The Buzziest Spring Trend Involves Butterflies and Bees

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The runways and home decor worlds are abuzz with high-flying winged creatures. Butterflies, with their bursts of color and delicate details, are uber feminine, fresh, and lighthearted. Whether pattern or silhouette, butterflies are free and our hearts are a flutter.

Butterfly 1

Silvia Furmanovich Sculptural Botanical Marquetry Butterfly Earrings, $7,040, modaoperandi.com

Statement-making earrings, like these made from indigenous salvaged wood with gems, diamonds, and gold, are always a good idea.

Butterfly 2

Jennifer Behr Gold Farfalla Earring, $525, josephstores.com 

Add a touch of gold to your ensemble with delicate butterfly earrings from Joseph.

Butterfly 3

Coral & Tusk Butterfly Applique Pillow, $196, hazelnutneworleans.com

Not every home upgrade needs to be a grand gesture. A new butterfly pillow (found at Hazelnut) is a simple way to change your living room's look.

Butterfly 4

Versace Butterfly Garden, 12” Plate, $295, Saks Fifth Avenue

Make a statement at your next gathering with plates fit for a monarch.

Butterfly 5

Chiara Shoe Sophie Webster, $595, sophiawebster.com

Fly high in a pair of ultra-feminine heels like these from British designer Sophia Webster.

Butterfly 6

Paule Marrot Butterfly Blue ($2,250) & Butterfly Pink ($2,550), jonathanadler.com

Refresh your home with new artwork. These blue and pink, 54" x 42" prints pair perfectly together, while also shining solo.

Butterfly 7

Gold Butterfly Choker, $48, Wildflower Nola, @wearwildflower

Delicate jewelry is an effortless way to dress up. Add butterflies to the mix for an extra touch of fun!

Butterfly 8

Double Audreys with Lunas Butterflies and Birds, Ashley Longshore, ashleylongshoreart.com

New Orleans very own, Ashley Longshore, plays with the trend in this colorful artwork.

Butterfly 9

Herend Butterfly Dish, $235, Friend & Company, friendandcompany.com

Look no further than Maple Street for your catch-all needs!

Butterfly 10

Butterfly Ginkgo Centerpiece Bowl, $525, Michael Aram, michaelaram.com

Skip the flowers and in invest in a lasting centerpiece, such as this delicate creation by Michael Aram.

Butterfly 11

Bounkit Butterfly Earrings, $340, Hazelnut, hazelnutneworleans.com

Festive earrings like these can seamlessly transition from one season to the next. 

Butterfly 12

Queen Victoria Square Tray, $720, Herend, herendusa.com

From Easter celebrations to bridal showers, this tray adds an extra touch of elegance to any occasion.

Butterfly 13

Portus Cale Sugar and Lemongrass Candle, $42, Hazelnut, hazelnutneworleans.com

Whether it serves as a hostess gift or a gift for yourself, a butterfly candle is the perfect springtime gesture. 

Butterfly 14

Butterfly Salad Server ($55) and Bowl ($99), Vagabond House, vagabondhouse.com

This salad bowl is far from average and adds a whimsical touch to any dinner table.

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Gucci Stripe Belt with Butterfly, $720, gucci.com

This accessory is far from an afterthought. Gucci's butterfly belt features the signature stripe and a score of dazzling crystals.


From jewelry to handbags to shoes and more, it's the bee's knees this season for sure. Pollen lovers are swarming the hive making bee bling and honeybee motifs a queen-bee trend this season.

Bee 1

Beaded Bee Clutch, $148, Hazelnut, hazelnutneworleans.com

The perfect companion to a springtime look. This bold, beaded clutch can be found at Hazelnut.

Bee 2

Gucci Velvet Cushion with Bee Embroidery, $1,150, gucci.com

Gucci's velvet cushion is an extravagant addition to your favorite chair or window seat. 

Bee 3

Of Rare Origin Bee Gold Vermeil and Pearl Earrings, $1,100, SOSUSU, sosusuboutique.com

A pair of pearls is an uncomplicated way to add glamour to your day. This dangling pair can be found at Sosusu.

Bee 4

Bee Honey Pot with Spoon, $44, Vagabond, vagabondhouse.com

Toss your old honey bear dispenser for this luxury pot, complete with a silver spoon.

Bee 5

August Morgan Buzzed Cocktail Napkins, $40, set of 4; Hazelnut, hazelnutneworleans.com

If only all cocktail napkins were as cute (and honest) as this bee-friendly set.

Bee 6

Mignon Faget Hive Stemless Wine Glasses, Historic New Orleans Collection $55, set of 4; hnoc.org

These stemless glasses are perfect for spring and summer sipping.

Bee 7

Julie Vos Bee Bangle, $75, Hazelnut, hazelnutneworleans.com

A bangle fit for a queen bee! 

Bee 8

Made by Maddie Designs Brie Golden Floral & Bee, $84, Wildflower Boutique, @wearwildflower

Jump into the trend with this pair of over-sized earrings, offered at Wildflower Nola.

Bee 9

Gucci Queen Margaret Medium Bee Top Handle Bag, $3,700, farfetch.com

Between the signature bamboo handle and stunning jeweled bee, this bag is spring staple.

Bee 10

Joanna Buchanan Striped Bee Napkin Rings, $56 set of 2, neimanmarcus.com

Whether your dinner is a formal occasion or just dinner for two, these napkin rings will make it all the more festive.

Bee 11

Black Ink Luxe Gold Foil Bee Pad, $40, Jade, jadenola.com

A designated spot for a busy bee to field reminders.

Bee 12

La Rochere Napoleon Bee Water Glasses, $77 set of 6, Macy’s, macys.com

Upgrade your stemware to include water glasses with chic and subtle touches.

Bee 13

Stubbs & Wootton Bee Slippers, $500, stubbsandwootton.com

Everyday loafers don't have to be bland. Keep things fresh with this bee-centric option. 

Bee 14

Julie Vos Bee Pearl Drop, $145, Hazelnut, hazelnutneworleans.com

Elevate your dainty jewelry with a buzzy pair of pearl drop earrings.

This article appeared in our A-List 2019 issue.