A Style Post – Tropical Print Dress and two-strap shoes.

Hi All,

S/S’12 and all those great new trends and colours we’re yet to wear! I wear black and navy blue so often that I long for bright colour pops when spring comes around.

Trend-wise I love the Tropicana prints at Stella McCartney, Salvatore Ferragamo and Dior. Tropical prints featuring palm trees, parrots, surfers and even mermaids (Versace), in shades of bluem green, colablt and teal.

Colour-wise, I love the  shades of rich blues and greens; I presume that when Spring / Summer colours are presented each year very often they’re pale pastel shades so as not to alarm us? Pretty but also pretty plain. I prefer the bold strong colours that filter through as the season progresses.

And boy am I getting ready to wear them. The dress is vintage, it was knee-length and I chopped and hemmed it to mini-skirt perfectios, the pockets are awesome, more pockets in dresses please! – to anyone who’s listening…

Now I’m of the nearest Tiki bar for a piña colada, while I wait for some tropical sunshine.

Dress & Bag, ORVintage

Shoes, Zara


Whisty Xx

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16 Responses to “A Style Post – Tropical Print Dress and two-strap shoes.”

  1. April 18, 2012 at 4:48 pm

    Love these colours this season! Jen XOXO http://mystylisticlife.com

  2. 3 Vicky
    April 18, 2012 at 6:14 pm

    I love your bag. Is it still for sale on orvintage

  3. 5 Juliette
    April 19, 2012 at 9:27 am

    I think I’m in love with that dress…. swoon!

  4. April 19, 2012 at 9:37 am

    I still haven’t decided what colour to go for with these Zara heels… love the outfit and the bold colours!

    • April 19, 2012 at 10:17 am

      Trust me you’re not the only one who’s indecisive! If I’m honest I went for the black ones first… then I saw the dress, I switched them for the teal and cobalt pair the next day! Thankfully I hadn’t worn the black ones yet!

  5. April 19, 2012 at 7:00 pm

    Love the colours! Those shoes are so pretty!

    xx Aishling

  6. April 20, 2012 at 7:50 pm

    Awesome shoes

    xoxo Sootjeelina <3

  7. April 22, 2012 at 12:29 am

    That dress is simply gorgeous! The colour, the shape…it’s all fab! You look great! x

  8. April 25, 2012 at 9:59 pm

    Love This colour pallet! xx

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