Hand block printing on textile is an art form that has been doing the rounds since ages. It is something that is classy and evergreen. Block prints is one of the strongest trends for summer.
I don’t know about y’all, but I have a thing for block prints. So rustic and alluring, they have the ability to transform your look. Be it the gorgeous block print daabu dupattas that personify summer or those contemporary block print dresses, there is so much to choose from.
Here’s our pick of favorite block prints – the latest trend for summer. This is a detailed guide on how to wear block prints so make maximum use of it and look super stylish. We are taking notes too.
This summer let go of those plain boring dupattas, and make way for pretty block print stoles and dupattas. Wear them with your favorite ripped denims and white t-shirt for a fun casual vibe.
Pair them with a solid coloured suit to add grace and depth to your outfit. Raid your mother’s closet and you’ll surely find traditional heirloom and complementary stories.
Summer is all about dresses! This summer go desi chic with a block print dress. Wear these dresses for a casual lunch date and make a bold style statement.
Kalamkari dresses have become a favorite of many. Pair your favorite block print dresses with kohlapuri chappals, a fringed sling bag and you’d be good to go.
This beautiful blue dress paired with fuchsia skirt is beautiful beyond words. The skirt adds a dash of colour.
A summer blog is considered incomplete if we don’t mention our eternal love, kurtas in it. Block print kurtas are evergreen.
Take cues from these stunners and fall in love for this beautiful trend. The good thing about block print kurtas is their versatility.
Pick a cotton one for a subtle day look, and a chanderi silk one for an elaborate evening function. Pair these kurtas with your favorite silver jhumkas and jutties for a no-nonsense look!
Next on the list are palazzos. Wide legged palazzos have become a rage in the fashion industry. For the scorching summers, they keep you super comfortable and you look stylish as well.
This season invest in an Ajrakh palazzo and we guarantee you’ll get lots of compliments. Pair it with a tank top or a solid coloured linen kurti for a slick and snazzy look.
Jaipuri block prints are renowned the world over. Pair block print palazzos with printed kurtas and rock the print on print trend with style.
P.S: Here’s our complete guide on how to wear print on print and look your best.
The nine yard magic! Off late block print handlooms and sarees have become quite popular. They reflect our culture and give you a chance to flaunt our rich heritage with panache.
Pair a block printed saree with a solid coloured blouse for that evergreen chic look. Indigo and fuchsia being one of the most loved combination.
Experiment with vibrant colours and bold prints. For a statement print saree you don’t need much accessorizing. The saree itself will speak volumes. Wear it for a formal dinner and make heads turn.
If you think wearing block print sarees is not your thing, then maybe block print blouses can be your pick.
Get yourself a block pint blouse made and pair it with any saree, plain or printed. Simple silhouettes go a long way in making your look different.
Fashion fades, style is eternal. Pick these gorgeous blouses and they’ll overcome a lot of trends.
These were our picks on how to wear block prints. If you are also a block print fan, let us know what your favorite is in the comments section below. And be a part of the Expresso family by staying connected on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Let’s talk more.