Welcome to the Jungle – SS16 Fashion Trend

One of the big SS16 trends is jungle inspired botanical prints.  The great thing about this trend is that you don’t have to fly to some exotic local to wear it, you can rock it out in your own urban jungle!  I’m talking palm fronds, banana leaves, event birds of paradise.  Colorful and bold, this is a trend that will add some fun to your summer wardrobe.  The great thing about the pieces that I am showcasing below is that they are all on trend and all vegan! Check it out!

This jumpsuit from Zara is light and airy.  Perfect for hot summer days when you want to be both cool and stylish, and what’s more stylish than a jumpsuit?  Pair it with flat sandals for a mid-day brunch or metallic strappy heels for a night out, this jumpsuit can be styled many different ways depending on the event or your mood.

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Printed Flowing Jumpsuit from Zara

Image Source and Credit: ZARA

There is no reason that you can’t be fashionable at the office and bring current trends into your work wardrobe.  This lovely dress from Ann Taylor is a great take on the tropical trend.  The shirtdress is a classic style that is effortlessly chic, add this fabulous abstract palm frond print, and bam! You just pumped this classic piece up a notch. Don’t restrict this dress just to the office, it can easily transition from day to night, weekday to weekend…just change your shoes and accessories and you are good to go.

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Palm Shirtdress from Ann Taylor

Image Source and Credit: Ann Taylor

I love the pairing of a tropical print with a retro-look bikini like this one from Unique Vintage.  The vibrant birds of paradise print looks great with this halter bikini with the high waist bottoms.

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Birds of Paradise Monroe Bikini from Unique Vintage

Image Source and Credit: Unique Vintage

Maybe you don’t want to jump onto the tropical print bandwagon full force?  That’s ok, you can get your toe wet with these stylish vegan sneakers from ASOS  These Converse All Star Chuck Taylor’s have a great tropical vibe mixing floral with large green leaves and a pineapple or two.

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Converse All Star Chuck Taylors in Tropical Print from ASOS

Image Source and Credit: ASOS

So go on, unleash your inner wild child, and throw on a bright, bold, tropical print.  Just be careful, it’s a jungle out there.

 

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