Spring Trend To Try Now: Printed Blue Pieces

From toiles to chinoiserie, the spring '11 runways were chock-a-block with dainty blue, printed fashion. The print was prolific enough to become the new floral, stripe, or tartan—and we love the idea of mixing them up so you resemble a whole cupboard of fine china. Ahead, we've rounded up the most striking examples from the spring and fall shows, as well as some great, printed blue pieces to get you started.
Above, from left: Rodarte spring '11, image via Style.com; Peter Pilotto spring '11, image via Style.com; Roberto Cavalli Blue/White 3/4 Sleeve Dress, $980, available at Stylebop; Dorothy Perkins Blue Floral Pencil Skirt, $46, available at DorothyPerkins.
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Above, from left: American Apparel Unisex Afrika Printed Fine Jersey Short Sleeve T-Shirt, $32, available at American Apparel; Cacharel Flower Printed Shorts, $285, available at Glassworks; Preen spring '11, image via Style.com; Rachel Comey fall '11, image via Style.com.
Above, from left: Rodarte spring '11, image via Style.com; Peter Pilotto spring '11, image via Style.com; Quotation: Gemma Batik Boxy Tee Shirt, $130, available at Bloomingdales; Marc by Marc Jacobs Antique Lace Print Dress, $95, available at My Theresa.
Above, from left: Steffen Schraut Navy Ethnic Print Dress, $310, available at Stylebop; Clemens En August Printed Belted Cotton Skirt, $153, available at The Outnet; Felicity Brown Tribal Print Tank, $185, available at Glassworks; Chico's Stormy Skies Zooey Dress, $49.95, available at Chicos.
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