You’ve got a floral dress you bought last summer, but feel kinda blah about wearing it this year, right? Fresh styling tricks and small accessories can make all the difference when it comes to getting excited to pull it out again. Below, our shopping recos for the pieces that can totally change the energy or silhouette of your favorite florals.
Finish with bold shoes that complement (or clash) to create a super bright look. The contrast with the abstract print of this pair can make the blooms read differently.
A boho dress becomes instantly more professional when worn under a blazer in a now-trending pastel hue. A lightweight fabric isn’t too heavy for spring and makes a skinny-strapped dress office-appropriate.
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Belting last season’s dress can create a new shape or make a maxi read as a midi. A thinner style worn at the natural waist tends to be the easiest (and most comfortable), but a wide style sitting near the hips has the same effect.
Chunky, still-trending dad sneakers add a street-style vibe that instantly makes a dress purchased five years ago feel new. To keep the heavy shoe from being too overpowering, keep this trick for mini or calf-length hemlines.
Mix long layered necklaces (and earrings and bracelets) for a bohemian flair. Added bonus? The concentration of shiny silver and gold can help distract anyone from realizing your floral dress is the same one you wore at least once a week last summer.