Spring fashion seeks inspiration from several facets of nature from dewy pastel tones to bold flower power. Bloomingdale's fashion director Stephanie Solomon, stylist-to-the-stars Nikki Pennie and front-row fashion blogger Bryanboy talked about the trend to CNN, "Love the tropical prints from Joseph Altuzarra, the hyper flower power at Peter Thom, the botanical prints from Alexander Wang ... This season is very visual." Translate the runway trend to your wardrobe with these affordable floral for the everyday fashionista.
Pleated floral dress: Make a statement with a bright floral printed dress by Alfani. The dress is an absolute must-have featuring two of the hottest trends of the season- pleats and floral. The conservative silhouette and the simple scoop neckline are easily adaptable and complement all body types. (Macy's, $99)
Tropical floral skirt: Perfect for the woman who likes things understated is this tropical floral printed skirt. With light pastel colors, the versatile piece can be dressed up or down befitting the occasion. Not to forget the light cotton voile fabric that keeps it comfortable and airy for the warmer days ahead. (Loft, $69.50)
Lipsy maxi dress: Make a spring statement in a maxi dress by Lipsy. The all-feminine and sexy dress features shoestring halterneck straps, a shirred bodice with frill detailing, a high, gathered waist, long skirt in an all-over floral print. (ASOS, $62.67)
Embellished tee: Update your weekender look with a refreshing casual dose of colorful flowers when you sport a floral embellished tee by Jennifer Lopez. Perfect with those dark skinnies or with a pair of cropped pants, this tee is sure to turn heads! (Kohl's, $40)
Jet Flower Drop Earrings: When it comes to accessories, earrings are the ultimate fashion statement. Complementing your trendy ensemble is this pair of simulated crystal earrings in a chic floral design by Vera Wang. Pair it with a dress or accessorize your casual wardrobe for an added punch. (Kohl's, $18)
Floral flap handbag: Crisp and simple designs by Jason Wu for Target have captivated every fashionista's mind for quite some time now. Working with the trend, Jason Wu, the ace designer came up with this elegant and stylish blue floral classic handbag made by faux leather featuring metal-clasp closure, detachable straps and easy to work with pockets. (Target)
So, say hurray to flower power. Celebrate the season with roses, daffodils, lilies and more. Whether your style is conservatively fashionable or edgy, find the right print to work with your personality and wardrobe. Remember, the warmer days don't last for long - so make the most of it - now!
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