One trend that's totally sticking around this spring? Animal print, yes, of course — and also cartoony animal likenesses. Whether they decorate novelty sweatshirts or make a cool abstract pattern on a skirt, we're pretty sure that cartoony animal patterns are here to stay. But don't get caught in a too-novelty trap (you know, the pieces that will embarrass you in a month's time), look below for a taste of the enduring trend that should last through this season and beyond.
Alison Baitz is a freelance fashion and culture writer. When she's not busy chatting about online shopping or rooting out cool new designers, she's interviewing up-and-coming musicians or sampling food for articles and calling it research. She's proud to be a part of the DC-based food zine The Runcible Spoon. Yes, she is on Twitter: @itsmealison.