Style Sessions: How To Style Print

Today we're talking all about print! Many people shy away from prints because of their loud and often busy nature, but in the right placement & color story, prints can be very flattering, fun & statement making in just the right way! Here's a few go-to tips for styling prints:

1. If you're just testing the waters of printed pieces, choose your favorite color as a starting point, and pair your print with a solid: printed shorts with solid top, or printed top with solid colored pants/skirt etc. 

2. When print mixing, try to stay within the same color story, and choose things that are complimentary such as stripes & florals or polka dots and stripes. Always anchor your look with a solid colored or even neutral shoe...too much print can look like you got dressed in the dark, yikes!

3. Don't be afraid to experiment! See a pattern you love? Give it a try, and more often than not, I think you'll be surprised at how much you can pull off! Prints are a great way to let your clothing do the talking!

 When styling this look, I immediately fell in love with the beautiful blues & greens in this scarf-inspired print, and knew it would be the perfect piece to create a look with. Upon first glance, visions of jungle exploration and tropical escapes filled my mind, and I decided to style it inspired by the thought of a quick jet-set to a nearby island. All I need are a few hours on the beach, a great pair of oversized dark glasses and suddenly vacation is calling my name...ready for a weekend away?? Sign me up! Packing print is the most fabulous way to travel. To dress this up for a dinner reservation, I'd pair it with slim cut, navy ankle pants, or a wide-leg white trouser. Pull your hair up to show off the link detail of the top, and throw on some gold wedges. Meet you at 6!

(Top: Lilly Pulitzer, Shorts: similar, Bag: similar, Shoes: MeToo, Ring: purchased in St. Thomas, Earrings: Dillard's)

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