Summer’s not over yet! Catch some rays and flounce around town with the season’s hottest florals. While the trend has been huge since spring, easy updates, from cut-off shorts to wedges, can make them more summer-appropriate. As with any other printed trend, let the piece stand on its own with a neutral or solid-colored pairing to keep the look young, girlie and fresh.
Shorts, Dallin Chase Oliver Provincial Printed Shorts, $61, Shopbop.com
Pair with a chambray shirt for the ultimate trendy summer outfit.
Pick a shade in the shirt and match the hue with colored denim shorts.
Chiffon is light and airy, perfect for warm weather days.
Dress, Floral Belted Shift Dress, $16.50 in Grey Multi, Delia’s, Delias.com
The perfect dress from work to weekend, just add a smart black blazer and strappy sandals.
Let your feet do the talking with these adorable printed wedges. They’ll stand out against a sleek black dress.
For when the office gets cold but you don’t want to lose style. Pair with something solid-colored on top.
I live in floral skirts. They’re just the right amount of sweet and girly. Pair with a button-down and flat sandals for day, and toughen up the look with a leather jacket and heels for night.
Jeans, BDG Twig Mid-Rise Jean-Oversized Floral Print, $68, Urban Outfitters, UrbanOutfitters.com
Floral jeans were all over the runways last year for the spring ’12 collection. Let the loud print stand out with a neutral top and oxfords for a preppy look, or with an oversize lightweight sweater and flip flops for a more relaxed vibe.
A scarf is an simple way to pull off the trend, and virtually goes with anything in your closet. This lightweight version is perfect for breezy summer afternoons.