The Art of Print Mixing: Three Days, Three Ways

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We’re never afraid to mix and match prints at ModCloth, and y’know what? You shouldn’t be either! Combining contrasting colors, patterns, and textures is an artful approach that can make an everyday outfit extraordinary.

Below, our ModStylists have put together three looks to take you from work to weekend in bold — but not too busy! — style.

To the Boardroom and Beyond

201701_173006_LD 30Pictured: Careerist and Dearest Top in Ivory Dots, Here We Flamingo Again Cardigan, Get a Quirk Fix Travel Mug in Employment, Foretold of Bold Pencil Skirt, Bumble Brag Watch – Big, Back to the Drawing Horn Pencil Holder, Retro Reaction Vegan Heel in Mercury, Who Run the Office? Desk Plaque, Up to Tote Good Bag, Bright Back At Ya Notepad Set, I’m Here for Mew iPhone 6/6s Case

Don’t let company dress codes cramp your style, girl. You CAN mix prints for your office wear! Brighten up classic silhouettes to breathe new life into your workday wardrobe. We started with a bold pencil skirt, added a contrasting cardigan and blouse, and stuck with solid heels to anchor our look. With flamingos, stripes, and darling dots as your office companions, how could any day be dull?

Going Out? Go All Out

Pictured: Rockin’ On Sunshine Jacket, Got Aflutter Thing Coming Sunglasses, Journal of a Thousand Miles A-Line Dress, No Hard Felines Bag in Red, Lover of Luster Metallic Bootie in Gold, Budding Brilliance Necklace

Finally, you’re off the clock, out the door, and on the way to cocktail hour. Don’t leave your prints at home! It only takes a few brilliant pieces, like an eye-catching jacket and a printed dress, to let your night-out look shine. And, speaking of shimmer — make it metallic with a statement necklace and gold booties!

It’s All In the Mix

crop suggestionPictured: Keep It Under Color Sweater, Making It Rainbow Jeans, High Five-Panel! Hat in Abstract, March Through Manhattan Leather Boot in Splatter, Keep Up the Kindness Sleeveless Top in Mint, Worth It’s Weight in Bold Sunglasses

Now, for a wow-worthy weekend look. Have fun with it! Our favorite casual pieces really know how to pop, so why not wear ’em together? Sport a patterned blouse with unique boots for a look that’ll rock wherever you roam. And, since there are never enough rainbows in the world, double the delight with a prismatic sweatshirt and coordinating jeans.

Which pattern play is your favorite? Check out more perfectly printed pieces below!

Pictured: Pattern Flattery A-Line Dress, Collect Your Thoughts Midi Skirt, Indie Producer Prowess Jacket, It’s Mutual T-Shirt

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Catch Katie perpetually stressing about finding the time to see every movie on her growing to-watch list. Some of her favorite pastimes include car-belting to ᗅBBA, using her dog as a pillow, and just makin' sure everyone's having a good time.

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