad.




    0
  8. frances says:

    Again, I like the first and the last, but as a whole I still like the loud ones better.




    0