Happiness! Racecourse races , weddings , social picnics … Welcome to the season of garden parties . First step: to be invited. Check. Now, all that remains is to do the hosts proud and wear the most elegant outfits in accordance with the codes, but in version 2.0.
The panoply of the right accessories
Zap hat with veils, large flowers and small birds. We much prefer the XXL capelines by Jacquemus , the boater worthy of a Renoir painting to grab at a low price on Asos or even the chic Panama hats by Courtois Paris .
The new bibis? A big headband Bluetiful Milano or Prada , barrettes XXL Simone Rocha, Shrimps or Pearly Timeless chopper on Matchesfashion.com , or pretty headbands and scrunchies spotted at & Other Stories .
As for shoes and bags, we are counting on you! Pastel color, floral print, pink, orange, red, yellow, green… And let it go! For the cheat sheet:
A pink pink set
To match with green grass, what could be better than a pink set that is as flashy as it is elegant? See by Chloé imagines a pink organza worthy of the most beautiful Barbie of your childhood. Finish the look with pastel accessories to temper while remaining springy.
A turquoise jumpsuit
Treat yourself to a healthy glow by putting on your turquoise jumpsuit made in Zara , accessorize with yellow mules , an orange raffia bag , solar maxi… And parade with the racy swag of a great lady, while remaining sexy.
Turquoise satin jumpsuit, Zara , 59.95 on sale at € 29.99.
A floral print
Well, okay, we broke. It's impossible to chat about a garden party without evoking the incredible floral prints of Dolce & Gabbana , the kings of exercise.
Brocade dress with Portofino print, Dolce & Gabbana , € 1,550.
A mini print
Perfect finishes, dreamy cut and color, cheerful prints… This lovely Rhode dress ticks all the boxes for sartorial joy. For a Gucci- inspired silhouette , add a headband, maxi hoops and a beautiful little red bag. Devilishly effective ...
Short cotton dress with Ella mythological print, Rhode, € 437 on www.koibird.com .
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A long empire dress
The robe, that cup? Prejudice. Nothing could be more flattering to enhance the waist and neckline than a fitted dress with a wrap-around neckline. This version of the empire dress by Frnch has two other advantages: its luminous material and its slits on the sides to reveal the legs with each movement. Did you say sensual?
Aderian dress,Frnch , € 109 sold for € 76.30.
A very light long dress
In cotton and with its balloon sleeves, Cult Gaia's dress is easy to keep all day long to avoid sunburn without getting too hot. Top: recycle it in town with a pair of flat sandals , a messy bun and a sportswear-style bag .
A flowery set
The flamenco petticoat has a rustic feel at The Kooples with a most shimmering floral print. Paired with a matching ruffled blouse, the ensemble becomes simply irresistible. All you have to do is put on a crimson lipstick, put on black mules with medium heels and pose to immortalize this #ootd worthy of a fashion influencer.
A poppy outfit
Symbol of summer, the poppy also represents delicacy. Flower among flowers, is found printed on this stunning princess dress designed by the Milanese label The Double J. Accessorize with fine gold jewelry, a white or gold clutch and kitten heels.
Cotton dress, La Double J , € 450.
A gingham dress
As effective as ever, the gingham pattern of the Bardot offers the look of a sixties doll. We support the delicious retro and bucolic side with a boater and pretty high sandals to lengthen the leg.
Gingham pattern dress, Mes Demoiselles , € 180. Available at Bon Marché and in the boutique at 46, rue Etienne Marcel, 75002 Paris.
An empire waist
A little lesson in style: the asymmetrical fluid silk dress is a wardrobe essential, able to match in all situations. Clementine in color, with a floral print and a red belt like at Tara Jarmon , it is ideal to unsheath for a lunch in the meadows.
Asymmetrical clementine dress in silk, Tara Jarmon , € 325 on sale at € 162.