Tuesday, 9 August 2011

Day 212: Mix and match

              • Striped lst: Gap
              • Navy cardi: Marks and Spencer
              • Skirt: Primark
              • Wedges: Clarks
              • Wooden beads: Primark
              • Denim jacket: Gap

I am joining in with Mix and Match day over at Everybody Everywear which means incorporating pattern mixing in to today's outfit.  I have always been a bit matchy matchy in my approach to styling but since I have been on my year long shopping ban and creating a new outfit every day I have come to take greater risks and have been venturing into the world of pattern mixing. I have found that stripes tend to go with many other patterns and so far they have featured a few times. I am pretty keen to try out some other looks and I should really feature tartan at some point particularly as it is my national dress. I believe the key to pattern clashing is to choose a common accent colour, as I have with navy, and mix very different types of  patterns such as florals and geometrics. 

I am looking forward to seeing how everyone else wore the look and if they followed these 'rules' but you know what they say rules are made to be broken.

Everybody, Everywear | Pattern Mixing


  1. Hi Lori! Thank you for stopping by Bravoe Runway! I can certainly understand getting writer's block from blogging but you are doing a fantastic job! I just perused through some of your older posts and you are working that closet!!! Love your take on the EBEW challenge, you did a fantastic job mixing prints! I am definitely your newest fan and hope you'll follow back as well!

  2. I think you did a great job with this. I really like the pattern of the skirt and the striped top looks great with it!