Fashion blogger Willabelle Ong shares how to pull off psychedelic prints in your everyday look

Digital creator Willabelle Ong shows off her psychedelic printed skirt.
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The psychedelic movement, which became symbolic of the mid '60s, made a lasting impact on many aspects of popular culture like music, fashion and art.

For her latest collection, Stella McCartney drew inspiration from the period through hand-drawn Toile de Jouy patterns, such as the mushroom prints seen on bodysuits and dresses cut like swimsuits.

Similarly, the Rodarte sisters developed their mother's mushroom drawings into a pattern and translated them onto cape dresses, while American fashion designer Brandon Maxwell presented psychedelic motifs on sweatshirts, vests and dresses.

"Nothing says groovy like a matching coord in a psychedelic print. For a more subtle everyday look, go for prints in more neutral shades, and style them with your classic jeans-and-boots combo," said Willabelle Ong, digital creator.

Cut-out details break the busyness of the print 

PHOTO: Stella Mccartney

Start with the psychedelic print in small doses and wear it with solid-coloured pairings 

PHOTO: Brandon Maxwell

Ditch the summer dress and try matching co-ords instead 

PHOTO: Paco Rabanne

Abstract Mushroom-print T-shirt, $515, Stella McCartney 

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Leopard-print Jersey Dress, $119, H&M 

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Alex Recycled Polyester Printed Tie-Around Thong Sandals, $69.90, Charles & Keith 

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Spaghetti Strap Tulle Crop Top, $81, Desigual

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Adia Zebra-print Skirt, $222, Rotate

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Soopia Dress, $98, Expired Girl

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Pepperland Pants, $93.76, House of Sunny

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Paula's Ibiza Printed Woven Shirt, $1675, Loewe

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Trousers with slits, $274, Desigual

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Printed ruched dress, $45.90, Mango

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Macaw Island Cropped Top, $117, Farm Rio

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Johnson Hartig Asymmetric Patchwork Skirt, $274, Desigual

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Cut-out Dress, $29.95, H&M

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Ed Curtis Printed T-shirt, $474, Stella McCartney

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Medium Sling Bag, $144, Desigual

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Printed Linen Dress, $59.90, Zara

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Printed Cotton-voile Shirt, $763, Dries Van Noten

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Matador Print Skirt, $311, Moschino

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Embroidered Patchwork High-top Platform Sneakers, $274, Desigual

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Fruit-print Cotton Sandals, $305, Blue Bird Shoes

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This article was first published in Her World Online.