Polka dots, stripes, florals, checks… When it comes to prints, we have so many wonderful options to choose from, each one snazzier than the last. Unlike other fashion trends that come and go, prints are always in vogue. The key to getting the most from your printed fashion clothes is to opt for designs and patterns that suit your silhouette. Here is a handy guide on choosing the right type of prints for your trendy clothes, based on your body type:
If you are top-heavy with a comparatively narrow waist and hips, go for fashion styles in darker shades that offer a flattering effect. Avoid lager, busier prints such as large florals that could end up making you look bulky. Instead, go for subtle patterns like thin stripes or ditsy prints. Checks are another great option, especially houndstooth or gingham. Wearing prints at the bottom with a plain top can also help balance out your figure. Choose fabrics that flow in a fluid fashion and complete your look with a chic belt for more definition.
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Pear-shaped figures tend to be fuller at the hips with narrower upper bodies. In such cases, it is best to avoid a look that sports prints all over. Instead, choose boldly printed tops to go with solid bottoms or denims. Larger prints like horizontal stripes or florals work best. If you want to wear printed bottoms, smaller patterns like polka dots are the best bet for your trendy clothes. To complete your printed attire in a chic fashion, tops in bright shades with darker bottoms are the way to go.
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Tall And Thin
Those of you with that coveted supermodel frame should definitely make bold prints a part of your fashion diary. Choosing large, graphic placement prints is a great way to add an element of interest to your look. If you prefer smaller, subtler prints like florals, wear them in an all over look, like a maxi dress or a jumpsuit. Prints with curved lines can be worn to give your figure more definition. Perfect how to look smart casually by incorporating contrasting shades into your ensemble.
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Emphasize your petite form by sporting small, busy prints in milder tones. Florals and polka dots work best here. Steer clear of larger prints all over, as this could overwhelm your figure. Vertical lines are also a good option as they create the illusion of height. You can also incorporate prints in the form of accessories, set an impressive fashion trend by throwing on a printed jacket or scarf. While fluid fabrics like liva dresses are best for your frame, avoid broad belts as they would end up making you look shorter.
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If you have similarly proportioned shoulders and hips with a comparatively narrower waist, then congratulations, you were born to flaunt prints! You have the whole range of patterns to choose from, be it checks, florals, stripes or anything in between. While you can carry off all over prints with ease, you can also opt to emphasize particular areas by highlighting them with placement prints. You can also stay in sync with the latest trend in fashion by wearing contrasting prints together. Belts are your best friend.
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