Floral Frocks Taking Over Hollywood

Leighton Meester All of a sudden, floral print mini dresses are everywhere I look. Every time I open a magazine, I see another celeb sporting one of these cute lil’ flowery creations. Mmmm, all I can think of is summer delights such as ice cream in the park and frolicking in the sun.

Leighton Meester’s halter dress is from Alice + Olivia, priced at $440. Lindsay Lohan’s is from the more affordable UK chain TopShop; my number-crunching showed that this dress costs approximately $66. Lindsay Lohan However, if these prices are out of your budget, head over to Forever21, where you can find similar items for $25 or under.

I use F21 clothes and accessories in many of my posts because there really is no better place to find celebrity and designer-inspired duds on the cheap. At the moment, the beloved retailer appears to be flooded with ultra-feminine mini dresses. There were so many to choose from on the website that I picked out just a couple of examples.

For the gal who doesn’t think she can quite handle the undeniable girliness of these oh-so-lovely frocks, there is no need to worry. Just wear ’em with with edgy accessories such as studded belts, clutches and shoes and voila! You may also consider opting for a more dramatic, “grown-up” color palette that has less yellows and more purples and reds.

Waffle Grid Floral Dress ($19.80, Forever21)

Waffle Grid Floral Dress ($19.80, Forever21)

Paisley Knit Dress ($12.50, Forever21)

Paisley Knit Dress ($12.50, Forever21)

StealThisDress! Savings Factor: 5

StealThisDress! Savings Factor: 5

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