Flower power: darker florals for chilly weather

A spring fashion favourite becomes a hardy perennial with a look for long nights
Flower power: darker florals for chilly weather

Julia Comil achieves Parisian chic with the slick lines and tapered tailoring of a Paul & Joe floral suit. Photo by Edward Berthelot/Getty Images

Not content with being the number one print for spring, florals are going rogue by being a firm winter favourite. 

As the evenings draw in, winter florals are in full bloom. 

To suit the autumnal mood, look to darker blooms for a stylish edge. 

Take inspiration from Alessandro Michele at Gucci where luxurious fabrics of jacquard and velvet reign supreme.

Abstract Print Dress, €325, Joe Noe
Abstract Print Dress, €325, Joe Noe

Clockwork Orange: Make florals interesting again with abstract prints in autumn’s favourite hue, €325, Joe Noe.

Silk Scarf, €219, Tidings
Silk Scarf, €219, Tidings

#ieloves: Blooming Graceful: We love the season’s must-have silk scarf accessory especially when it’s an Irish design, €219, Tidings.

Floral Cardigan, €39.95, Zara
Floral Cardigan, €39.95, Zara

Fresh As A Daisy: Pretty floral motifs elevate cosy knits this autumn season, €39.95, Zara.

Floral Jacquard Trousers, €995, Dries Van Noten, Net-A-Porter
Floral Jacquard Trousers, €995, Dries Van Noten, Net-A-Porter

Evening Blooms: Make after-dark dressing sumptuous with jacquard trousers, €995, Dries Van Noten at Net-a-Porter.

Pleated Skirt, €70.83, Oliver Bonas
Pleated Skirt, €70.83, Oliver Bonas

Sweet Spot: Pink doesn’t have to be ditsy. Opt for richer tones for a more grown-up vibe, €70.83, Oliver Bonas.

Floral Shirt, €73, River Island
Floral Shirt, €73, River Island

Delicate Drama: If you don’t fancy a botanical overload take a refined approach with subtle blooms, €73, River Island.

Tunic Dress, €97.50, Oxendales
Tunic Dress, €97.50, Oxendales

Easy Breezy: Choose a tunic style dress to wear florals with ease - match with knee high boots to complete the look, €97.50, Oxendales.

Printed Denim Blazer, €150, Uterque
Printed Denim Blazer, €150, Uterque

Into The Woods: Look to the world of nature for a contemporary take on florals, €150, Uterqüe.

Jumpsuit, €216, Feri
Jumpsuit, €216, Feri

Popical Botanical: Bring a retro feel to florals with a vibrant ‘80s inspired hand-painted jumpsuit, €216, Férí.

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