By Anne Fritz
What happens when you mix a tropical floral with a zebra print? Pull on these Nine West Flax pointy toe pumps to find out. But it's a safe bet that whatever does happen, it won't be boring! Pair these babies with a favorite LBD, skinny jeans or be daring and try them on with a thin stripe.
The Nine West Flax pumps have a 3.5-inch heel and are available in sizes five through 12. They currently cost $69.
For an nontraditional take on a traditional tuxedo jacket, pick up this Line & Dot Tropical Paradise Blazer. Wear it just like you would a printed cardi: with a tank and jeans as shown of overtop a favorite shift dress or sundress. Do tone down the extra large or overly sparkly jewelry when you wear it to avoid looking like a lounge singer.
The Line & Dot Tropical Paradise Blazer is available in sizes extra-small through large and currently costs $98.
Try a floriental-style tunic top for the ultimate layering piece. This Topshop Shadow Floral Drape Back Tunic has a sexy, wide open drape in the back. Wear it with leggings and a cardi for an easy weekend night outfit or underneath a more conservative suit for the office.
The Topshop Shadow Floral Drape Back Tunic is available in sizes two through 12 and is currently $76.
These flat front shorts are just the thing to tide you over until spring. The Juicy Couture Maui Floral Print Shorts feature a dark floral print that can transition easily between the seasons. Wear them now with tights and ankle booties, then in the warmer months with a platform heel.
The Juicy Couture Maui Floral Print Shorts are available in sizes two through 6 and are currently $105.
If you think a floral dress has to be extra sweet, think again. This Filigree and Floral Dress features wine colored roses on a charcoal-grey background with a black damask pattern. It's just the thing to wear to an early spring wedding. The sweetheart neckline is ideal for smaller chested ladies. To dress it up, add a few long, dainty necklaces or pair with a jean jacket and boots for a more casual feel.
Filigree and Floral Dress is available in small through large. Reviewers note that it tends to run small, so consider ordering a size up. It currently costs $49.99.
Add a touch of spring to any outfit with this Kate Spade New York Grove Court Maise Satchel. The citrus orange pebbled leather perfectly sets off the bright and happy flowers printed on canvas. Every time you reach for this bag, you're guaranteed to smile!
The Kate Spade New York Grove Court Maise Satchel measures 9-inches high x 11-inches wide x 5 1/2-inches deep. It currently costs $318.
For a cheery topper on a dreary or blustery day, reach for this Merona Long Moleskin Trench Coat with a magenta floral print. The double-breasted coat is fully lined and will keep you warm on all those in between days.
The Merona Long Moleskin Trench Coat is available in sizes small through large and is currently $41.98.