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how to rock batik prints in a sophisticated way9/03/2016 10:16:00 PM
Since it's still summer, I feel like it's time to involve some colors into my outfit. Well, as you know that my go to clothes...
Since it's still summer, I feel like it's time to involve some colors into my outfit.
Secondly the cut should fit you well. Picking a grandma looking dress or shirt that is too big for you is a no no. This also includes selecting batik with a good fabric. Cotton is obviously foolproof for everyday wear, but if you want something more sophisticated, silk or satin fabric can be a good choice.
Thirdly, pair it with something that you like and thing batik prints like your other print pieces. Plus, wearing a good pair of heels or shoes won't hurt.
So here I am rocking the batik top from the Ethnic Republic as an example. This Indonesian local brand produces batik pieces that fit the modern woman in their 20s and 30s. I am choosing the prints in mint, purple, and beige with flower patterns made of slightly sheen fabric. It fits well, it is not too slouchy or too tight. I guess the top is great for a day look or semi-formal evening look. I pair it with my mint lace skirt that looks feminine and has the same shade like the top, plus the loose outerwear with floral embroidery. To top of this day look, I am wearing the Tory Burch flats with metallic color for a little shine!
I wore this to my Sunday brunch with
So who says that wearing ethnic pieces is boring or difficult? Do you have other tips for rocking traditional prints? Let me know!