The past few seasons have ushered in endless talk of florals, graphics and stripes, so maybe it’s time for a new abstract pattern to come back up into the mainstream. Thanks to a heavy tortoise shell-accented collection from Alexander McQueen, and Michael Kors’ erstwhile use of the classic pattern, we’re seeing all kinds of lovely tortoise accessories. Of course, we just had to share and suggest you keep your favorite prints in your wardrobe while adding this one to the mix.
A contributing writer to theFashionSpot, Marisa has penned articles and features in over a dozen online and print publications. She's worked as fashion critic and creative director for papierdoll.com, been the managing editor for Caribbean-based Ocean Style Magazine, and worked with Set Magazine, a luxury lifestyle magazine based in Zurich, as a contributing editor. She splits her time between New York, Los Angeles and her hometown as a freelance fashion and cultural copywriter, editor and journalist. You can find out more at her site marisaswanson.com and follow her on Twitter @mraswan.