Along with many other 80s
fashion trends that are making a big comeback, paint splatter
prints have re-entered the world of fashion. We remember the mid-80s Esprit
jeans that featured paint splatter patterns. What could have
been cooler? Now, the look goes slightly more upmarket with
dresses by Yves Saint Laurent, DVF and Dolce & Gabbana. See the
ought’s interpretation of this very 80s fashion trend below.
Check out some new versions of the paint splatter look.
To appreciate fully the old school
version (80s) of paint splatter fashion, here are some vintage 80s examples.
Whether you buy new or go vintage, pair
your paint splatter duds with some gladiator sandals and some stacked
bracelets and you’ll be Rockin’ the Casbah, like totally.
UPDATE: April 11, 2011
— Since first reporting on the reemergence of paint splatter fashions in
the Summer of 2009, we continue to see this very 80s look. A recent trip
to the beach yielded several examples. We saw girls that had created
their own paint splatter fashion moment on white Nike running shorts. It
worked. We also saw this paint splatter tunic (below) in a boutique in Seaside,
Florida. If you’ve ever wanted to go Pollack on your Spring/Summer
wardrobe, now is the time.