Update your wardrobe with all things pixelated — prints, colours and shoes
TAKING the pixel effect up a notch are designers from Ranna Gill to Givenchy. While the soon-to-be released animated film, Pixel, is our inspiration, clearly it is making a mark on fashion, too. The photography-inspired print makes its way on to skirts, dresses, shoes and trousers across runways around the globe, with the high street following suit. Get in on the action with our pick.
Connect the dots
Easy to transform from day to night, this flared dress from Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna keeps it simple and elegant. Made from nylon, it employs the classic combination of white against black making it a winner in our eyes. Wear with statement plimsolls for the day and sleek black strappy stilettos
for the night, we say. Rs 32,500.
At Noida. Details: 012 0466860
Perfect for a fun night on the town, this one by Kurt Geiger will certainly help amp up your style. Gorgeously beaded in a tribal-inspired pattern, the monochromatic theme makes it a versatile pair. Made with suede fabric, it is finished off with two slender ankle straps. Rs 28,670 approximately on harrods.com
Perfect for a cruise holiday or a Sunday brunch, Ranna Gill’s plaid print dress has shades of blue, purple and hints of pink. The graphic prints lend a pixel effect and the braided strap and detailed neckline give it a feminine touch. The detachable belt will flatter the waistline as the dress is fitted at the bust. Rs 12,400 At DLF Emporio, New Delhi. Details: 011 46060990
Sporting the signature Satya Paul print, this structured clutch with sleek cuts is edgy and versatile. Printed on canvas with a touch of trimmed leather, it lends itself to both chic Western outfits as well as a black cocktail sari. We love the slim silver chain, which throws in functionality. Rs 2,995. At Express Avenue Mall. Details: 28464063
Make sure you pack this Sailex kaftan for your beach holiday, or wear it for a sun-downer. Known for their handcrafted luxe wear, this one features an ivory, tangerine and grey shibori pattern, we love the smoky look the kaftan-style dress has. Falling beautifully thanks to the light crepe it is made from, the pleated yoke adds a hint of sophistication to lift the outfit from regular to chic. Rs 18,800. At Shahpurjat, New Delhi. Details: 011 65197929
Sophia Webster, known for her hyper-embellishments, has put fun back into footwear with this number. Tapping into the monochrome trend as well as the Aztec print, she gives you the pixel-themed Amma Aztec sandals that are a riot of colours including orange, aqua, black, white and the bonus of turquoise leather edges. Don’t miss the pink insole, which breaks the monotony of monochrome on the heel. Rs 83,000. Details: sophiawebster.com
Take the graphic revolution to a whole new level with this edgy biker jacket from Givenchy. Sporting a funky mosaic pixel print, the ribbed cotton-gabardine jacket has ribbed panels and zipped cuffs to really give you that punk rocker look. Go all out and team it with skinny black jeans and knee-length boots. Or throw over a muted dress to enhance the outfit. Rs 4.3 lakh on netaporter.com
Plaid it right
Playful and edgy, this woven top is the coming together of the modern and the classic. Plaid is reinterpreted with a pixel effect print, with cut-out details at the ribs adding to the edginess of the garment. Pair with high-waisted skinny trousers to pull off a retro look. Rs 1,300. At Forever 21, Garuda Mall, Bengaluru.
Details: 080 40698857
Aakanksha Devi and Rashmi Rajagopal