Many looks from several Spring '08/Resort '08 shows consisted of beautiful flowered prints and flowing looks, perfect for the garden. Many of these pieces looked like a garden was growing on the clothes.
Designers at the Resort/Cruise 2013 shows had a lighter more whimsical take on prints. While previous runways maintained a stronger more graphic aesthetic, the Resort lines emphasized watercolor florals, blurred abstract prints, and wavy stripes.
The design of the dress should follow the proportion of the body. The shorter the person, the shorter the dress and vice versa. Heels can be worn to alter the height to the proportion. No matter how intricate the design, it must follow the shape of the body