Are Spring’s Hottest Prints Inspired By Our Favourite Kuehs?

From Bengawan Solo to the runway


We’re not sure if it’s the bright colours, bold patterns, or the fact that we live for tea breaks, but Spring 2016’s print trends are looking oh-so-delicious. From painterly florals in the shade of bunga telang, or butterfly pea flower, used to give pulut tekan its pretty colour, to fancy swirls in earth tones that evoke the buttery goodness of marble cake, this season’s must-have prints are gorgeous enough to be worn from head-to-toe, or clashed with a contrasting pattern for the chicest effect. Put your kettle on and click through above to see the kueh-inspired prints now!

Trend: Cool Florals

Inspired by: Pulut Tekan

The key to working florals for spring? Keep them as blue as pulut tekan – the print also looks better in easy, fluid silhouettes that moves like a breath of fresh air.

Trend: Bold Stripes

Inspired by: Rainbow lapis

Refresh your wardrobe with bold, colourful stripes reminiscent of our favourite rainbow-coloured snack. Don’t be afraid to mix the brights – fashion glory never goes to the timid.

Trend: Pastel Tie-Dye

Inspired by: Ondeh-ondeh

Not just for hippies and Coachella chicks, tie-dye gets a makeover with an updated pastel palette that’s both sophisticated and oozing with sweetness, kinda like ondeh-ondeh.

Trend: Fiery Siren

Inspired by: Ang Ku Kueh

The dynamic mix of red hot shades and vibrant prints is one of the most invigorating combinations of the season. Keep the rest of your look simple when rocking this bright red look.

Trend: Marbling Marvels

Inspired by: Marble Cake

Just like the marble-cake-and-milo combo, there’s something comforting about earth-toned marbled prints. Let the swirls shine through by pairing with low-key accessories.

Photos: Imaxtree

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