Trend alert: SS12 – Prints get punchier

Something tells me that punchy, head-to-toe prints will be the new colour-block come SS12. Taking the lead from Prada ss11, we have seen extreme, colourful prints from three highly influential brands: Celine resort ss12, Preen resort ss12 and Prada menswear ss12. Colourful print is a super-easy trend to translate to all levels of the high street. I’m especially excited to see it used in menswear as I think men are prepared to take a few more risks with fashion now. In particular, the silk neckerchiefs at Prada are a gently effective way for fashion-shy men to ease into playful pattern and colour.

Prada menswear ss12

Preen resort ss12

Givenchy resort ss12

Marc by Marc Jacobs resort ss12

Stella McCartney resort ss12

Celine resort ss12

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