Best Romantic Floral dresses for 2019 – YES, so many good choices to rock our femininity this year! With springtime whispering in our ears it is time to look for florals that will make us feel as though we are inhabiting our own garden!
Blue is a soothing color and the flowers that nature creates are ever so beautiful. I seldom buy new dresses at retail, but this year I needed a new dress. I have lost a bit of weight . Resale is my first stop, but all of the dresses I tried were just too big.
After that attempt, I went to the designer children’s stores, but those designs were not quite right either.
Sometimes to find the best romantic floral dresses in a soft color palette all is takes is a two block walk ! Yes, I found this dress in skipping distance from wear I live. Grey wool with a loopy collar and trim, this coat sports a fun texture that winterizes this spring dress.
Loopy wool yarn is a great texture to add as an alternative to fur, and synthetic faux fur.
Below an indoor shot of my sweet ruffled dress, easy to wear with a self slip and a drawstring waist.
Tough studded boots, a long story, add some contrast so that the vibe is not too saccharine ! By the phone, I wait as I hear of news of my FIL. You might notice many indoor photos recently.
However, I did venture out that day and enjoyed my charcoal coat, with the fun texture that kept me warm on this brisk day.
Pearl trimmed sunnies are a combination of sweet and sporty. Clutched to my side is a studded bag that is quite old and as soft as butter! This bag was bought on eBay years ago.
Indeed I was happy to find they gray coat last year also near me and priced really well. ( it ran small!) In fact, I bought the dress and the coat on the same block near me, but in two different mom and pop shops!
Here is a closer look!
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The dress is lovely and the model is exquisite. She looks a bit like my niece!
While browsing though some magazines- both paper ones, which I think I am going to stop getting due to paper waste- and online mags- I found the best romantic floral dresses by both Carolina Herrera and Kate Spade. Coach, too, as per the above mention, is also exceptional in their selection.
Looking back you know I have a penchant for both ruffles and florals. In this post I am wearing another blue floral, but in a maxi with a fabulous sleeve treatment. From LVIS in east Hampton, I paid $18.00 for this cool floral number!
Seldomly, I publish shopping posts, but this is rare for me now. I am trying to encourage my readers to shop their closet first, and if buying new- to aim for local, second-hand, and mom and pop shops.
However, there is this fabulous floral dress that is so very pretty AND it is fairly reasonable in price.
Don’t you think this is the best antidote to a long winter!
I hesitate to end this post on a down note, but this is a real life blog.
Below, this is me in my “resting worry face”.
I know- a feeble attempt at funny.
This shot is a bit out of focus, and is not a pretty snap of me. Even, better. It matches my mood, which is blue like my dress. I look pale and far away. We cant be cheerful 24/7/365.
Life is not Instagram!
My FIL is old and quite ill. He has lived a great life. Therefore, if he passes soon, which is likely, I shall profoundly mourn his loss. But more than that, I will always remember his quirky sense of humor, loving demeanor, and authentic charm, that he is still using today in the hospital!
However, if anyone can find a way to finesse more time on this earth to charm and to love, it will be he!
Now two questions:
Best romantic floral dresses for Spring:
Are you searching, or do you have a few in your closet ? If you own one, please tell me about it!
Also, how do you deal with anxiety and grief? Editing, talking with friends, exercising and even singing ( when no-one is around) help me. Which tools do you employ?
Prayer? Let me know!
—— XOXO, Elle ——