5 Prints that Pack a Punch: Friday Finds

5 Prints that Pack a Punch: Friday Finds

When your wardrobe is feeling less than inspired, sometimes a powerful print is all you need to breathe life into a stale closet.

From contrasting florals and global geometric prints, to palm leaves and whimsical patterns, we’ve selected a variety of gorgeous prints to rotate into your wardrobe. Whether you’re an excellent pattern mixer, or you prefer to let the print stand alone, you’ll be able to achieve your style goals with each of these garments. Sustainable, stylish, and oh-so-summery, you’ll want to wear these looks all season long.

1. Contrasting Flower Mini

5 Prints that Pack a Punch: Friday Finds

Arguably the best of both worlds, this mini dress is sexy and sweet. The perfect combo for a steamy date night, or any time of the day for that matter, you’ll be reaching for it again and again. Capture the essence of this “Beverly Hills 90210” throwback and channel your inner Kelly (or Donna, or Brenda) and team it up with a pair of combat boots and a jean jacket. Oh, and because this is a Reformation dress, you can feel good knowing it saved 16 pounds of carbon dioxide, 121 gallons of water, and 0.8 pounds of waste. Priced at $198.

2. Palm Wrap Skirt

5 Prints that Pack a Punch: Friday Finds

Not only is this modal and cupro wrap skirt smoking hot, but the founder at Virtue + Vice also has a soft spot for slow fashion and eco-friendly fabrics. This particular skirt is said to be made from materials that are “sustainable, biodegradable, and cruelty-free unlike typically used rayon, polyester, and silk.” Pair this pretty palm print with a crop top, as shown, your favorite one piece, or a fitted tank. Easily dress it up or down with jewelry and heels, or a straw tote and flats. Priced at $200.

3. Colorful Kimono Jacket

5 Prints that Pack a Punch: Friday Finds

Lightweight, loose, and luxurious, this kimono-style jacket is perfect for year-round wearing. Throw it on with a pair of trousers and ballet flats for work, or team it with a pair of coral shorts, a white tank, and lace-up flats for the weekend. This little viscose jacket is so versatile, you’ll be inspired by all the different ways it can be worn, but most of all, how awesome it will look with jeans. Priced at $148.

4. Emerald High-Waist Pant

5 Prints that Pack a Punch: Friday Finds

Hello, gorgeous! These lush, rich pants from slow fashion curators Ace & Jig are perfect for wearing by the pool, sipping coffee at your local spot, dressed up for a night out, or while enjoying your favorite book on your very own sofa. In other words, these pants are hella versatile and look so damn comfy, you’ll be wearing them everywhere. Whether with a bikini top and flats, or a sheer blouse and heels, these will be your go-to summer bottoms. Priced at $296.

5. Strapless Crop Top

5 Prints that Pack a Punch: Friday Finds

This bold orange crop top is perfect for summertime fun! Made by a women’s co-op in Malawi, you can rest assured that this affordable piece from Mayamiko is sustainable and ethically made. The company works with the women to choose exclusive fabrics that comprise just ten to fifteen pieces each. The business’s zero-waste production practices promise that every off-cut and unsold garment is upcycled into a new item. Pair this top with high-waist shorts or pants and a jute espadrille or tassel-adorned flat. Priced at $20.65.

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Jamie Duncan

After starting out in public relations, Jamie finished college with a BFA in interior design. This combination of writing and design knowledge, coupled with her fashion and lifestyle expertise, has paved the way for an exciting freelance career. Her work has been published in magazines and online, plus she’s managed PR campaigns, and is no stranger to copywriting. Jamie’s a vegetarian and cruelty-free product fanatic. Connect with her on Twitter and check out her website to learn more.