How to Wear Bold Colors and Prints This Spring and Summer

Bold Colors and Patterns and How to Wear Them by Brooklyn Cloth

Hey, BK fam! This spring and summer, we want to make sure that you are looking and feeling your best. In 2022, we’re saying goodbye to just the same old neutrals and saying hello to bold pieces that will elevate your street-style look. Whether you are looking for a sweatshirt or patterned sweatpants for a day lounging around the house or some bold new swim shorts for your boardwalk fit, we’ve got you covered.

We know that bold colors and prints can feel overwhelming. Figuring out how to match them to make the best outfit can be challenging, and that’s why we are here to help guide you through what’s trending for Spring and Summer 2022.


The Colors of the Season

First, let’s start with the basics, what are the must-have colors for this season? Right now, saturated bold colors are the way to go. This includes bright greens, yellows, orange-reds, and peachy pinks. Wearing these types of bright colors is a great way to energize your day and opens endless opportunities to create cool looks all summer long.

These bright colors can be intimidating at first but pairing them with neutrals is a great way to test the fashion waters. The simplest way to pull this look together is by adding a pop of pattern somewhere in your look to make it feel cohesive. This can be something simple like a hat or scarf, or even bold patterned shoes.


How to Wear Bold Patterns

If you want to rock bold prints this spring and summer, the key is to not go overboard. We love lots of colors and patterns, but if you want your look to be cohesive, limit your color palette to only three different colors. You can always add elements of your pattern into your look by using a color in the pattern as an accent.

Allowing the rest of your outfit to be subdued will truly allow for your bold pattern to pop in your outfit. Incorporate the colors within the pattern in your outfit so that they will flow seamlessly into each other.

If you love patterns but don’t want to overpower the rest of your outfit, utilize accessories as much as possible. The same goes for wearing bold colors - use scarves, hats, and bags that are easy to remove if you want to change it up throughout the day.


Find What Colors and Patterns Work for You

When working with bold colors and patterns, it’s not one-size-fits-all, and it’s important to find what makes you feel your best. While more petite bodies might feel more comfortable in smaller prints, taller bodies with longer torsos might enjoy larger and bolder prints.

The key with fashion, as always, is to experiment with a trend until you find what works best for you. Playing around with different colors, fabrics, textures, and patterns is sure to elevate your style.

We here at Brooklyn Cloth want to make sure that you have all the best colors and patterns, so we put together some of our favorite finds from our spring and summer collections for you!


Our Top 10 Finds for Bold Colors and Patterns

Core Dad Sweatpants

Forrest Green Core Dad Sweatpants

First, let’s start off with the most basic way to add bold colors to your wardrobe. We know bright colors can be scary at first, but if you slowly introduce colors like this aqua into your look, you are sure to fall in love with them. These sweatpants are perfect to complement any blue or neutral pattern.

So super comfortable, these sweatpants are great for lounging on vacation or walking on the boardwalk with friends. Featuring an elastic waistband, drawstring, and true fit, these sweats will keep you feel secure all day long.

We think you’ll love these sweatpants so much you’ll want our other colors, too, including:

  • Burnt Orange
  • Dusty Purple
  • Dark Purple
  • Forest Green
  • Electric Blue
  • Deep Teal
  • Mustard
  • Gold Sun
  • Tan
  • Terrain
  • Tobacco
  • Pistachio
  • Soft Moss
  • Sage
  • Red


Aqua Tie-Dye Polar Fleece Patterned Sweatpants

Aqua Tie Dye Fleece Sweatpants

If you love the idea of bold colors but want to add a bold pattern, too, check out our dope Aqua Tie-Dye Polar Fleece Sweatpants. Whether you like it or not, tie-dye is back, and is back and it's a great way to switch up your look. Bring your wardrobe to the next level with these patterned sweatpants.

These comfy pants are perfect for a day of lounging around the house or for a night out with friends. If you don’t want your pants to overpower your look, match with a Brooklyn Cloth Black Denim Jacket and your favorite neutral tee to pull the look together. If you love tie-dye sweatpants but want another color, we’ve got you covered with our Earth Tie-Dye Polar Fleece Sweatpants.


Sand Bandana Short Sleeve Tee

 Sand Bandana Short Sleeve Tee

If you’re looking for a neutral but cool pop of bold pattern for your wardrobe, then our Sand Bandana Short Sleeve Tee was made just for you. You don’t want to miss out on rocking this urban camouflage look featuring a dope Bandana pattern.

Perfect as a sunny-day outfit, this men's tee pairs beautifully with neutral or bold color shorts and high-rise Converse. Whether you’re headed out to the park with friends or just chilling poolside, this versatile short sleeve tee is a great way to experiment with bold patterns. Want more of this pattern? Check out our Black Bandana Short Sleeve Tee, too.


Dusty Rose Color Block Hoodie

 Dusty Rose Color Block Hoodie

For a cool new way to introduce color into your wardrobe, enjoy our Dusty Rose Color Block Hoodie. This fun multicolored hoodie features a different color on each piece and features a drawstring and kangaroo pocket for maximum comfort.

To style this bold hoodie, complement the neutrals and style it with a pair of black jeans and your favorite pair of neutral sneakers. If you’re looking to go bolder, you can add a pair of fun patterned sneakers, instead.

