Florals? For fall? (Actually) groundbreaking. Despite the harsh disapproval of Miranda Priestly’s dry response in The Devil Wears Prada, she kind of has a point. The idea of breaking out floral prints sounds a bit too much like a broken record every spring. For fall, though, the lush prints feel oddly refreshing and undeniably current. One look at the F/W 18 runways and it becomes abundantly clear that florals fit in right alongside their other autumnal counterparts.
Since fall florals tend to be an everlasting trend that we’ve seen emerge year after year, you need only pay attention to the following iterations of the trend to pull them off in a very “fall 2018” way. Not just any florals will fly, so we’re breaking down the only three micro-trends that matter—and, of course, the only pieces to shop to nail all of them. From dark and moody florals to sweet and dainty, see the prints that actually do feel groundbreaking.
Set on a black base, fall’s moodiest florals are the easiest to master. This trend feels so right for the season ahead that it’ll have you instantly forgetting what all the hype around summer was really about anyway.
This season’s array of delicate, vintage-inspired florals will have you channeling your inner prairie girl—no actual meadow necessary.
Ready to go full tilt into fall florals? Graphic, oversize prints saturated in bright hues are arresting, yes, and make for a look that’s undeniably current.