Associate Digital Editor Sean Tan falls head over heels for spring’s audacious florals
Spring/summer 2020 showed us just how bold blossoms can get. Just take a look at Prabal Gurung, which presented a collection rich in mixed floral prints in dramatic shapes. Try out a positively romantic look replete with patterned blooms; you can start with a punchy dress by Alexander McQueen (#9), then layer on the bling: Add a dramatic necklace by Chopard (#3) and then mix it up with a statement ring by Atelier Swarovski (#13). A flirty finish with a pair of Aquazzura pumps (#7) with cute bows at the back of the ankles completes the look. Alternatively, go for separates such as a kimono-style blouse with fun feather trimmings by La DoubleJ (#5), matched with a vibrant skirt by MSGM (#4). When it comes to accessories, pick textured, maximalist pieces. A crazy Dolce&Gabbana pair of sunnies with vintage blooms printed on the lenses (#10) and a Givenchy scarf (#1) with an arty botanical print will do the trick. Top it off with a sequinned Gucci headpiece (#6) and a Louis Vuitton shoulder bag (#2), then slick on a NARS lip balm (#11) and spritz on Dior’s Miss Dior Rose N’Roses (#8), and you’ll positively bloom like a flower.
1. Scarf, Givenchy 2. Shoulder bag, Louis Vuitton 3. Necklace, Chopard 4. Skirt, MSGM 5. Silk blouse, La DoubleJ 6. Headpiece, Gucci 7. Deneuve Pump, Aquazzura 8. Miss Dior Rose N’Roses, Dior 9. Endangered Flower Poplin Mini Dress, Alexander McQueen 10. Sunglasses, Dolce&Gabbana 11. Lip Balm, NARS 12. Prabal Gurung spring/summer 2020 13. Ring, Atelier Swarovski