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22 Mar

Patterns – Mix and Match Trend

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Fashion has gone to the funfair: doing things to excess and dressing up by mixing different patterns is the key to uber-trendy maximalism. This trend takes its cue from the unique fashion we’re used to watching all over the web. Seriously, looking at spring 2011 runways, I couldn’t resist the impression that designers dressed up their models as…fashion bloggers!

Patterns Spring 2011

Eclectic Patterns

As seen in , , , , , Balenciaga fantasy patterns, fabrics, and colours were mixed and matched to create the out of the ordinary combinations. The key guideline was: the weirder, the better (seek inspiration from some fashion freaks, I’m not personally a fan of getting dressed up and looking like one). To make matters worse, such clothing requires a suitable accessorizing. Everyone who has at least a fraction of good taste would suggest the most minimalistic accessories as possible. But not designers and not in spring summer 2011 – they break boundaries, colour palettes, fashion rules they invented themselves in favour of a freaking good fun!

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Okay, girls just want to have fun (quoting Cyndi Lauper) but how to incorporate such a controversial fashion in confrontation with everyday activities? Work, street or church (in case you attend it) isn’t runway. The answer is simple: the best place to strut your stuff in silly-looking but totally trendy outfits is…a fashion runway. Of course, in case you attend fashion shows and your name is .


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