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How to get Tribal Style: Six easy tips for achieving a global chic look

This spring's hottest trend is something called tribal. Designers seemed to have borrowed references from such far flung cultures as the Maasai culture, Native America, and Morocco. Bold geometrics, exotic statement accessories, and wild painted faces are de rigueur in every fashion capital for spring. If you are thinking of taking a walk on the wild side but are unsure where to wander, just follow our six easy steps for achieving global-chic style.

This spring's hottest trend is something called tribal. Designers seemed to have borrowed references from such far flung cultures as the Maasai culture, Native America, and Morocco. Bold geometrics, exotic statement accessories and wild painted faces are de rigueur in every fashion capital for spring. If you are thinking of taking a walk on the wild side but are unsure where to wander, just follow our six easy steps for achieving global-chic style.


 

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1. Wear armloads of bangles -- when it comes to arm candy, one is never enough!

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 2. Tie on a turban -- wrap, tie, twist, or fold bold patterned scarves and sarongs into stylish toppers.

 

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3. Mix your prints with easy abandon -- break all the rules by wearing contrasting or complementary prints at the same time.

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4. Paint your face -- try wearing a bold lip and bold eye color.

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5. Rock an ethno-centric manicure -- let your fingers do the talking with bold patterned designs from mythic locations.

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6. Add a statement necklace to everything -- be bold for day or night! Wear a conversation-starting accessory.

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