If you want a color block hoodie but are looking for another color, we’ve got you covered with our six other colors, including:

  • Black
  • Dusty Rose/Sand
  • Sand
  • Yellow/Light Blue
  • Multicolor Pastels
  • Multicolored


Grey Tie-Dye Graffiti Happy Face Fleece Hoodie

The bolder the better, am I right? Stand out in a crowd with our new Graffiti Smiley Fleece Hoodie. This new hoodie is not only comfortable but also features dope graffiti-style smiley faces and peace signs throughout on top of a tie-dye pattern.

Since there is a lot going on with this hoodie, you’ll want to keep the rest of your look neutral by adding light-wash jeans and your favorite pair of white sneakers.

Also enjoy our other colors, including:

  • Black
  • Navy Tie-Dye
  • Royal
  • Sand Tie-Dye
  • Teal Tie-Dye
  • Yellow


Red Savage Rose Paisley Tee

In need of some dope tees for this season? We’ve got you covered with our Red Savage Rose Paisley Tee. Not only does this short sleeve tee feature a cool paisley pattern all over, it includes a dope rose graphic that will have you feeling like a savage.

For a night out on the town with friends, pair this men's tee with a pair of Brooklyn Cloth jogger pants and your favorite sneakers. For real, we think you’ll love this tee so much you’ll want it in black and white, too!


Black Allover Peace Astronaut Short Sleeve Men's Tee

If you’re looking for a pattern you’ve never seen before, check out our dope new Allover Peace Astronaut Tee. This cool new design is out of this world and features an all-over astronaut print.

Lightweight and comfortable, this men's tee is perfect to wear skating at the park with friends and can be matched with your favorite pair of Brooklyn Cloth Twill shorts for maximum comfort. Enjoy this men's short sleeve tee in white, too!


Split Flag Woven Shirt

 Split Woven Shirt in Red, White, and Blue

Wondering what you’ll be wearing for Memorial Day weekend? Look no further than our Split Flag Woven Shirt. Not only is this shirt a great way to show pride in your flag, it is a perfect way to add a bold pattern to your look. Continue to rep your flag all year round in this cool new shirt.

For a cold night by the bonfire match this shirt with a Brooklyn Cloth Light Wash Denim Jacket and your favorite pair of neutral shorts. This sure isn’t for one night only; freshen up your look on July 4th with denim shorts and your favorite high-top sneakers.


Teal Starfish Stretch Swim Short

If you’re tired of the same old basic swim short patterns, we’ve got you covered with our new Starfish Stretch Swim Short. A cool new design features repeating starfish graphics throughout. They’re great for a day walking on the boardwalk with friends or kicking up your feet on the beach.

The elastic waistband and adjustable drawstring will make sure that you feel secure chilling in these shorts all day long. Not only is this a fun new pattern but it’s a great way to add a bold color to your look. If you’re not in love with teal, no worries, you can still enjoy our Pink Starfish Stretch Swim Short.


Blue Hibiscus Floral Swim Short

In love with cool swim short patterns but want something more classic? We get that and that’s why we think you’ll love our new Blue Hibiscus Floral Swim Short. Perfect for a day poolside, you can pair these shorts with your favorite slides and sunscreen for a day out in the sun.

Enjoy the secure feeling of these swim shorts with our elastic waistband and adjustable drawstring design that you can adjust as needed all day long. This fun new pattern is timeless and can be worn for all your swimming needs this summer. If you’re not a fan of blue, you can enjoy our Orange Hibiscus Floral Swim Shorts, instead!


Stay Looking Cool this Summer

Whether you’re lounging around the house or enjoying the summer sun, at Brooklyn Cloth we want to make sure that you’re staying comfortable and in-style. This season we’re offering a large variety of tees, swim shorts, and patterned sweatpants to make sure you’re always looking and feeling your best.

We can picture you poolside, wearing your favorite pair of super comfortable Brooklyn Cloth swim shorts. Or walking around the boardwalk with your friends while showing your dope new short sleeve men's tee. No matter whether you’re soaking in the sun in the Hamptons or Santorini, you’re sure to enjoy the amazing comfort of Brooklyn Cloth’s best summer fashion.

This summer, you don’t have to play it safe with the same old neutral colors and patterns. Brighten up your day by wearing what you normally wouldn’t. Who knows, maybe the piece you wear once a month will become the item you wish you could wear every day.

The thing that is great about trendy bright colors and patterns is that they can always be used as a great way to bring life to any look. The brighter or bolder, the more confident you will feel in your look when you walk into a room. It’s easy to shy away from something you’re not used to but we’re sure you’ll never look back after this season

The versatility with bold colors and patterns is endless and the key to it all is making it your own. We hope to create high-quality and must-have staple pieces that will keep you stylish for years to come. Any of these pieces can be dressed up or down to fit the needs of your occasion.

As always, we want to give our #BKFAM the best clothing all year round and we want to see how you rock your Brooklyn Cloth, and what you are able to create with our pieces. We want to give our #BKFAM the best clothing all year round. When you post wearing Brooklyn Cloth wardrobe, don’t forget to tag us!

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