Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Ethnic Flair Frocks

This summer it's all about wearing bold patterns and eye-catching colors. So what better way to flaunt this trend than to rock a frock with a bit of ethnic flair?

These pretty prints have been popular around the globe for years, but now western fashion designers have taken notice with modern twists on the tribal style.

Whether you prefer micro-minis or tube-style, surely there's an ethnic dress that will suit your taste.

Are you a fan of these brightly patterned dresses?

Afromania by Nkwo Tulip Wrap Dress available at www.asos.com for $75.80

Anna Sui Multi-Print Dress available at www.mytheresa.com for $265.62

Stud-Trimmed Ethnic Dress available at www.forever21.com for $24.90

Mara Hoffman Tribal Patterned Silk Blend Mini Dress available at www.farfetch.com for $459

Tracy Feith Brown Ethnic Cotton Dress available at www.bluefly.com for $256

Diane Von Furstenberg Steele Wrap Dress in Tribal Tattoo Desert Sugar available at www.dvf.com for $227.50

Tribal Print Tube Dress available at www.charlotterusse.com for $13.99


antithesis said...

those prints are gorgeous. i know, before reading this post, if i saw them in stores they would probably get overlooked. now i need to own one of these dresses.

Kwana said...

I am a fan and these are so pretty.

Anonymous said...

nice post!

Brown Girl Gumbo said...

I have yet to buy one, but I want one too!! I really like the first one. Plus, it's affordable.

KissyFace Artistry said...

I love these bold prints..... It can be both sophisticated and fun.

Anonymous said...

you have great taste

yummy411 said...

i've always been into ethnic prints, but i LOVE these!! beyonce got me started with them dang box kitten dresses... it's the more modern ethnic flare that i need. now to hunt them down in plus sizes =/

Redbonegirl97 said...

Love that first dress and all those other tribal prints. Beautiful..
Peace, Love and Chocolate

Alise said...

I love these prints, however let's use the word global instead of ethnic. The word ethnic is used to describe a race of people, and we are so use to using the word out of it's context.