How to Mix Florals and Stripes

Photo by: courtesy of the retailers
Choosing different prints in the same color family gives the look cohesion. (Especially if you pick a brighter color like this lemon icing-y yellow, you'll want to ... more 
Photo by: courtesy of the retailers
Choosing different prints in the same color family gives the look cohesion. (Especially if you pick a brighter color like this lemon icing-y yellow, you'll want to keep accessories simple and your handbag neutral. Your outfit's already eye-catching enough.) less 
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Thu, Apr 11, 2013 6:02 PM EDT
by Natalie Matthews




Lately a lot of people have been taking a page from our print-mixing guidebook and wearing the florals + stripes combo like it's their job. Unless they're Jenna Lyons or a Madewell model, it's probably not--but who can blame them? When done right, the look's both adorably kitschy and polished. To see our five favorite ways to nail it--an entire chapter dedicated to florals and stripes--click through the story.



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