erin lindsay designs

keeping brides fabulous in veils, feathered frivolities, bejeweled headpieces, and more

simply fabulous: we heart gorgeous prints

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florals, stripes, paisleys, oh my! animal prints, houndstooth, and polka dots, too!

we love prints. character, color, texture, and boldness take center stage when you shun your solids for patterns. each ethnic group has their own namesake style, and prints often take center stage in fashions from cultures around the globe.

we saw lots of gorgeous prints on the runways this year. floral prints are not chained to a single season, and surprising combinations create a look of whimsy and fun. designers draw from different cultures for inspiration in their collections, pairing sassy prints with rich jewel tones, and paying homage to traditional cultural dress in their silhouettes.

prints_inspiration_runway_southafrica_india(from left) bcbgmaxazria looked to traditional eastern european style to inspire the soft lines and intricate pattern of this ensemble for fall/winter 2013

a stunning bride sports traditional Indian pattern, texture, color, and design in her gorgeous wedding day look (photo: tarun chawla photography)

desigual wasn’t afraid of pairing oversized, bold patterns with bright colors in this show-stopper from their spring/summer 2014 collection

this gorgeous photo shoot for Elle South Africa found inspiration in the traditional bright colors and bold prints of the region

mara hoffman channeled a breathtaking multi-culti vibe with her spring/summer 2014 collection, a gorgeous mix of tribal-inspired prints, bold colors, and breezy silhouettes

printswe are completely smitten with the bold patterns and prints that are popping up everywhere these days…

(clockwise from top left) Orla Kiely‘s whimsical prints  pair with luxe fabrics and beautiful craft in bags and accessories that stand the test of time while adding a frsh twist to your old standards… this beautiful stem print weekend bag

carefully crafted and intricately designed, the beautiful blooms on this satin cocktail dress by H & M create a masterpiece that can take you from fall to spring, from day to night, and everything in between

Tory Burch’s classic reversible belt is two looks in one; classic leather on one side, and this fresh, lemon-hued beauty on the other

design guru Jonathan Adler pairs function and whimsy with these carnaby mugs in 60s chic geometrics and playing card inspired prints

Vivienne Westwood does it again in this classic yet funky ballet flat, with a bold floral body and a surprising, yet perfect, leopard print bow at the toe

oversized and unabashed, this Astrid chair by Anthropologie is gorgeous, the perfect statement piece to freshen up your space

Author: erinlindsay

I'm cute and poetic, I create stuff, I am the shiznitt

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