How To Wear Digital and Abstract Prints

Bold graphic prints like  black and white stripes are modern and youthful, but there’s another kind of print that also stands out.

Digital and Abstract Prints
Digital and Abstract Prints


Digital prints with a futuristic look are trendy. Many of these colorful computers generated looking patterns are as graphic and detailed as a microchip. Not everyone is going to go for such  “look at me” pattern, so designers have offered tamer techno-inspired prints too.

Graphic patterns in neutral colors and simple repeat patterns are easier to wear for the average woman. Laser-printed photos on tops, skirts and other clothing pieces are also a part of this new trend.  If you want to experiment with one, go ahead. You’ll look totally up to date. However, I wouldn’t spend a lot on something like this, as it is probably only passing through this spring.

Here’s a look at what else is out there and how to wear Digital and Abstract Prints:

Pretty but Powerful! 

It’s feminine, but it also packs a punch because of the black and white swirl graphic. Conservative types can wear this with a black or white top, as shown. If you are a tad more adventurous, you could add a bright shoe or purse in, say, colorful coral or emerald.


One step further would be to wear a bright top or jacket in a bold seasonal color like fuchsia, orange, cobalt blue, etc. In this case, keep the shoes neutral, so they don’t compete with what’s up top.

black and white swirl graphic

Red Alert

Patterned jeans and pants are so in right now; I encourage you to take a chance and try a pair!  Remember, prints attract attention, so place them over the part of your body that is the smallest. If you have a big bottom, you may want a print-up top instead of down below.

Patterened Stretch jeans are from Not Your Daughter's Jeans

Positively Purple!

I love a sundress. This one is classy but casual, which is hard to find.
Purple sundress

Painted Lady

This combo of coral and yellow and nude in this Side Tie Jersey Dress is so unusual that it modernizes it. You could wear this to work, or dinner, or just about anywhere, and the jersey material makes it great for traveling.
Small to medium busy prints like this confuse the eye, so they are great for camouflaging problem areas.
Side Tie Jersey Dress
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