“Garden Variety” Dressing for Spring

When it comes to spring fashion, it seems everything is coming up roses. We've sifted through the top sources--from high-end designers to affordable mega-retailers--to find the best pieces.

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Lover
Lover's adorbale denim dress with cap sleeves and side pockets in a sweet, field-of-flowers print, <a href="http://www.shopjumelle.com/" target="_blank"> $325 at Jumelle</a>.
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Banana Republic
A charming belted v-neck dress in bright purple and white print is playful yet sophisticated, <a href="http://bananarepublic.gap.com/browse/product.do?searchCID=25789&pid=750403&scid=750403002&vid=-1" target="_blank">$130 at Banana Republic locations</a>.
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Topshop
This printed chambray shirt by Topshop combines two of our favorite trends--florals and the nineties--into one awesome piece. <a href="http://us.topshop.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?beginIndex=0&viewAllFlag=&catalogId=32051&storeId=13052&productId=1631969&langId=-1&categoryId=&parent_category_rn=" target="_blank">$55 at Topshop</a>.
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Barneys New York
This dazzling rose-print clutch by Lanvin is destined to become a family heirloom. <a href="http://www.barneys.com/Pop%20Pochette%20Versailles%20Clutch/00505003859667,default,pd.html" target="_blank">$1005 at Barneys New York</a>.
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Opening Ceremony
Who says you can't be fashionably lazy? This floral-print sweatsuit by Pegleg NY for Opening Ceremony is just the thing for stylish "stay-cation," <a href="http://www.barneys.com/Pop%20Pochette%20Versailles%20Clutch/00505003859667,default,pd.html" target="_blank">$345 at Opening Ceremony</a>.
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Saks Fifth Avenue
This breezy botanical-print romper by AKA features a ruffle-top and adjustable spaghetti straps, <a href="http://www.saksfifthavenue.com/main/ProductDetail.jsp?FOLDER%3C%3Efolder_id=282574492693983&PRODUCT%3C%3Eprd_id=845524446358115&R=478945287877&P_name=AKA&sid=127D2EC9CA8B&ASSORTMENT%3C%3East_id=1408474395222441&bmUID=1270554099094" target="_blank">$318 at Saks Fifth Avenue</a>.
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Bird
What would a gallery about florals be without a Thakoon mini-dress? We're loving this bright (and vaguely 1980's) wrap dress, <a href="http://shopbird.com/product.php?productid=19821&cat=0&manufacturerid=293&page=1" target="_blank">available at Bird for $1290</a>.
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Net-a-Porter
Stella McCartney's bow-front cocktail dress features a hand-illustrated floral print. Timeless elegance? Check. Spring-appropriate whimsy? Double check. <a href="http://www.net-a-porter.com/product/63366" target="_blank">$1195 at Net-a-Porter.com</a>.
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Topshop
Cropped cardigans are just what we're looking for this season. A femmy floral print sweetens the deal, <a href="http://us.topshop.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?beginIndex=0&viewAllFlag=&catalogId=32051&storeId=13052&productId=1664208&langId=-1&categoryId=&parent_category_rn=" target="_blank">$70 at Topshop</a>.
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Net-a-Porter
A blousy printed tunic by Rebecca Taylor is a no-brainer. Add a straw hat and for a little beach-side chic, <a href="http://www.net-a-porter.com/product/76608" target="_blank"> $295 at Net-a-Porter.com</a>.
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Future Classics
A semi-couture, hand-finished dress in Future Classics' signature "paint-by-numbers" floral print, <a href="www.shopjumelle.com" target="_blank"> $1190 at Jumelle</a>.
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Anthropologie
We imagine this electric yellow wallet with cherry-blosom print would be fairly easy to spot at the bottom of a big straw tote, <a href="http://www.anthropologie.com/anthro/catalog/productdetail.jsp?id=043007&&navCount=&navAction=jump&search=true&parentid=SEARCH_RESULTS" target="_blank"> $108 at Anthropologie</a>.
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Bloomingdales
A no-fuss spaghetti-strap jersey dress from Joie, <a href="http://www1.bloomingdales.com/catalog/product/index.ognc?ID=459546&PseudoCat=se-xx-xx-xx.esn_results" target="_blank"> $318 at Bloomingdales</a>.
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Inventory
BB Dakota's adorable and affordable mini-dresses are perfect for the hot summer day's ahead, <a href="http://www.inventorynyc.com/bb-dako/72-the-elise-dress.html" target="_blank">$72 at Inventory. </a>
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Gap
A mini-floral sundress with twist neckline and lace-up details at the hem. <a href="http://www.gap.com/browse/product.do?searchCID=25781&pid=696653&scid=696653002&vid=-1" target="_blank"> Now on sale for $59 at the Gap</a>.
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Bloomingdales
This bold graphic floral from Tibi is <a href="http://www1.bloomingdales.com/catalog/product/index.ognc?ID=470290&PseudoCat=se-xx-xx-xx.esn_results" target="_blank">$335 at Bloomingdales</a>.
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Topshop
A whopping three spring trends in one: floral, striped, and cropped! <a href="http://us.topshop.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?beginIndex=0&viewAllFlag=&catalogId=32051&storeId=13052&productId=1605495&langId=-1&categoryId=&parent_category_rn=" target="_blank"> $40 at Topshop</a>.
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A Detacher
The "Damita" dress by A Detacher comes in soft silk with blooming blue and white flowers, <a href="www.shopjumelle.com" target="_blank">$650 at Jumelle</a>.
