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How to Pick and Style a Floral Dress for All Occasions


Even if neutrals and quiet luxury are your thing, every wardrobe needs a bit of fun, especially on those days where you want to match
the sunny weather or brighten your mood. Whether it’s on the runway or the city sidewalk, floral dresses are always bound to make an
appearance in one form or another, thanks to their versatility and statement-making appeal.

Needless to say, floral dresses aren’t just for garden parties and brunches (but if the ditzy printed midi fits…) so let the occasion
dictate your dress choice, be it maxi, mini, casual or formal. Then, check out our tips for styling your floral pick to perfection. No April
showers required for these fresh blooms.  

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Floral Dresses for Work


Garden florals absolutely have their place in the office,
but you’ll want to choose a silhouette that errs on the side
of professionalism. A cap-sleeve sheath dress or tie-waist
shirt dress is a solid choice when you’re running from a
meeting to lunch off-campus. Simple, minimal heels will
pair well here, but you can also transition that floral print
dress into the cooler months by adding tights and booties.

No doubt you already have a floral maxi dress or two in
your closet, and with the right accessories you can style it
to go from office hours to happy hour. Start with a flowy
tiered maxi dress and top with an oversized leather jacket
or denim jacket. Then, complete the look with low-top
sneakers or lug boots. For a more prairie-girl vibe, opt for
dainty florals and knee-high boots in leather or suede.

Floral Dresses for Weddings


Romantic florals couldn’t be more perfect for a spring or
summer ceremony, and here you’ll find options for every
venue and dress code. Dancing the night away at a
vineyard or the botanical gardens? Look for cocktail dresses
with fanciful details like ruffles, puff sleeves and
smocking. Enjoying cake and champagne at an intimate
backyard affair? A wrap-front mini dress or light poplin
maxi is the move.

As far as accessories, block heel sandals and wedges
will complement the look (and keep you from sinking into
the grass during outdoor events). Don’t forget a simple,
neutral-hued shoulder bag or wristlet for your necessities.


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Floral Dresses for Getaways


Tropical vacations and floral dresses go together like
Sunday mornings and coffee. Above all, you want your
OOO outfit to be comfortable and require little to no
effort, which is why you can’t go wrong with an
easy-breezy midi dress. Volume is the name of the game
here—think big, bright oversized florals, tiered skirts and
bell sleeves that’ll look stunning in your recap post. You’ll
want to balance the drama of the dress with minimal
accessories, like classic gold hoops, bangles and slide

Floral Dresses for Fall


Bet you didn’t see that coming. Floral dresses can and
should be worn in the seasons where layers are your
friend. Let darker, moodier colors have their moment here
in a flowing, long-sleeve silhouette that pairs well with
heavier boots or heels. For an everyday look that mixes
hard and soft elements, try layering a cropped cardigan
over a tiered floral maxi dress, and then adding chunky
combat boots for a bit of edge.

Need something a little more elevated? Opt for a satin
floral slip dress teamed with tall boots or strappy heels.
Top the whole thing off with a tailored jacket or long
trench coat, and grab a structured handbag on your way
out the door.


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