*Random style post just because I had all these pretty floral pictures from my last trip to Venice*

There are more than a few ways in which women are not like flowers, yet, as The National said, we could easily live on coffee and flowers. And here are a few other people who agree…

‘They grow, they bloom, they fade. You can’t hold on to them for ever. […] They are symbolic for richness, romance. They capture people because of their smell, their appearance. They enhance emotion, create emotion even.’

Mark Colle


‘The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.’

– Jean Giraudoux –


‘If you’ve never been thrilled to the very edges of your soul by a flower in spring bloom, maybe your soul has never been in bloom.’

– Terri Guillemets –


‘I must have flowers, always, and always.’

– Claude Monet –


‘Can we conceive what humanity would be if it did not know the flowers?’

– Maurice Maeterlinck –


‘A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love.’

– Max Muller –


‘Earth laughs in flowers.’

– Ralph Waldo Emerson –


McQ Alexander McQueen Dress / Danza Boutique Necklace

Louis Vuitton Bag / Michael Kors Pumps / Quotes via Botanic Art