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The flower power brigade

fashion-and-trends Updated: May 31, 2011 14:04 IST
Aaron Rohan George
Aaron Rohan George
Hindustan Times
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The ’70s hippie favourite bright and busy floral print is making a triumphant return to the runways and wardrobes for spring summer. “This year’s big trend for spring summer is colour, and this style of floral motifs fit effortlessly with it. On the right fabric, one can easily make this print work for both, day and evening wear,” says stylist Rin Jajo.

“Floral has been a consistent trend but mixed with the pop colours of the ’70s, this season it has gained more popularity not only on international runways but on high street racks as well,” adds stylist Natasha Chopra. And like the ’70s this time too it’s all about pairing these prints with the right accessories. Of course, back then it was just flowers and beads galore, now it’s the right heels, bag and even shades. So, here’s a handy guide to help you figure out how to make every style of this print work for you.

The floral shopping guide

The day dress
Ideal for weekday outings
Try: Tommy Hilfiger, Selectcitywalk Mall, Saket
Price: Rs. 2999

Maxi wave
Team it up with a smart linen jacket for a comfortable look for casual days. Ditch the jacket for a stylish evening. Try: FCUK at DLF Promenade Mall, Vasant Kunj (L) and Trendy Divas at City Square Mall,Rajouri Garden
Price: Rs. 6999 and Rs. 2499

The date dress
Tailored fit makes this print ideal for a first date.
Try: Species at DT Mega Mall, Gurgaon
Price: Rs. 3750