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Net-a-Porter
There's nothing like a pocket full of posies--or a pocketbook, for that matter. Silk clutch by Vivienne Westwood, <a href="http://www.net-a-porter.com/product/61266" target="_blank">$730 at Net-a-Porter.com</a>.
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Barneys
Floral-print sneakers with navy laces and black cap-toe by Lanvin. <a href="http://www.barneys.com/Canvas%20Cap%20Toe%20Sneaker/500351789,default,pd.html" target="_blank"> $595 at Barneys New York. </a>.
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Opening Ceremony
There are endless layering opportunities with these floral leggings by Betsey Johnson. <a href="http://www.openingceremony.us/products.asp?menuid=2&productid=16700&key=floral" target="_blank"> $88 at Opening Ceremony. </a>.
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J.Crew
J.Crew's watercolor potpourri mini skirt is <a href="http://www.jcrew.com/AST/Browse/WomenBrowse/Women_Shop_By_Category/skirts/mini/PRDOVR~23003/99101925650/ENE~1+2+3+22+4294967294+20~30~~0~15~all~mode+matchallany~~~~~floral/23003.jsp" target="_blank"> now on sale for $50. </a>.
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Net-a-Porter
Sonia Rykiel's vintage-inspired black cotton sun dress, <a href="http://www.netaporter.com/product/65658" target="_blank"> $1000 at Net-a-Porter.com.</a>.
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Anthropologie
A spring must-have for weekend adventurers. Chartreuse printed luggage, <a href="http://www.anthropologie.com/anthro/catalog/productdetail.jsp?id=043014&&navCount=&navAction=jump&search=true&parentid=SEARCH_RESULTS" target="_blank"> $198 at Anthropologie.</a>.
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Barneys
Jennifer Ouelette's floral turban headbands would spruce up any spring ensemble. <a href="http://www.barneys.com/Liberty%20Print%20Headband/00505005453030,default,pd.html" target="_blank"> $65 at Barneys New York. </a>.
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Topshop
Spring means nothing if not florals and picnics! Enjoy the best of both with this floral and gingham tote, <a href="http://us.topshop.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?beginIndex=0&viewAllFlag=&catalogId=32051&storeId=13052&categoryId=169021&parent_category_rn=133517&productId=1668646&langId=-1" target="_blank"> $70 at Topshop.</a>.
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Shopbop.com
Parker's pink silk shorts dotted with violets and pansies are a warm-weather essential. Available from <a href="http://www.shopbop.com/floral-shorts-parker/vp/v=1/845524441865719.htm?fm=search-shopbysize" target="_blank"> Shopbop.com for $159.</a>.
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Topshop
This crackled floral makeup case will spring-ify your beauty routine <a href="http://us.topshop.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?beginIndex=0&viewAllFlag=&catalogId=32051&storeId=13052&productId=1495762&langId=-1&categoryId=&parent_category_rn=" target="_blank"> for $10 at Topshop.</a>
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Anthropologie
These affordable flower-print wedges from Anthropologie would look fabulous with a pair of the season's pleated high-waist shorts,<a href="http://www.anthropologie.com/anthro/catalog/productdetail.jsp?id=040000&&navCount=&navAction=jump&search=true&parentid=SEARCH_RESULTS" target="_blank"> $98 at Anthropologie.</a>.
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J.Crew
We're a little obsessed with this pale lilac watercolor cardi, <a href="http://www.jcrew.com/AST/Browse/WomenBrowse/Women_Shop_By_Category/sweaters/cotton/PRDOVR~24667/99101963366/ENE~1+2+3+22+4294967294+20~30~~0~15~all~mode+matchallany~~~~~floral/24667.jsp" target="_blank"> $88 at J.Crew.</a>.
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Urban Outfitters
We keep a pair of Urban's chic-n-cheap floral flats in our bags (to avoid getting stranded in heels). <a href="http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/urban/catalog/productdetail.jsp?_dyncharset=ISO-8859-1&navAction=jump&id=17670027&search=true&isProduct=true&parentid=SEARCH+RESULTS&color=060" target="_blank"> Only $28 at Urban Outfitters. </a>.
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Urban Outfitters
A full pleated skirt adds a bit of retro-glam to a spring wardrobe--and we love the bold poppy print. It's available <a href="http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/urban/catalog/productdetail.jsp?_dyncharset=ISO-8859-1&navAction=jump&id=17512096&search=true&isProduct=true&parentid=SEARCH+RESULTS&color=000" target="_blank"> for $39 at Urban Outfitters.</a>.
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ZARA
This sweet daisy-print onesie with a ruffle shoulder can be found <a href="http://www.zara.com/" target="_blank"> at Zara locations nationwide. </a>.
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ZARA
A floral shirt-dress looks fab under a linen blazer, or as a swimsuit cover-up. Available <a href="http://www.zara.com/" target="_blank">at Zara locations. </a>.
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LaGarconne
An elegant silk wrap dress by Vanessa Bruno in subdued blue and pink floral, <a href="http://www.lagarconne.com/store/item.htm?itemid=6409&sid=&pid=" target="_blank"> $685 at LaGarconne.com.</a>.
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LaGarconne
Oh, Rachel. Will we ever get enough of your hip-yet-adult floral prints? (Answer: probably not) <a href="http://www.lagarconne.com/store/item.htm?itemid=7171&sid=&pid=" target="_blank">$425 at LaGarconne.com.</a>.
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Tory Burch
Don't go on any tropical vacations in this outfit. Ms. Burch's wacky jungle prints are so convincing that toucans would probably try to roost in your shirt. <a href="http://www.toryburch.com/toryburch/browse/productDetail.jsp?icProduct=12101171&icSort=&icCategory=#" target="_blank"> Available at toryburch.com.</a>.
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