Fashion inspired by the art world is what this standout Spring/Summer trend is all about and you need look no further than Shopbop for inspiration on how to style it. Colors that illuminate and textures that embellish go hand in hand to create a combination of the ‘distinctive features of fashion culture with urban contemporary graphic patterns’. You may remember seeing a lot of these vivid designs on the catwalks of fashion week season during Fall 13. From the painterly and bold brushstroke prints at Chanel and Celine to the graffiti-inspired designs at Louis Vuitton to the bold painted faces and bodies of women that emblazoned much of the collection at Prada.
Check out our top picks of creative pop-art inspired pieces at Shopbop:
Dresses – Be brave and opt for all over pop-art.L-R This cute Elle Sasson Barry Dress $595.00 comprises a textured scattered feline pattern in monochrome hues. In an elegant shift style its oozes class and sophistication. With a striking watercolor checked print in glorious feel-good hues, this sweet Shosanna Jacey Squares Print Dress $395.00, is the perfect attire for a warm sunny day. This Clover Canyon Space Garden dress $495.00 puts a loud spin on the classic maxi with an all-over abstract geometric and nature inspired print. With its cut-out back, this bodycon Bec & Bridge Fire and Ice Dress $190.00, gives a sexy edge to rocking this pop-art look and the hot and cool toned graphic print adds to this.
Jackets – Cover up in bright standout style.L-R Opt for texture as well as print in this streak-rendered perforated effect Clover Canyon Palm Springs Perforated Jacket $495.00. Show your wild side in this Veronica Beard 3D Leopard Tux Jacket $695.00 that combines an all-over animal print with smart tailoring. This Versace Printed Jacket $2,095.00 makes for the perfect Spring/Summer pop-on. With its vibrant all-over floral print it’ll brighten up your outfit no end. No pattern but a bright neon hue and contrasting piping teamed with an artistic angled cut is what you get with this Cedric Charlier Faux-Leather Jacket $1,995.00.
Tops – Add vibrance to your upper half.L-R This BB Dakota Melia Top $50.00 comprises a sublime vertical brushstroke pattern that compliments its feather-light texture perfectly and the black trim contrasts well. Quite a casual style but glammed up with an elegant swirling pattern makes this Ohne Titel Reflective Printed Tee $225.00 the perfect daytime to nightime piece. This smart Yigal Azrouel Placement Print Cardigan $690.00 will spice up an outfit perfectly with its rich digital graphics but at the same time still provides elegance. This Josh Goot Ragian Cutaway Harness Top $690.00 is luxe in every sense of the word with its gorgeous floral inspired graphics printed onto crisp silk twill.
Bottoms – Dress up those pins in bold graphic patterns.L-R An artistic neon flowered print teamed with artistic angled seams give this Just Cavalli Flower Print Skirt $360.00 double pop-art impact. You won’t be hidden amongst the shadows in these Cedric Charlier Printed Cotton Pants $595.00 because the brightly hued artistic pattern emblazoned upon these will undoubtedly make you stand out. Brushstroke florals are brought to life in these high-waisted Mother of Pearl Floral Shorts $465.00 that comprise pleats for added elegance. Hazy geometrics teamed with delicate chiffon make this Paul Smith Black Label Maxi Skirt $540.00 a cool and collected delight.
Shoes – Let your feet do the talking in loud eye-catching footwear.L-R These Maison Martin Margiela Cutout D’Orsay Heels $990.00 are like a piece of 3D art for your feet with their sculptured design and bright two-tone hues. These Schutz Enyd Ankle Strap Sandals $200.00 have a lot going on with their vivid tones and snake-embossed back panel and heel. Make sure you have indulged in a well-deserved pedicure because your feet certainly won’t go unnoticed. Striking in every sense of the word these bright snake-embossed Jason Wu Snake Print Strappy Sandals $1,195.00 wouldn’t look out of place in an art gallery.
Accessories – Add pops of bright hues and pattern for extra pizazz.This Serpui Marie Tijuana Embroidered Minaudiere $187.00 combines texture with a colorful spot design making it the perfect artistic accompaniment to any outfit. Bright, colorful, textured and so unique, you’ll feel as though you’re wearing delicate works of art around your neck in this Venessa Arizaga Fruitopia Necklace $450.00, with its quirky fruit and flower charms. This Holst + Lee Mesh Classic Bracelet $165.00 comprises gold mesh and pretty pastel wrapped threads making it the perfect arm candy.
Go ahead and add an artistic flair to your closet and parade around in fashion that would make you a worthy exhibit for any art gallery.
Images via Style UK and Shopbop.