Just as i stepped out to take these photos the heavens opened.. you can actually see the rain in the photos if you look closely enough. That’s dedication folks… or just plain crazy blogger-ness. I know its traditional to have showers in April, but i’m already done with rain.. please weather God’s don’t let this persist for the rest of the month, its almost unbearable.
With the shops selling all the pretty spring-summer trends, it almost feels like some kind of torture.
Like ‘look at all these pretties you just can’t wear ‘cos you live in a stupidly wet country’.. its just not fair i tell you (ok strop over, i promise).
Speaking of trends, for the past few summers some of the major design/prints have been tribal/aztec, this summer there’s the addition of the ‘Out of Africa’ trend, think exotic animal prints, textures and utility dresses. It’s the ‘I’ve just come off a glamorous safari’ look. And i for one love it. If you’ve been reading RTH a while you will know that i am a total animal print convert. I have gone from don’t like at all, to gimme all the animal print there is! You only have to flip through a copy of Vogue to see Dolce and Gabbana’s Out of Africa adverts and you realise this is going to be a hot trend this summer.
New Look, Asos and Peter Hahn have a whole section on their site for Out of Africa style pieces, with lots of great prints.
Bag, Jeans & Hat: New Look (jeans ripped by moi haha)
Shoes: Marks and Spencer
Here i’ve gone for a bit of tribal and incorporated my little bit of africa with my gorgeous leopard print shoes. I really fancy one of those utility khaki dresses for summer too, with some gladiator sandals…
Oh warm weather, please come soon!
So tell me, what prints will you be rocking this Spring Summer?
Tribal, Safari or just straight up florals?