If the Addams family had a garden, we imagine the blooms would look a lot like the Goth-inspired florals that sprouted all over the fall runways. Darkly romantic, yet still vibrant in their own way, these brooding botanicals are the perfect match for the season’s moody color palettes.
Floral Prints Get A Moody Makeover Just In Time For Fall
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Read on to see how Zoe Saldana, Emma Roberts, and more are wearing this au courant print.
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Attending an event in Turkey in June, Saldana opted for a sophisticated look in head-to-toe Alexander McQueen, including the brand’s Floral Print Pencil Dress ($1195), Ankle Wrap Toe-Cap Pointy Pumps ($880), and Heart Waist Belt ($570).
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania Printed Stretch-Satin Jersey Dress ($450)
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At a hotel in New York last month, Roberts’ Sachin + Babi floral-print skirt lent the perfect transitional feel to her Roksanda Ilincic peek-a-boo top and summer sandals.
Kate Spade Barry Skirt ($298)
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Byrne’s Erdem F/W13 dress showed off just a sliver of skin, which lent subtle allure to her otherwise conservative look at a screening in New York last month.
Christopher Kane Long-Sleeve Floral Dress ($2765)
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Florals may have a reputation for being sweet, but Heatherton’s Naeem Khan dress from the S/S 13 collection at the June Up2Us Gala in New York proves that the print can have glamorous sex appeal, too.
Tory Burch Dayton Dress ($595)
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Spotted at a party for the Australian Fashion Foundation in New York last month, the model kept the focus on her Ellery Floral D’Artagnan Bib Dress ($940) with streamlined accessories, opting for a basic red clutch and nude pumps.
Alexis Cora Short Structured Dress ($583)
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Saint Laurent F/W 13
The dark microprint on this Saint Laurent Dress (price upon request, 212.431.3240, similar style here) combined with designer Hedi Slimane’s tough leather Biker Boots ($1395) echo the collection’s grunge vibe.
The Fates By Stolen Girlfriends Club Floral Lace-Up Dress ($139)
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Valentino F/W 13
Sheer detailing, intricate embroidery, and a Wednesday Addams-worthy white collar add interest to Valentino's demure Black Gown with Floral Embroidery ($26,000, 212.772.6969).
Free People Maxi Dress Spotty Dotty Peonies ($298)
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Floral Print Dress ($2072) in Black Multi
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Artisanal Blocked Dress ($495) in Black Cream
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Lane Floral Dress ($37) in Floral Print
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Flower Printed Silk Satin Dress ($1800) in Silk Satin
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Floral Print Jersey Dress ($70) in Various
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Limited Edition Iris Print Wrap Shift Dress ($260) in Blue
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Floral Print Layered Front Tank Dress ($550) in Concord
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Anglomania Dress ($569) in Alto Floral-print
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Oil Painting Dress ($248) in Black
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Sachin + Babi
Nayla Dress ($347) in Floral Print