Why We Are Head Over Heels for Head To Toe Print
LAFW Alizee Gaillard walks for Michael Costello. Photographed by Nate Cleary
The late, great icon Audrey Hepburn once said, “Life is a party, dress like it” and this quote fits perfectly with how we like to dress here at Raised By Danger. We are lovers of all prints big, bold and beautiful and simply adore wearing these in a head-to-toe fashion. Who said you can’t wear an outfit bursting with prints all day, everyday?
You may be familiar with the all-over-print trend, as it is one that always resurfaces each season in some shape or form, whether it's on the runway, the red carpets or the sidewalk. This trend is all about making an eye-catching statement, whether you're an introvert or an extrovert, tall or short, skinny or curvy, the list is endless.
For years, many high-fashion designers have pushed the boundaries with these gorgeously garish ensembles; think Versace and their iconic Baroque print which dates back to the 80s, the classic Gucci logo print and many more. Not to mention there's a whole host of A-Lister's have stolen the show in head to toe print looks at tons of big events.
Runway models at LAFW. Photographed by Nate Cleary
Kim Kardashian is not shy when it comes to an all over print look, having sported it on several occasions. Her unforgettable caution tape catsuit turned heads at Balenciaga's fall/winter 2022/2023 fashion at Paris Fashion Week back in March.
Jennifer Lopez is also a woman who shares our love for a full print ensemble and we can’t help but still swoon over the iconic green palm leaf printed Versace dress that she wore to the Grammys back in 2000 - the one that influenced the creation of Google Images! Many other big names like Anya Taylor-Joy, Kendall Jenner Cardi B and Katy Perry too have been loud and proud with this trend. It is not just a fashion look for women too - some men have rocked the all over print trend, like Lil Nas X on the red carpet!
But don’t think that daring prints and patterns are just exclusive to catwalks and celebrities. Incorporating an all over print into your capsule wardrobe is a great way to inject a shot of personality in your style, especially if you’re someone who likes to stand out from the crowd, or even if you are someone who likes to express themselves subtly, but still have an insanely good outfit.
An all-over print outfit can beautifully compliment all types of body shapes and provide proportion. From floral prints to statement stripes and wild animal prints, there's a variety of prints that can be worn from top to bottom as a way of elongating the figure and adding shape too. The prints don’t stop at just clothes either, you can compliment any fierce full printed look with printed accessories too.
Who said prints can’t be a part of your capsule wardrobe? If in doubt, take inspiration from some of the iconic inspirations we have mentioned leading the way in the top to toe print, and take a look at our latest collection as well. For those who love fun and personality in their style, it is time to embrace this trend because it is here to stay!