Insects, Mother Nature's smaller critters, may not be the cutest of animal species but are beautiful in their own right and look marvelous printed on fabric. The following bug printed fashion pieces prove that insect printed fashion must not be overlooked.
Mischa Barton in Bug Print Shirt
Bug Print Leggings
:: by ZIBTextile in Riga ::
Tony Burch Miles Bug-Print Canvas Shoes
I'm rather fond of a creepy crawly, particularly the iridescent colour of a beetle. Some particularly appealing clothing pieces popped up in my instagram newsfeed, made by independent crafter Bec under her clothing line and blog name LittleBrownDog. Bec, being a fellow upcycler, screen prints bugs and other unique images onto vintage fabrics.
:: LittleBrownDog ::
Treating myself to an early Christmas present, I've purchased one of Bec's lovely bug printed skirts made from a vintage bed sheet, which arrived in the post last week, perfect for summer:
And what do you know but a pair of baby leggings for the teeny tiny c/o preloved kids clothing site Threadwise also camouflage a little bug print too:
:: from Threadwise ::
Readers do you consider bug printed fashion to be 'insect chic', or do creepy crawly prints give you the heebie jeebies?