Spring Florals That Flatter!


Sometimes you just want to dress like a lady. Leave the sharp power suits and shoulders behind and just style yourself in something different. This American Living Scoopneck Sundress, available exclusively at JCPenney for $74.99, reminds me of a dress Eva Mendes wore in February.

She looked stunning in this Christian Lacroix dress with its soft floral print and beaded neckline. Her pink lip coordinated nicely with this print. I also love the volume of the dress with the nude pump. It's simple yet very feminine, refined and fresh. What I love most, however, is the price tag difference while still making a very similar statement. This neckline dips and reveals a lot more skin — and can be worn over and over again. The skirt has a nice flare and I love, love, love pockets. This is a perfect type of floral for everyone. It’s not scary and overwhelming.

How to wear florals in general?

Petites should not wear gigantic florals, and fuller figures shouldn't do tiny florals because it will actually make them look bigger. Do not put another floral on top of this floral. Nude and beige colors work well so it doesn't get distracting. This dress is actually perfect for everyday wear, work wear and evening. If you change up the accessories, there are endless possibilities of making this a staple in your wardrobe.

– Scoop neck
– Pockets
– Versatile mid-length
– Cotton/spandex
– Dry-clean only
– Imported
– Sized 2-16

Buy it here.

By Sasha Charnin Morrison for UsMagazine.com. To read more of the Recessionista blog, click here.

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