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5 of the Best: Summer Florals

21 July 2017

If there are two things that go hand in hand, it’s summer and florals! There’s something about summer in the UK that has us reaching for the flowery prints as soon as the sun begins to shine… and can you really blame us? With patterns this pretty it’s hard to say no! From bold tulips to beautiful peonies, there’s a floral print that works for everyone. Here are just five of our favourite floral pieces to choose from this season...

The Floral Maxi

The Floral Maxi

Every woman’s wardrobe requires an elegant maxi dress. When the sun finally begins to shine, the last thing we want to be wearing is a pair of trousers or a tight t-shirt. We need something loose fitting and comfortable, but that doesn’t compromise on style! This flattering maxi dress is elegant and feminine whilst still remaining easy-to-wear.

Cut to flatter the body with a bronzed buckle belt to cinch in the waistline, plus a flattering V neckline, this style has all the features to create a figure flattering effect.

Plus it’s so easy to style! Simply pair this dress without embroidered denim jacket for a casual yet chic look. Or for a more formal occasion, try wearing it with a short crepe jacket for a sophisticated evening look.

The Floral Top

Refresh your wardrobe with a beautiful plissé statement top. A high neck will do wonders to flatter your upper body by elongating your silhouette.

Pleats and plissé material are genius when it comes to holiday packing. The eye-catching fabric looks chic and, better still, you can throw them in your suitcase and there’s no need to iron when you get them out at the other end.

Dress it up with smart black trousers and a lightweight cover up for an easy evening outfit. Or if you’re feeling summery, try styling with a pair of slim leg white jeans for a sleek and sophisticated summer look.

The Floral Top
The Floral Blazer

The Floral Blazer

If you don’t already own a blazer, now might be your time to start! There’s so many ways to wear this style of jacket, you’ll quickly notice it becoming the most reached-for item in your wardrobe. The lightweight fabric means it can easily be thrown-on for summer evenings, but the structured shape also makes it appropriate for the office or more formal events.

Plus the dark base on this floral print means it will not only be summer appropriate, but you can keep wearing this style all year round – wear now, wear later, wear forever!

The Floral Trousers

Low on effort, high on impact! At a first glance, statement trousers can seem a little intimidating, but there’s no need to fear them! In fact, they can be incredibly flattering; if you’re upper-body conscious, patterned trousers are the perfect way to draw attention away from your top half and down to your gorgeous pins! Plus the dark colour base means they’re slimming, and can be styled with so many other colours!

Team with a plain white blouse for a subtle chic look. Or if you’re feeling vibrant, why not embrace this season’s biggest colour trend of red and orange hues in the form of this gorgeous Spanish inspired Flute Sleeve Blouse.

The Floral Trousers
The Floral Dress

The Floral Dress

Chartreuse is the colour of summer, and with its vibrant lime tone we can see why it’s such a flattering shade. On its own the colour can be very bold, that’s why we’ve teamed it with a gorgeous white tulip print. The pattern works hard to break up the colour and make it much more wearable for day-to-day occasions.

A swing dress is the quickest and easiest way to balance out your silhouette. This style is designed to be loose fitting, so wearing it will feel unconfined and extremely comfortable. It's perfect for skimming over those areas you want to hide and the flattering half-length sleeves makes it perfect for concealing the upper arms if these are an area of concern, plus the flute sleeve detail makes it so on-trend right now.

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