Dark romantic floral dresses are trending for fall — shop 15 versions now

Yahoo Lifestyle

Florals, for once, are not exclusively a spring trend. This fall, dark floral shades in lush purples, greens, and pinks were spotted all over the fall 2017 runways. The trend was spotted at Balenciaga, Altuzarra, Isabel Marant, Simone Rocha, Adam Selman, and more. But perhaps the biggest indicator of the floral trend’s dominance this season was from the recent, explosive success of the H&M x Erdem collection.

In case you don’t know the designer, Erdem Moralioglu, or his signature aesthetic, he is known for his rich, vibrantly colored floral textiles, found in opulent Victorian-style lacy blouses and gowns. The collaborative collection was chockfull of these fall floral staples. It’s not surprising it sold out within a few hours.

Dark, romantic floral dresses are as versatile as they are feminine and stylish. They are great staples to wear to work — simply add a pair of black booties and a coat. You can wear one to Thanksgiving dinner by throwing on your favorite black pumps. You can even wear these dresses out on date — just add your favorite knee-high boots and a sleek moto jacket.

Ahead are 15 fall floral dresses you can wear now and well into the holiday season.

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<p>H&M Embroidered Mesh Dress, $80, <a href="http://www.hm.com/us/product/80872?article=80872-A&cm_vc=SEARCH" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:hm.com." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">hm.com.</a> </p>
Garden of Eden

H&M Embroidered Mesh Dress, $80, hm.com.

<p>L.K. Bennett x Preen Reed Dress, $478, <a href="https://us.lkbennett.com/product/DRREEDSILKRosePrint~Reed-Dress-Print?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIibn46rSt1wIVUbnACh3_PAQYEAQYASABEgI-nfD_BwE" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:lkbennett.com." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">lkbennett.com.</a> </p>
Victorian lace

L.K. Bennett x Preen Reed Dress, $478, lkbennett.com.

<p>Topshop Floral Print Maxi Dress, $65, <a href="http://us.topshop.com/en/tsus/product/floral-print-maxi-dress-6711892?bi=60&ps=20" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:topshop.com." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">topshop.com.</a> </p>
Low-cut maxi

Topshop Floral Print Maxi Dress, $65, topshop.com.

<p>Dolce & Gabbana Lace-Trimmed Floral Print Silk Blend Midi Dress, $3,375, <a href="https://www.net-a-porter.com/us/en/product/919014/Dolce_and_Gabbana/lace-trimmed-floral-print-silk-blend-midi-dress" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:net-a-porter.com." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">net-a-porter.com.</a> </p>
Full blooms

Dolce & Gabbana Lace-Trimmed Floral Print Silk Blend Midi Dress, $3,375, net-a-porter.com.

<p>Fame and Partners Floral Ruffle Gown, $225, <a href="https://www.macys.com/shop/product/fame-partners-floral-ruffle-maxi-gown?ID=4750987&cm_mmc=Polyvore-_-Polyvore_RTW_PLA-_-n-_-gowns" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:macys.com" class="link rapid-noclick-resp">macys.com</a>. </p>
Cascading ruffles

Fame and Partners Floral Ruffle Gown, $225, macys.com.

<p>Erdem Siren Ruffled Floral-Print Silk Crepe De Chine Dress, $1,880, <a href="https://www.net-a-porter.com/us/en/product/891569/Erdem/siren-ruffled-floral-print-silk-crepe-de-chine-dress" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:net-a-porter.com." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">net-a-porter.com.</a> </p>
Dark and moody

Erdem Siren Ruffled Floral-Print Silk Crepe De Chine Dress, $1,880, net-a-porter.com.

<p>Loft Woodland Maxi Dress, $118,<a href="https://www.loft.com/woodland-maxi-dress/442378" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:loft.com." class="link rapid-noclick-resp"> loft.com.</a> </p>
Maximalist dressing

Loft Woodland Maxi Dress, $118, loft.com.

<p>Etro Silk Floral Print Tiered Dress, $1,009, <a href="https://www.stylebop.com/en-us/women/silk-floral-print-tiered-dress-257221.html?group%5B0%5D=women&q=floral+dress" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:stylebop.com." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">stylebop.com.</a> </p>
Purple and lavender

Etro Silk Floral Print Tiered Dress, $1,009, stylebop.com.

<p>No. 6 Berta Wrap Dress in Golden Winter Floral, $495, <a href="https://no6store.com/collections/dresses/products/no-6-berta-wrap-dress-in-golden-winter-floral?page=1" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:no6store.com." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">no6store.com.</a> </p>
Golden winter floral

No. 6 Berta Wrap Dress in Golden Winter Floral, $495, no6store.com.

<p>Ann Taylor Printed Velvet Puff Sleeve Dress, $159, <a href="https://www.anntaylor.com/printed-velvet-puff-sleeve-dress/443352" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:anntaylor.com." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">anntaylor.com.</a> </p>
Velvety smooth

Ann Taylor Printed Velvet Puff Sleeve Dress, $159, anntaylor.com.

<p>Diane Von Furstenberg, $398, <a href="https://www.matchesfashion.com/us/products/Diane-Von-Furstenberg-Bournier-floral-print-silk-wrap-dress-1155416" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:matchesfashion.com." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">matchesfashion.com.</a> </p>

Diane Von Furstenberg, $398, matchesfashion.com.

<p>Wilfred Éthéré Dress, $120, <a href="http://us.aritzia.com/product/%C3%A9th%C3%A9r%C3%A9-dress/65889.html?dwvar_65889_color=11771" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:aritiza.com." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">aritiza.com.</a> </p>
Faux choker

Wilfred Éthéré Dress, $120, aritiza.com.

<p>Billabong Floral Fever Midi Dress, $75, <a href="https://shop.nordstrom.com/s/billabong-floral-fever-midi-dress/4753952?origin=keywordsearch-personalizedsort&fashioncolor=BLACK" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:nordstrom.com." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">nordstrom.com.</a> </p>
Boho charm

Billabong Floral Fever Midi Dress, $75, nordstrom.com.

<p>Simply Vera Vera Wang 10th Anniversary Embellished Tank Dress, $46,<a href="https://www.kohls.com/product/prd-3007493/womens-simply-vera-vera-wang-embellished-tank-dress.jsp?prdPV=71" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:kohls.com." class="link rapid-noclick-resp"> kohls.com.</a> </p>
Embellished and lacy

Simply Vera Vera Wang 10th Anniversary Embellished Tank Dress, $46, kohls.com.

<p>Saloni Aidan Dress, $695, <a href="https://www.shopbop.com/aidan-dress-saloni/vp/v=1/1596025001.htm?fm=pd_sb_pd_sims_v_1&os=false" rel="nofollow noopener" target="_blank" data-ylk="slk:shopbop.com." class="link rapid-noclick-resp">shopbop.com.</a> </p>
Flared hem

Saloni Aidan Dress, $695, shopbop.com.

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