Whether it’s on your overnight pack or your favourite daytripper, an outsized blossom pattern takes the average backpack into feminine fashion territory. Black/pink/red flower backpack, $49.50, Aéropostale Blue/purple flower backpack $49.50, Aéropostale
Pretty up any casual look with a pair of classic Keds. The teeny tiny flower buds compliment a head-to-toe floral look or work just as well paired with any of spring’s sorbet coloured treats. Keds floral canvas sneakers, $39.99, The Shoe Company
Real or faux, nothing says summer like a blossom in the hair. Wear one at a time or three all at once. Festival season is just beginning. (Psst, these babies do double-duty as brooches.) Dual brooch/hair barrette peach flower poof, $4.95, H&M Dual brooch/hair barrette flowers with pearl center, $4.95, H&M Expression brooch/hair barrette peach...
Flower power devotees can wear this trend right down to their intimate apparel. We all need a few pretty little secrets so why not indulge in an assortment of dainty underthings? Panties, $7.50 - $12.50, La Senza
Floral prints are back and this 90’s trend has planted its seeds just about everywhere. Whether you’re into the soft muted tones of large blossoms showing up on skinny jeans or the monochromatic florals keeping the indigo tradition, flowers and denim are BFF’s this spring. Current Elliot floral jeans, $265, AritziaBlue and black floral jeans, Brittany skinny, $148,...
North shore girls love the outdoors so make mom happy and wear a hat. One for each day of the week! What? No one said we couldn’t have fun while following the rules. Laundry by Shelli Segal off-white lace hat, $38, The Bay Laundry by Shelli Segal blue and off-white straw fedora, $38, The Bay Nine West straw hat, $44, The Bay Nine West cowboy hat, $48, The...
The woven look really goes both ways on the luxe scale. For the sophisticated New York vibe go for a tight braided panel on a leather tote. If you’re feeling a little more earth mother and little less editrix-styles, try a raffia hobo bag. Beige tote with woven panel, $140, GUESS Straw hobo bag, $29.75, Claire’s Accessories
Your tween may claim independence but her fashion style isn’t too far from your own. Injecting a little colour into the classic cream and white take on the crochet look, this tank and short duo are completely age appropriate! Vintage Havana pink and white crochet top, $36, Triple Flip Crochet waistband pink shorts, $25, Triple Flip
The braided belt is a summer staple. Check out these beauties: whitewashed or natural leather, depending on your mood. White macramé belt, $39.50, American Eagle Outfitters Braided brown belt, $34.50, American Eagle Outfitters
This denim short (check out the embroidered applique) and lace blazer combo has model-off-duty written all over it: a hint of the tailored with a good dose of relaxed cool. P.S. You can personalize this look with a little D.I.Y. action on an old pair of jeans. White crochet blazer, $128, GUESS Pale blue denim shorts with lace detail, $79, GUESS