Tag: Pattern Mixing

Six Ways to Wear Houndstooth Pants

I apologize for missing Monday’s blog post! I always hate missing a post, but with Easter and traveling back to school, I was and still am very behind in photo taking (hence today’s recap-style post). I got these houndstooth trousers at the start of high school seven years ago to fit into my school’s dress code policy, since we weren’t allowed to wear blue jeans, and they have been one of my favorite pairs of pants ever since. As my peers and I start to add more professional pieces to our wardrobes, it’s important to remember that work style doesn’t have to mean drab or stuffy. Nor does it only have to be worn at work! While these pants are great for a professional setting, they are so versatile and can be worn countless other ways—today I’m sharing just a few to help you style your own printed pants. Continue reading “Six Ways to Wear Houndstooth Pants”

October 2020 Monthly Recap

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I hope you all had a relaxing and safe weekend! Believe it or not, it’s already time for another monthly recap post, and I decided to switch up the format a little. I love how Lizzie from Lizzie in Lace does her month in review blog posts, so I wanted to test out her layout in an attempt to write less… You all know I can be so wordy. Be sure to let me know how you like this format in the comments at the end of this post! Now without further ado, here is October’s lil’ recap. Continue reading “October 2020 Monthly Recap”

The Dos and Don’ts of Pattern Mixing

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I feel like it’s been forever since I shared a good ol’ fashioned ‘style tips and tricks’ blog post, so I figured this bold outfit was the perfect opportunity to dish on what I’ve learned about pattern mixing over the years. I never used to mix prints before I started blogging, but through a lot of trial and error, it’s now one of my favorite ways to spice up any outfit! Why is pattern mixing worth the trouble? After you get over the initial “I have no idea if this looks good” hump, print mixing can do wonders for your closet by dramatically increasing the versatility (and cost per wear) of your garments. Suddenly, you can make so many more outfit combos from the pieces you already own! So here are some of the print mixing tricks I’ve learned and the mistakes I’ve learned to avoid. Continue reading “The Dos and Don’ts of Pattern Mixing”