There’s something about the warmer seasons that make us gravitate towards vibrant and eccentric fashion items. As the weather gets warmer and nature blooms into a variety of brilliant colours, it causes a shift in our mood which changes our preference for fashion. Spring and Summer are the perfect seasons to express your confidence and personality. This year, we have seen a huge revival of bold prints reminiscent of the 70s and 80s on the runway. Jump on the trend and add some bold prints to your wardrobe for the upcoming seasons. Not only are they super trendy at the moment, they are also perfect statement pieces that can make you stand out from the crowd.
Bold prints can seem quite intimidating at first but they are more wearable than you think. Here are some of our tips on how you can embrace bold prints into your everyday look. Ditch those doubts and effortlessly create a striking outfit.
1. Accentuate your silhouette
Bold prints are so eye-catching that sometimes it can feel like you’re drowning in it. Yes, they are supposed to be the main focal point of your look but it should never look too heavy to the point where it outweighs your entire look.
To prevent this from happening, choose a bold printed dress with features that can accentuate your body line and create a fitted silhouette. The Ariel Check Belt Dress features a belted waist which creates a feminine silhouette that looks flattering on everyone. The gorgeous vibrant coloured check pattern is the main focal point of this dress but the fitted waistline ties the entire look together without making to dress look too heavy. We recommend pairing this outfit with chunky boots to add an element of modern-chic.
2. Monochrome basics
If you’re not into dresses, try wearing a bold printed top instead. Printed tops are an easy way to get into the world of bold prints as they’re more wearable than dresses. If you’re opting for bold prints on top, make sure to keep the bottom half simple and monochrome to make sure you don’t end up looking too over the top. The Ariel Check Belt Dress also comes in a shirt with similar features. The Ariel Puff Sleeve Check Shirt features cute puff sleeves and a classic check pattern which is bound to make you stand out from the crowd. Pair this shirt with simple black bottoms for a clean and edgy look. We recommend the Bellamy Pintuck Shorts as the faux leather material adds a chic element to the look. Finish off the look with chunky leather boots to tie the entire look together.
3. Minimal Accessories
Another easy way to style bold prints is by adding minimal accessories. With bold printed fashion items, you really don’t need much else. Let the prints speak for itself by guiding all the attention to the bold prints. Minimal accessories are a great way to achieve this as they are a great addition to any bold look without stealing too much of the attention. We recommend simple gold or silver earrings or monochrome leather bags.