By Liz Lange and Jane Wagman, Shopafrolic.com
Spring and summer are all about florals, a trend which really harkens back to the 1960s (think Mad Men.)
There are so many ways to embrace flower power, from donning blooms head-to-toe to throwing on a single, feminine accent. Here are some tips:
Go matchy-matchy. Wear floral capris (or jeans) with a matching floral print top. (You can pull it off. Promise!)
Zara Printed Trousers, $79.90
Mix things up by pairing patterns. Florals look great with stripes (It works!). Simply choose a stripe in the same color palette as your print.
Diane Kruger isn't afraid to mix prints! (Away!/PR Photos)
What’s more feminine than a floral dress? We love the fit and flare styles that seem lifted straight out of Joan or Betty's wardrobe. And a printed pencil skirt with a solid top and nude shoes is a timeless and elegant look.
ModCloth Floral Palate Dress, $54.99
If florals scare you, go for a smaller-scaled print and work it back to a solid. When in doubt, a black or neutral hue always works. Even a floral cardigan worn over a white blouse is a simple and chic way to embrace the trend. (You can even find floral blazers!)
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Talbots Rose Floral Cardi, $75.99
Bold florals look best with nude shoes and pared down accessories - this allows the blossoms to speak for themselves!
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Shopafrolic.com was founded by sisters, Jane Wagman and Liz Lange – both confessed shopaholics. With diverging but equally chic taste, the fashion-forward duo apply their design pedigree—Liz is a fashion designer and founder of renowned maternity collection Liz Lange Maternity, Jane is a graphic designer—to assessing (and obsessing about) fashion every day. The sisters post their fashion, accessory and beauty picks daily, sharing where they found it, why they love it, and how to wear it.