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Floral prints aren’t just for grandma anymore. Whether graphic and loud or soft and organic, modern blooms look fresh and just-picked, especially with slick patent leather and vividly colored tights.

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The most ladylike take on menswear is the ultraelegant shirtdress. Hot metallics go soft for spring; pair them with peachy neutrals and sherbet shades.

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The new slim-fitting and structured, body-conscious silhouettes make the two of you a formal team.

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Painterly prints with colors that artfully bleed from one hue to the next are making a real splash—even shoes and cosmetics exhibit this brushstroke of genius.

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Designers went all out for snazzy shades of brilliant berry, and they didn’t reserve them for their women’s lines. See also: the floral trend. It was made for her and him.

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Floor-length dresses are back in a big way—all day. Go the distance in bold daytime prints and easy shapes, and balance the flow with the sandals of the season: delicate T-thongs.

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What’s better than baring it all? Shouldering the weight on one side and calculating this elegantly architectural equation: asymmetrical neckline plus rows and rows of ruffles.

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