Flirty floral accessories

Feb 23, 2009 at 2:57 a.m. ET

Spring arrives and the flowers begin to bloom, however not just in your garden but also in your wardrobe. Florals are a part of spring fashion every year. You can add flirty floral accessories to give any outfit an springtime look.

Floral bag

Valentino tote

Floral handbags

From canvas totebags dressed up in floral prints to designer bags accented with leather rosettes, you can find an array of floral handbags for spring. If you find a bag worth splurging on, go ahead and indulge. But don't overlook some fantastic bags just because of the low price tag.

Splurge: This Valentino tote bag just screams springtime with its colorful floral print taffeta. This luxurious bag has black patent leather handles and trim. You can get this printed tote at Neiman Marcus or Bergdorf Goodman, but it will set you back nearly $1,600. 

Bargain: For something a lot more affordable, this orchid tote from Dooney & Bourke is a beautiful choice. It's very bright and pretty with a coated cotton body and leather trim. This bag is $175 at Nordstrom.

Juicy Couture Mother of Pearl ring

Floral jewelry

Flower charm bracelets, intricate floral necklaces and flower-shaped rings are all part of spring accessories. If you are looking to buy floral jewelry this season, here are some great options - no matter how much you have to spend.

Splurge: This floral necklace from Alex Monroe has a classy, vintage appeal that is really luxurious. Featuring a 22k gold-plated silver crest with floral and bird details, this necklace is a fantastic choice for a special evening out. It's $300 at -- a bit of a splurge without being unreasonable.

Bargain: Juicy Couture makes an assortment of affordable floral jewelry, such as this mother-of-pearl flower ring (pictured here). It features sparkling stones in the center of the white petals. It's just $88 from Nordstrom. Also consider their Blooming


Poetic Licence floral sandal

Floral shoes

Wear the flower trend on your feet with fantastic floral sandals this spring. You can find these springtime shoes in every shape and style imaginable, from flat thong sandals to sexy high heels for a spring party.

Splurge: These silver flat sandals from Valentino feature rosette detailing along the center strap. You can order these shoes from Neiman Marcus for $645.

Bargain: These platform sandals from Poetic Licence are priced about $130 at Endless. They feature a gorgeous floral print and a sexy ankle wrap style. They come in a gold or denim floral fabric. 

Swatch watch

More floral accessories

The flower patterns are everywhere, from the Swatch Organic Explosion watch to floral headbands from Jennifer Behr (you've probable seen these on Gossip Girl and other shows). Dare to wear floral accessories this season.

For those crisp mornings in early spring, add a scarf to your ensemble. Look for floral print scarves, ranging from bold and bright to more subtle motifs. You can wear floral accessories with everything from your favorite little black dress to a T-shirt and jeans. Flowers are pretty, flirtatious and fun. Enjoy this spring fashion trend.

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