If when you look out the window you're met with a blanket of grey sky, it can be tempting to reach into the wardrobe and pull out something plain or dark that will suit your mood as well as the claustrophobic weather. With the seasons all blending into one, I say throw out the rule book - if you want to wear something bright or patterned tomorrow then don't change your mind when you see the weather forecast! Adding a little colour to your day will improve your mood tenfold, and possibly brighten someone else's day too.

To those of you who haven't worn any of the floral prints you stocked up to wear this summer, don't forget that prints are going nowhere this year. We've seen a large number of floral embellishment at Haute Couture Fashion Week, and there were plenty of floral and fauna inspired pieces across the catwalks at London Fashion Week, from Christopher Kane's black oversized flower heads to Erdem's paint splatter bouquets.

To give you a little encouragement (and inspiration) I've chosen these gorgeous pleat front trousers by Almari. The watercolour print technique and Autumnal colour palette will ensure you look stylish right through to the end of the year; they're the perfect transitional piece, making them a welcome addition to your floral collection! Here's how to style them from now until Christmas...

Available from Oasis and House of Fraser for £50.

Summer Shopping

floraltrousersnow2012.jpg Kain yellow modal silk-blend top £80 Net-A-Porter
Leather biker jacket £150 Miss Selfridge
Woven bowler bag £24.99 New Look
Casio black face watch £40 Urban Outfitters
Hamble oak brogues £49.99 Clarks
Nail varnish in Pool Party £5 Topshop

Autumn Working Lunch

floraltrousersautumn2012.jpg Jaquard bomber jacket £125 Topshop
Fox brooch £35 Tatty Devine
Kick ass court shoes £65 Office
White blouse £19.99 H&M Alex Monroe leaf necklace £150 Liberty
Lipstick in Howl £15.50 Illamasqua
Smythson leather iphone case £115 Net-A-Porter

Winter Drinks

winterfloraltrousers2012.jpg Knitted woven patch jumper £36 Topshop
Pieces blue scarf £10 New Look
Comme des Garcons ipad case £290 Net-A-Porter
Fox ring £5 Dorothy Perkins
Jeffrey Campbell foxy heel platforms £105 Office
Nail varnish in Worlds End £5 Topshop