Floral prints are a perpetual favourite with most OLs (office ladies) we know, especially in sunny Singapore; it’s an easy way to brighten up your workwear after all. With oversized florals all the rage for Spring Summer 2015, you don’t have to limit yourself to a staple floral dress either. Here are six ways to wear these big blooms to the office.

shirt it, TGIF: 6 stylish ways for OLs to wear big florals

The crisp shirt and loafers give your look a collegiate touch while still being office-appropriate.

1. Cotton tunic shirt, $49.90 from Uniqlo. 2. Leather loafers, $99.90 from H&M. 3. Cotton twill skirt, $180 from Kate Spade Saturday. 4. Finders Keepers polyester blend skirt, $169 from Cool-find.

white dress with florals, TGIF: 6 stylish ways for OLs to wear big florals

Wear a simple white dress to go with the floral shoes and statement bag; opt for a slip-on loafer if covered shoes are more appropriate for your office.

1. Studded leather bag, $1,834 from REDValentino. 2. Drop peplum linen dress, $300 from Arc. 3. Platform sandal heel, $169 from Aldo. 4. Leather trimmed canvas skater shoe, $190 from Pedder Red.

crop top and midi skirt numbered, TGIF: 6 stylish ways for OLs to wear big florals

Another easy way to wear big florals is to pick a crop top to go with your structured pencil or circle skirt.

1. Inner Circle polyblend crop top, $29.90 from Zalora. 2. from Charles and Keith. 3. Chunky heel, $126 from Topshop. 4. Raoul wool-silk blend skirt, $229.37 from SheShops. 5. Polyester midi skirt, $129 from Topshop.

 floral how to, TGIF: 6 stylish ways for OLs to wear big florals

Image: Vernon Wong/ herworldPLUS

Go for an abstract print, like this style from Marimekko for an easy way to wear oversized florals. To keep this look fresh and more youthful, match with on-trend shoe styles like the flatform sandal or a sporty shoe. 

1. Charlotte Olympia perspex clutch with crystal, $1,440 from On Pedder.  2. Yves Saint Laurent Volupte Tint-In-Oil, $45. 3. Chanel Spring 2015 Reverie Parisienne, Creation Exclusive Jardin de Chanel, $75.  4. Chanel La Perle de Chanel, Harmonie Levres Arabesque, $86. 5. Polyester and leather flatform sandal, $305 from Bimba y Lola. 6. Cotton dress, $379 from Marimekko. 7. Sunglasses, $35 from Aldo. 8. Lunasol Spring 2015 Stain Colour Lipstick, $46. 9. Chunky heel, $126 from Topshop. 10. Tarte tartlette Amazonian Clay Matte Palette, $69.  11. The Body Shop Forbidden Flower Body Butter, $32.90.

culottes look, TGIF: 6 stylish ways for OLs to wear big florals 

Go the matchy separates look to create a faux jumpsuit, or try pairing a more subdued, contrasting print for your top with these floral culottes. If you’re worried that your outfit seems too much like loungewear, pair these loose pants with a boxy top for a more structured look.

1. Munchu’s polyester-cotton blend top, $288 from Zalora. 2. Canvas flatform trainers, $53.37 from ASOS. 3. Lock Me cowhide leather bag, $4,000 from Louis Vuitton. 4. Suecomma Bonnie goat and kid leather with rubber platform heel, $539 from Cool-Find. 5. Cameo polyester blend top, $189 from Cool-Find. 6. Cameo polyester blend culottes, $229 from Cool-Find. 7. Multitude NY brass chain bracelet with acrylic crystals, $189 from Cool-Find. floral dress sporty look, TGIF 6 stylish ways for OLs to wear big florals

For a more sporty take on this look, why not give your well-worn ballet flats a rest and switch to these snazzy sneakers for the weekend.

1. See by Chloe cotton dress, $499 from Tangs Orchard. 2. Calf leather backpack, $699 from Michael Kors. 3. Canvas sneakers, $119.90 from Superga. 4. Suecomma Bonnie cotton canvas sneakers, $299 from Cool-find.

Aldo store locations can be found here.
Bimba y Lola store locations can be found here.
Cool-Find The Online Store, http://stm.cool-find.com.
H&M store locations can be found here.
Kate Spade Saturday, Takashimaya Shopping Centre, #B1-27/28/29, ION Orchard, #B1-27 and Westgate, #01-27/28.
Louis Vuitton store locations can be found here.
Marimekko, Capitol Piazza, 13 Stamford Road, #02-17/18; store opening by end March 2015.
On Pedder is located at Scotts Square, #02-10-13 and Ngee Ann City, #01-12.
Red Valentino is located at ION Orchard, #03-11 and The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, #B1-79.
Pedder Red, Ngee Ann City, #03-04.
SheShops The Online Store, http://shop.sheshops.com.
Superga, Wheelock Place, #B2-04 and http://www.superga.com.sg
Tangs Orchard, 310 Orchard Road.
Topshop store locations can be found here.
Zalora, http://www.zalora.sg.