When it comes to shabby style, you can't go wrong with florals. The faded floral-print fabrics so popular in cozy cottage home decor lend themselves well to dresses, blouses, skirts and even shoes. From dusty pink roses to the delicate fleur de lys, floral prints in muted, washed-out shades look feminine and chic, not fussy or overly-polished, particularly when set against crisp white backgrounds.
Beyond printed fabrics, flowers also serve as popular accessories in the shabby elegant style. Look for dresses and tops adorned with tulle or silk flower embellishments, or try adding these floral accents to the toes of a pair of vintage pumps for a timeless, feminine style that's oh-so-chic.