Florals are a perennial style staple for spring, and with good reason! Who doesn’t feel instantly cheered by beautiful blooms as winter turns to spring?

And, the good news is, if you invest in florals for spring and summer, they’ll also still be on trend as we head into autumn and winter. Designers, including Saint Laurent, Prada, Emilia Wickstead and Marc Jacobs all showcased florals on the AW18 runways, on everything from ballgowns to jumpsuits.

Here are 10 of my favorite floral looks which were shared through the #40plusstyle instagram tag. Enjoy!


Who says florals have to be colorful? Wearing blooms in black-and-white is a fresh take on the trend.

Black and white florals | 40plusstyle.com


A ladylike blouse is a hard-working wardrobe staple that can be dressed up with wide-legged trousers or a full skirt, or worn with jeans.

casual chic look with florals | 40plusstyle.com


We love the playful leaf print on this pencil skirt! It proves floral and botanical prints can work on more structured pieces.

How to style a skirt with florals | 40plusstyle.com


An over-sized floral statement necklace gives an even bolder style to an already bright look.

floral statement accessories | 40plusstyle.com


Matching separates in yellow and purple are perfect for summer events, or for packing on your vacation as you can mix and match the top and skirt!

Stylish ways to wear florals | 40plusstyle.com


A subtle take on the florals trend, the V-neck of this shirt is offset perfectly with a statement silver necklace.

florals and how to wear them to work | 40plusstyle.com


The floral duster jacket is definitely one of our favorite pieces this season. It can be thrown over a plain tee and jeans to create instant wow factor, or you could take it on vacation to cover up by the pool or on the beach.

floral kimono jacket | 40plusstyle.com


Two trends in one! An oversized bloom is splashed across the front of this shift dress, adding not only florals but the trend for pairing red with pink to this look.

Spring floral outfits| 40plusstyle.com


A peasant-style skirt is paired with a white lace-tie blouse here, with the red of the necklace and the yellow of the shoes toning with the shades of the flowers.

Boho outfits inspired by florals | 40plusstyle.com


The Bardot neckline has been a big trend for the past few seasons, and is still showing no signs of waning! The big blooms on this dress bring a 70s vibe to a modern shape.

floral outfit ideas for women over 40 | 40plusstyle.com

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Which of these looks is your favorite?

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