An Easy Way to Mix Prints

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easy way to mix prints | striped top | floral heels | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

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Now let’s talk about this outfit and my easy way to mix prints.  I LOVE mixing prints usually opting for one print in my top and another in my bottom.  If you are new to print mixing or not quite comfortable with it yet, I wanted to offer you a simple way to start mixing and build your confidence in your print mixing skills.

Start with your top and pick one print.  For this outfit, I chose this fun side twist striped top.  Then pick an accessory item, like a belt, shoes, or purse, to add in a secondary print.  I added in my floral print shoes.  FYI – I wear these floral heels SO MUCH! If you are considering a pair, do it!!!  It’s amazing how many outfits you can make them work with, like this one for example.

The key to this easy print mix is to have one dominant print, the stripes in this look, and let your second print be a bit smaller which is why I opt for an accessory item over two prints on two dominant pieces.  If you try this a few times, you may start noticing how much you like certain prints together. Once you find one you really love, step it up a notch.  For this outfit, I could add in a floral print pant or pencil skirt and then change my shoe to a solid color.

A couple other prints to play with other than stripes and floral are plaid and leopard, really any animal print.  Try stripes paired with leopard, floral paired with plaid, or even mix two animal prints together.

What are your favorite two prints to mix together?

Striped Top | Black Skinny Jeans | Floral Daisie Heels, print is last year (similar) |  Black Crossbody Bag | c/o Floral Hoop Earrings, old (similar) | Similar Gold Bangle | David Yurman Bracelet | Nails: CND Cashmere Wrap

Photography By Banavenue

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One Response to An Easy Way to Mix Prints

  1. Ruth says:

    Stripes and floral are a perfect pattern mix for spring! I love the heels!

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