I can’t help it — summer makes me constantly want to wear ikat prints. Like all the time. Maybe it’s the impression that you’ve just come from vacation when, in fact, you’ve simply been fighting for beach space on Toronto Island, but ikat and summer go together like patios and pitchers. Thanks to bold designs, vibrant colours and symmetrical graphics, there’s a bohemian ikat print for everyone as we peruse the best patterned pieces from retailers around the country.
1. Philip Sparks Vintage Silk Ikat Shirt Dress, $495 from Philipsparks.com; 2. Keds Women’s Champion Ikat Sneakers, $40 from ShoeMe.ca; 3. Ikat Print Strapless Maxi Dress, $59.99 from Cleo.ca; 4. Ikat Infinity Print Scarf, $22 from Le Château; 5. Coach Madison Phoebe Shoulder Bag in Ikat Print Canvas, $415 from TheBay.com