The best dresses to wear for the Scandinavian mid Summer – as well as a DIY flower crown tutorial. Do not miss out on the most magical night of the year…
On one of the longest days of the year, people will gather in parks or by the sea to celebrate Midsummer. They will have a barbeque or a picnic and spend the evening outdoors to enjoy the never ending day light.
Midsummer’s Eve was originally a pagan festival as a celebration of nature, life and fertility. Many of the traditions are connected with magic and myths; one saying that if a girl picked a flower bouquet to sleep on, she would dream of her husband to be…
Dressed in a retro style, preferably in white or summery colours – and wearing flower crowns, they would dance around Maypoles to celebrate Summer.
Long sleeved white lace dress from Vila nok 649,95.
Designed in Paris. Introducing the ultimate summer dress, combining an embroidered open-work fabric with a feminine flounce upper, from & Other Stories £69
Lace dress in a vintage style with a round neck, 3/4 length arms and beautifully cut with some volume in the skirt. Available from Denmark from rasmineshop.dk on sale, reduced from dkk 4.000,- to dkk 1.800,-
Drop waistband with stretch, embroidery detail and off the shoulder neckline this could easily become your favourite dress this summer. From Danish label PROJECT AJ117, available from wild-swans.com price £225
This very attractive vintage dress from the 70’s, made in England, consists of a fully lined, sleeveless lace dress which comes with an unlined lace jacket. Second hand white lace dresses are priced as low as £7 from Oxfam.
Relaxed and slightly bohemian kaftan, to wear with your favourite denim shorts, in a floral-print viscose weave that is completely open at the sides with a seam and drawstring at the waist and a lace trim at the hem, from H&M for £29,99.
From Danish label Ganni comes this classic white lace dress, a safe wardrobe stable to use in years to come, available in the UK from asos.com was £170, now on sale for £90.
Now, all you’ll need to complete your Scandinavian Mid Summer outfit is the flower garland in your hair. Fret not! We have you covered with a step by step tutorial here; DIY Flower Crown
The actual Summer solstices, the longest day of the year is on the 21 st of June, but most people will be celebrate on the weekend, this year on the 24th of June.