Tag: Stripes

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”

My Favorite Parts of Independence Day

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Happy Independence Day! Since I’m not in the U.S. this 4th of July, I thought it’d be fun to celebrate vicariously through a blog post by sharing all my favorite parts of the holiday and, of course, another patriotic outfit. Have you noticed this red shirt has been on repeat?! It’s my go-to for festive looks. So without further ado, here are some of my favorite ways to celebrate Independence Day. Continue reading “My Favorite Parts of Independence Day”

Red, White, and Blue

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Can you believe the Fourth of July is already next week?! I feel like I start every Fourth of July blog post with those words…but what can I say, the holiday just always sneaks up on me! I was planning blog posts a few days ago and realized, “Holy crap, I need to break out some red, white, and blue!” I guess that’s what happens when you don’t finish school until the middle of June…it throws your whole schedule off. Continue reading “Red, White, and Blue”