The Unexpected Way Fashion Girls Wear Florals

If you were to reach into your closet to select a "cool" piece, your floral skirt probably wouldn't be your first pick. The pattern is traditionally thought of as pretty and feminine, rather than tough or badass. But, with this season's resurgence of wallpaper florals, that's about to change. Brighter and more graphic, this print is eye-catching and adorns silhouettes like asymmetrical dresses and '70s-esque trousers. Below, five of our favorite runway looks, along with similar items to shop. Ahead, the perks of being a wallflower.
The Coordinating Combo: As Seen At Saint Laurent
Head-to-toe floral works as a matching set — ideal for those who don't want to think about pairing a different top and bottom together.
The Jacket Dress: As Seen At Simone Rocha
A jacket-turned-dress is a welcomed update to a traditional frock. And, an exact-matching bag feels unexpected and not the least bit old lady.
The Slit Dress: As Seen At Céline
A floral dress suddenly feels forward and tough with a high slit and shoulder detailing.
The Bold Coat: As Seen At Marni
Make a statement with an eye-catching floral coat. Throw it on over basic black and your look is instantly #OOTD-worthy.
The Matching Set: As Seen At Miu Miu
The ruffles mixed with the floral print is undoubtedly femme, but the slim pants and tank gives the overall vibe a sporty-feeling twist.

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