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For hundreds of years we have been wearing fabric adorned with beautiful flower motifs. Once these floral prints were valuable high priced garmentsthat only the wealthy could obtain, yes they were a status symbol. What woman does not love flowers in one form or another?
Model Karlie Kloss in Vogue. Karlie is an American model from Chicago. She is ranked 2nd on the top 50 models list for women. She has appeared in magazines around the world and walked almost every runway.
Karlie Kloss profile
Walking down every spring runway across the world was a bed of roses, daises, tulips and a mixture of flowers. Flower head pieces, necklaces and accessories graced the runways of the world as well. Flowers exploded on the runways of Christopher Kane, Suno, Preen, Ralph Lauren, Rochas, Viktor & Rolf, Costello & Tagliapietra, Richard Chi Love, Honor, Peter Som, Paul & Joe, Prada, Balmain, Etro and the list goes on and on.
Naeem Khan his black beauty of the rose evokes a special powerful romance. Zac Posen is a little more restrained than his normal look, but his floral prints still show he is the master of his craft. Posen shows off very clean and precise lines that draw the eye to the garment.
Below: Zac Posen 2013 www.zacposen.com
Erdem 2013 Resort evokes memories of the vining flower gardens of the south. His resort collection is toned down from his spring runway collection with its bolder prints and optical illusions. I love the simple quaint clean background, sleek pulled back hair and vibrant color and elegance of the south in the resort 2013 collection.
Erden Below www.erdem.co.uk
Stella McCartney, Miu Miu both brings back that vintage retro vibe. Stella has more playful light hearted colors and oversize coats with bold prints. While Miu Miu goes for the classy StepFord wives meets the world of Hollywood glam.
Below Miu Miu Ad Campaign 2013. www.miumiu.com
Fashion always makes room for flowers, whether small subtle blooms of purity, magic, and innocence. Or bold blooms that inspire passion and desire to all my fashion bees whether you’re a shrinking violet or a bold passionate poppy.
Below: Vogue paying homage to the Victorian Area with small dainty flowers on lovely gowns.