4 Tips for mixing prints. (#4 is the most important)

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Trend #3 – Mixed Prints

Today I’m showing you a fun way to spice up your office attire…pattern mixing! I love love love mixing prints. If you’re afraid of mixing prints I’ve got a few tips for you.

1. Have one print be smaller + one larger [the small gingham helps to balance the large flowers]

2. Have one print be more neutral ย [Examples = black+ white thin stripe, navy +white gingham, etc]

3. Have one color that ties in [Example = both my pants + top have navy]

4.ย Don’t give a damn what anyone else thinks of your print mixing

There you have it – my key steps for pattern mixing…mainly #4. Its your clothing + your style; if you like your outfit, then thats all that matters. (as long as no inappropriate body parts are hanging out – please + thank you).

I am currently one happy lady because both my huge projects/presentations are done for the week + I’m lounging on the couch eating chips + salsa. And I have NO WHERE I have to go tonight (except the gym).

I hope your Wednesday evening is as uneventful as mine ๐Ÿ™‚

PS. ** This coming Monday (November 17th), Lauren, Danielle + I will be hosting our #stylememonthly linkup and the theme is blazers ๐Ÿ™‚ join us!


TOP: Target //// PURSE: Old Navy //// PANTS: The Limited//// HEELS: Old Navy //// WATCH: Guess Mens

heres the last time I mixed prints with these pants – which look do you prefer?


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  • Reply Caroline @ Tasteful Style

    As someone who is always a little hesitant about print mixing, I really appreciate these tips! I love your floral pants–they look great with gingham!

    November 13, 2014 at 2:59 am
    • Reply madelinewp

      Thank you! Don’t be scared, just give it a try. Black and white stripes with a floral scarf is an easy way to start

      November 13, 2014 at 3:30 am
  • Reply Shae

    Such a fun, playful look! I 100% agree that number 4 is the most important with any and all looks!

    S. Roderick

    November 13, 2014 at 4:39 am
    • Reply madelinewp

      Thank you! Glad you agree ๐Ÿ™‚

      November 13, 2014 at 4:42 am

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