Style File: Mix & Match Patterns

Style File: Mix & Match Patterns

In today’s Style File, how to master the art of mixing prints. Mixing patterns
takes your outfit from fine to fashionably fabulous, but it can be a little tricky
to make it look put-together. Studio 5 contributor Heidi Allen says sticking
to a few simple rules will keep your look classy, and still on trend.

Tips for Wearing Two-Patterned Outfits:

· Use dots and stripes as staples

· Pair neutral tones with bright color

· Mix macro prints and micro prints

· Accessorize with a print

Purchasing Information:

Outfit #1

Verdant Slip Dress, Anthropologie, $70 (on sale)
Striped Blazer, Nordstrom


Shirr and Pleat Pencil skirt, Anthropologie, $138
Blouse, Gap, $60

Outfit #3

Floral skirt, Old Navy $33
Grey top, Old Navy $35
Polka dot top: Nordstrom, $68

Outfit #4

Peppering Skirt, Anthropologie, $128
Wrap Around Blouse, Anthropologie, $98
Mustard sweater, J.Crew Factory

Outfit #5

Red pants, Nordstrom, $42
Striped sweater, Old Navy, $33
Leopard Belt, J.Crew Factory, $24
Leopard Scarf, Amazon, $29

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