Fashion In Bloom

It’s May, which means it’s officially time to toss the tights and get into the spirit of springtime.  This season’s Spring 2013 fashion shows featured an array of amazing creations in florals so vibrant and full they are almost fragrant.  Town & Country, under the style direction of Stellene Volandes, has fully embraced the trend creating editorials worthy of your inspiration board.  You can file these under yes please.

As the famous quote in The Devil Wears Prada goes, “Florals? For spring? Groundbreaking.” but this more, is more, fabulous approach is a way to create a romantic, bright and original space in your home.
Well, not to point out the obvious, but the easiest and fastest way to incorporate the trend is to pump up your peony game.  This perennial favorite is so classic and done so well in the above silk arrangement with hydrangea and peony.  It will brighten your room for the entire season.
This floral tablecloth is such an easy and cost effective way to add some spring to your eating space.  The bold colors and turquoise ruffle trim set against the white cotton ensure it doesn’t overpower and distract from the main event: the food!
Switch out your tired warm weather bedding and switch in some style.  This Trina Turk set brings the runway to the bedroom and will drastically change the look of your space to welcome in the warmth.  Why not give it a try? It’s simple and who knows, you might like to keep the bright patterns in the depth of dreary winter.
And for the tween in your life, there is nothing better than some year-round flower power.  This set is something she is sure to love for it’s boho-chic appeal and you’ll appreciate the pattern not messing with your home’s overall elevated style.
And who doesn’t love a simple accent pillow to cheer up your sitting room?
Mix and match shapes, sizes and even prints to create an eclectic and fun look. Both pillows are from our Trina Turk collection!
This overhead lighting looks like it might’ve been used in the Town & Country spread for the models heads but should you want a more conventional approach, incorporate this piece into your daughter’s bedroom, your study or kitchen.  It’s a bright idea!
Also available in a table lamp version!
A little stool like this is another great accent piece and with its classic colors and floral etchings its a way to embrace the trend without appearing trendy.  Of course while perusing The Well Appointed House you are sure to find many more examples of great floral pieces in full bloom.
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