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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


Take your crop of basic summer bottoms to a whole new level by pairing your neutral shorts, skirts and capris with a pretty printed top. Take a look at our picks for spicing up your basics with prints.

1Citrus twist

Top Shop, $28

Pair this playful red tank with all-over orange print with denim cutoffs, add some flat strappy sandals and an armful of bangles, and you're perfectly outfitted for a casual summer afternoon.


LOFT, $50

Add some edge to your warm-weather wardrobe with this snakeskin-print sleeveless blouse with flirty tiered ruffled trim and V neck.

3Lovely leaves

Asos, $126

You'll love the fun, fresh, lively look of this House of Holland scoop-neck T-shirt in a banana leaf pattern.

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