8 Reasons Florals Are Always a Win

8 Reasons Florals Are Always a Win

In my opinion, florals are one of the best, if not the best, pattern to be incorporated into a fabric. I spend half my week surrounded by hundreds of rolls of materials, and often shop for new fabrics, yet my mind is always and immediately drawn to flowers. Whether it’s an enormous print or a tiny one, they have my heart. I think one of my favourite traits of a floral print is the potential it has. Think about it, they can be dressed up, or dressed down. They can be a statement piece, or there as a compliment. They can be worn for pretty much any occasion, and come in any form. I have floral dresses, skirts, bags, shoes, tights, pants, tops and even hair clips. It’s safe to say I’m a little obsessed.

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01 They’re pretty… obv

02 They look amazing during any season

03 They come in all shapes and sizes, the varieties are endless

Floral Dresses:

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04 The flatter any shape, and hide anything wanted to be hidden

05 They leave room for plenty of compliments 😉

Sock Boots:

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06 Florals bring new colours into your wardrobe

07 They can be mixed and matched

08 They’re an easy statement piece

Also featured in today’s look are my black sock boots (which I can’t stop wearing) and this tiny leather shoulder bag, also from Next. I’ve been trying for months to slowly work all-black looks out of my wardrobe, so having a great floral print, although miniature, brings in some extra colour and becomes to the immediate bold statement piece I need. But I can never say no to sock boots. They make me so very happy. I got this specific pair from ASOS, but have found plenty more online to obsess over!

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Have a great week!

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