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Why flower power is perennial in the spring.

When The Devil Wears Prada’s Miranda Priestly issued her withering fashion world put-down: “Florals? For spring? Groundbreaking, ” she intimated that the seasonal taking-up of florals is, well, less than imaginative. But this annual ritual is not to be sneered at—it’s what we do. Who can resist those early blooms: the first snowdrops and the first daffodils, pushing up through hard ground, bursting forth with the desire to exist once again after a long winter. Clothing contains the same promise.

  • Words:
    Stevie Mackenzie-Smith

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