“Florals? For spring? Groundbreaking.” The immortal words of Miranda Priestly may still hold true for the warmer months, but floral prints can feel like a totally fresh sartorial proposition in the colder seasons. Case in point: for FW19, designers have debuted decidedly dark yet romantic floral dresses that conjure up the magic of (seemingly never-ending) winter nights. Championed by fashion powerhouses including Chloé, Giambattista Valli and Givenchy, these styles are not simply throw-on-and-go pieces – they’re showstoppers of the highest order. Complete with intricate beading, bell sleeves, striking silhouettes and thigh-high splits, consider them an artful alternative to your traditional party number or a joyful option when it comes to dressing for a winter wedding. Whatever style you’re drawn to and wherever you wear it, these bewitching dresses are guaranteed to turn heads.
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