Fashion Face Off: Kendall Jenner and Brooklyn Decker in Altuzarra's Spring 2012 tropical prints
Altuzarra's Spring 2012 tropical prints are turning into a big story for 2012. Not only have they been popular in editorials, but Cheryl Cole wore the tropical bird print blazer in her Call My Name video. Here we see Kendall Jenner in a black-trimmed crew neck shirt off the runway paired with Sachin + Babi shorts for Teen Vogue magazine. Brooklyn Decker wore the print in a sleeveless leather-trimmed dress similar to the tropical-print silk crepe de chine dress, £910.
Both ladies paired their colorful bold prints with white - Jennar with her summer-perfect shorts and Decker with white cut-out heels. I think this was a smart move. The safer option would be matching the black trim in the pieces, but the white picks up on the white in the print and makes it more summer appropriate.
Otherwise, these looks are bit different. Kendall's look is pretty casual and looks like it's straight out of the Hamptons, albeit a bit bold for that preppy enclave. Decker's look is more city cock-tail hour. The print really works in both situations.