This simple styling guide for mixing and matching prints is easy to follow but there is one more thing you’ll need in order to pull-off this edgy look, You are going to need a little moxie.
Combining prints is another great way to step up your look. However, it might seem a bit challenging. We all know someone who has a great sense of style and incorporates just enough edge to make a certain look work. But silently we think, “I could never wear that!”
Well, you certainly can’t if you never try it. Prints in-and-of-themselves are not for everyone. But neither is makeup, bright colors or body shapers. However, if you never try these things on how will you even know they don’t look well on you? The point is to be open.
The first rule of having great style is feeling comfortable and confident in what you wear. Never think you can’t wear something. Instead give something that you thought you could never wear a try. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had clients try on colors and styles outside of their comfort zone and their reaction is surprisingly surprised.
If you are interested in giving new breadth to your look try these simple tips for creating a new look.
~Stay away from pairing two different floral prints. Not that it can’t work when worn together. It’s just that it’s difficult to pull-off and you want to keep it as simple as possible when you first run with combining prints.
~The key to combining prints is really in the colors. Make sure there is a common color theme. For example try a black and white print with a black and red print.
~The size of the print can matter. Stay away from combining two large bold prints. Instead try wearing a subtle print like a tiny polka dot with a large floral pattern.
~A good way to approach mixing prints is by combining abstract with florals.
~Abstract or floral prints with stripe designs or dotted designs is also a good choice as well.