Spring in African print

spring in African print dress

Spring in African Print Dress

It’s that time of the year again when the air is filled with fresh blooming flowers and our hearts are filled with hope, at least for me, we are slowly packing away winter clothing and getting ready to bloom with nature in some colourful outfits. Five years living in England but winter is still not my thing and still new to me just like the very first time. Except for learning the secret of layering and where to get the best winter clothing. With spring here I love nothing more than having the the long awaited wardrobe shift. Time to have fun and experiment with new prints, texture and patterns. Starting my spring in this beautiful African print dress.

spring in African print dress

THE DRESS

I love this beautiful African prints for trying to be a little bit of a neutral with the greens and the orange abstracts showing the boldness, vibrancy and texture of the fabric. I love the neckline cut on the dress and the layered shoulder detail. Material used on the dress is cotton. A cotton lining with a closure zip on the left side.  A versatile dress that can be matched with more than one colour. Gentle dare are the two words behind the dress inspiration. The shoulder cut is meant to be simple, unique and minimal with a bold deep neckline contrasting the fabric into a simple understated full of life dress.

As I get too excited for the new season I hope I will have the time to make new pieces. And get out of my comfort zone by trying new fabric, texture, pattern, new ways of expressing my creativity. And share more of my creative process.

I also hope  to find something beautiful about life every single day.  To seek hope, contentment and happiness in the ordinary. Find something to make me look at life with awe and wonder (in a good way). Something to make me look beyond the bills, failure, the hurt and just see the beauty of having each day as another chance to experience God’s grace. Something to make me slow down and live in the moment, embracing and blooming right where I am. Whichever season you are in geographical or metaphorically  I hope you find that something too.

Thank you for stopping by.

Buy the dress here

Mercy

 

29 Replies to “Spring in African print”

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    Cristina Petrini says: 03.30.2019 at 8:54 am

    In pure Wakanda style, colorful and ultra glam! I just wonder if on me, Caucasian, it will be fine for me as this dress!

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    Lyosha says: 03.30.2019 at 9:02 am

    This dress looks absolutely beautiful! SO charming! I love the print, it looks so fresh! the fact that is African is making the print even more unique and desirable.

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    Cristelle says: 03.30.2019 at 9:03 am

    The dress is beautiful and anyone should be able to wear it beautifully

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    WambuiSharin says: 03.30.2019 at 9:07 am

    Life is full of worries and pain and sure there is something everyday that should make us think otherwise. May you find it too!

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    Raluca says: 03.30.2019 at 10:43 am

    The dress is so beautiful, and you wear it with style πŸ˜‰ Fingers crossed you find ‘that something’ soon too πŸ˜‰

    1. Mercy
      Mercy says: 03.31.2019 at 3:41 pm

      Thank you, I hope you find that something too. πŸ™‚

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    Yeah Lifestyle says: 03.30.2019 at 11:23 am

    That dress is so beautiful, what a gorgeous print! I too hope to find something beautiful in every day, I hope you find it too x

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    kumamonjeng says: 03.30.2019 at 12:41 pm

    I love the dress so much, the print and the color are stunning and unique. I would love to own one of this too

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    Wander women abroas says: 03.30.2019 at 3:06 pm

    Wow! You are absolutely gorgeous and that dress is stunning. Love this

    1. Mercy
      Mercy says: 03.30.2019 at 9:48 pm

      aww thank you.

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    Claire Lee says: 03.30.2019 at 7:09 pm

    I love your dress! I think it really looks good on you and it’s a statement piece! I’d love to wear dresses like that that are bold yet pretty!

    1. Mercy
      Mercy says: 03.30.2019 at 9:47 pm

      Hi Claire, thank you, you can experiment with bold sometimes and see how you feel you might like it.

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    Heather says: 03.30.2019 at 11:04 pm

    The colors on this dress are AMAZING! I also really love the cut. It’s so flattering.

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    brianna watson says: 03.31.2019 at 12:07 am

    Wow that looks beautiful on you and you look so regal!!! I love your blog!

    1. Mercy
      Mercy says: 04.1.2019 at 7:33 pm

      Thank you very much.

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    Sara Welch says: 03.31.2019 at 12:34 am

    Gorgeous dress! It looks really lovely on you! I also love you hair; very stylish and cute!

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    Beth Pierce says: 03.31.2019 at 3:44 am

    What a lovely dress! The pattern looks great on you too! Very pretty πŸ™‚

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    Danielle says: 03.31.2019 at 7:12 am

    First off, you are GORGEOUS!! The hair, skin, smile, and eyes – seriously the most beautiful woman I have seen in quite a long time! And the dress? Stunning. Just so unique, vibrant and classy. Thank you so much for sharing, cannot wait to dig further into your blog!

    1. Mercy
      Mercy says: 03.31.2019 at 3:42 pm

      Aww thank you very much Danielle.

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    Glaemour says: 03.31.2019 at 8:11 am

    I am so in love with your style, you look so cute and stunning. Amazing style for real.

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    Alexandra Cook says: 03.31.2019 at 8:12 am

    This is so lovely! How I wish I was as talented and could pull off such a look.

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    Lisa says: 03.31.2019 at 11:09 am

    I am so in love with this dress and this print too! We live half the year in London, and I just saw a wonderful shop in Covent Garden selling African print dresses and robes. To die for!!

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    Kalyan Panja says: 03.31.2019 at 4:06 pm

    This spring dress is fabulous. Nice reading how it has spread smile and cheer in you.

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    Mirna says: 03.31.2019 at 5:44 pm

    The dress is so beautiful. Gentle dare is a perfect description, very well made, classy, chic and fun. Now I know the inspiration! πŸ˜‰

    Miss Bi.

    1. Mercy
      Mercy says: 03.31.2019 at 9:37 pm

      Thanks love πŸ™‚

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    Indu says: 03.31.2019 at 8:18 pm

    Vibrant spring dress I will love to purchase such. You look gorgeous in this pretty African print.

    1. Mercy
      Mercy says: 03.31.2019 at 9:35 pm

      Thank you. Please find the link to buy on the after the post. xx

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    Irina says: 04.1.2019 at 11:30 pm

    This print is everything. I seriously love it. It is perfect for spring.

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    Jessica May says: 04.2.2019 at 5:54 pm

    This dress is so gorgeous and I love the print. Spring is just the very best!

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