Florals are a summer staple, but this year it’s time to take things up a notch as the trend is more vibrant and wearable than ever.
And we’re not just seeing the flowery designs on cute bardot tops or summery shirts, 2017 is all about adding florals to the more unexpected parts of your outfit.
From working the colourful blooms on your shoes to flaunting the season’s favourite pattern on your everyday handbag, the trend has certainly stepped up a notch this year.
S/S17 catwalks were full of head to toe florals, proving we shouldn’t shy away from experimenting with the design.
Fashion blogger, Ella Gregory, is working the perfect bold look here, teaming up a floral print pencil skirt with a casual denim-look shirt.
We love the statement summery look, and making the floral item the focal point of your outfit is the perfect way to stand out this season.
Instagram inspiration, Lucy Williams, chooses a 1930s vintage floral suede jacket for a flawless spring-summer look that gives off more of an oriental vibe.
Pairing a plain silk cami top with an oversized flowery jacket is another dreamy way of pulling off summer’s most important style.
But it doesn’t just have to be about bright colours and over-sized flowery patterns, some of the best floral additions to any outfit are the more subtle choices.
Nike are even introducing the feminine trend into their footwear, finally proving that sportswear can be pretty as well as practical.
We love the idea of not being afraid to incorporate the floral look into any part of your look.
Wearing a neutral outfit, such as a cute white tea dress, but adding a floral print handbag as the ultimate accessory is an amazing way of staying on trend without stepping too far out of your style comfort zone.
Whether or not the sun is out for your inner floral goddess to shine, there’s no better time than now to experiment with the blossoming trend.
Words: Sophie Brennan