To paraphrase Miranda Priestly, florals for spring aren’t exactly groundbreaking. But florals for fall? That’s a trend the devil herself might not know how to style.
But the truth is, florals were all over the runways for autumn and winter—and I am definitely falling for them. But to avoid looking like I just can’t let go of my warm-weather clothes, I follow a few simple rules to make these feminine prints perfect for fall.
Go big or go home. I’m all about big, statement florals in bright colors that pop to set the look apart from spring’s smaller, pastel flowers.
Topshop “Leaf Print Shift Dress,” $80; topshop.com.
Cinch it. Elevate your entire outfit by accentuating your waist with a rugged leather belt.
ASOS “Loop Detail Waist Belt,” $21.50; asos.com.
Pair it with suede. Nothing says “Hello, fall!” like the perfect pair of sexy cut-out heels in a luxe, cool-weather fabric like suede. Aquazurra “Sexy Thing Suede Cutout Booties,” $565; saksfifthavenue.com