It’s no secret that New Yorkers are particularly fond of dressing in predictable, neutral colors. If you’re anything like me, your wardrobe is mostly composed of blacks and grays, with the occasional bright pencil skirt. Looking to step it up a notch? Here are some suggestions for the 10 top patterns to rock on the streets in the East Coast this summer.
Giraffe 1 of 10
Natalie Alaverdian, iconic in this animal print dress.
Aztec 2 of 10
These black and white Aztec patterned shorts are a step up from your go-to denim shorts. Buy them here at Hope's.
Fruit Salad 3 of 10
This fruit patterned dress would be perfect for a barbecue party (or, you know, hanging out in your apartment when it's too hot to go outside). Buy it here at Madewell.
Mod 4 of 10
Are you over 1960s-inspired style? This gorgeous patterned eyelet dress might change your mind. Buy it here at Madewell.
Jacquard 5 of 10
This beautiful patterned crossover blazer looks like something you bought on vacation in Morocco. Buy it here at Zara.
Crosses 6 of 10
We're seeing crosses everywhere on the streets, from leggings to scarves to sweaters. Buy this sweater here at Style Nanda.
Galaxy 7 of 10
I can't get enough of the playful cosmos-inspired pattern I've been seeing this summer. Isn't this swimsuit cool? Buy it here at Black Milk.
Horses 8 of 10
Mix up your wardrobe with these horse-patterned skinny jeans. Buy them here at Asos.
Constellations 9 of 10
If you're anything like me, you're living in lightweight skirts this summer. Don't you love this mini skirt in a constellation pattern? Buy it here at Asos.
Animal Print 10 of 10
Make brave choices this summer with this wild animal print blouse. Buy it here at Asos.