Made You Blush…
Weve fallen head over heels for the colour of the season: blush. Warmer than cream and ivory, with a soft rosy hue that flatters just about every skin tone, its the perfect shade for W-day gowns, bridesmaid dresses or even just gorgeous guest-wear. Here’s our pick of the (flower) crop.
By Alice Burnfield
Catwalk image: Jasper Garvida
Bird Of A Feather
Short, sweet and feathers? Theres nothing not to love about this frothy little number. We especially like the blue feathers peeking through on the skirt, adding a quirky touch and, of course, your something blue.
Feather and tulle dress, £2250, Matthew Williamson, available at net-a-porter.com
Cap It Off
With pretty lace sleeves and chic wrap-around ruching, this LBD (little blush dress) will be perfect for a bridesmaid especially if shes got killer legs to show off.
Short dress, £20, Apricot, available at apricotonline.co.uk
Dream of getting married barefoot in a clearing in the woods, festival style? Then this vintage little number is the dress for you. Overlaid with sheer tulle and dripping with oversized bows, its the ideal hippie-style gown for a Woodstock-inspired do.
Vintage dress, £400, Katya Katya Shehurina, available at onlineshehurina.com
City Of Love
Black lace with nude is a match made in heaven, and this sweet shift dress has just more than a touch of French boudoir chic to it. Perfect for a Gallic affair. Now, lets book the Eurostar
Short dress, £69, La Redoute, available at laredoute.co.uk
Love crystals but not sure how to take them to the max(i) without looking too OTT? This elegant gown has a gorgeous shape with demure capped sleeves and a scoop neck front, steering you well away from disco eveningwear and straight onto the red carpet to couture.
Embellished tulle dress, £2800, Temperley London, available at net-a-porter.com
This long-sleeved tunic dress will work wonders for a guest at a chic, city affair or an evening reception. Simply accessorise with a leather belt, add some chunky wedges and strut!
Short dress, £45, Asos, available at asos.com
Dance The Night Away
With its Audrey Hepburn-inspired two-tone hues and sweet swing skirt, this cute sleeveless frock is perfect bridesmaid attire. Try wearing a tutu petticoat underneath for a real sense of fun and get jiving on that dance floor.
Short dress, £15, Boo-hoo, available at boohoo.com
How adorable is this pleated maxi? The fluted front and pleated skirt keeps it cute and playful and itll look right at home at a garden party do. Pin a few corsages to your hair and youre set to go.
Maxi dress, £45, Max C, available at maxclondon.com
With side cut-out panels and scattered in silvery crystals, this cute little number would be ideal for bridesmaids at a fairytale-themed wedding. Keep accessories to a minimum to keep it looking super-chic.
Short dress, £70, Lipsy, available at lipsy.co.uk