Celebrity-inspired printed dresses for fall

While fall often signifies a darker and a more muted color palette, the red carpet in the past week showcased a slew of celebrities donning bright, bold prints, reports People magazine. While we still don't know if it's a ubiquitous fall trend, one can't deny that cheery prints brighten up a cold, dreary day. Let's check out the celebrity inspirations and how we can translate prints to our fall wardrobe.

From Katy Perry's Wes Gordon swan-print sheath and Manolo Blahnik ankle-tie heels at the L.A. CFDA party to Kelly Osburne's gray-and-white floral print Zimmermann dress, we have plenty of red-carpet worthy trends to get inspired from. And although the style experts at People suggest opting for a "more neutral hue - navy, white or black - and finishing with pops of bright colors," fashionistas can feel free to dictate their own interpretations to this new trend we're noticing.

Eastern-inspired printed dress

The runways saw an overload of bold prints and Eastern-inspired motifs, which have been cropping everywhere. A brocade-printed shift dress in a vibrant hue can be worn to work and play for a look that is lavish and chic. Choose black pumps and a blazer for a conservative setting or add metallic heels to make this look more evening appropriate.

Bird print

Taking cue from Katy Perry's swan-printed sheath dress, you may choose to incorporate this Sophie Theallet bird print square neck dress. Soft and feminine, the dress features a stunning bold pattern, three-quarter sleeves, and a gathered neckline. Nude pumps add the inches and complete the ladylike look.

The shiny print

Add shine, glitz, and glamour to your fall look by choosing a printed sequined dress. Yes, nothing looks as magical and as festive than sequins during the holiday season. Choosing a leopard-printed bodycon dress not only ups the wattage, it makes you feel sexy, feminine, and wild. This stunning animal-print dress makes it to Chanel Inman's holiday list at Forever 21. Featuring body-contouring silhouette, the dress comes with adjustable straps, round neckline, and a scoop cut in the back.

The Graphic print

We've seen plenty of odd lines and shapes making the best of fashion scene in the past several months. Graphic and geometric prints are huge this season. Hence, if you choose to pay heed to the style enthusiasts at People and opt for a more neutral color combination, this dress by Kate Spade fits the bill. Showcasing the on-trend print, the dress features short cap sleeves, pleated accents, and a crew neckline.

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