In our ongoing quest to be Prettier Than Everyone Else - I think we can agree not looking like a dated couch is included here - I bring you my take on this tricky trend. Would that I were as brave as the chic Miss PIPMegan in sporting the full-out festival of spring flowers . . . alas, I'm but a toddler mom trying to somehow look current while sprinting around the playground covered in Annie's bunny crackers (read: "hippie Goldfish alternative" for any non-parents reading). A sprinting sofa is best avoided.
Hence, if I were shopping now, I'd do as the occasionally sensible fashion mags advise and incorporate this trend via strategic accessories vs. a head-to-toe look. Happily, the prep-inclined among us have been working the florals for years; note that the current look is more of a watercolor-y, subdued take on it than the outsized, Lilly-ish florals to which we're accustomed, though some standby preppish retailers are getting in on the flower game as well: