When we think of summer, the sunflower is one of the first things that come to mind. The sunshine yellow petals instantly draw us in, bringing a smile to our faces and a sense of optimism for life.
Sunflowers grow towards the sun and are a symbol of faith and love. As the sunflower follows the sun throughout the day, it’s seen as a symbol of loyalty, undying faith, and adoration.
The bright color petals are why sunflowers are seen as a universal symbol of happiness. It’s why you’ll often find this flower incorporated into accessories and fashion. As the sunflower is seen as a symbol of good fortune, it also makes an appearance on special occasions, such as baby showers and engagement parties.
We’re sharing 5 ways that you can incorporate sunflowers into your everyday style, whether it’s as a symbol of hope or to celebrate a milestone in life.
- A sunflower ring
Jewelry is one of the easiest ways to add symbolism to any outfit. A sunflower ring is a simple way of carrying this flower with you, wherever you go. You can wear your sunflower ring every day or reach for it at times when you need a reminder of the hope and love in your life.
You can stack your sunflower ring with other jewelry or wear it solo to let it take center stage in your outfit.
- Floral dresses
When spring blooms, you can’t walk into a department store without seeing sunflower clothing. Floral dresses often incorporate this intricate flower as part of their design.
You can choose a subtle design that is elegant and understated or embrace the magic of nature’s garden with a vibrant print that is effortlessly chic.
- A sunflower tattoo
Whether it’s a permanent or semi-permanent design, sunflowers are one of the most popular symbols for tattoos. If you’ve been looking for inspiration for your next tattoo, a sunflower may be the perfect choice for you.
You can bring your sunflower to life through a line sketch or a design that incorporates the sunshine yellow of the flower’s petals.
- Embrace yellow
Wearing flowers isn’t for everyone. One of the simplest ways to incorporate sunflowers into your closet is by wearing yellow.
This shade is universally flattering and one that instantly brightens any outfit. You can go all out with a head-to-toe look or keep your outfit more understated with yellow accessories.
- Don’t forget your hair
As a child, you probably wore sunflowers in your hair. The beauty of life is that we never stop playing dress-up.
The resurgence of hair accessories means you can add sunflowers effortlessly to any outfit. Look out for headbands and clips that incorporate sunflowers, making sure you point the flower towards the sun.
A sunflower headpiece is a popular choice for bridal hairstyles and plays right into the popular cottagecore aesthetic.
How do you incorporate sunflowers into your outfits? Let us know in the comments below!