As someone who pretty much sticks to a black, white and gray color palette a good nine months of the year, summer is the one time a year I really go “crazy” and play with pattern. Maybe it’s the warm weather; perhaps it is the shorter hemlines—but come June, my summer wardrobe comes out of fashion hibernation and I let my favorite prints and patterns see the light of day.
To get you as excited as I am about summer fashion season, here are nine prints and patterns you should be wearing right now. Even better? All these looks were captured by our very own CollegeFashionista Style Gurus!