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Pull Off Prints & Textures In One Look

We’re marching towards a charmed obsession for striking prints, unruly patterns, and a frenzy of colors. This season, relish in the prismatic trance as these look-at-me prints and fabrications are back in the fashion map.

No Holds Barred


Striped collared top, striped halter top, rings, Forever 21; striped pants, Sfera; brown suede heels, Promod

 

Trend: Statement Stripes
This season, uni-directional stripes just aren’t going to cut it. This figure-friendly print has tastefully learned the reckless route and has never looked so fearless. Go for ungoverned lines in fancy widths and colors for that playful contrast—be it in pinstripes, sailor, school, or jail stripes—because whoever said clashing stripes couldn’t be as exciting?

Heavy Petal


Blue floral robe, Miss Selfridge; blue floral dress, Forever21; red floral turtleneck, Sfera; nude heels, Charles & Keith

 

Trend: 70s Florals
Flowers in Spring are a no-brainer, but when you see the runway fully mantled in these delicate blooms, you know this trend is a hit in a flash. Wear it lavishly and in scalable layers for that unforgiving femininity and charm. Lady bees could use a little flair in their life.

Spot The Dot


Black and white polka dot dress, Warehouse; white tulle top, Basic Movement; black bow top, black tulle dress, dangling earrings, and rings, Forever21; Black heels, Charles & Keith

 

Trend: Polka Dots
Unearth those New Year polka pieces, ladies. Dresses are now literally spotted with the classic dots worthy of an overuse. The most popular ones come in the ever-reliable black and white, but expect to see pops of colors, too, just within arms reach for the more comical wearer.

Razzle Dazzle


Metallic silver bomber jacket, Sfera; Black high-neck onesie, Topshop; Nude ruffled top, Miss Selfridge; Metallic heels, Pedro

 

Trend: Metallic
Flash a bit of character in these high-voltage metallic pieces that are sure to fizzle your way through an equally charged day. Sparkling details and shiny finishes are all the rage and make for a rather resolute disposition. Thanks to Saint Laurent, Dior, and Versace, all things gold and silver can now be shamelessly worn on days other than the holidays.

This feature originally appeared in Metro Magazine May 2017 and was repurposed for Metro.Style

 

Photography by Takeshi Shinohara
Assisted by Ignacio Gador
Words and Styling Carla Delos Reyes
Assisted by Ara Nepomuceno
Model Tas for Elite Manila
Makeup Nicole Ceballos for M.A.C Cosmetics
Hair Francis Guintu for Cynos Inside Haircare