I’m a self-confessed prints lover, so you can bet that if there’s a pattern trending for the season I’ll know about it.
While there’s something classic about neutrals, block colours and basics, I have an incomparable love for prints. More is more, if you ask me.
While dopamine dressing is huge for spring summer 2022, so too are poppy prints. Some you may have noticed patterns like logos, which have been huge throughout winter, and animal prints, which are just timeless.
Wavy prints are a new addition to the most popular patterns however, and they’re so wearable.
Let’s delve further into the prints that matter for spring summer 2022 and how you can embrace them now.
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Checks might be one of the most versatile prints with an endless shelf life, but they’re definitely going to be even bigger this summer.
You can wear them pretty much anywhere, so make the most of it.
Clementine Peplum Blue Gingham Top, £90, Kitri Studio – buy now
Red checkered cotton midi skirt, £30, Monki – buy now
Tie-dye has had an adult update this season.
While it used to be reserved for festival dwellers, fashion girls are adopting it for SS22.
Printed tulle dress, £22.99, Zara – buy now
Printed Balloon Sleeve Top, £85, & Other Stories – buy now
Printed Wrap Midi Skirt, £85, & Other Stories – buy now
You can thank House of Sunny at least in part for the emergence of the wavy print.
Moesha patchwork woven waistcoat, £100, House of Sunny – buy now
Drawstring Midi Dress, £120, & Other Stories – buy now
Printed Mesh Midi Dress, £65, & Other Stories- buy now
Stripes might feel like an old print trend, but we’re still embracing them.
JW Anderson, Etro and Alaia updated the trend with the addition of tassels, while Fendi embraced colour with statement stripes.
Knit striped dress, £99.95, Massimo Dutti – buy now
Straight striped jeans, £49.99, Mango – buy now
Collared sweatshirt, £15, H&M – buy now
Animal print was splashed across the runway at Roberto Cavalli, Valentino and Stella McCartney, with tiger stripes in particular making an appearance time and time again.
Feeling fierce? This one’s for you.
Marie Tea Dress in Pink Zebra with LENZING™ ECOVERO™, £65, Omnes – buy now
Animal print shirt, £32.99, Zara – buy now
A-Line Print Dress, £125, Arket – buy now