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Spice up your wardrobe with prints

From Alexander McQueen and Givenchy to Marni and Malandrino, prints ruled the spring runways. They've popped up on everything from pants and skirts to bags and bandanas. If you’ve been shying away from putting prints front and center in your wardrobe, it’s time to flaunt some of this season’s most fun and fabulous fabrics. Take a look at our guide to playing with prints.

Spice up your wardrobe with prints


One of the easiest ways to introduce prints into your summer style rotation is with dresses in long, short or mid-lengths.

1Geometric, $297

Turn heads in this gorgeous Alice + Olivia V-neck geometric print dress. We love the flutter sleeves and playful color-block pattern in pretty shades of peaches and cream.

2Fun with floral

Bloomingdales, $236

Look beautifully breezy in this pure silk floral print dress featuring vibrant colors and vintage-inspired vibe. Pair with funky black flatform shoes to complete the look.

3Mod mini

Miss Sixty, $109

Show a little leg wearing this black and white A-line mini dress with black and white block print and simple scoop neck. Dress it down with black flats, or add some sky-high wedge heels for instant glam.

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