Printed fabrics like this striped dress also use this colour
coral peach and turquoise or aqua mix to pretty effect. Maxi
dresses are particularly available this year in earthy tribal
prints and tropical bright colours.
Left - Betty Barclay Zig Zag Orange Blue Dress.
Women's Stripe Drop Hem Maxi Dress £29.99 - Blue Inc Stockist
Number: 020 8531 7651 or Blueinc.co.uk.
Right - Tulip Detroit Dress, Orange £64.99 - Fever Designs
Spring Summer 2012 -stockist Number: 020 7636 6326.
Coral, Sea Aqua Green & Turquoise Blue
Left - New Look SS12 - Dip Hem Colour Block Shirt £19.99/24.99.
Mint Green Contrast Trim Running Shorts £17.99/22.99.
Centre - Warehouse Long Line Blue Jacket £60, Tailored Coral
Pink Shorts £35, Paisley Scarf Print Blouse £50 -
Warehouse Spring Summer 2012.
Warehouse Stockist Number: 0845 122 2251. Also shown in header.
Tribal Aztec Print Top in Multi Colour £12.99 Pilot Clothing
Stockist Number: +44 24 7671 8834 - pilotfashion.com.
Right - Boohoo Colour Clash Coral & Blue Contrast Peep Toe High
Heel Court Shoe - £30.
Left - Precis Petite - Colour Block Coral Pink & Blue Petite
Cowl Neckline Dress £99.
Right - F&F Womenswear Spring Summer 2012. Top £10 by Tesco F&F.
Trouser £20 by F&F Limited Edition.
If you require some clothing which is fashionable and ethically
sourced then why not try People Tree. Organic fibres are the
mainstay of the range. This pretty cotton vintage styled dress
mixes softly toned pinks, coral with aqua and is less stridently
neon than some fabric prints.
Centre - Dolce&Gabbana SS12 Scarf Dress.
Missguided Scarf Print Dress - Spring Summer 2012 -
The horse emblem, paisley and leather hardware imagery was used on many pieces of clothing and
accessories and fitted perfectly with the history of Gucci in
its 90th year. It looks especially good in scarf print blouses.
But expect to see scarf prints across the whole spectrum of
garments including dresses and pyjama styled trousers.
The high street has their version of silk foulard styles.
The Classic Scarf Print Shirt
Left - NEXT Red Roses Scarf Border Print Black Shirt £30/40, Ring £6/8 - Both NEXT Clothing - Stockist
Number: 0844 844 8000.
These scarf prints make use of the borders associated with silk
scarf prints and they are incorporated into the garment design
Today Hermθs and Liberty still makes silk foulard headscarves.
In the past square silk headscarves were often made in a
beautiful glossy richly patterned silk material known as silk
foulard. Today silk foulard is still used, but since the middle
of the C20th many silk scarf materials have been made
from satin polyester.
Left - Minted!
Etro Paisley Blouse £575 - Stockist Number:
Right - Skinted! Marks & Spencer Scarf Print Blouson Top.
Dependant on the grade of polyester used, it can sometimes be
almost impossible to distinguish between the fabrics at first
glance. It is only on handling and wearing the fabric that the
wearer notices differences in drape and feel, especially in
hotter climates. Since this type of pattern is so
distinguishable as the same found on headscarf foulard,
retailers in 2012 are once again describing these garments as
For SS12 D&G used inspirational silk foulard printed
squares to create designs and accessories that stretched the
imagination. Orange, apple and fuchsia all clashed baroque-style
patterns as prints were mixed in a joyful way.
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and stores mentioned in text above.
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Blue Inc, BHS, Dunnes, Fat Face, farfetch.com,
Fever, Dolce&Gabbana, Long Tall Sally, Lovarni.com, Marks & Spencer, missguided.co.uk, Modalu, Monsoon, New
Look, peopletree.co.uk, Republic, River Island,
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