Trend Alert! Clash of the Prints!

This season I’ve been reliably informed it’s all about clashing prints, the more outrageous the colours and designs, the better. For instance, you could take a pair of aztec printed leggings and team them up with a floral blouse, or suit together a coloured leopard mini dress with a pair of skinny striped contrasting jeans.

Sounds horrific? I think that’s the point. Catwalks from Milan to Paris are chock full at the moment of designers playing around with statement pieces and literally throwing away the rule book to create a totally new look. And if you don’t feel quite brave enough to follow or lead this new trend, then how about making up your own take on the new look by using accessories instead?

You can always match (or miss-match) a funky printed dress with a contrasting handbag or scarf? Try taking a flower printed dress and accessorising it with a striped or animal print bag, or wrapping a geometric scarf around a dotty or floral top or playsuit? The combinations are literally endless! And what a way to revamp your wardrobe at the same time! Have a look at what items we’ve picked out to start off your print clashing frenzy:

Mirrored Floral Ripple Bodycon Dress – £42.00

This is exactly what we mean! A barrage of colours and prints to contrast with any other print you like. Team with a leopard print handbag or leggings. Turn heads at any celeb party in this stunning bodycon, the gorgeous print and slimline fit create a sexy silhouette. Lipsy.co.uk

Wearing length 88 cm.

Available in sizes 6 – 14.

Lipsy Mirrored Floral Ripple Bodycon Dress - £42.00

Stripe Box Jumper by Love – £40.00

Gorgeous Lavender Pastel stripe box jumper by Topshop which will absolutely not compliment any statement printed floral or aztec printed dresses or leggings, so it’s ideal! Material is 100% Acrylic. Topshop.com

Available in sizes S/M and M/L.


Stripe Box Jumper by Love - £40.00

Pink Scarf Shorts – £20

River Island have added a touch of spring’s essential print with this pink scarf print smart shorts. Team with a contrasting top such as a striped black and white t shirt or a flowery or geometric printed blouse or shirt. Riverisland.com

Available in sizes 6 – 18.

Pink Scarf Shorts

Geo Print Trousers – £35.00

Topshop Funky Geo print trousers in blue. These trousers are cropped, meaning that you could easily pair them with some outrageous wedge heels in a contrasting colour and team with a flowery blouse or statement t shirt! Material is 100% Polyester. Topshop.com

Available in sizes 8 – 14.

Machine washable.

Geo Print Trousers

Jelly Leopard Bowler – £45.00

This bag is perfect to make a contrast statement! It will clash with anything you wear! Step out in style with our fun range of handbags. This leopard bowling style bag features studded Lipsy logo and charms. Lipsy.co.uk

Lipsy Jelly Leopard Bowler - £45.00

Patterned Legging – £22.00

Can you imagine wearing these leggings under a floral dress? Nope, me neither but someone’s gotta set these trends! Bring some colour into your wardrobe with these stunning scarf print leggings. Their slim fit and on trend print create a fab look. Lipsy.co.uk

Available in sizes 6 – 18.

Lipsy Patterned Legging - £22.00

Aztec Fitted Dress – £50.00

This is just the sort of dress that lends itself to contrasting as it is such a statement piece in its own right. This dress is right on trend with its fab tribal print, bodycon fit and cut out back, add killer wedges to complete your look. Lipsy.co.uk

Available in sizes 6 – 18.

Wearing length 88 cm.

Lipsy Aztec Fitted Dress - £50.00

Pink Chain Print Bowler Bag – £40

I adore bags from River Island and this one is no exception, in fact, now I’ve found it I may have to have it! This bag comes with metal handles and adjustable strap. The colour and print may vary. Riverisland.com

Material is 34% Polyester & 66% Polyurethane.

River Island Pink Chain Print Bowler Bag - £40

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