Spring 2012 Must Have Prints – Runway to Real Way

In addition to id’ing the must have pieces for spring 2012, I’ve also picked up on some have prints.  The idea is to be inspired  by the designer’s dossier that danced down the runway – and  not to mimic it exactly.  You can pick up a tribal element here and a floral piece there to achieve spring trend balance, not abundance.

Make the Cut Runway: Not technically a “print” this trend appeared on a variety of runways and each application the specific fabric details catch your eye like a print would.  This trend can be playful, sophisticated and full on bombshell interpretation.

Make the Cut Real Way:Shop: Strapless, Strappy, Lip, Gown, Sandal, Clutch


Garden Party Runway:For certain there were runway looks with soft petals, and sweet posies, but these styles feature flowers that could not be confused with shrinking violets.  The color is bold, cheerful elevates the sweet flower beyond the Easter Egg roll.

Garden Party Real Way:Shop: Blouse, Cami, Dress, Short, Skirt, Bangle, Pump

Tribe Leader Runway: The look for the safari chic, and tribal inspired runways was not fashionable tourist on safari, it was Queen of the Jungle, and Leader of the Pack. 

Tribe Leader Real Way:Shop: Sweater, Dress, Wrap, Short, Sandal, Necklace, Pump

Which print trends are you most excited to translate from the runway to real way?  Tell me in the comments!

One response to “Spring 2012 Must Have Prints – Runway to Real Way

  1. Pingback: Spring 2012 Must Have Colors – Runway to Real Way | The Daily Batch

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