Stripes On Stripes

Stripes On Stripes

What I’m Wearing

Striped Top With Amazing Sleeves (under $15!!) // Floral + Bird + Striped Skirt (Last season, find this season’s version here…I might like it even more!) // Golden Bow Slides (old, similar here) // Cult Gaia Dupe // Sunnies // Lipstick in shade Poppy // Earrings

Print Mixing Round Two

I’m back with another round of print mixing (see previous post & tips here). This look combines two takes on stripes & I love how it turned out. I’ll be honest though, it took some guts to put this together. Print mixing can be risky business, but it pays off big time when you get it right. This look stands out in all the right ways. Let’s find out why this stripes on stripes look just works.

 

Stripes On Stripes

How To Make Stripes On Stripes Work

In my previous print mixing post, I mentioned that it’s important to pay attention to the size of prints your mixing. The stripes on my puffy sleeved top are much larger than the stripes on my skirt. That is the most important thing remember: mix a larger print with a smaller print.

Colors are obviously important in a look like this as well. The shades of blue play off each other & compliment one another quite nicely. Also, the added texture of florals on top of the stripes on the skirt make things not so monotonous.

One last thing to keep in mind it to make sure that the stripes are going the same way. I’m sure there is probably a way to make mixing horizontal & vertical stripes work, but keeping them unified is a much safer approach.

 

Stripes On Stripes

 

I challenge you to play around with some prints in your wardrobe. Or next time you go shopping, grab some prints & play around with them in the dressing room without spending any money! Would you rock the stripes on stripes look? xx

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  1. Absolutely gorgeous!!

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