Whilst flicking through the book I found this beauty. I love everything about it.
Monday, 9 August 2010
For my birthday i got this wonderful book - Floral Frocks by Rosemary Harden and Jo Turney. What a gem!
The book is a critique of the Floral dress - an item which has been in style and worn by women in every decade for a century (i learnt). It is really interesting to read the history of the fabrics and fashions and the differing styles and social significance of the dresses. And very lovely to see all the pictures of women in their frocks! It has definitely brought to my consciousness what a lovely thing a flowery dress is, and how nice it is to wear one.