Thankfully, the May Day long week-end is here, so I have time to not only think about outfits, but also to blog about it. This year's trends incorporate a lot of floral prints, pastels, lace and overall prettiness, which are all perfect for a religious wedding ceremony or cocktails. For a super formal affair, add a hat and a summer coat, although these days most weddings will have a dress code which doesn't require such strung-up etiquette.
If you are taking children along, maybe this is not the best trend to opt for, though the French Connection dress below will easily camouflage grass stains and the odd vanilla ice cream pint-sized finger print. And the Dolce & Gabbana chain bag is a far better choice than a normal clutch, as it leaves both hands free. Remember, kids get bored from sitting around for hours on end so maybe sit at the end of the church so they can wander out (supervised by your no doubt bound-to-be bored better half, after all not everyone gets enthralled by chantilly lace ruffles, emotional vows and other intricate flower arrangements!).
- Gorgeous apple green sheer layers dress, French Connection
- Mint green clutch, Jimmy Choo
- Metallic strappy heels, J.Crew
- Pink slingback heels, Gianvito Rossi
- Fabulous pink lace dress, Valentino
- Envelope clutch, Givenchy
- Straw hat with plumetis veil, Siggi at Harrrods
- Cross-body bag, Dolce & Gabbana
- Oh-so pretty almond blossom print dress, Dolce & Gabbana
- Nude ankle-strap sandals, Dune