Your Complete Guide To Wearing Prints This Fall

If you haven’t already, it’s time to shelve your warm-weather prints, such as bright florals, tribal, and watercolor, in favour of more seasonally appropriate motifs. To help you figure out which ones are not only suitable for fall, but also on-trend this year, we’ve rounded up nine patterns to try, including classics like houndstooth and more fanciful styles, like butterfly print. Keep scrolling to see our picks and shop our favourite pieces! 



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Thanks to noted designers like Valentino and Gucci, the butterfly print is everywhere this fall, and we’re ready to jump on board!

Alice + Olivia Nyla Pleated Skirt ($348) in Royal Butterfly

Dark Florals


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If you need to get your floral fix in fall or winter, opt for blossoms in a somber, more understated palette.



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Geometric prints comes in a variety of interesting shapes, but one of our favourite ways to wear it is in coat form for a bold statement.

Won Hundred Iggi Coat ($567) in Patched Print 



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Classic houndstooth once had a stuffy reputation, but the black-and-white pattern now has a modern feel, especially when it comes in a cute matching set.

We’ll never get sick of wearing leopard print.



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Out-there prints are big for fall, and if you’re not daring enough to try this Moschino dress, we promise there are tons of alternatives!

The timeless checked print looks especially stylish when it’s juxtaposed against tailored pieces such as trousers!

Rave Patterns


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Rave patterns seems like an intimidating print to try, but thanks to some of our favourite style setters, we’ve realised that it’s actually quite easy to pull off!

We loved windowpane prints last fall, and it doesn’t look like the grid-like pattern is going anywhere this season.

Theory Dreamerly Pullover ($275) in Harmonious 

What’s your favourite print for fall? Share it with us in the comments below!