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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

What I Wore: Pattern Mixing

When I first started seeing pattern mixing, I was excited to try it. I have worn mixed patterns before but mostly in an accessory like a floral scarf with a striped dress. This is the boldest example of pattern mixing so far. The key I have found is in varying the size and type of the prints (much like you would mix patterns in pillows on a couch or bed). With this outfit, the dress has a bigger aztec pattern and the cardigan has a small dot pattern. A dot pattern the same size as the aztec pattern or a different aztec pattern in the cardigan would not make for great pattern mixing.

If you want to start out easy pair a patterned top or dress with a striped or dot cardigan/blazer/scarf or vice-versa! I haven't tried patterned pants with a patterned top yet but maybe I'll get brave and do that soon.

I continue to love this Francesca's dress! I styled it a few different ways on our Europe trip here and with a blazer and flats here.

Aztec dress: Francesca's, similar, similar, similar
Orange polka dot cardigan: Target, similar, exact in blue, similar in red
Cognac belt: Old Navy, similar, similar
Black leggings: Nordstrom, similar
Cognac boots: Born, similar, similar, similar
Purple pom pom necklace: made by me, tutorial here
Purple earrings: shop in Clemson that is now closed, similar

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