Runway to Real Life: Wear Festive Florals

Runway to Real Life: Wear Festive FloralsFall runways were abloom with big, bountiful florals. This fantastically feminine and thoroughly modern trend is perfect for festive holiday attire—go soft and flirty for day or saucy and bold for evening. If you’re not ready to make a full-on floral statement, there are a million ways to work a flower print or two into your wardrobe. Here are four fabulous  options.

LADYLIKE
Anthropologie Tossed Bouquet Dress ($148) • For a perfectly prim office look, throw on a cashmere cardi with this graphic floral print day dress—then head out for cocktails at 5 by adding a pair of stilettos and a sequined jacket.

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MIX & MATCH
Kick back with easy, flowery separates. An all-over pattern in muted neutrals keeps it interesting without overpowering you. Mix and match flawlessly by choosing different prints in similar hues like these Mango Floral Print Cropped Jeans ($59.99) with a Pepe Jeans Floral Sheer Blouse ($96.75) pull your look together with a solid blazer or try a solid tee under this airy Merona Women’s Essential Sweater ($22.99).

Runway to Real Life: Wear Festive Florals

FEMME FATALE
Vamp it up a bit for evening and channel your inner exotic temptress in the spectacularly curve-hugging and exquisitely structured Lachica Dream Panel Dress ($168). Its tiny peplum and body-skimming tailoring flatters almost any figure.
Runway to Real Life: Wear Festive Florals

ACCENT PIECES
For just a hint of flair, work an unexpected floral accessory into your wardrobe like these gorgeously feminine Emma Cook Floral Printed Shoes ($243.97) or this adorable Hobo Lauren Double Frame Clutch ($128). Or just cinch it with a Japan-inspired Uroco Obi Belt ($83).