Saturday, August 4, 2012

Flower Power

"Earth laughs in flowers.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson, 'Hamatreya' "


Flowers have always been associated with love and romance in history but since 2009, floral has been a powerful pattern and has became a must-have in the wardrobe. It is seen everywhere and in everything: from scarves to shoes or even to entire outfits!


However, the floral pattern has been around for a longtime, since the Egyptian Period (2800 BC-28 BC), during which, Egyptians would use this pattern for blanket design, temple offerings, and guest wreath. During the Greek period (600 AC-150 BC), a symmetrical theme was added to floral patterns, but the Greeks still used this pattern for the same reasons as the Egyptians did.



During the Middle Ages (476 AC-1000 AC), although there was a decline use of Floral patterns, florals were used to define the borders of manuscripts by painters. It’s only in the Modern period (1500 AC- ), more precisely during the Age of Discovery ( 15th-17th century), that floral patterns were introduced into clothing fabrics, after it has originated from Asia.




Hello Lovelies, 

I hope you enjoyed the little history about the floral pattern. I have always wanted to know where it came from and now, after reading this post, we all know it came from Asia during the Exploration period!

Lots of Love

4 comments:

Emilia Nita said...

Love the mix of floral print!<3
I'll fallow you!
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NewLife said...

Lovely outfit and great photos. Your shoe giveaway is a great idea :-) They wouldn't fit me, but you have a wonderful collection. The blue ones in this post are just amazing. Following you!

Carmen said...

Wow, I love this outfit :D
xx
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Harija said...

cute outfit!
Neat post and love your blog... would you like to follow each other!

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