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Full Bloom

Airy florals and waist-nipping shapes breathe new life into spring’s feminine silhouettes.











Lela Rose floral-pattern bateau dress, $1,295, at Neiman Marcus; Stephen Dweck green agate crystal quartz peacock pearl earrings in bronze, $395, at Neiman Marcus.



Go for va va voom, with cutout sides.















Aida Collection mesh detail emerald evening gown, $595, at Glamorous Boutique; Ippolita 18-karat yellow gold with black mother-of-pearl three-drop earrings, $1,795, and Ippolita 18-karat yellow gold ring, $1,295, at Davidson & Licht; Stephen Dweck rock crystal green agate triple gemstone necklace in bronze, $695, and Stephen Dweck green agate smoky quartz Tahitian mother-of-pearl bracelet in bronze (2), $465 each, at Neiman Marcus; Alkemie floral cuff, $158, at Hawthorn; Pelle Moda Flirty sandal, $149.95, at Nordstrom. For shopping information, see below.













Marni color block jeweled-neck dress, $1,500, at Barneys; mid century retro moderne signed Weiss clip earrings, $45, at Cottage Jewel. For shopping information, see below.


A Floral print in neon deserves a double take.










Stella McCartney floral front short-sleeve dress, $1,195, at Neiman Marcus; Irene Neuwirth rose-cut lapis pear-shaped drop earrings, $3,060, Eva Fehren cigarette double finger ring, $6,985, and Sergio Rossi piped stylized band sandal, $775, at Barneys; Alexis Bittar Miss Havisham Bel Air stone cap cuff bracelet, $245, at Nordstrom. For shopping information, see below.











L’Wren Scott lace overlay printed dress, $2,650, at Barneys; Emily Armenta old-world midnight open oval boulder opal with sapphire and diamond earrings, $2,645, bangle bracelet with sapphires and diamonds, $1,760, bangle bracelet with champagne diamonds, $3,980, cravelli bangle with sugalite and diamonds, $2,680, 18-karat yellow gold bangle with sapphires and diamonds, $3,325, and yellow gold bangle bracelet with champagne diamonds, $2,745, at Davidson & Licht.


A kimono inspired neckline evokes worldly femininIty.











Badgley Mischka Collection printed halter gown, $1,090, at Neiman Marcus; Alexis Bittar Elements vine capped earrings, $125, at Nordstrom; circa 1935–45 retro moderne floral pin, $48, at Cottage Jewel; Irene Neuwirth ring, $3,560, at Barneys. For shopping information, see below.











Temperley London lotus print shift dress, $1,595, available online at temperley london.com; Gurhan 24-karat gold small half moon post earrings, $2,645, at Davidson & Licht; Alexander McQueen knuckle-duster snakeskin box clutch bag, $2,295, at Neiman Marcus; Sarah Swell Ruina ring in sterling, $58, Mini Mountain 14k ring, $264, and Mini Mountain ring in silver, $53, at Hawthorn.


A splashy print and unexpected shape add retro glamour.










Lela Rose lace appliqué sheath dress, $1,595, at Neiman Marcus; circa 1935–1945 rose gold sterling vermeil signed Monet bow pin earrings, part of set, singles and sets from $45–$184, and mid century retro moderne brushed metal and paste bracelet, $65, at Cottage Jewel; Emily Armenta old-world midnight iris sugalite, opal, sapphire, and diamond ring, $3,960, at Davidson & Licht; Christian Louboutin Pigalle heel, $625, at Barneys. For shopping information, see below.


Photography by Martin Rusch / Styled by Jane Black / Hair and Makeup by Hether Beckrest



Where to buy the clothes and accessories

Barneys: 77 O’Farrell St., San Francisco, (415) 268-3500, barneys.com.
Cottage Jewel: 100 W. Prospect Ave., Danville, (925) 837-2664, cottagejewel.com.
Davidson & Licht: 1258 Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek, (925) 935-0940, davidsonandlicht.com.
Glamorous Boutique: 1048 Brown Ave., Lafayette, (925) 285-6096.
Hawthorn: 5854 College Ave., Oakland, (510) 594-8380, hawthornboutique.com.
Neiman Marcus: 1000 S. Main St., Walnut Creek, (925) 279-3000, neimanmarcus.com.
Nordstrom: 1600 Stoneridge Mall Rd., Pleasanton, (925) 463-5050; 1200 Broadway Plaza, Walnut Creek, (925) 930-7959, nordstrom.com.
Temperley London: temperleylondon.com.


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