THE FLOWER PATCH
Flowers have an undeniable charm, but as a pattern, they can sometimes be a bit cloying. Not this season, however. Floral motifs were very popular for spring, but this time, they were done in distinctive, offbeat, even sexy ways. The results ranged from Cacharel’s pink top and slender pastel skirt in a trio of different patterns to Roberto Cavalli’s plunging micro-dress.