Friday, March 29, 2013


Follow my blog with Bloglovin
Spring is full of color, and also full of prints, specially florals. If you go out shopping, or even decide to shop online, you will find that most of the prints this season are for the bottom half. Shorts, skirts and pants are the focus of Spring 2013. With that comes the fun of combining them with different tops and layers.
It is somewhat difficult to pull together the floral pants, but because it is such a huge trend now, I am going to tell you what the best options are.
Well, lets see, I am going to address here, the majority of women, who I believe do not want to create the illusion of a bigger bottom. If in your case, you have a tiny almost not even there bottom, then go ahead and buy all the printed pants you can wear and combine them as you wish!
But let's go back to tips on wearing printed pants:
  • The kind of PRINT you choose to wear is VERY important! Are you small framed? Less than 5 feet 3, or 1.60 cm, is your wrist tiny? (this is realted to your overall bone structure) then try and choose smaller prints. If you are on the heavier side, or are very tall, then you would look great in medium to big sized prints. It should all be in proportion to your personal size. Remember we are focusing on the lower half here, only.
  • For all, It's better to wear slim fitting pants, not too tight! but with a little bit of stretch, either elastane, or Lycra in the fabric composition, about up to 3% is enough. We don't want a legging look. The pants will mention this in the tag. You need to start reading those tags, if you aren't already!
  • Think what shoes you will wear them with and choose the length of the pants accordingly. I would suggest prints in general look better with a bit of a heel. Wedges are coming big again this Spring/Summer. So make sure the length fit those higher heeled shoes or sandals.
  • Choose the top in a color that both flatters your features and also complements the print. It doesn't have to be the main color of your pants, it doesn't have to match the color! Go a bit wild and experiment with different tops, but make sure, the color is at least a shade lighter than the color of your pants. You could wear stripes, or squares, or polka dots, on your top also! Even try with different textures and add some lace, or tweed to your top in layers.

Remember as long as your pants are darker than your top and the size of the print is in proportion to your own size, you are all set to experiment and create your own personal look! Be confident that you look harmonious and graceful!

You can see in the pictures the model is wearing medium sized prints. She is 5 feet 6, and small framed. She also has big features, but I still wouldn't want her to wear very big prints on her bottom half. What matters when choosing lower body pieces, is not so much your facial features but your overall body frame! you can find all of these pants at

If you are willing to try, send us your picture wearing a look you created to, and we will choose a Winner to feature by the end of next month!

These are beautiful pants from Anthropologie but they are large size printed! Below we can see an example of large prints, and how they visually shorten and widen your body. So always remember your frame and choose accordingly!

1 comment:

TRENDING COLOR NYC IMAGE CONSULTING Street-style ESPAƑOL STREETSTYLE STYLE WISDOM advice new york city HOW TO NYCFASHIONWEEK QUOTE OF THE DAY CELEBRITIES PERSONAL STYLE HOW TO DRESS INSPIRATION SHOES COLOR ANALYSIS FASHION PERSONALITY PERSONAL COLORING body shapes PERSONAL IMAGE Style quotes body silhouettes colors Accessories BODY TYPES MUSEUMS fashion style leather style BRIDES EVENING DRESSES FASHION EXHIBITS HIGH HEELS MAKE-UP OSCARS Rome SPRING 2013 YELLOW events how to buy spikes and studs what to wear ANALYSIS Alberta Ferretti Barcelona CELEBRATIONS DRESSES Dress FASHION Fashion Quotes HOW TO WEAR Milan Fashion Week PRINTS Quotes WOMEN beauty manhattan nail art nails necklaces new york fashion week summer trends ACTIVITIES ANKLECUFFS BEAUTY PRODUCTS BICYCLES Backpacks Blog Contest Blondes Body CASHMERE CASHMERE SWEATERS CLOSET INVENTORY CUFFS Central Park style Confidence Contest DRESSING WELL Denim Shorts Diane Von Furstenberg EXHIBITIONS Elements of Style Favorite GEOMETRICAL HAIR Hollywood actresses INBAL DROR Illustration Image Jeans LIFESTYLE LONG DRESSES LOVE LV Latin American Style MANOLO BLAHNIK ME MILANO MINT GREEN MODELS MOTHER'S DAY MUST HAVE ITEMS Maxi dress POLKA DOTS Peplum Printed pants ROLES RUNWAY Rebecca Minkoff SATCHEL BAG STYLE ADVICE SUMMER BEAUTY ESSENTIALS SUN-CARE SUNGLASSES Seasonal Color Analysis Self Esteem Shorts Sophia Loren Summer 2013 Summer. Sunglasses THE PERFECT DRESS FOR YOUR WEDDING Travelling WEDDING DRESS WEDDINGS WISDOM OF THE DAY accessory basics bicyle riding body issues bracelets checks chelsea clusters cuadrados designers facial shapes fashion forecasting flowers katie holmes long dress madewell mercedes benz fashion week mercedes benz new york fashion week nail-art online shopping opinion pink punk sandals sets signature looks spring stores surie cruise. trend-search urban cities what is in windows winter wrist size