Not sure about you but for the last week or two I've been a bit stuck for inspiration with summer dressing. The confused weather (one minute I'm baking, the next I'm running as quickly as I can for a jumper) doesn't help - but neither did any of my usual go-tos for inspiration. Yesterday I was walking down the Kings Road in the rain when I spotted Hobbs' shop window. Finally, some "cheer me up" clothes. It reminded me of a lovely floral jacket I bought from Warehouse years ago, which I promptly put on (below) for the afternoon.
I then set on the hunt for floral fancy purchase for this season. It has been hard to choose. It's always tempting to spend half and hour lusting over the £2,000 Mary Katrantzou dresses but once I came to my senses I had a look around some more sensible price points (with a few "sillies" chucked in for fun). Here are my findings, high and low:
Dolce and Gabbana Floral Twill Dress, £1200 / Hobbs Invitation Audley Dress, £199 / Marni dress, £380 / Topshop Blurred Floral Tee, £28 / Hobbs Orange Blossom Necklace, £149 / Topshop Floral Shoes, £58
Ok so the D&G dress is a little unrealistic... But we can dream, no? The Hobbs one is very similar, and what you can't see from the photo is how good the fabric is, totally dreamy. I've spotted 2 or 3 girls wearing this around near me, probably on route to the Chelsea Flower Show... Topshop have made a strong effort with the shoes and top, and about 200 other floral items in their range at the moment. And (below) Warehouse makes a rare appearance on the blog these days, but the floral shirt is gorgeous! What do you think?