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I’m a Prints Lover and I Keep Seeing These Everywhere

So wearable.

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.

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Gingham, checks, tie-dye, marble – you name it, I’ve worn it. So when it came to doing my research for the new season ahead, it barely felt like work.

Morgane Maurice

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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Check Mate

Carolina Herrera SS22 prints trend
Carolina Herrera SS22 / Imaxtree

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

Clementine Peplum Blue Gingham Top, £90, Kitri Studio – buy now


Red checkered cotton midi skirt Monki

Red checkered cotton midi skirt, £30, Monki – buy now

Tie-Dye

Jason Wu SS22 / Imaxtree

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

Printed tulle dress, £22.99, Zara – buy now

Printed Wrap Midi Skirt

Printed Balloon Sleeve Top, £85, & Other Stories – buy now

Printed Wrap Midi Skirt, £85, & Other Stories – buy now

Making Waves

Rixo ss22 wavy print
Rixo

You can thank House of Sunny at least in part for the emergence of the wavy print.

Moesha patchwork woven waistcoat

Moesha patchwork woven waistcoat, £100, House of Sunny – buy now

Drawstring Midi Dress

Drawstring Midi Dress, £120, & Other Stories – buy now

Printed Mesh Midi Dress & Other Stories

Printed Mesh Midi Dress, £65, & Other Stories- buy now

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Stripes

JW Anderson stripes trend/ Imaxtree
JW Anderson / Imaxtree

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 WIDE NECK STRIPED DRESS

Knit striped dress, £99.95, Massimo Dutti – buy now

Straight striped jeans Mango

Straight striped jeans, £49.99, Mango – buy now

Collared sweatshirt H&M

Collared sweatshirt, £15, H&M – buy now

Animal Prints

Valentino ss22 prints trend
Valentino SS22 / Imaxtree

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.

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Marie Tea Dress in Pink Zebra with LENZING™ ECOVERO™, £65, Omnes – buy now

Animal print shirt Zara

Animal print shirt, £32.99, Zara – buy now

A-Line Print Dress

A-Line Print Dress, £125, Arket – buy now