Fine Prints — The 5 Coolest Ways To Wear Digital Patterns Now




Fine Prints — The 5 Coolest Ways To Wear Digital Patterns Now


After the last few seasons’ explosion of futuristic patterns, it’s clear that digital prints are here to stay — and yet, a lot of us are reluctant to try the techno-chic trend. Does that mean you should resign yourself to a wardrobe of all-black everything? With all due respect to Jay-Z, we say no way. To help you embrace your techy side, we styled up five killer looks featuring this season’s coolest, kaleidoscopic prints — plus perfectly fashion-forward Maybelline beauty looks to go with.

From a sweetly sexy date-night look, to cutting-edge weekend wear, we’ll help you master this tricky trend, from head to toe. Consider this your indispensible guide to pattern play.

Modeled by Chen Hongjin at Muse; Styled by Emily Barnes; Makeup by Katie Mellinger; Hair by Bethany Brill.

rebecca-taras

"I love how digital prints elevate the traditional patterned dress.
With everyone from Proenza to H&M experimenting with them, they're an
easy look to try this season."

- Rebecca Taras, Chicago Editor

Surf & Sand:
Modern Mondrian: Colorblocking gets graphic in Giejo's black-and-neon-print bikini. Add an electric orange lip, and gold-flecked shadow to make it hotter than the sun.

Modeled by Chen Hongjin at Muse; Styled by Emily Barnes; Makeup by Katie Mellinger; Hair by Bethany Brill.

Maybelline Color Sensational Vivids in Electric Orange 880, $7.49, available at Maybelline; Maybelline Eye Studio Color Tattoo Metal in Gold Rush 65, $6.99, available at Maybelline; Giejo Bra Bikini Top in Graphic, $125, available at Madewell; Giejo Mixed Boybrief Bikini Bottom, $98, available at Madewell; Nanushka Roz Shorts, $198, available at Shopbop; Forget Me Not Scarf; Osklen Espadrille Wedges, available at Osklen, 212-219-8250.
Hot Nights:
Prints on prints can work — here, the key is balancing a strong neon print with a subtler, ice-blue one. A bold, electric blue shadow is the perfect way to pick up on the outfit's sheen theme.

Modeled by Chen Hongjin at Muse; Styled by Emily Barnes; Makeup by Katie Mellinger; Hair by Bethany Brill.

Maybelline Eye Studio Color Tattoo Metal in Electric Blue 75, $6.99, available at Maybelline; Porter Grey Green Printed Shorts, $310, available at Figure & Form; Sandro Top, available at Bloomingdale’s SoHo, 212-729-5177; Alejandro Ingelmo Boomerang Heels, $1,295, available at Alejandro Ingelmo; Anna Sheffield Eleonore Earrings, $680, available at Anna Sheffield; Anna Sheffield Chasse Cuff, $4,295, available at Anna Sheffield; Anna Sheffield EVOL Gemstone Bracelet, $585, available at Anna Sheffield; Anna Sheffield Eleonore Ring, $895, available at Anna Sheffield.
Sunny Days:
Who says you can't wear black in summer? With a gleaming gold bag, sleek flats, and a bubblegum-pink lip, this palm-print dress is a digital dream.

Modeled by Chen Hongjin at Muse; Styled by Emily Barnes; Makeup by Katie Mellinger; Hair by Bethany Brill.

Maybelline Color Sensational Vivids in Pink Pop 860, $7.49, available at Maybelline; Sandro Rivage Dress, $390, available at Sandro; Jenni Kayne Lattice d'Orsay Flats, $525, available at Shopbop; Osklen Endless Summer Bag, available at Osklen, 212-219-8250; Auden Dorian Cuff, $498 at Auden.
Weekend Chic:
Prints go pastoral in Osklen's sky-print tunic. Paired with eye-catching flats, shimmering pink eye shadow, and a vivid mandarin lip, there's no better way to embrace the haze of a warm summer day.

Modeled by Chen Hongjin at Muse; Styled by Emily Barnes; Makeup by Katie Mellinger; Hair by Bethany Brill.

Maybelline Eye Studio Color Tattoo Metal in Inked In Pink 55, $6.99, available at Maybelline; Maybelline Color Sensational Vivids in Vibrant Mandarin 885, $7.49, available at Maybelline; Osklen Tunic, available at Osklen, 212-219-8250; Edun Jeans; Osklen d'Orsay Flats, available at Osklen, 212-219-8250; Mawi Neon Spiked Panther Head Ring, $259, available at Charm and Chain.
Summer Fling:
For a summer date, there's nothing more classic than a full skirt. Give your retro look a little modern romance courtesy of a subtly printed crop top, and a sweep of vivid rose lipstick — how pretty are you?

Modeled by Chen Hongjin at Muse; Styled by Emily Barnes; Makeup by Katie Mellinger; Hair by Bethany Brill.

Maybelline Color Sensational Vivids in Vivid Rose 875, $7.49, available at Maybelline; Suno Pale Metallic Crop Top, available at Opening Ceremony, 212- 219-2688; Suno Skirt, available at Opening Ceremony, 212-219-2688; Chrissie Morris x Tanya Taylor Sandals; Auden Olivier Cuff, $498, available at Auden.


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