Are you ready to express your inner artist this spring? The painterly effect showed up on the Spring 2008 runways at Dolce & Gabbana & Chloe and now the trend is ready to take over our spring wardrobes! Dresses, bags, and blouses adorned with free form brush strokes, paint splatters, and watercolor effects are popping up on retail shelves all over town!
Chloe Spring 2008 Looks:

(Pre-Order the Chloé Vernis Print Mini Dress (pictured right)
$2,295 @ Saks Fifth Ave)

Dolce & Gabbana Spring 2008:

Get the Look:
painterlytrend

top photo: Splattered Artist Brushes 8×10 fine art photograph by Broomhill Pictures $20;
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Vince Graphic Swirl Dress $285 @ Shopbop; Chloé Jackson enamel cuff $750 @ Net-a-Porter;
::2::Yves Saint Laurent Raspail Canvas Tote $995@ Saks Fifth Ave; Painterly Poppy Dress $40 @ Fred Flare;
::3::Vince Paint Brush Mini Dress $245 @ Saks Fifth Ave; Robert Rodriguez Paint Splash Dress $319 @ eluxury;
::4::AKA New York Off The Shoulder Mini Dress $325 @ Shopbop; BCBG Max Azria Paint Print Max Dress $180 @ Saks Fifth Ave; Paint Splatter Tee $28 @ Urban Outfitters;
::5:: Marni Slouchy Fabric Tote $507 @ Net-A-Porter; Moschino Paint stroke top $695 @ Net-A-Porter;

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