Oh lord, just have a look at this for a pretty purchase…
It’s a ribbon watch and this one can be found online at Elsie Riley , or in the cute Aladin’s cave of beautiful finds in the Elsie Riley store on Broad Street in Bristol. It’s a great find (thanks Jenny!)
You can change the ribbons to suit your outfit – sweet! And the best bit? It costs £16.99 a pop!
Spring is sprung (well practically) and I have been looking about for some inspiration that is on trend for the season but also fantastically feminine and floral. Fortunately, as the title of this post suggests, bows, blooms and butterflies are all HUGE in the world of fashion and interiors this season. If you fancy jazzing up your spring wardrobe with something that is a key piece for Spring, then you can’t go far wrong pinning on a huge corsage – while there are lots dotted about in the high street shops, I have found some good sources – check out VVRouleaux for luxe ribbons and flowers – ok so you may pay a bit more but it will totally be worth it. They also have these pretty boxes of butterflies – another hot fave this season.
Another prettiness you can’t fail to notice are our feathered friends who are appearing on everything from dresses to wallpaper. Dutch by Design have captured the essence with these beautiful bird Salt and Pepper holders designed by Chris Koens and if that wasn’t enough beautiful bird cup set by Bud Design are just too cute.
While Ohs and Bows (see top image) are a great source of ribbons and corsages but as a US company, you will have to pay shipping.
My advice is to take advantage of this feminine frivoity before sludgy greys and neon brights take over again. Why not nip out with your camera and snap your own inspiring images, after all nature is the originator of most things in fashion and interiors.