How to apply the pattern mixing trend to your wardrobe

In interiors we combine various patterns with ease and view the collaborated look as appealing. When we are getting dressed, however, patterns seems to become confusing and awkward. Perry Ellis was known for mixing patterns, especially stripes and polka dots. Ralph Lauren, too, is an expert at combining patterns. While working at Ralph Lauren and Perry Ellis I was constantly putting together various prints. Recently, I  have been inspired to mix things up a little. I started doing some research and found patterns to be mixed everywhere. This post will focus on fashion and later I will post on interiors etc.

Consider leopard prints as a neutral.102105116521725002_WBjkwexe_bkalei.do213709944788930892_2zayxamq_bThe style mogul
209347082648030323_KPwh8pOP_bMulberry and Elle magazine
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Stripes look refreshing mixed with something in the same color tones. You can mix stripes with stripes, florals, polka dots, batik print etc.172192385723870378_mukFOZRN_bSolange Knowles for Madewell. This outfit reminds me of Perry Ellis.80431543315422707_fGP3j4Qp_bDiane Kruger. The ensemble is designed by 10 Crosby Derek Lam (she is wearing a skirt over the dress). Great idea !13721973835869153_5C9Hc7sC_bHarpers Bazaar18788523414925998_7eeU31Qd_bSincerely Jules66005950758914748_jKk33LXg_bI adore everything about this outfit especially the tribal design skirt mixed with a classic pinstripe blouse. Credits unknown.282882420315488305_tBoMiUPX_bMaire Claire233835405623262979_E3qATdjw_bThe Baloney Bug
218072806926589027_WHoIkZor_bunknown914862394576777_8zssfF4Y_bCould not resist this one!
41587996529533507_ZAmfQxIr_bI wish I had this outfit to wear tomorrow. I would have never thought of combing these two patterns but it works. Miette shoppe121386152427190239_GB3IwSSA_bOlivia Palermo for Tatler Russia.

Now let’s see what we can look forward to for Spring 201398164466849178886_Tako5y1t_bIsabel Marant468937379919542118_Y0SRXFcj_bMarni246994360785090821_hgMtiWzP_bHaider Ackermann. I would love to own an outfit from this fabulous designer.51298883226654214_utaA2ugP_bDuro Olowu468937379919517513_m3GKsul4_bDolce Gabbana137359857356397031_gBKO8NEv_bHaider Ackermann144115256797158845_5uDrdibY_bDolce Gabbana468937379919517504_4pr2riWC_bDolce Gabbana468937379919506751_aRmYWBjE_bProenza Schouler468937379919517511_WRyVAQuj_bDolce Gabbana468937379919506742_bFbE6bgV_bPreen Primavera468937379919506734_Qa3rUONk_bMax Mara468937379919506735_D5IGf6gJ_bMulberry468937379919506738_UtKnEW7C_bPeter Pilotto282882420315373889_H6UZbCsO_bMarc Jacobs246501779574866603_egpYJr3v_bMarc by Marc Jacobs

Are you ready to try mixing your prints? Be inspired by this man.152981718563830651_vIGNLPsn_b


10 responses to “How to apply the pattern mixing trend to your wardrobe

  1. Very inspiring! I need to be more daring with pattern mixing, don’t think I’ll have Diane Kruger’s guts to put a skirt on top of the dress though 🙂

  2. Funny how when I was young I was pattern mixing (much to the dismay of my mom) without realizing someday it would be in vogue! I love this post…the bold colors mixed with stripes, stripes mixed with stripes…I hope this is a trend that is here to stay!

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