February 16, 2011

Stripes, Missoni Style


Stripes, geometrics and abstract florals. These three (very often) colourful patterns are what the Missoni design house is all about. These patterns are instantly recognisable as a Missoni design. I am not fortunate enough to have anything lust worthy from Missoni, so I have to opt for high street copies. I know, not great, but if a gal wants fussy stripes in her wardrobe, well, then a gal (on a minimum wage pay cheque) will buy anything to fill the void in her wardrobe. Obviously when I say gal, I mean me!






Last year, H&M were doing some fantastic Missoni inspired pieces, so when I saw that jacket below, I grabbed it and ran to the tills. With the trousers, I was more hesitant. I hummed and hawed in the shop (Primark, of course!) for quite some time. In the end, I had to make the purchase. They are different, I love the pattern and I can't wait to wear them. Preferably, I would wear them with five inch heels and a cool leather jacket.





The material and pattern in my two high street copies wouldn't be a patch (obviously) on the material that Missoni use, but hey, you pay for what you get. What do you think of my Missoni-esque buys? In general, do you like the crazy stripes and geometrics that Missoni use?

H&M cropped jacket
Primark trousers

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27 comments:

Sophie Carmo said...

It is looks likes...I can't believe but I like it! :-)

Z--- said...

soy una grean fan de Missoni!buyen post!besooss!!

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Comtesse de ferveur said...

I lurve Missoni everything. These are two great buys, Sarah - I think they might even be quite excellent together with loads of accessories!
xxx

Jules said...

Is it me or am I not loving the looks...?! they look a bit too... urm... tribal for me....

great high street copies, though!

xx

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sacramento said...

I like anything crazy...I am so looking forward to see you wearing them.
Have a superb day my friend.
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Ohmyglam said...

I like it♥
kisses :D

Krystal said...

I looove my geometry! Maybe I need to stop by H&M today :)

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Sabrina T. said...

i like so much Missoni Style,it's very particular and patchwork!:)
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Shanghainese Dumpling said...

Mmm I'm not so sure about those stripes, only because I can't carry those off, I look like a farmer when I wear those hehe :) But yeah it is a nice feature this season from Missoni :)

Closet Fashionista said...

Oooh how fun! Love these missoni inspired pieces! :D
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Couture Carrie said...

Gorgeous buys, darling!

xoxox,
CC

Andrés Corella said...

I actually like them a lot! And I´ll even say I might actually dare wearing a stripped sweater like the one the guy has in the second picture

xx
Andy

johanna said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE IT!

Michaela said...

I love the H&M jacket! I tend to avoid tailored or patterned things in Primark, they never seem to fit me right. Lovely post, following you now!
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Tabatha said...

While I appreciate what Missoni does, their clothes are not my style, just too colorful which tends to make me a little nervous *lol*

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Marie a la Mode said...

Missoni is not my style, I'm not a fan of tribal prints really : ( On me, any way!

Sarah said...

I quite like Missoni - they're just one of those labels that never look good on me for some reason. You know you can actually buy Missoni material online and in the shops. Saw some last time I was in Dublin - can't remember which shop it was though...

ryan said...

I love this collection, the stripes are so fun. I love all the colors too! xxoo

chocandcinnamon said...

I think they are really nice purchases!
xx

annette said...

i like the prints.. can't wait to see how you work them!


xo
annette
www.theversastyle.com

Winnie said...

I love the prints! I don't think they'd suit me but I can't wait to see how you style them up!

Isabel said...

so gorgeous!

Isabel @ Walk of Fashion

tim said...

I could say that Missoni creates and thinks the colorful world of ours.Awesome piece!

diana kang said...

i do love me some missoni! xx

classiq said...

I love so much Missoni patterns. Your buys are pretty nice too! :)