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daisy print against a black backdrop: all the fun with none of the twee.

Posted on June 19th, 2014 5 Comments

5 Responses

  1. Dianne says:

    This print makes me want to sing:

    Daisy Daisy give me your answer true……..

  2. tamara says:

    please please please define for me “twee!” (love the blouse tho!)

    • Viajera says:

      Just to be sure, I googled it and it officially means something that is overly sweet or sentimental or pretty.

      But I would have said it is something that looks childish, which for me means, f.e., any time a grown woman wears a bow, anywhere on her person, except to tie sneakers or in rare situations, a scarf. Still, it’s a case by case basis I think. And it’s not like I’d actually say anything to the person.

      Some people find an overtly pretty floral print to be automatically twee. I think I am becoming part of the anti-anti-twee backlash though. What is wrong with a pretty color? For me, any floral with a black background screams either the 80s or the 90s, I’m not sure which. Like a flower can’t just be a flower, we have to pretend we are really so edgy that we don’t really mean it. Though, this one is still quite nice and peppy.

      Having said all that though … I don’t often actually wear anything even twee-adjacent. So I am a big liar.

  3. Mamavalveeta03 says:

    If it’s floral for me it’s got to be Liberty print. Excuse this, but “Give me Liberty Print or give me death!” (Patrick Henry just rolled over in his grave.)