Mix Match Fashion: How To Mix Patterns In Your Outfits

Hi babes & happy Monday! How was your weekend, did you do anything fun? We never have much going on during the weekend but we did meet up with one of our friends for lunch on Sunday. Always love being able to catch up!!

If you follow along with us on Instagram then you would know I posted a sneak peek of today’s look. One of those outfits that you just can’t share fast enough! Seriously one of my FAVE’S so let’s just get right to it.

Mix and Match Fashion

Love me some mixing patterns and so should you! Just kidding.. BUT mix and match fashion trends are coming in strong this season & they’re one of the manyย trends not to ditch this year. So you should probably jump on board if you haven’t already ๐Ÿ˜‰

It’s kinda like the rule that you don’t wear white after Labor Day. We’re here to admit that hey, we’re proud offenders and not afraid! Even if you wear white year round doesn’t mean that you won’t hesitate when pairing two different graphic prints together. But listen, just try it before knocking it!

This season we are seeing A LOT of fun bold print pants & bright colored sweaters / tops. Some of our favorite places to shop this trend are at:ย H&M,Forever 21, ASOS,ย Zara, and Bershka.

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How To Mix Patterns In Your Outfits

Stick with classic items such as stripes

Leopard is truly a neutral in the print mixing world – it will pair with just about anything

Pair prints from the same kind of family – small print gingham with larger print gingham

Style a bright print top with a lighter print bottom

Keep the silhouettes simple and classicย & let the print mixing do the talking

Pair patterns and prints that the colors go together

Remember mixing patterns is supposed to be fun!

Most importantly DON’T overthink it!ย You’ve got this girl


Patterns We Love To Mix & Match

Stripes and Plaid

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Leopard and Polka Dots

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Different Size Gingham

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Florals and Stripes

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Mix Match Outfits We Love

We get a ton of inspiration for putting our outfits / looks together on Pinterest and we just started a new series on the blog, Best Of Pinterest, sharing just that. SO if you still aren’t sold on the whole mix and matching patterns, we put together a board for you so that your mind will change! No but really, it has some great outfit ideas on how to style a mix match outfit HERE.

Before ya go, let us know if you’re all about mixing and matching patterns! Love you babes.

 

ALL IMAGES BY HANNAH SCHWEISS PHOTOGRAPHY

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27 Comments

  1. Anna English
    January 29, 2018 / 8:48 am

    Girl, you pattern mix like a pro! Love this combination, and that denim jacket!

    • ohdarlingblog@yahoo.com
      January 29, 2018 / 10:09 am

      Aw, thank ya!! Such a sweet comment. And right, the denim jacket is kinda ahhmazing.. perfect fit as well.

  2. January 29, 2018 / 9:14 am

    This pattern mixing is so unexpected and SO chic! I love that skirt, too!

    • ohdarlingblog@yahoo.com
      January 29, 2018 / 10:10 am

      THANK YA! This whole look is way out of my comfort zone, but so glad I paired it all together.

  3. January 29, 2018 / 9:27 am

    I feel like you make this look easy but I would be bad at it lol. Super cute colors!

    • ohdarlingblog@yahoo.com
      January 29, 2018 / 10:11 am

      Haha, thank you! & no not at all, you just gotta see what will work for you! This whole look is WAY out of my comfort zone but so glad I just went for it.

  4. Shelby Back
    January 29, 2018 / 9:29 am

    I love mixing my prints! I have this sweater & I love how you styled it for winter!

    xo!
    Shelby

    • ohdarlingblog@yahoo.com
      January 29, 2018 / 10:11 am

      Mixing prints is the best! Thank ya so much girly!!

  5. Gabby
    January 29, 2018 / 9:29 am

    Obsessed with that sweater! Hesitant on mixing until I saw this ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿผ

    • ohdarlingblog@yahoo.com
      January 29, 2018 / 10:12 am

      Isn’t it such a cute sweater? I just picked it up in another color because I love it so much. And yay, so glad it changed your mind!! Always great to step out of your comfort zone

  6. January 29, 2018 / 9:36 am

    You make mixing patterns look so easy! I could you come into my closet and mix up a few of mine!??

    • ohdarlingblog@yahoo.com
      January 29, 2018 / 10:13 am

      You’re so sweet!! and YES, of course ๐Ÿ˜‰ I seriously always love seeing what others will pair together

  7. hannahcstark
    January 29, 2018 / 12:48 pm

    I absolutely love how you mixed those patterns together! I really want that sweater:) So bright and fun for spring!

    xoxo, Hannah

    • ohdarlingblog@yahoo.com
      January 29, 2018 / 1:00 pm

      thanks so much girl! it’s such a fun sweater that I had to pick it up in another color. It really is perfect for spring, definitely making me want some warmer weather!

  8. ewakeman1
    January 29, 2018 / 1:04 pm

    Okay y’all killed it!!! Amazing outfit ideas ladies ๐Ÿ™‚

    • ohdarlingblog@yahoo.com
      January 29, 2018 / 2:06 pm

      Thanks so much girly!! Love a good striped sweater!

  9. January 29, 2018 / 4:35 pm

    I actually really do love this pattern mix and pinning immediately. ๐Ÿ™‚

    • ohdarlingblog@yahoo.com
      January 29, 2018 / 4:41 pm

      Thanks so much girl, so so sweet of you! Love us some good pattern mixing.

  10. January 30, 2018 / 11:15 am

    Such a great post! I loving mixing prints and this look is on point!

    • ohdarlingblog@yahoo.com
      January 30, 2018 / 1:26 pm

      Thanks so much girly!! Mixing prints is so much fun. You’re so sweet!!

  11. January 30, 2018 / 11:35 am

    You are seriously slaying that pattern mixing, that’s for sure! I seriously love the style of both the sweater and the skirt – and the added jacket is brilliant! You look fantastic in this outfit!

    • ohdarlingblog@yahoo.com
      January 30, 2018 / 1:33 pm

      SO SO sweet, thank you! Aren’t they both so cute, out of my comfort zone but totally loving it! Thanks again, girl!

  12. January 30, 2018 / 11:57 am

    I am such a fan of pattern mixing and you killed it! Such a cute outfit! xo

    • ohdarlingblog@yahoo.com
      January 30, 2018 / 1:32 pm

      Love us some good pattern mixing! Thank you for the sweet comment girl!!

    • ohdarlingblog@yahoo.com
      January 31, 2018 / 8:13 pm

      You’re so sweet! Totally believe in ya and mixing prints, girl!!

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