Muted and Moody

Happy Saturday, everyone!!  Hope your weekend is off to a magnificent start.

When spring hits, your mind goes towards colorful blooms, but this spring, flowers are taking a decidedly darker turn.  Moody floral prints are a big trend this spring, which is great to me because it’s definitely my favorite way to do floral. 

Today, I’m featuring a recent work look that includes a moody floral print. 

Blouse:  The Limited (old)
Blazer:  The Limited (Sold out on-line; see here)
Pants:  The Limited (Sold out on-line; may be available in stores)


I’ve had this top for several years, but I haven’t worn it in a long time because it was too long.  For some reason I thought it couldn’t be hemmed due to a side zipper, but I was proven otherwise.  I love how the flowers look like they were drawn with charcoals.

The slightly somber feel of the floral inspired me to keep a muted color palette, mixing ivory, black, grey, and pale blue. 

As muted as this outfit is, there’s still a lot going on – colorblocked pants, floral print, satin top, and a soft pop of color.

Heels:  Target (Similar here)
Bracelet:  Ixora Boutique (Available here)

I decided to keep jewelry minimal with this look, opting only for a singular silver mesh bracelet from Ixora Boutique.  I love the simple design of this piece – it looks great on its own, but it would also look amazing stacked with other bracelets.

Tote:  New York & Company

Are you a fan of dark floral prints? 

Another moody floral top here.
For this blouse in another look, see here.
For this blazer in another look, see here.
For these pants in other outfits, see here, here, and here.

Author: Cassie

I'm the owner/publisher of Style Cassentials, a curvy and petite gal OBSESSED with fashion and strong believer in making clothes work for YOU! I love sharing advice on all things fashion, especially shopping and fit tips!

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  1. I think dark florals are pretty, I own a few black and white floral prints and i think they are just as pretty as the colorful ones. But yeah I like how you kept the palette of your outfit muted its really goes well all together. 🙂

    Nina
    http://curvymod.blogspot.com/

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  2. Thanks so much Nina! I wear a lot of color, but it always comes back to black and white – my favorites!!!

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  3. Love the top, and I think continuing the monochromatic palette throughout was a great idea 🙂

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