Spirited, strong, striking: there's a newfound gutsiness to this spring's crop of florals that feels utterly invigorating. Case in point: our honeysuckle blooms. Bold and overblown, they blossom across simple shifts and feminine blouses, a refreshing tonic to these still-twilight mornings.
The British botanical illustrator, Barbara Everard, and her school-textbookish paintings of the wild flowers of Britain in the 1950s. Over 10 years, she painted around 950 plates. They were never published, although a number of them can be seen at the Royal Botanical Gardens in Kew.
Looks We Love
The sleek black and ivory dress - perfect for easy weekend brunches with its flattering, gently sculpted drape; the silk-blend blouse with its rich russet buds and womanly nipped waist; and the supremely elegant, fluid crêpe trench coat, which will guard stylishly against spring showers. It will be online and in stores in February - click 'Want It' and we'll alert you when it arrives.
These bold bouquets need no further embellishment, so keep it simple with neutrals and clean silhouettes.