The “Artsy” Microtrend Fashion People Can’t Get Enough Of

It’s a well-documented fact the fashion crowd loves an exciting print. While we’ve seen our fair share of kitschy patterns and overly saccharine florals, the latest print on the rise feels worthy of a full-fledged exhibition at the MoMA— we’re talking bold photographic and painted graphics that look like they belong on canvas. 

Lately, I haven’t been able to make it through my feed without spotting one, and insider-y brands like With Jean, Ottolinger and Elliss have jumped headfirst into the pool churning out tops and dresses adorned with striking large-scale prints.

When your mood is calling for an outfit that goes beyond the scope of sterile basics, a visually stunning print may just be the solution. If it seems intimidating to pull off IRL, take a deep breath—it’s way easier to incorporate into your day-to-day looks than it seems. Just pair them with simple accessories and you have a ready-made outfit that’s just the right amount of extra. If you’re into the wearable art trend, keep scrolling to see all the beautiful pieces I can’t stop thinking about and along with a little styling inspiration from a few tastemakers. 

Just like art, there are many styles of graphic prints— one of which, being the romantic imagery of renaissance-themed graphics. Fashion-forward brand Ottolinger enlisted the help of Los-Angeles based artist Julien Nguyen to create a classical print for their fall 2020 collection. The result is clothes that look like walking pieces of art.

If you’re more in the camp of abstract patterns, this bodysuit is equal parts sultry and unique.

Named after designer by Elliss Solomon, Elliss is the label to know if you’re heavily invested in the growing trend—Solomon’s signature aesthetic are large-scale prints that instantly catch your attention.

You really can’t go wrong with anything from Dries Van Noten (and this dress is on sale!).

Featuring obscure images from Google Maps, this top is truly a one-of-a-kind conversation starter.

The beautiful collage of prints on this dress will make every head turn.

Fall is coming, so you’re gonna need a cool pair of boots.

We love how affordable this top is.

The first time I saw this dress, I couldn’t look away. It’s simply mesmerizing.

Your new date night outfit, found.

With cooler temperatures just around the corner, it’s time that a fun second skin top re-enters the chat.

This piece from fashion favorite Paloma Wool, was created in collaboration with artist Nicolás Feriche, and I need it in my closet ASAP.

Everyone needs a pair of fun pants.

Louisa Ballou is arguably the queen of sultry summer prints right now, so this piece won’t steer you wrong.

Just think of all the parties you could wear this to.

Ottolinger strikes again.

I have this dress, and it’s easily one of my favorite pieces for more elevated events.

Just a warning: you’ll want everything from this brand. Yeoman’s prints are so striking and fun.

Pair this shirt with high waist mom jeans and loafers for an effortlessly cool look.

The kicker about this dress? It’s shorter in the back for a dynamic high-lo effect. 

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