This week’s lesson in dressing? Don’t be so concerned with making everything match. In fact, we’re suggesting you go wild and pair all kinds of different prints. We’re talking florals on top of leopard, harlequin in the same outfit with baroque, or even stripes alongside zigzags! What? This is everything we were taught NOT to do in Dressing Like a Lady 101. (Girl, you never really showed up for that class anyways, so why you frontin’?) Instead, take a lesson from the bad girls and boys of fashion like Betsey Johnson, Thakoon, and Gucci who covered Spring 2014 runways with a mish-mash of eye-popping, opposing prints. If it’s good enough for Gucci, it’s good enough for you! Take a look at GoJane’s latest lookbook and please, feel free to get all mixed-up with our wacky crowd.
Interested in mixing things up this season? We asked our lead stylist for one mucho importante tip when mixing prints:
“Power clash with a purpose. The more extreme the differences are between patterns, the more of a statement you’ll be making. It’s gotta look like you did it on purpose.”
Thanks, Willis. That’s why you’re the man!