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

Please note: this post contains affiliate links, which means I may make a commission off of any purchases that are made through these links. As always, I only link to products that I love and would recommend to a close friend (that’s you!). Be sure to read my full disclosure page for more information.

Subscribe via Email


  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

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Latest from Instagram

  • I missed tuesdayshoesday so Im making this wednesdaywellyday Doesnt havehellip
  • It is freezing outside today! Perfect time for me tohellip
  • GIVEAWAY ALERT! My new window treatments are up on thehellip
  •  ad  I have loved briogeo hair products forhellip
  • My latest Polished Picks are up on the blog! Ifhellip
  • Happy Thursday! This cozy laceup sweater is on the bloghellip
  • Currently in my makeup bag What are your faves righthellip
  • I live for a cute striped top This one ishellip

Copyright © 2018 · Theme by 17th Avenue