Celebrate spring's arrival with a modern take on floral prints — cast in bold shades of blue.

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We’ve sprung ahead and today marks the official start of spring. Rising temps and the explosion of daffodils around town are really starting to make it feel like a change is in the air.

J.Crew Audrey Flats in 
Liberty Edenham Floral, $148
J.Crew Audrey Flats in Liberty Edenham Floral, $148

So celebrate the end of winter with some modern floral fashions. The prints are not as precious as in years past, nor so brooding as recent seasons’ black-based motifs. This year’s coolest flower-power prints are cast in blue, for a look that’s sure to grow on you.

Foxiedox Tiered Floral Midi Skirt ($168 at anthropologie.com). Dress this blue-based, tiered midi up or down for a fresh spring look. The crepe poly fabric has a light, flowy drape so the skirt hangs without adding too much bulk.

Bonobos Americano Necktie in Wynwood Floral ($98 at bonobos.com). Add a pop of color to a work or wedding outfit with this 100 percent Italian silk tie featuring orange blooms on a blue field.

J.Crew Audrey Flats in Liberty Edenham Floral ($148 at jcrew.com). Liberty London’s classic floral print featuring buttercups, forget-me-nots and roses enliven these classic D’Orsay flats that are lined with leather.

Topshop Peony Print Tea Dress ($95 at Nordstrom). This gorgeous piece for under $100 has slightly fluted sleeves that are on-trend without distracting from the vibrant floral print.

Ted Baker Jorge Floral Cotton Shirt ($149 at tedbaker.com). The short-sleeve button-up gets a modern cut and print in this shirt featuring blue blooms on a white field.