We’ve all tried stripes, checks, floral, polka dots and dozens of other prints that we see almost everyone wearing. These prints and patterns are so mainstream now, that you will spot 10 different people wearing the same type of print, and you know I am not even exaggerating. It’s all cool and even amusing to a certain extent but a real fashionista always strives to stand out from the crowd and set a fashion statement for the world to follow.
So, to help you achieve just what it is that every fashion-lover desires, here are 7 unique types of prints you can try this season.
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This novelty type was a very common and fashionable item of the 1950’s. Border print has very heavy design at the borders which gradually diminishes as it moves away from it.
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For something classy and a tad bit different from your usual ‘conversation print’ dresses, border print is a fabulous option, especially for a quiet lunch date or a casual day out.
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This is a bit bolder than the normal prints but looks extremely sexy and fashionable. 2-3 different types of prints are mixed together on a garment that gives a unique appearance to anyone who wears it.
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Stripes can be easily mixed with other types of prints and so, we mostly see stripes paired with 2-3 other prints in mixed print garments.
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Straight out of the 80’s, Graphic print gives a sort of artsy appearance to anyone who adorns such an outfit.
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They’re mostly popular in black and white, but you can experiment with more colours and newer designs that are storming the markets.
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Navajo is a traditional type of weaving that was practised by the people of Navajo in the United States.
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This traditional weave is now modernized and we see many Navajo printed garments in the market that add a colourful and tribal feel to your attire.
As the name suggests, watercolour print is one of the most colourful type of print. There are variations in this type where a garment can be fully printed or partially printed, keeping the rest of the area plain.
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These dresses are just the pop of colour you and the people around you need on the dull weekdays.
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Literally meaning hound’s tooth, this is a duotone textile pattern which looks like broken checks.
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Available mostly in monochrome, this type gives some edge to formal attire or even a retro feel to a fitted dress.
It is easy to confuse plaid with chequered print but if you look closely, you will see that they’re very different from one another.
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Plaid print dresses look extremely classy and formal if you want it to. They’re a great option to wear to office or even on a sunny day out.
These prints and so many more that we can choose from are available out there! All it takes is a little bit of digging to find that unique piece nobody has spent the time to come across. Don’t be afraid to try a bit of mix and matching and experimenting with more fabrics and prints out of your comfort zone, that’s how you set a fashion statement after all!