The spring season always marks the emergence of new styles, both in the fashion world and the interior design world. This spring season’s top trend can be boiled down to two words: color and florals. Floral patterns fall in that rare place between being playful and elegant, and they’re making a strong showing in 2013. You couldn’t hide from them at this year’s NY fashion week if you tried. And the trend is popping up (no pun intended) in home decor pieces as well.
While we’re thrilled that this pretty and feminine trend is making the rounds, we know that, when misapplied, floral can quickly turn dated. But fear not! We have some easy-to-follow tips and tricks to make sure you and your home look picture perfect in this year’s hottest pattern.
The head-to-toe floral look isn’t for everyone. Pairing a colorful and bold floral print with a traditional piece, like a pencil skirt, is a great way to dip your toe into this trend.
Incorporating a touch of floral on a solid black chest is another great way to add a subtle hint of this trend that will still look beautiful season after season.
If you’re ready to be bold, try pairing a floral pant with a blouse in the same shade as the pattern. Keeping the colors monochromatic gives you a playful, but refined look.
We love these floral drapes. The rest of the major textiles in the room are done in solids allowing the curtains to pop without competing.
Adding a floral accessory is a more temporary way to incorporate the trend in your wardrobe. We love the idea of grounding an ensemble with an interesting shoe.
A beautiful, bold rug grounds a room in the same way that a fabulous shoe creates a great foundation for an outfit.
While we hope these tips help you make the most of florals in 2013, the best rule when shopping for your coastal home and closet is to choose what makes you feel beautiful. Confidence never goes out of style. Do you have other tips for decorating with floral patterns? Share them with us on our Facebook page!