Straight out of the Sahara

Think burnt oranges, hot dry desert weather and light, sheer flowing cottons and multi-coloured prints. The desert chic trend is hotter than the Sahara itself right now, and the SurfStitch new arrivals are home to many items sporting the style. It has summer written all over it – providing coverage for that precious skin, while still being breathable enough to wear in the 30 degree Australian heat. Tigerlily, Tallow and so many more have included tribal prints and loose fitting cottons in old school cuts in their collections, reminiscent of Out of Africa and perfect for the summer wardrobe.

Our favourite picks are the flowing pants – both bell bottomed and gathered at the ankle, with flowing, loose fabric and bright prints! We don’t mind the maxi skirts or singlets either, and the new-school playsuits sporting the trend are not to be overlooked!

Shop the trend at SurfStitch!

 1. Tallow Sahara Jumpsuit – Pale Pink. 2. Element Malia Tank – Natural. 3. Hurley Tribal Quest Pant – Conch Orange. 3.

 1. Tigerlily Sheer Tribal Shirt – Multi. 2. Somedays Lovin Relax Paisley Printed Pant. 3. Tigerlily Sheer Leopard Sarong Skirt – Kasbah.

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Style File. Emily From Content.

When Emily first started working at SurfStitch, I immediately knew that I adored her feminine and unique style. A lover of all things print, she adds a powerful punch to her wardrobe with an inspiring collection of nautical, floral and bohemian pieces. I’m utterly obsessed with her use of daring and bright patters for Autumn.

We can’t get enough of this dress! Get the look with the Fairground Singlet Dress.

Get the look here. Featuring the August Street Down Stream Kaftan Dress; Levi’s Demi Curve Ankle Skinny Jean; Rhythm Bazicky Cardigan Shirt; and Billabong Ryder Boot.

This dress is super flattering and full of classic styling. Get the look with the MinkPink Tres Bien Tunic Dress.

Get the look with the Mad Love Dem Bones Pant.

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Coachella Fest Recap. Fashion Day 1.

Coachella always exceeds expectations when it comes to style. Whether it’s blazing sunlight and punishing 100-degree-plus heat (38 degree Celsius for us Aussies) or gusty winds and rain, the girls (and guys) sure know how to turn up the heat.

This year the assortment of style for weekend 2 was quite unique, however florals, stripes and tribal prints seemed to be a popular feature. Prints were practically a requirement along with cute-as vintage accessories; outrageous headpieces and statement jewellery.

A sea of denim covered the desert terrain – everything from high-waisted cut-offs to old-skool denim onesies teamed with lace, bustiers, and rolled-up shirts.

Loose-fitting dresses were also popular making for the perfect festival look.

Here are some of our fave looks from Coachella day 1. Stay tuned, with more coming tomorrow.

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Bluesfest Fashion Roundup. Prints.

Day 5: Prints. Floral patterns and paisley prints are very 1960s chic. Embrace your inner hippie and tell us what print you’ll be wearing to this year’s Bluesfest?

Comment underneath your favourite trend post in answer to the promotional question for the chance to win a $250 wardrobe weekly. A new trend will be released daily. Competition ends Sunday 1st April 2012 at 11.59PM.

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Trend Inspiration: Tribal Prints

This season, we have our eyes set on the lands far far away and exotic. Women’s dresses and tops are finding loads of character thanks to the latest in tribal prints. We’re even seeing this trend play a heavy influence on men’s tees, shirts and singlet’s. The patterns are bold, the colors are bright, and the details are culturally influenced.

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