Outfit Details:  blazer – macy’s (last seen here), top – express (last seen here) , boyfriend jeans – asos curve, shoes – asos, bracelets – forever21, ring – dillards, clutch –  kohl’s, necklace – unknown (old) (last seen here), sunnies –  steve madden

 

mixology – …..the art and craft of mixing. Well, my friends, pattern mixing seems to have  become an “art form” and craft in the fashion world lately; am I wrong?!   I have to admit; I was a little nervous to try out this trend for myself.  I am one of those people who isn’t always able to successfully pull off each trend that pops up. So, when it came to this challenge I decided that in order to do this successfully in my first attempt, that I had to follow these rules:

1.  Make sure to have clean contrast

2.  Use two different prints in the same color family (this is more of a “beginner” rule – once you feel more comfortable, you can move into more dangerous territory with contrasting colors)

3.  Pull the two contrasting prints together with a pop of color

 

What do you think? I had a lot of fun in my first attempt in “mixology”! I definitely think this is a trend I will rock in the  fall!

Have you tried this trend? What are your “rules” for successful pattern mixing?

 

 xo,  Stephanie

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