6 Stunning ways to wear block prints and ofcourse look a Goddess

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.

how to wear block prints in summers
Come be a part of the block print tradition.
Source – the loom

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.

handloom sarees
Red will always be in fashion!
Source – redpolka

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.

1. Stoles

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.

block print dupattas
Make it simple, but significant!
Source – etsy

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.

block printing
Simple is the new classy!
Source – jaypore

 

summer fashion
Friday dressing became a lot more cool!
Source – Jaypore

2.Dresses

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.

block print dresses
Perfect amalgamation of comfort and style. And just look at that vibrant blue hue!!
Source – kharakapas

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.

kalamkari
This kalamkari dress from Mogra Designs redefines ravishing.

This beautiful blue dress paired with fuchsia skirt is beautiful beyond words. The skirt adds a dash of colour.

summer dresses
Love this ethereal combination.
Source – mogra designs

3. Kurtas

A summer blog is considered incomplete if we don’t mention our eternal love, kurtas in it. Block print kurtas are evergreen.

summer kurtas
Kurta love, need we say more.
Source – Libas Jabong

Take cues from these stunners and fall in love for this beautiful trend. The good thing about block print kurtas is their versatility.

summer kurtas
Wear this impressive white beauty for an office party and look ethnic chic.
Source – vilara

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!

summer fashion
Chanderi Magic!
For all you new brides, this would be a perfect pick.
Source – the loom

4. Palazzos

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.

block print palazzos
Beautiful Ajrakh palazzos by Jaypore.

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.

Loving all things Olive this season. Earthy tones of this outfit have our heart. Source - Jaypore
Loving all things Olive this season.
Earthy tones of this outfit have our heart.
Source – Jaypore

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.

block print suits
Such prettiness!
Source – the loom

5. Sarees

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.

block print sarees
A refreshing dash of yellow! The block printing adds to the magic.
Source – Anita Kunte

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.

block print trend
My favorite from the lot.
Source – the scarlet window tumblr

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.

cotton sarees
Bold print with subtle colours, perfect match.
Source – Queenofheartsindia

6. Blouses

If you think wearing block print sarees is not your thing, then maybe block print blouses can be your pick.

block print blouse
Let’s all take a minute to admire this loveliness…
Source – houseofblouse

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.

kalamkari blouse
I know what my next blouse will look like!
Source – etsy

Fashion fades, style is eternal. Pick these gorgeous blouses and they’ll overcome a lot of trends.

Classic style, yet very niche. Source - minmit
Classic style, yet very niche.
Source – minmit

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 FacebookTwitter and Instagram. Let’s talk more.

Kritika Manchanda is an author of a fiction novel – ‘December Breeze’ and a Features Writer at Let’s Expresso. In addition to being a lifestyle and travel blogger, she is an ardent reader and a crazy dog girl!
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