Styling 101: Easy Tips For Mixing Prints

Animal prints for daytime can be a challenge to pull off – You want the look to be fun and eye-catching, but not tip the scales into tacky-ville. We’ve all seen one of those. And cringed. My number one tip for making an animal print – Or two – Daytime appropriate is to pair the printed piece and/or accessory with a solid colored piece. Black or white both make great contrasts, as would a more neutral hue like tan or nude.

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{Sasha Maks Vintage Jewelry: Rhinestone Pear Drop Pendant Necklace, Smoky Rhinestone Bracelet & Givenchy Chunky Bracelet}

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{You can shop similar pieces by clicking these hyperlinks: Peter Pan Collar Top – Zara, Skater Skirt – Zara, Ankle Strap Heels – Prabal Gurung for Target & Top Handle Bag – Asos}

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These Prabal Gurung for Target heels are going to be a staple for me this Spring. There’s very little I love more than an extremely versatile piece like these shoes – They’ll work great for daytime looks with florals or prints, and be the perfect finishing touch & pop of color for monochrome and nighttime looks like cocktail dresses. And yes, I know I need a 12 step program for Zara skater skirts… 🙂

*Photography & Jewelry by Sasha Maksutenko

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23 Responses to Styling 101: Easy Tips For Mixing Prints

  1. You are right. Subtle is key for day 🙂

  2. I just love everything peter pan collared. And that animal printed skirt is a killer. 🙂

  3. Love love love those shoes!

  4. Hi, thank you for comming by again sweety!

    You look gorgeous!

    Kisses,
    Silvia

    http://rock-and-roses.blogspot.ro/

  5. The bag is so cool – it reminds me of a Marni one which I love.

  6. danielle

    great post, love the outfit!

    xx fameliquorlove.blogspot.com

  7. Love the flirty skirt!
    Simona
    http://www.lakenmoon.blogspot.com

  8. I love this outfit so much! The heels the skirt everything is amazing!

  9. Great Oufit! Love the skirt and heels. I can’t believe they are from Target! Target is the best 🙂

    • Right Chelsey? The Prabal Gurung for Target has been my favorite collaboration to date! 🙂

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