Floral print often brings to mind tiny flowers and muted shades. But not this season! Bold-color backgrounds featuring large flowers evoke feelings of tropical islands and umbrella drinks. Avoid fussy details and accessories (opt for nude heels), and let the boldness of the color scheme take center stage.
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Put your sun-kissed shoulders on display with a sexy strapless floral dress. This feminine look is perfect for lazy days in the sun and casual nights on the town. Look for flirty details such as ruching, soft gathers and self-belts. Add some gladiator sandals for a contemporary look.
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You don't have to be a teenager to wear a floral-print mini dress. Featuring spaghetti straps and a daring short length, the babydoll-style sundress is perfect for a neighborhood pool party or a day at the beach. Pair it with some jeweled flat sandals to showcase your gorgeous legs.
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If short is not your style, go long… really long. The maxi dress is perfect for every figure. To avoid the muumuu look, opt for maxi dresses with minimal upper-body material – strappy or strapless, but no sleeves, please! Maxi dresses are strong enough to support bold floral patterns as well as soft romantic prints.
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Instead of a tank top with shorts, try a tank-style floral-print sundress. A mid-thigh length offers a playful, romper-style look. Add a pair of canvas espadrilles and you're ready for fun.
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