With the RHS Chelsea Flower Show into its second day, we show you how to take floral fantasy and make it a wardrobe reality
We’re two days into the Chelsea Flower Show and we’re only just starting on our obsession with all things floral. Do as the designers do and be inspired by nature with our top ways to embrace the blossom. Bloomin' marvelous!
Iris – Mary Katrantzou – Topshop
If there’s one shade of yellow we’ll definitely be donning this Summer, it’s this one. Mary Katrantzou adds texture with bejwelled embellishment for the perfect party dress. Get yours on the high street with this pale yellow petal prom dress from Topshop.
Applique Flower Bandeau Dress, £85, www.topshop.com
Lily – Christopher Kane – Christopher Kane
Christopher Kane took lilies and ran with them in his spring/summer 2014 collection. Bag your piece of the bouquet with this science-inspired T-shirt from his high street line.
Printed Cotton T Shirt, £180, www.net-a-porter.com
Forget Me Not – Dior – New Look
Delicate blooms in pastel blue hues, this Dior look captures the way to wear subtle florals. Add a little blue bloom to your wardrobe with this drop waist skirt from New Look.
Blue Floral Print Drop Hem Skirt, £17.99, www.newlook.com
Poppy – Elie Saab – Topshop
For an alternative take on the classic poppy print, swap red for hues of pink and purple a la Elie Saab. Get the look with this watercolour crop top from Topshop.
Floral Print Tee, £50, www.topshop.com
Tropical Leaves – Kenzo – Day Birger et Mikkelsen
For a tougher take on florals, get inspired by Kenzo’s tropical leaves and grass prints. An update on the classic camouflage, this Day Birger et Mikkelsen blazer is perfect for hiding amongst the flower beds.
Day Wilder Blazer, £230, www.day.dk/uk
By George Driver/@iamgdriver