Florals are notoriously popular among grannies and toddlers but they can also look really hot. (And for the record, my granny always looks smoking.)
Dolce & Gabbana are the stars of my catwalk dreams and the masters of the foxy floral.
How do they make florals so sexy? They tend to use brighter, more exotic prints on a neutral background. They also know the power of a defined waist and a wenchlike cleavage.
My new ASOS wiggle dress has the hallmarks of a Dolce but doesn’t cost a month’s salary. The forgiving fabric and flattering length mean it’s the perfect way to turn a fat day into a va-va-voom day, something I often need to do. I’m wearing a size 12 and it’s a bit too big round my waist, but it’s nothing that can’t be fixed with a coordinating cinch belt.
Finding vintage-inspired bargains on the virtual high street is my favourite kind of cheap thrill and ASOS has plenty of other fifties-style frocks right now. Here’s my wishlist of their best, girliest dresses.