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5 fresh ways to dress up in florals

Let us reacquaint you with the humble floral maxi dress. This perennial wardrobe staple just keeps on giving and, with a little help from these five street-style queens, it’s back to shape your look in 2017.

Street style look - floral maxi dress styled with waist belt and Vans trainers | ASOS Fashion & Beauty Feed

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Street meet

Florals don’t have to mean fancy. Need proof? Take a tiered, ankle-length dress and add contrasting, tough accessories: a studded waist belt, mini side bag and your trusty black Vans. Like a rose growing from concrete.

Street style look - tropical print maxi dress styled with black heeled sandals and a blue head scarf | ASOS Fashion & Beauty Feed

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Tropics time

Bring your vacay vibes back to reality with this major mix of home and away. Style your best beach maxi dress with chunky accessories, such as a trophy satchel bag and heeled sandals. Achieve extra style points by pulling off vacation hair, too.

Street style look - blue ruffled floral maxi dress styled with a green waist belt and coloured heels | ASOS Fashion & Beauty Feed

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Extra, extra

Some days call for ditching the rules and going fancy for no reason. Start with an OTT wedding-guest dress, before adding an oversized waist belt and a pair of colored heels. Complete your quest for greatness with an embellished side bag. Damn.

Street style look - vivid floral midi dress styled with a denim jacket and cut-out boots | ASOS Fashion & Beauty Feed

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Casual cool

Getting from A to B just got a whole lot chicer with this daywear dream. To begin, pull a vivid, floral midi dress from your wardrobe and wear with your go-to denim jacket and chunky cut-out boots. A cute clutch will finish the look perfectly.

Street style look - autumn floral maxi dress styled with khaki boots heels and pink sunglasses | ASOS Fashion & Beauty Feed

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Switch up

Giving the hand to typically bright florals, this 'fit will pre-empt your fall style. Hit up a muted palette with a cherry-print maxi dress, khaki heeled boots and a nude chain bag. Pink shades encouraged.

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