3 Fresh Print Trends That Will Define Summer Dressing In 2019
Prints play a surprisingly meaningful role in how we are perceived by others. Wearing leopard? It's fair to argue people might think of you as more extroverted. Dressed in micro florals à la Laura Ashley? Safe bet to assume you'll be an easygoing, pleasant individual to strike up a conversation with. It seems the patterns we choose to slip ourselves into directly correlate with the lens our personalities appear through (or at the very least, what our mood is giving off on that particular day). All that to say, 2019's freshest print trends will be doing a lot of heavy lifting and if you've exhausted your go-to's like Breton stripes or plaid then a fresh batch of unique textiles should be at the top of your spring shopping list.
Before you invest in a new print trend for 2019 it's a good idea to take inventory of the ones you're already working with. The last several months the patterns that have risen to the top range from psychedelic tie-dye, Toile du Jouy, gingham, Hawaiian florals, and even a few animals including snake and cow — all of which are worthy investments to help take your wardrobe up a notch (especially if you nail mixing and matching). However, if you're still yearning for more print trends that have an unexpected flair, the three ideas ahead should satiate. Ease into a charming floral that doesn't make its way onto clothing often enough or perhaps try a travel-inspired textile that will convince you book your next vacation. And if those don't do it for you, try an artful pattern to mix and match with everything in your wardrobe. Whatever your preference, the three unique prints below merit addition to your collection.
Dubbed "the friendliest flower" by Kathleen Kelly in the 1998 classic You've Got Mail, daisies are, in fact, a perfectly dreamy way to give your spring wardrobe a touch of whimsy. Plus, they're also a great alternative to bold multicolor florals if you're searching for something a little more low-key.
Wear this pretty little frock to your next wedding, dinner date, brunch, and everything in between.
Style this splashy top with a pair of vintage Levi's and high-top sneakers for a perfect weekend wandering outfit.
The slip dress gets a friendly update for 2019 by way of a few dainty daisies.
Rixo London is known for their covetable patterns so if the label is endorsing daisies for spring you know it's going to be a trend.
In case you were wondering whether or not you needed a jumpsuit this season (the answer is an enthusiastic yes).
If you've been known to spontaneously pack up your things and go on an adventure then a map print should be in your repertoire. Thankfully, several key brands are offering a wide range of silhouettes in the travel-inspired pattern so you can incorporate them with your other closet staples.
Give your solid white blouse a rest for the time being and try out a map print shirt in its place.
Just try not to get compliments wearing this bold midi skirt.
A map-print jumpsuit may not be an item you'd expect to wear but thanks to the flattering tailoring and muted color palette it works.
A breezy pair of shorts in a tropical pattern needs to be in your suitcase for your next warm-weather getaway.
Brushstrokes, watercolors, or something reminiscent of painting are all ethereal and painterly ways to add color and life to any outfit. Try it out head-to-toe or with a statement piece like the ones below, this artful trend is universally appealing.
If you're going to wear jumbo-size culottes then it should definitely be this pair.
Pretty sure this is what shows up when you search "perfect spring top" in the dictionary.
Dress this blouse down with a pair of lived-in denim or up with a silky slip skirt and strappy sandals.