05/16/2012 08:50 EDT | Updated 05/17/2012 02:41 EDT

How To Wear Florals For Summer: Update Your Wardrobe With These Items (PHOTOS)

We like a bouquet of flowers as much as the next girl, but instead of filling vases with blooms that will eventually die off -- we're stocking our closet with some garden inspiration.

And since spring and summer are a good time to play with colour and prints, why not give these 12 items a try?

Ease in with a scarf or a ring or dive bomb the floral trend with a bold pair of pants. And if you feel like living dangerously, pair two florals together a la Mary Katrantzou.

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