Shake off last season - spring is all about new styles and key looks. Take the lead from reader Kim and make geometric prints work for you...
As seen at DKNY, Mother of Pearl, Balmain, Diane von Furstenberg and Dries van Noten, this is a bold choice. The key to mixing geometric prints is to find similar shapes or sizes. Be brave and try contrasting colours, or stick with the same colours if you’re starting off slowly. hoose accessories in similar tones and let your clothes do all the talking.
W&h reader Kim Drew, from Bournemouth, tends to wear pared-back subtle neutrals, so this trend is a real test for her – but we think she looks great! Follow her lead and prepare to pick up a new season geometric piece from our edit, then watch w&h Fashion Director Julia Morgan talk you through how to wear the spring 2015 trends…
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A boxy T-shirt is a great addition to any wardrobe as it will look great paired with everything from work trousers to weekend jeans – you can even tuck it into a high-waisted midi skirt for a great evening look. This Marks and Spencer Best of British geometric print top comes in wearable grey and yellow – perfect for introducing spring shades into a dull winter wardrobe.
If you’re not feeling brave enough to go all-out geo print, try a statement accessory instead. This Monsoon clutch is the perfect way to brighten up any outfit, just in time for the new season. We’ll be using it to dress up a stylish monochrome outfit for a look that will really turn heads.
Sleeveless jackets are the item of clothing to be seen in this season, so why not combine the two trends by snapping up this bargain geo Matalan duster jacket? Layer it up over jeans and casual tops, or belt it over a midi dress for an instant update on an outfit from last season.
If you’re a shoes woman, you’ll definitely find it difficult to resist these beauties! All the style and class of a pointed court shoe, with added ‘zing’ from the lime green heel and snakeskin strap. The colour palette makes them easy to wear with anything in your wardrobe – even clashing colours will leave you looking like a colour blocking expert! They’ll become your new go-to shoes.
We can’t believe the bargain price of this could-be-designer necklace! The easiest way to make a simple outfit look instantly stylish, the cost-per-wear of this makes it a real investment. Try pairing with clashing colours to really turn heads.
Coast are known for their fabulous occasionwear, and we love their full, voluminous skirts. This Betty one is a flattering length – just on the knee – and the bold pattern makes nailing the geometric trend easy. Just add a black polo neck for style that makes a statement.