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Kellee Khalil


Trend Alert: 10 Ways to Pull off 2013's 'It' Pattern, Ikat (PHOTOS)

Posted: 04/26/2013 11:31 am

Whether it's defined as slightly tribal, a cousin of chevron, or totally tie-dye, we can say one thing: we love ikat. Patterns are already one the hottest wedding trends, and ikat is right there among the most popular this year. With a dash of black and white, this woven pattern can transform for a formal affair just as easily as it can fit into a rustic fete filled with warm, summery hues. We've said it once, and we'll say it again - define your style with a pattern. Maybe ikat is the one for you.

Dresses, invitations, linens, and more are filling the ikat gallery from, so make sure to take a peek. What's your favorite wedding pattern? Let us know in the comments!

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  • Invites in Coral & Mint

    One of our first pieces of ikat inspiration, we love the weaving and blocking of this ikat pattern invite. <a href="" target="_hplink">Coral and teal are one of our favorite color pairs.</a> Photo by: <a href='' alt='Swank Photo Studio' target='_blank'>Swank Photo Studio</a> on <a target='_blank' href='' alt='The Green Kangaroo' target='_blank'>The Green Kangaroo</a> via <a href='' alt='' target='_blank'></a>

  • Patterned Shoes

    Patterned shoes are always a plus, and you can’t go wrong with ikat. <a href="" target="_hplink">Are you planning to wear flats? We’re sure you’ll look fabulous.</a> Photo on <a href="" target="_hplink">Society Bride</a> via <a href="" target="_hplink"></a>

  • A Dress for a Guest

    A classic take on the ikat pattern trend, this flattering dress is a favorite to wear as a guest to a wedding of any style. <a href="" target="_hplink">What to wear as a guest…</a> Adrianna Papell Ikat Print Sheath Dress From <a target='_blank' href='' alt='Nordstrom ' target='_blank'>Nordstrom </a> via <a href='' alt='Adrianna Papell Ikat Print Sheath Dress' target='_blank'></a>

  • A Beautiful Backdrop

    One of the most striking ways to draw attention to your chosen pattern is by adding a backdrop. <a href="" target="_hplink">Bundle your favorite creative backdrops together!</a> Photo by: <a href='' alt='Samuel Lippke' target='_blank'>Samuel Lippke</a> on <a target='_blank' href='' alt='Cherish Paperie' target='_blank'>Cherish Paperie</a> via <a href='' alt='' target='_blank'></a>

  • Ikat is on the Menu

    Between the liner and the menu, this combination lends perfectly to a more tribal infused ikat celebration. <a href="" target="_hplink">What’s your wedding style?</a> Photo by: <a href="" target="_hplink">John Newsome</a> on <a href="" target="_hplink">Society Bride</a> via <a href="" target="_hplink"></a>

  • A Table with a Patterned Pop

    This ikat pattern is bright, vibrant, and perfect for a rustic outdoor wedding in the summer. <a href="" target="_hplink">Dozens of stunning tables…</a> Photo by: <a href="" target="_hplink">Nancy Neil</a> on <a href="" target="_hplink">Santa Barbara Chic </a>via <a href="" target="_hplink"></a>

  • Flower Girl

    Thinking about patterned dresses for your flower girl? This sweet Ikat number will give your flower girl some serious flair. <a href="" target="_hplink">We can’t forget about your ring bearer!</a> Photo by: <a href="" target="_hplink">Saks Fifth Avenue</a> on <a href="" target="_hplink">Society Bride</a> via <a href="" target="_hplink"></a>

  • Lounge Pillows

    Including a lounge at your wedding? Add pops of pattern, color, and comfort with pillows! <a href="" target="_hplink">Shop more Trina Turk looks...</a> Ojai Pillow From <a target='_blank' href='' alt='Trina Turk' target='_blank'>Trina Turk</a> via <a href='' alt='Ojai Pillow' target='_blank'></a>

  • Elegant Ikat Cake

    This cake defines elegant ikat style. <a href="" target="_hplink">What’s your favorite sweet treat?</a> Photo by: <a href="" target="_hplink">Weeks Photography</a> on <a href="" target="_hplink">Inspired By This</a> via <a href="" target="_hplink"></a>

  • Patterned Envelope Liners

    One of our favorite places to add a patterned pop is your envelope liner! <a href="" target="_hplink">Have you decided on your invites?</a> Photo by: <a href='' alt='Avie' target='_blank'>Avie</a> on <a target='_blank' href='' alt='Troolie' target='_blank'>Troolie</a> via <a href='' alt='' target='_blank'></a>

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