Fashion

In full bloom: how to embrace florals in your winter wardrobe

By Josefin Forsberg

As we're counting down the days until spring comes again, we opt to flounce our floral print

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Flora and fauna have long been a favoured motif within the upper echelons of fashion.

Whether roses, daisies, or hyacinths; blossoming in bright colours or slowly wilting away, the garden variety print perseveres from season to season. A mainstay in our wardrobes and a budding new neutral – akin to leopard print – it pairs perfectly with statement colours and patterns, laying the foundation of any eye-catching ensemble.

Left to right: Dress, €275. Ganni. Shirt, worn underneath, €218. Marimekko. Shoes, €890. Bottega Veneta.Dress, €290. Stine Goya. Long sleeve dress, worn underneath, €580. Étoile Isabel Marant. Shoes, €663. Nodaleto. Jacket, €420. Étoile Isabel Marant. Dress, €290. Stine Goya. Shoes, €620. Nodaleto. Photo: Marcus Ohlsson

In our October-November issue, stylist Tereza Ortiz opted for maximalist layering. In the form of a long sleeved midi-dress, small, vividly coloured buds on a pleated black background paired perfectly with a shell jacket which saw large blue blooms against a neutral white background. The aforementioned leopard print was seen layered over a deep blue midi dress with scattered pale pink flowers and a high collar. A tone-in-tone long sleeved maxi dress with blossoming bouquets layered over a bubble gum pink and fire engine red shirt was given a pop of colour with a collar.

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While flowers are synonymous with spring, we’ve previously pointed out their newfound place on the autumn/winter runways. Top-to-toe prints permeated fashion month. Vintage in a muted colour way, highly defined and graphic with black outlines, or eye-catchingly enigmatic and abstract in highlighter hues – a vast variety of takes on the trend indeed.

Acne Studios autumn/winter 2021.

Preen by Thornton Bregazzi autumn/winter 2021.

Stine Goya autumn/winter 2021.

In Paris, Swedish Acne Studios showed multiple looks leaning into a regal iteration of the flowering pattern. Large bouquets and dainty flowers covered coats, dresses and tops against muted backgrounds of pale yellow, green and blue. In London, Preen by Thornton Bregazzi pursued prints pertinent to the 1960s and 1970s. Large, graphic flowers in mustard yellow, forrest green and dusty pink covered a full look shot in the British countryside. Lastly, in Copenhagen floral enthusiast Stine Goya – for SS22, the Danish designer designed a print specifically inspired by a British garden party – leaned into her rainbow roots with motley coloured blooms as seen in our editorial.

Below, we've gathered our favourite fashion from this season to embrace to blossoming trend in full:


Garments in full bloom

Puff sleeve dress

Stine Goya

SHOP NOWEUR 499
Puff sleeve shirt

Monki

SHOP NOWEUR 30
Floral satin shirt

Ganni

SHOP NOWEUR 255
Floral satin trouser

Ganni

SHOP NOWEUR 229
Turtleneck top

& Other Stories

SHOP NOWEUR 39
Floral knot dress

H&M

SHOP NOWEUR 27.99
Chiffon dress

Mango

SHOP NOWEUR 49.99
Floral polo top

Acne Studios

SHOP NOWEUR 250
Floral rib knit trouser

Acne Studios

SHOP NOWEUR 390
Vintage wallpaper padded skirt

ByTimo

SHOP NOWEUR 280
Floral dress

Rixo

SHOP NOWEUR 275
Floral long sleeve top

Weekday

SHOP NOWEUR 20

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