Prints, prints, prints. There’s so many out there to choose from, so many options, yet lots of women still find wearing, buying and matching prints intimating. Well fear no more, because I have complied some tips on how every woman can find their prints charming.
Some Tips for Wearing Prints
- Wear the boldest color of the print in ONE accessory.
- Try wearing printed accessories.
- Balance is key, wear a print with a solid color. If you wear two prints, wear one in a little pattern and one in a big pattern.
- If you’re top heavy, wear prints on your bottom half. If you’re bottom heavy, wear prints on your top half.
- Don’t be afraid to break the rules and wear prints all over!
For someone who is a little bottom heavy, wear pattern on top to draw attention up. I love this zebra print sleeveless top from Forever 21 paired with this coral skirt from TopShop. Add some teal and gold earrings to complete the look, like these from Old Navy.
Total Cost = $99.74
For a woman who is more top-heavy, wear patterns on your lower half. Try out this black scoop neck shirt from Old Navy with this adorable chevron skirt from ModCloth, through on some black flats and you are set to go.
Total Cost = $67.48
Or if you’re not prints crazy try just picking out some cute accessories to wear out. This simple bangle from Forever 21 can easily be worn to complete any outfit. I love the patterned scarf and the floral print shoes. The scarf is a great summer to fall transition piece and the print is awesome! The floral shoes from Wet Seal would be great with a pair of skinny jeans and a simple white t-shirt for a Saturday afternoon out-and-about. Lastly, this geometric print clutch with fold detail is a statement-making bag that could be transition from day to night perfectly.
Bangle: $5.80; Scarf: $16.99; Shoes: $14.50; Clutch: $38.00
Courtney Ott is a student at the University of Cincinnati in the college of Design, Art, Architecture and Planning (DAAP), majoring in fashion. She is a proud native of Cincinnati, and her hometown favorites include Skyline Chili, Graeter’s ice cream and the Cincinnati Reds. As a broke college student, Courtney has become an expert at finding the look for less. Follow her on Twitter @CourtneyWOtt