My rule for florals is the same as the one I abide by for leopard prints and most all other patterns too: keep the silhouette simple and straightforward, like on this pretty adorable top from Sezane.
The touch of black lace at the collar gives this top a little edge.
I love bright red and yellow together—such a cheery ketchup-and-mustard mix.
I’d throw this tank on under a blazer, throw on some jeans, and call it good.
A sweet Liberty of London print on a popover with the just-right amount of ruffle.
The smocked waist here makes for a flattering shape.
The print on his asymmetrical top has a painterly, one-of-a-kind quality.
This is a good choice for those who usually think florals are too girly, because it’s so sophisticated and graphic.
I just love the green here, and the sexily slouchy neckline.
The barely-there grey print on this Rebecca Taylor blouse is perfect for those who like florals but aren’t so cool with wearing colors.
This is just a really interesting print—I especially dig the color combination.
I’m very tempted by this happy red cotton button-down, which reminds me of prints you find in Provence on bags and tablecloths and such.
The sheer sleeves here are a chic little touch.
The pleating on this Vince button-down is nicely unexpected.
A nicely priced twist-front top with the eensiest of floral prints.
And this Xirena top skews just the right amount of Hippie Girl.
I think this top is the perfect combination of graceful and versatile.
A black and white floral is a good candidate for print-mixing.
And finally: the drawstring waist here keeps things neat.