Beautiful blooms: floral prints for 2012
As the Chelsea Flower Show is on this week, we decided to stick with the floral theme and bring you a bouquet of prints to update your summer wardrobe.
|1. Roxy Tchiriri Dress, £32.50|
The sun is shining at last so make the most of the warm weather in this eye-catching floral-print dress from Roxy. The bold colours are bang on trend this season and reminiscent of the tropics while the fact is has detachable straps means you can wear it as a bandeau dress too. Brilliant for the beach or a picnic in the park, it's a versatile piece to add to your wardrobe.
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|2. Purple floral headwrap, from £3.50|
Beachy waves may look hot in photoshoots but wayward strands of hair falling into your line of vision while you're at work or at play is completely impractical. Keep your mane under control by wearing a pretty floral headwrap such as this purple version. This chiffon headwrap, complete with a floral print, is also the perfect accessory to pack in your festival bag and are a discrete way of covering up your locks on those not-so-hot-hairdays.
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|3. Pomodoro floral cami, £24.49|
It's time to really blossom so dig out a pretty denim skirt or pair of shorts to complement this colourful floral cami from Pomodoro. Loose-fitting and with a low square style back, this fully lined, thick-strap camisole will inject a floral burst of colour into your wardrobe.
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|4. George floral-print maxidress, £20|
Take it to the max with the darling buds of May in this floral print maxidress. Easy to wear, this summery dress, with its v-neckline, shirred straps and tie-fastening waistband, features a bold graphic print, is purse-friendly and made out of a lightweight viscose to keep you cool on those blazing hot summer days.
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|5. George floral trousers, £14|
Summer's here so why not celebrate in a pair of trousers decorated with pretty pastels and oversized floral prints? Go on, be brave and team these formal trousers from George with a plain pastel top and blazer or vest and heels to blossom this season.
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|6. Nike Liberty floral pumps, £74.99|
Even if you're a jeans-and-trainers kind of girl, you can still embrace the floral trend, thanks to Nike's collaboration with Liberty of London. These floral hi tops are comfortable, stylish and eye-catching. Team them with your off-duty look for a slam dunk, B-girl style.
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|7. Kahuna Ladies watch with floral-patterned strap, £15.99|
You don't have to go all out in florals this summer, instantly update your look by adding a few accessories. This watch from Kahuna features a bright and bold tropical floral print on the strap, analogue display and buckle fastening and comes with a two-year warranty.
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|8. Bvlgari BV8078 floral sunglasses, £158.95|
Subtle and sophisticated, these Bvlgari sunglasses are a bit pricey but well-worth considering, if you're thinking of investing in a new pair. The very 'now' square frame is decorated with a pretty digital floral print, while the oversized style will ensure your peepers are well-protected from harmful rays.
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|9. Dirty Ruby Fuchsia Floral Frenzy Rose Ring, £10|
Say it with flowers and this eye-catching rose ring from Dirty Ruby. Chic and affordable, this statement piece of jewellery features a 15mm blossoming fuchsia-coloured rose attached to a silver-effect band.
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|10. O'Neill women's floral small shoulder bag, £19.99|
O'Neill is the original surf, snow and lifestyle brand, which means its small shoulder bag has been built with a practical purpose. Not only does this handy everyday item feature a cross-body strap for comfort, the full zip and flapover style ensure your belongings stay safe and secure.
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