Florals are often thought of as a summer trend, but this autumn collections have a darker take on the look, as seen at Valentino, Blumarine and Erdem. Using bolder colours and thicker fabrics make it work for the colder months. Just add black.
On the catwalk at Valentino
Valentino showed a dramatic take on the trend.
Dress, £21.99, zara.com/uk
As well as being on trend, a ditsy print is ideal for hiding puree stains.
Playsuit, £39, missselfridge.com
Discreet buttons makes this the ideal outfit for breastfeeding. Wear with thick black tights.
Dress, £30, asos.com
The panelling detail adds va-va-voom to your new pregnancy curves.
Necklace, £17, accessorize.com
No time to get changed? Add this necklace to take you from day with the kids to drinks with the girls.
Shirt, £12, direct.asda.com/george
Nod to the trend with minimal floral detailing on the collar and cuffs.
Wrap, £21.99, missguided.co.uk
Team this kimono style top with your favourite jeans to lift your everyday mum on the run wardrobe.
Dress, £8, primark.co.uk
This dress is a great post-birth figure shaper – it creates a waist and the vertical lines are super slimming.
Sweatshirt, £34.99, topshop.com
Need an instant wardrobe update after months in maternity gear? This floral sweatshirt ticks all the trend boxes.
Jeans, £49.99, whitestuff.com
If super bright florals aren’t your thing this grey pair of jeans will fit the bill and easily tone in with the rest of your wardrobe. Perfect for dressing in the dark.
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