Avian Inspiration

Animal prints of some sort are seemingly always in style. This spring, it looks like designers are having a bird moment. Everywhere you turn, you’re sure to find a bird on something. Dresses, tops, accessories, and home décor have all gone to the birds. And what is not to love? Birds have universal appeal. A bird motif can be ladylike or exotic, cheerful or hauntingly Hitchcock-inspired, or just plain cute. Consider adding a bit of whimsy to your style this spring and summer- some winged charm. We’ve rounded up some avian inspiration to get you started.

Follow Me on Pinterest | Posted: 09 May, 2012 by Christy

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  • Love Bird Trinket Dish


    Aside from being undeniably cute, these love birds add charm to this enameled trinket dish. Place it bedside or on top of your dresser to keep tiny treasures contained and on display.

    $6 at Urban Outfitters | Buy

    | Posted 11 May, 2012 by Christy
  • Colorful Finch Coin Purse


    Jessica Kagan Cushman’s bird themed coin purse is an adorable option for holding actual coins or other small things. It might be small in size, but it is big on style with its colorful finch graphic and hidden cheetah print lining.

    $28 at Bluefly | Buy

    | Posted 11 May, 2012 by Christy
  • Flying Birds Necklace


    Branch out with this necklace from French designer Fanny Dolhain. Pair these flying birds with a low neckline for eye-catching style. Your ensemble is sure to soar above the rest.

    $62 at Boticca | Buy

    | Posted 11 May, 2012 by Christy
  • Pride & Prejudice Special Edition


    We aren’t judging this classic by its cover, but we do love this swan decorated special edition of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Elizabeth Bennet herself would be smitten with its bird motif and silky ribbon bookmark.

    $20 at ModCloth | Buy

    | Posted 11 May, 2012 by Christy
  • Bird Print Batwing Top


    With flowy batwing sleeves and ruching on the sides, this top manages to be comfy, cozy and ultra-stylish. The lovely all-over bird print is an eye-catching bonus.

    $28 at Dorothy Perkins | Buy

    | Posted 10 May, 2012 by Christy
  • Life is Better With Friends Card


    Birds on a wire send a cheerful message in an old-fashioned, handwritten kind of way. Life really is better with friends.

    $4 at Monkey Mind Design | Buy

    | Posted 10 May, 2012 by Christy
  • Simeon Farrar Flock of Birds Tote


    Tote your wares in style with this canvas bag from Simeon Farrar. Black leather handles pair nicely with its flock of birds design, which has an Alfred Hitchcock quality without being creepy.

    $135 at Liberty | Buy

    (Ships from United Kingdom)

    | Posted 10 May, 2012 by Christy
  • Bird Whistle Necklace


    Your flock of friends will be envious of your new bird-inspired necklace; even more so when they realize you can actually use it for bird calls and whistling in style.

    $35 at Madewell | Buy

    | Posted 09 May, 2012 by Christy
  • Quiksilver Free Bird Dress


    Summer is still quite a few weeks away, but you’re already thinking about beachy vacations and summery outings. This strapless chiffon bird print dress is perfect for sunny days and free spirits.

    $128 at Quiksilver | Buy

    | Posted 09 May, 2012 by Christy
  • Snowy Owl Elastic Ring


    Are owls really the wisest of our avian friends? One thing is certain; this snowy owl perched on your finger will add charm to your look. Black rhinestones and gold accents give it vintage flair.

    $16 at Ruche | Buy

    | Posted 09 May, 2012 by Christy