Ever since seeing the amazing florals at Paul Smith, Jil Sander and Erdem for autumn and winter 2011, I have been lusting after dark florals. I think I even love them more than their bright summer counterparts as the black background makes the colours of the flowers look even more vibrant. I have also been really inspired by Vix to get myself a vintage maxi dress.
Dark floral prints are definitely nothing new and a quick look on ebay confirmed that there is just as much, if not more, choice of vintage florals as there is new. I won this dress on ebay.I thought I had made a big mistake as the waist size was about 2 inches too small on ebay but I was pleasantly surprised when it turned up to find it is slightly elasticated at the back and it fitted just right. Even the length was just right which I couldn’t believe as I am only 5ft 2 and I have never managed to find a maxi dress to fit. The shoes I am wearing are from the Alexandre Herchcovitch collection for Melissa.I also bid on really beautiful black long sleeved maxi with beautiful bright flowers but I decided not to go above £20 for it and was outbid. Kind of wishing I had now though!
I hope that you are having a lovely weekend.
With warmest wishes