On Trend: Floral Prints

The grass is somehow greener, the cherry blossoms are out, and the days are becoming deliciously longer; an English spring has arrived and I couldn’t be more excited to debut spring style trends. In addition to pastels and other romantic accessories (scarves, rose-gold jewelry, colored headbands), I’m loving floral prints. A huge runway trend for Spring ’12, floral prints are popping up everywhere this season  from Aldo’s floral wedge sandals to Anthropologie’s idyllic floral printed skirts.  While I do love my neutrals, incorporating floral prints into your look is an easy wardrobe update. It’s also the perfect alternative to solid colors. So, whether you prefer roses, daises or, my favorite, tulips, find your favorite floral trend below and add a little spring to your step.

#1: Metallic Jacquard Dress by J. Crew

www.jcrew.com, $395.00

http://www.jcrew.com, $395.00

This lovely dress designed by J. Crew in golden chartreuse is just the right piece for spring. The delicate watercolor floral print is feminine yet fresh because of the metallic accents. Wear this to Cream Tea in simple kitten heels or to the park on a Sunday afternoon. So pretty!

#2:  Daisy-print wool and silk-blend scarf by Marc Jacobs

http://www.net-a-porter.com,£320

Understated. Simple. Lovely. This silk-blend scarf by Marc Jacobs will add charm to any ensemble. And who can’t feel cheerful when wearing daisies?

#3: Hydrangea Floral Print Skirt by Juicy Couture

http://www.juicycouture.com, $158

I’m loving the the drape of this skirt and the cute pockets! So versatile, so chic.

#4: Crystal Rosebud Studs by Betsey Johnson

http://www.macys.com, £11.62 (on sale)

Delicate and classy, these rosebud studs will add glitz to any outfit.

#5: Black and orange floral tunic by Dorothy Perkins

http://www.dorothyperkins.com, £30.00

This limited edition tunic by Dorothy Perkins is cute and fun without being overly-girly.

#6: Tall China floral print dress by Top Shop

http://www.topshop.co.uk, £36.00

The robin’s egg blue shade of this dress by Topshop and retro cut make this the must-have addition to your wardrobe. Order before they’re gone!

#7:  Pink floral print sunglasses by River Island

http://www.riverisland.com, £12.99

Shield your baby blues in these chic and fresh over-sized sunglasses.

#8: Printed cotton-blend dress by Oscar de la Renta

http://www.netaporter.com, £725

Bring back the glam of the 1950s in this retro-inspired sun dress by Oscar de la Renta. The colors make this dress a stand-out choice.

#9:  Corrine printed-chiffon dress by “Girl. By Band of Outsiders”

http://www.netaporter.com, £415

My favorite floral piece yet, this stunning chiffon dress by the new designer Band of Outsiders is whimsical, romantic, and just so pretty.

#10: Printed floral top by ZARA

http://www.zara.com, $59

I love this top’s unexpected shoulder frill and soft colors. Ideal for the office or a night-out.

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