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Trend Alert: Ikat Prints

African prints aren’t the only textile trend hitting stores.  Ikat prints, which are woven from relief-dyed threads, are extending the ethnic print style into new dimensions.  Presenting Omiru’s seven favorite picks for Ikat prints:

Our $ Picks:
Fire Ikat Print Tank Top
Fire Ikat Print Tank Top | $24 (sale) at Macys
Two of our favorite trends–purple and ethnic prints–collide in this summery shirt.

Color Block Tank Dress
Color Block Tank Dress | $34.50 at Old Navy
Hundreds of dollars worth of style for only $34.50.  And isn’t the pattern gorgeous?

Embroidered Ikat Cami
Embroidered Ikat Cami | $36 (approx) at Topshop
Pair this ikat camisole with a white pencil skirt for a look that bridges ethnic and elegant.

Boho Ikat Longline Camisole
Boho Ikat Longline Camisole | $49 (approx) at Topshop
Exude breezy chic with this boldly printed camisole.

Our $$ Pick:
Michael Kors Ikat Jacket
Michael Kors Ikat Jacket | $169.50 at Nordstrom
A beautiful color and style.  Bonus?  It’s available in plus sizes!

Our $$$ Picks:
Milly Ikat Floral Ruffle Halter Dress
Milly Ikat Floral Ruffle Halter Dress| $335 at Nordstrom
Go bold with this halter dress with a full-length ikat print.

Vince Women’s Ikat Maxi Printed Dress
Vince Women’s Ikat Maxi Printed Dress | $375 at Bloomingdales
We love the elegant U-shape of the neckline and the gorgeous floor length print.

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Cell Platter

Cell Platter

Have a dozen (or two) sauces you want to taste? Suddenly, trying them out is practical with this organically inspired cell platter. Or just plate your dish a little differently with this unique serving dish.

$58  at MOMA Design Store.

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