Mixed Prints


I will admit, I have always been afraid of mixing prints. My brain is always telling me “these two things do not go together” or “you must wear a solid bottom with a printed top”. Because of this way of thinking, I have had a hard time latching on to this trend. For the longest time I just thought this was a look I couldn’t pull off – like my style wasn’t “funky” enough to get away with it. My friends – be ye not afraid! I have been playing around with prints a lot lately and now I am fully embracing this look!

If you are hesitant like I was, let me suggest a couple of “gateway” prints that will ease you into it. Polka dots are always a good one to start with, like this polka dot pencil skirt that I paired with a floral tank. Two different prints, yes, but they both have a black base and the polka dots are fairly subtle. You may also want to try mixing prints with stripes. Again, a classic print that isn’t too “busy” and can be paired with literally any print under the sun (even a different striped print – *gasp*).

One thing I love about this outfit is that almost all of it is from Target (the top, the skirt, and the shoes). While I like to invest in nice pieces from time to time, I honestly buy a majority of my day-to-day clothes from Target. It is one of my go to stores for shoes, as you can tell from this post, this post, and this post.



Who What Wear Floral Tank | Who What Wear Polka Dot Skirt | Merona Block Heel Sandals | Rebecca Minkoff Leo Clutch (pink not available, linked to red) | Elizabeth Cole Bracelet (grey not available, linked to one with clear crystals) | Photos by Afflatus Photography

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  1. I love seeing outfits that mix prints, but I can't mix them myself AT ALL! I feel like I look ridiculous. LOL!
    You look lovely!
    xo, Lily

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