For years, floral patterned dresses have been pigeonholed and believed to be the token pattern for girly girls and Kim Kardashian’s 2013 Met Gala dress. But I disagree. Floral covers a very wide spectrum in terms of perception. Depending on the coloring, flower size, and dress style you can convey a message that ranges from Little House On The Prairie extra to a sprightly woodland fairy nymph, to badass Jennifer Garner circa Alias. It’s truly a liberating pattern with a ton of choices.
Convention be damned! Here are 10 floral dresses that span across the fashion personality sphere for whatever mood you’re in!
I’d totally wear this to a really chic garden party, equipped with a huge hat, a feather, and my best Downton Abbey impression.
The smaller flower buds make the dress look delicately memorizing. I usually approach strapless dresses with caution, but this actually looks comfortable for any bra size.
No one understands uncomfortable like a pregnant woman in the summer, (or so I’ve been told) but, luckily, this floral wrap dress can hopefully ease some of the discomfort.
I love the casual, Sunday drive with a touch of elegance vibe that maxi dresses exude and this one is no different. It also reminds me of the LK Style dress my fashion iconsKate Middleton and Mindy Kaling wore, so, case in point, it’s a necessary purchase.
Daises so plump and fresh, it’s like they’re asking me to try and pick them.
Her eyes follow me like the “Mona Lisa,” but luckily I’m just staring (and ogling) at the dress.
This could make a great transition from day to night depending on how you style your hair and makeup, also it looks vaguely romper-ish, so if you’re not completely on the romper train yet, you can test the water with this dress.
This model’s pout further proves that you don’t have to be girly to rock floral.
This looks delightfully retro and perfect for my upcoming sock-hop party