I’ll Have What She’s Having: On trend all-over small prints easy on the eye, big on style…
Attendees high & low at this year’s Coachella music festival worked quite a few enviable looks that are certain to keep the blogosphere abuzz including the always on par Dita Von Teese, who, as expected , forego rocker grunge for elegance. That’s why we look at her for today’s example of how to wear small prints, with big style.
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Von Teese has beyond proven her mastery of capturing flawless retro glamor in contemporary garb and nailed wearing head-to-toe prints in a Sonia Rykiel jumpsuit covered in a vivid cherry print.
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The piece’s sheer fabrication, 70’s louche Parisian vibe and feminine details made it a practical and chic choice while showing you how to make a big impact in small prints.
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Here, a dizzy, muted fruit print gets white washed for a subtle approach to trying out the print trend while a chunky black belt not only defines the waist but also works to give a break to the pattern while adding a much need focal point.
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Never one to go grunge or even slightly let her controlled cool down, Von Teese manages to look comfortable in her all-in-one with appropriate shoes (note the break of skin her ankle strap shoes lend her look), chunky bracelets in bold hues to offset the Flamenco flourishes 0n her jumpsuit, and on-trend round sunglasses. When considering how to make a full outfits worth of prints work for you, consider Von Teese’ Coachella Rykiel number a starting point for inspiration.
She looks fuss-free, undeniably chic and on trend… — Naveed Hussain
Small Prints big on style online now:Published on April 24, 2012