Shop our graphic prints edit from the high street for a fast style lift…
This season is all about wearing big-hitting prints with confidence. Take your lead from the SS16 catwalks in the form of high-impact stripes, graphic checks, lush hothouse botanicals and safari-inspired animal prints to springboard your wardrobe into the new season. Cue the standout trends to tap into thatll instantly boost your fashion kudos
Stripes are always worth investing in and work with a multitude of day or night outfits. This seasons offerings are are bigger and bolder with a retro edge. The most flattering stripes are vertical or chevron styles head to Whistles for some great options. Or, for a budget option, our top pick has to be these pink, striped shorts, which are the perfect summer-in-the-city option.
Animal prints love them or hate them, theres no denying that safari-inspired print has a power unlike any other to get you noticed. From Versace to Saint Laurent and Bottega Veneta, this eye-catching print was everywhere on the SS16 catwalks, a distinctive grunge aesthetic. Too much of a statement? Opt for accessories or underwear with a spot of leopard print to unleash your animal instinct.
Victoria Beckham, Stella McCartney and Céline all featured pretty gingham prints in their SS16 collections but reinvented the classic pattern with new shapes and wearable textures. Youll find plenty of colourful gingham options at J Crew, from slingback flats, sun dresses, shirts, skirts and summer cover-ups, all sporting fashions favourite pattern. We love this nude option from Marks and Spencer, just add white trainers and keep jewellery to a minimum for an on-point daytime look.
Want to know the secret to keeping bold prints looking their brightest and freshly scented to boot? Bold & Lenor has teamed up with Giles Deacon to create a Limited Edition collection that releases fresh fragrances as your fabric moves and the scent is released. Choose from Diamond & Lotus Flower, Peony & Cherry Blossom and Amethyst & Floral Bouquet ? all gorgeous and in stores now.