This story originally appeared in the January/February 2018 issue of Elite Traveler.
Even though it’s only resort season, spring has sprung. Delicate floral patterns appeared throughout the collections. Rosie Assoulin used flowers on elegant gowns, as seen here, and on crop tops, dresses and even a pair of overalls. CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winner Brock Collection has taken the industry by storm since its debut in 2014. Designed by husband-wife duo Kristopher Brock and Laura Vassar, the label channels the relaxed vibe of Los Angeles, where the company is based. Floral prints are a signature of the house, and this season, ladylike ruffles added to the romance.
Brock Collection Tao top, $1,290, Dean dress, $1,690, available online at modaoperandi.com
Rosie Assoulin tulip chiffon empire-waist gown, $3,995, available online at modaoperandi.com
Take Three/// Floral Accessories
Since his arrival at the helm of Gucci, Alessandro Michele has placed floral patterns atop the signature Gucci print, on wild, retro-inspired clothes and now hand-painted on white python.
$3,700, Gucci in New York, +1 212 826 2600, gucci.com
The Flower Bud pump features a brocade fabric with tiny blue flower buds and a bow near the pointed toe.
DOLCE & GABBANA
It wouldn’t be a Dolce & Gabbana collection without flowers that showcase the variety of Italian landscapes.