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26.4.12

mixing prints.



I don't know about you guys, but a trend that I have seen lately is mixing prints.

At first, I was like, "Oh, no. We are all about to look like we got dressed in the dark."

But then I looked up some different outfits. It can actually be accomplished cutely.

That was a surprise to me.


BUT - don't get me wrong, it can be done completely wrong.

Exibit one.





So here are some tips when it comes to mixing prints that I hope you all take into account when trying out this new trend.






FIRST - Do not mix too many prints. If you have zebra, checkered, stripes and polka dots all in one outfit that could be a problem.




SECOND - Make sure the colors of the outfits compliment each other. (ex: red with navy blue, or green with white)




THIRD - Combine "tight" patterns with loose patterns. (ex: stripes with swirls)




FORTH - Big with small patterns.




FIFTH - Have one key piece and form your outfit around that piece. 

I hope that made sense. It did in my mind. 

But PLEASE, before you decided to venture off in the mixing patterns trend consider these five, helpful, simple tips. :)

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8 comments:

  1. Great tips! I want to start mixing prints as I've heard it's on trend this season, so thank you for this xo

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  2. Mixing prints is something I've been meaning to try! Thanks for sharing!

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  3. cute! Pattern Mixing is one of those things where it is either totally awesome or totally...horrible. Thanks for the tips! :)

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  4. I love mixing patterns! i'll have to try these tips out!
    taylor
    Girl Meets Beauty

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  5. Personally, I don't really like mixing prints unless one of the prints is very very subtle. :) The one person I think who can truly pull of mixed prints is Kendi Skeen, from http://kendieveryday.blogspot.com

    Love,
    Manda
    http://meandjesus-amanda.blogspot.com

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  6. Ah! I want to try this, but I just haven't gotten the balls yet> hahaha.
    Love it, though. So much.

    xoxo,
    Sierra
    Oh, Just Living the Dream

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  7. I have to admit I just do not like this trend!! I think some people can pull of some prints (that are not too in your face) but it gets very overboard pretty easily!! great post :)

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