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Floral passion fashion

Flora, the goddess of flowers and spring, painting by Italian Renaissance artist Sandro Botticelli

Floral passion fashion. Flora, the goddess of flowers and spring, painting by Italian Renaissance artist Sandro Botticelli

Floral passion fashion. Botticelli’s Primavera (c. 1478) is one of the most puzzling as well as one of the most beautiful paintings of the Renaissance. The 16th-century art historian Giorgio Vasari described the subject as ‘Venus as a symbol of spring (Primavera in Italian) adorned with flowers by the Graces’, but scholars have continued to debate the exact meaning of the various figures. (Uffizi, Florence). Flowers is always beautiful. But in the spring, they are perceived with some special tenderness. You want to surround yourself with flowers everywhere – you decorate houses with bouquets, plant them in pots, wear flower brooch pinned to an elegant jacket, or wear a beautiful dress with bright floral patterns. And even this is not enough. Floral passion seizes you. Let us remember the designer collections in which designers showered their models with flowers from head to toe, as a Botticelli Flora.

Floral passion fashion

Floral passion fashion. Headbands-wreath

As always, the new – is well forgotten old. For example, in the photo above you see paryuru of porcelain flowers and gold leaves donated by Prince Albert to Queen Victoria on wedding anniversary

Floral passion fashion

GRETA Over-sized Floral Crown Headband

Sometime in the 19th century, Italian women adorned their heads with beautiful wreaths of flowers, tiaras, carved from shells and coral. Today it is a work of jewelry.

Floral passion fashion

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