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The beautiful sunshine today has got me wanting to dress more like I'm on the Italian Riviera than the mean streets of Central London. Sadly, it's still not quite warm enough to eschew jeans for bare legs and sundresses, but I can still live vicariously through the wonders of photoshop...

I wanted to make Monsoon Fusion's floral printed cotton dress look more vintage with the help of some earthy looking neutral accessories - a woven belt, a vintage box bag and a pair of retro (but comfy) sandals. The colour match isn't perfect but that's the point - the whole thing looks less 'done' with the mix of grey and neutral.

The scarf is to tie around the handle of the bag to bring out the coral in the print of the dress. This one is a designer find but I bet you could get something similar for 50p in a charity shop, while the layered necklaces pick up on both the colours of the dress and the accessories and tie it all together.

Oriental garden print dress £48 Monsoon Fusion
Casino Chip sandals in lavendar leather £59.99 Clarks Premium range
Wood and plait belt £24.99 River Island
Chunky neutral beaded necklace £13.75 Oasis at ASOS.com
Coral daisy collar necklace £12 Diva at Miss Selfridge
1950s vintage raffia crochet box bag £40 Stardust Vintage
Coral and floral silk scarf £60 Missoni at Net a Porter