179 ofdelights The tapestry-like effect of the florals through their colours and textures brings a sophistication, femininity and glamour. And certainly, at this moment, that's where fashion's focus lies. Here, the fabulous new black meadowflower sheer lace is embroidered in jewel- toned ruby, periwinkle and leaf, a fanta- sy of columbine, pansy, grasses and poppies to light up the scene. On these pages, meadowflower, used two ways: Facing page (here, a detail, see later page for full image): Long Sirene evening dress in black embroidered meadowflower lace—a showstopper for special occasions. Sizes UK 8-18. Length 152cm. Code ML01NM16. RRP £229. CCUK £189. Worn with a suite of fine emeralds and diamonds: earrings, necklace and bracelet, and an emerald and diamond ring.All from Hatton Gar- den. See jewellery pages for details. This page: Black meadowflower lace used to stunning effect in the Valeria dress, the lace overlaying a souchong hued underskirt.Adress which works across the seasons, the Valeria features a flattering v-neck with covered lace but- tons and an elegant empire-style bodice. The dress is fully lined with a lengthening panelled skirt, centre back zipper and gently shaped raglan sleeves. It is cut with a little stretch and falls just below the knee. Length 114cm. Sizes UK 8-18. Code ML02NM16. RRP £209. CCUK £177. Worn with beautifully feminine floral pearl and diamond ear- rings and necklace set, with a diamond bracelet. See jewellery pages for full details, or visit countryclubuk.com.