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A Comprehensive Guide to Summer's Best Florals

Glamour Logo By Ana Colon of Glamour | Slide 1 of 28: Much has been said about the correlation between floral clothing and warm weather... Well, the spring and summer seasons are when this print truly flourishes (blooms?), taking over racks at retailers and inspiring many to break out their loudest, brightest patterns. And even though this phenomenon has been A Thing since, well, always, designers still manage to innovate on this category every year. In 2018 alone, you can find a plethora of sub-categories within the "floral clothing" umbrella—we've narrowed it down to seven: "ditsy" (teeny-tiny, colorful dots), tropical (bright, beachy flora), embroidered (stitched detailing), graphic (in-your-face colorful, contrasting pattern), painterly (arty renditions of your favorite flowers), monochromatic (floral prints rendered in a single hue), and oversized (larger-than-life buds). Consider this your comprehensive guide to summer's favorite graphic—check out the season's best florals to shop right now, ahead.We bring you the trends. You make them your own. Sign up for our daily newsletter to find the best fashion for YOU.

Much has been said about the correlation between floral clothing and warm weather... Well, the spring and summer seasons are when this print truly flourishes (blooms?), taking over racks at retailers and inspiring many to break out their loudest, brightest patterns. And even though this phenomenon has been A Thing since, well, always, designers still manage to innovate on this category every year. In 2018 alone, you can find a plethora of sub-categories within the "floral clothing" umbrella—we've narrowed it down to seven: "ditsy" (teeny-tiny, colorful dots), tropical (bright, beachy flora), embroidered (stitched detailing), graphic (in-your-face colorful, contrasting pattern), painterly (arty renditions of your favorite flowers), monochromatic (floral prints rendered in a single hue), and oversized (larger-than-life buds). Consider this your comprehensive guide to summer's favorite graphic—check out the season's best florals to shop right now, ahead.

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