Celebrity Style: 11 Chic Ways to Wear 3D Floral Appliqué Dresses

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A new dress trend is blooming on the red carpet and if you have been keeping tabs, you know that it’s the 3D floral appliqué dress trend! We started seeing this trend last year but this year, it seems like it’s getting around fast. It’s probably due to the fact that spring is right around the corner and everyone’s excited to greet the warmer weather.

Check out which celebrities have already tried the trend:

1. Blake Lively (Full Story)

Blake Lively1 Blake Lively leaving her hotel in a red dress in New York on February 17, 2016

If Blake Lively is wearing it, the trend must be real! The former ‘Gossip Girl’ actress wore a stunning Michael Kors Spring 2016 dress fully bedecked with fabric poppies. She teamed this up with a pair of Christian Louboutin studded “Pigalle” pumps, some Michael Kors “Kendall II” sunglasses in silver and a Chanel boy bag.

2. Naomie Harris (Full Story)

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Naomie Harris

Naomie HarrisNaomie Harris at the ‘Spectre’ Tokyo photocall held at Yurakucho Marion in Japan on November 30, 2015

Last year, the actress looked like a walking garden in this Alexander McQueen Resort 2016 strapless frock that she wore with a pair of Giuseppe Zanotti sling back sandals. This dress looks like it has been rolled in a bed of roses, and Naomi wore it like a flower queen!

3. Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett1Cate Blanchett at the 88th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in California on February 28, 2016

The 46-year-old showed everyone what it’s like to wear an appliqué dress on the red carpet in this stunning aquamarine Armani Prive gown. Her decision to accessorize in Tiffany and Co. jewellery took the entire look to the next level.

4. Amber Heard

73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards

73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards Amber Heard at the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles on January 10, 2016

The 29-year-old was a vision in this crimson tulle dress adorned with a variety of red flowers on the neckline. Elegant without being overstated, the floral collar gave this look a feminine and memorable flair.

5. Georgina Chapman

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Vanity Fair Oscar Party 2016 Georgina Chapman at the Vanity Fairy Oscar Party 2016 held at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Los Angeles on February 28, 2016

The actress-slash-fashion designer graced the red carpet in this flower-embellished tulle frock that took romanticism to the next level. Soft pink and white flowers cascade down the full skirt and sheer sleeves, leaving a graceful and old-fashioned impression.

6. Emma Roberts (Full Story)

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Vanity Fair Oscar Party 2016Emma Roberts at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party 2016 held at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Los Angeles on February 28, 2016

At first glance, it looks like there are soot sprites on the actress’ Yanina Spring 2016 tulle gown but if you take a closer look, these are actually rosettes. You can’t see them under her white dress, but she wore the Dsquared “Riri” sandals,  and accessorized with the Kotur Margo peony ruffles clutch.

7. Maisie Williams

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InStyle EE Rising Star Award Maisie Williams at the InStyle EE Rising Star Award in London on February 4, 2016

The Game of Thrones actress managed to look grown up while still overflowing with youthful charm in this fresh Preen floral appliqué dress that she wore with yellow sandals.

8. Kate Bosworth

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Vanity Fair Oscar Party 2016Kate Bosworth at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party 2016 held at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Los Angeles on February 28, 2016

We still can’t decide whether we like the floral embellishments on this Ralph & Russo Spring 2016 haute couture gown. Regardless, the actress looked elegant in the slim-fitting gown with feather boa-like flowers at the neck and shoulders.

9. Giuliana Rancic

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22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards - ArrivalsGiuliana Rancic at the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Expo Hall in Los Angeles on January 30, 2016

How adorable is this Gauri and Nainika tea-length dress worn by the Fashion Police host?

10. Elisabeth Moss

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2015 Tony AwardsElisabeth Moss at the 2015 Tony Awards in New York on June 08, 2015

Tiny, colorful flowers cascaded down Elisabeth’s Oscar de la Renta dress, making her look fit for an Easter brunch. While the fit of this halter dress is flattering on the actress, we can’t help but feel the color combination is a bit tacky.

11. Fan Bingbing

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68th Annual Cannes Film Festival - 'Mad Max: Fury Road' - Premiere Fan Bingbing attends the premiere of Mad Max: Fury Road at the 68th Annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France on May 14, 2015

The Chinese actress was a show-stopper in this Marchesa Spring 2015 gown that overflowed with tulle and flowers. Embracing ethereal, garden fairy vibes, this gorgeous actress threatened flower power overkill by weaving some petals in her hair. Somehow though, she made the look come together with grace.

The 3D floral appliqué dress trend is a great alternative to the usual floral-printed dress. And what better time to give it a go than with spring just around the corner! Here are some dresses to get you started:

1. Giamba Flower Applique Dress, $2215.50 at Farfetch

Giamba Flower Applique Dress

2. Dolce & Gabbana Embellished Daisy Dress, $25,500.00 at Farfetch

Dolce & Gabbana Embellished Daisy Dress

3. Oscar de la Renta Off-Shoulder Embellished Gown, $11,763.75 at Farfetch

Oscar de la Renta Off Shoulder Embellished Gown

4. Giamba Flower Applique Pleated Dress, $1220.24 at Farfetch

Giamba Flower Applique Pleated Dress

5. Emanuel Ungaro Applique Flower Mini Dress, $2069.35 at Farfetch

Emanuel Ungaro Applique Flower Mini Dress

6. Giamba Floral Lace Trim Dress, $1486.27 at Farfetch

Giamba Floral Lace Trim Dress

7. Antonio Marras Rialto Dress, $2150.28 at Farfetch

Antonio Marras Rialto Dress

What do you think of this trend? Is this something you’d like to try as well?

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