Why Everyone Will Be Wearing Butterflies This Fall

The butterfly motif is no stranger to the world of fashion (we were obsessed with it last spring), but every time it flies into the picture we can’t help but fall in love all over again. Thanks to Resort 15 collections like Valentino and Gucci that showed butterfly prints, celebs and street style stars are embracing their inner sartorial entomologists. Scroll down to see how they work this look, and shop your favourite butterfly-print pieces along the way!

Blake Lively


Splash News

The newly pregnant actress stepped out in Valentino’s Metallic Butterfly Brocade Coatdress ($6900) for an event in New York earlier this summer, looking simply stunning per usual.

Alexander McQueen Butterfly Pendant Necklace ($345)

Layer this butterfly pendant necklace with delicate gold chains.

Sofia Sanchez Barrenechea


Vanessa Jackman

We’re dying to get our hands on Barrenechea’s butterfly-embellished hairclip.

Valentino Butterfly Print Scarf ($410)

Tie this scarf around your neck or in your hair for a fun accessory look.

Olivia Palermo


Collage Vintage

Take a cue from Palermo and wear your hair in a braided up-do to complement a feminine butterfly-print piece.

Valentino Butterfly Brocade Coat ($4980)

A splurge? Yes. A stunning splurge? Double yes.

Harley Viera Newton


Style Du Monde

How darling is Newton in her matching Valentino Embroidered Guipure Lace Mini Dress ($6950) and butterfly backpack?

Alice + Olivia Butterfly Printed Bottom Dress ($553)

Holiday parties are right around the corner! Translation: It’s time to invest in a cocktail dress! 

Kim Kardashian


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From a plunging neckline to a butterfly-encrusted maxi dress, is there any daring trend Kardashian won’t try?

Givenchy Butterfly Print Sweater ($1118)

We’d team this sweater with leather leggings and slip-on sneakers.

Natalya Yakimchick


Athens Street Style

This street style star sported a beautiful butterfly-embellished dress during Paris Haute Couture Fashion Week and left us inspired to try the look.

Equipment Butterfly Shirt ($357)

Style this with a blazer and wide-leg jeans for a fashion editor-inspired outfit.

N°21 Butterfly Cotton Blend Lace Skirt ($601)

Balance this neon skirt with a slouchy tee and pointy-toe flats.

Would you try the butterfly trend? Share in the comments below!