Fashion, God, Life, Family and Inspirational Solace
20 February 2013
TRENDING: How To Mix Prints
Stay In Same Color Family
To pull off mixed prints wear them in colors of same color family.
This will help you coordinate them better and keep the look bold yet not
over-the-top. Start with neutral colors and then when you are more
confident with mixing prints try brighter colors.
Scale is very important when mixing prints. The mixed prints should
be of same scale or size in order to look good together. Start with
simpler prints like stripes and polka dot to get more comfortable with
mixing prints then go for bolder and more complex prints. Dolce &
Gabbana make a great example of mixing complex prints in an outfit.
Mixing Prints With Black
Black is a neutral and classic color but it doesn’t always work with
bright prints as it looks too heavy and out of the color scheme. Choose
wearing solid black only if your printed item is in dark colors or
Throw In Solids
Throw in a solid color into the ourfit when mixing up prints to make
the look more wearable. It can be a printed top and a solid blazer or
vice versa, printed pants and printed top with solid blazer. Options are
Ready-to-wear pieces in mixed prints save your the trouble of mixing
prints up. You just have to find a frock that fits well and accessorize.
It’s best to choose solid colors for footwear and other accessories for
such an outfit to balance it out just a bit. You can choose one color
from the print and use it in shoes and bags or go neutral.