X
X

Don't miss the latest SheFinds newsletter.

Get the very best deals, product reviews, trends and news right to your inbox.

Style

Trompe l'What? The Hot New Trend Not Just For French Speakers

August 7, 2009 by SheFindsNicole
shefinds | Style

It’s official – the couture houses are obsessed with trompe l’oeil. French for “trick of the eye,” this art world technique uses prints to create fabrics that are not always what they appear. So far this look hasn’t been seen much outside of the runway, but we managed to track down some very wearable alternatives to the designer duds.

mara hoffman dress

1. Mary Katrantzou’s perfume bottle inspired dress ($1,115) accentuates -or creates – the sexy curves of the (probably rich and thin) wearer. Accentuate your own curves for less with a Mara Hoffman frock ($297) and look a little like a chandelier while you’re at it.

zipper jeanblack and white stencil jeans

2. Sure, Inside Out’s zipper print jean ($310) has the grungy cool look down pat, but Free People’s Lace Stencil Skinny Jeans ($98) offer a slightly girlier take on the trend.

illusion jacketforever 21 zipper tee

3. So far, none of the ready-to-wear brands are making anything similar to Comme des Garçons’ blue illusion jacket ($1,240).  We know that Forever 21 is always the first to produce carbon copies inspired imitations of high fashion, so for now we’ll have to do with their trompe l’oeil inspired zipper tee ($12.80).

Shop our guides for more tees, trendy jeans, and dresses for every occasion.

From Our Partners

Learn more about RevenueStripe...

From Our Partners

Learn more about RevenueStripe...

Fashion

The Ugly Shirt Trend That’s Going To Be EVERYWHERE This Summer

May 22, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
You can find it in your Dad's closet.

Fashion

The Super Affordable Bathing Suits Celebrities Swear By For Bigger Boobs

May 22, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
These are so flattering.

Fashion

We Found The Most Comfortable Swimsuit Bottom That Won’t Ride Up–EVER

May 21, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
Problem solved!

Fashion

The Sexy Top Trend That’s Going To Be EVERYWHERE This Summer

May 21, 2018 by Emily Belfiore
Anyone can wear it!

Fashion

The Sandals You Won’t Take Off All Summer Are On Sale Right Now

May 20, 2018 by Brianna Peters
You can't miss this!

Fashion

The Sexy One Piece Trend That’s Going To Be EVERYWHERE This Summer

May 20, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
Make a splash this summer!

Fashion

The Bizarre Jean Trend That's Actually Kind Of Sexy

May 20, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
WOW.

Fashion

The Super Affordable Flats That Will Never Cause Blisters—EVER!

May 19, 2018 by Emily Belfiore
They're heavenly!

Fashion

This Lightweight Blazer Is Only $35 For A Limited Time

May 18, 2018 by Brianna Peters
It's SO good.

Fashion

We Found The Most Comfortable T-Shirt In The World At Nordstrom

May 18, 2018 by Jessica Harrington
It's a classic.

Fashion

The One Jacket Trend Everyone Will Be Wearing This Spring (& It’s Not Leather!)

May 18, 2018 by Emily Belfiore
You're going to love it!

Fashion

We Found The Most Comfortable Robe In The World At Nordstrom

May 18, 2018 by Emily Belfiore
It's the softest thing ever!

Fashion

Hurry! The Most Versatile Dress EVER Is 40% Off At Nordstrom

May 17, 2018 by Brianna Peters
You'll wear it everywhere!
LOAD MORE
+
LOAD MORE POSTS