TORONTO - The use of digital prints in both apparel and accessories for spring lend an innovative spin to both new and familiar patterns, creating distinctive images that can appear other-wordly.
Unsure of how to embrace such a fashion-forward look for the warmer months? Here are three tips to get you started:
1. Pick your print.
It's go big or go home. From bursts of florals to kaleidoscopic patterns, there's no shortage of selection in the vast array of digital prints. Despite the differences, one commonality is the scale of print which is sizeable both in its bold strokes of colour and large patterns.
2. Select a statement piece.
The fashion fearless may have no trouble with the boldly graphic range of digital prints. But that doesn't mean those who are a bit more conservative or reserved with their style choices can't give it a go.
"A great place to start is ... with one fabulous printed piece that really speaks to you," said Winners spokeswoman Sarah Smithers. "Perhaps adding a printed accessory whether it's a gorgeous printed silk scarf or even a printed beach tote — that's really an easy way to test-drive the trends."
3. Pair complimentary colours
Can you team your mirrored print dress with bloom-patterned heels? Smithers said you can mix and match different prints and patterns as much or as little as you prefer — depending on your comfort level, of course. But consistency is crucial in one key regard.
"Another thing to keep in mind when you are mixing prints — whether digital or otherwise — is you want to make sure that the tones are the same. So keep them in the same colour family," Smithers said.
Equally important to teaming complimentary hues is being mindful of the scale of contrasting prints, like partnering larger patterns with smaller ones.
For example, if you decide to go bold with a skirt showcasing an oversized floral print, Smithers suggested a more subtle approach with the accessory, like polishing off the look with a smaller-print check scarf.
Check out these Stars celebrating spring 2013 in crazy bold prints
Hilary Duff sports a tiger print jacket In West Hollywood, California with her one-year-old son Luca on March 3, 2013.
Kristen Kreuk turned heads in this printed jumpsuit at the Canadian Screen Awards in Toronto on March 3, 2013.
Miranda Kerr matched her sunglasses to her dress while taking part in a photo shoot for American Vogue in Los Angeles on March 3, 2013.
Kourntey Kardashian wore a head-to-toe floral dress at the Elton John's 21st AIDS Foundation's Oscar Viewing Party in LA on February 24th, 2013.
The 'Girls' actress wore a strapless printed Reed Krakoff dress to the Writers Guild East Coast Awards on February 18th, 2013.
Jada Pinkett Smith
Jada Pinkett Smith could not be missed in turquoise snakeskin at New York Fashion Week on February 13th, 2013.
Beyoncé opted for a statement black and white blazer at the 2013 NBA All-Star game on February 17, 2013 in Houston, Texas.
Kerry Washington feted the Independent Spirit Awards on February 23, 2013 in a head-to-toe floral ensemble.
Ali Larter mixed and matched at a Vanity Fair party on February 18, 2013 in Los Angeles.
Naomie Harris looked beautiful in paneled spring colours at the 6th Annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood luncheon on Thursday, February 21, 2013.
Solange Knowles was fashion-forward at the Topshop LA opening party in Los Angeles on February 13, 2013 in a slouchy, black and white print look.
Victoria Justice showed off her long legs in a bold-patterened mini-dress at the Lovegold Cocktail Party in Los Angeles on February 23rd.
Adele strayed from her usual black and attended the 2013 Grammy awards in a mid-calf Valentino print dress.
Estelle donned an eye-popping Genelle Brooks x Love Collins dress for the 2013 Grammy Awards.
Vanessa Hudgens in a geometric print at New York Fashion Week on February 9, 2013.
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