27/04/2012 12:39 | By Rebecca Bryant, editor, MSN Shopping

Inject some flower power into your wardrobe

With Vanessa Hudgens spotted wearing flowers in her hair at the oh-so-fashionable Coachella festival, blossom this season and inject some flower power into your wardrobe. From pretty summer dresses to hot handbags and accessories, here's our pick of fashionable florals you could wear this spring/summer.


Vanessa Hudgens at Coachella festival (© Image © Getty Images)


1. Blue large floral headwrap, £3.50

Vanessa Hudgen's floral headress was an ideal choice for the ultra-hip fashion fest at Coachella but you may feel a little bit silly wearing flowers in your hair on the tube on a Monday morning. There is another way you can work a headpiece without looking like an extra from the 60s musical Hair; try a floral headwrap such as this blue version. Wear it in a similar way to a headband and this colourful piece of fabric will both add a bit of colour to your outfit and keep any wayward locks off your visage. And if you're suffering from a bad hair day, you can always stretch the fabric out to cover up all of your hair. Add florals to your wardrobe without going the whole hog with a colourful printed headwrap.
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2. Floral-print palazzo trousers, £24.99
As seen at Jil Sander, Stella McCartney, Richard Nicoll and more, we're in for a real pyjama party this season. Instead of dressing head-to-toe in the trend, why not simply take the idea of the ultra-comfy pyjama bottoms, throw in a floral print and create the perfect trouser to wear this season? Loose trousers such as this floral palazzo pair will take you from day to night. Wear with a simple plain vest and blazer during the day for an upbeat look for the office or a more spangly top and heels at night. It's a surefire way to work the hippy charm into your everyday wardrobe. Just don't wear plimsolls and a hoodie or you will look as if you're popping out down the shops for a pint of milk.
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Porcelain dress (© Image © Ciao)

3. AllSaints Porcelain dress, £250
You won't regret treating yourself to this gorgeous Porcelain dress by none other than AllSaints. In a departure from its usual asymmetric hemlines and cutting-edge urban collection, it has created a rather ladylike-looking tea dress that will flatter your feminine curves. From the hand-painted floral print to the delicate and subtle beading, this is not just a dress for this season but is worth the investment as you can pull it out of your wardrobe again and again. Perfect for weddings, summer parties and a Roman holiday, do it like Betty Draper in Mad Men in this fabulous 50s-style dress from AllSaints.
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4. Bensimon shoes Liberty, £40
Lift a simple T-shirt and jeans with a pair of casual floral-print plimsolls such as these from Bensimon. This trendy Parisian brand has been upping the fashion stakes in the last few years with its fabulous collection of Liberty-print shoes and this bold pair, called Geysly, will bring a wash of colour to your wardrobe. Pop a pair of these practical and comfy plimsolls on your feet and put a bit of a spring in your step.
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Floral print belt (© Image © Ciao)


5. Roxy floral belt, £14.99

Belt up a pair of trousers or skirt with a touch of Hawaiian florals. Built-to-last by Quicksilver's sister brand Roxy, this sturdy belt is made from 100% polyester and will add a colourful touch to your casual outfit. Whether you're more of a surfer chick than English country garden girl or not, this bright belt with recognisable buckle and Hawaiian floral-print will hold you jeans up and look oh-so-stylish during the summer months. Add a touch of the floral trend to even the most casual of outfits with a floral print belt.
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6. Hilfiger Denim Harlette top, £55
Fresh and feminine, this pretty floral vest from Tommy Hilfiger is an easy way to channel the floral trend this season. With a pretty ruffle hemline, spaghetti straps and a patchwork-style floral printed mix in shades of blue, this top really is a great addition to your wardrobe. Wear this vest underneath a cardigan as a camisole or on its own with a pair of jeans of summer shorts, the high waist and wide a-line shape makes this the perfect choice when you're feeling a little bit bloated and conscious of your tummy.
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George floral print skirt (© Image © Ciao)


7. George floral print skirt, £5

If you're loving the prints on the high street and dreaming of a tropical summer, then you're not alone. We may not be able to promise the latter but what we can offer is this steal of a tropical-print skirt, £5 from George at Asda. Bright, bold and colourful, this A-line skirt will bring sunshine to your life whatever the weather. It also features an elasticated skirt for ease of wear and is also a great addition to your holiday wardrobe (yes, we're already thinking about our summer holiday). Teamed with a T-shirt, vest or even a plain bikini top if you dare, this little number is a versatile piece for your wardrobe. There's really no reason why you wouldn't want to put this item on your shopping list.
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8. Sterling silver marcasite & smoky quartz flower brooch, £119

For a simple yet effective nod to florals, opt for a piece of jewellery such as this beautiful sterling silver brooch from Gemundo. The flower shape has sparkling marcasite petals around a gorgeous faceted, round-cut smoky quartz stone and has a real vintage feel to add some elegant sparkle to your outfit. Wear on the lapel of your summer blazer or as a clasp for a cardigan or shawl to finish your summer party look.
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Galleria Orchid Floral walking umbrella (© Image © Ciao)


9. Galleria Orchid umbrella, £29.99

'Tis the season for April showers so instead of pulling out a standard black umbrella, brighten up the sky with a colourful floral version. Decorated with beautiful purple orchids set against a black background, this full-length umbrella is definitely one to have to hand when the heavens open. Sturdy and tough enough to battle the temperamental British weather, this stainless steel shaft and polyester fabric is a great buy into the floral trend and very practical too.
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10. Watch with strap, £14.99
Never be late again, thanks to this on-trend watch with a floral strap, from Tesco. Not only is this timepiece great value - it's a very purse-friendly £14.99 - the square watch face is splash-proof and uses Quartz analogue accuracy to help you tell the time. And to finish, the gorgeous white leather floral-print watch strap will accessorise your outfit and add a funky floral feel.
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