Learn how to combine prints in clothes this 2023. Creating a stunning look can be challenging. And the truth is, within fashion there are no fixed rules. It is a world full of creativity where you can let your imagination flow. However, sometimes we indeed need inspiration to wear our clothes in the best possible way.
Prints are undoubtedly setting the trend in 2023, especially in spring-summer. Although it is not easy to combine them, we continue seeing them in the street style of the most expert.
That is why in this article, we will teach you some tricks on combining patterns in clothes. Keep reading so that you can bet on these risky, impressive looks.
Stripes and Polka Dots
There was a belief that mixing different patterns resulted in a resounding NO when combining. Well, let’s leave that behind. You can take a chance and follow your gut. Depending on your level of style, the look can be unique, or maybe not so much.
If you want it to be incredible, we advise you to combine stripes and polka dots. The new neutrals. It is a daring and original option. With an outfit like this, you will set trends wherever you go.
On the other hand, we recommend you lean towards the upper part with one print and the lower part with the opposite. For example, a striped sweater and a polka dot skirt.
The animal print does not go out of style. This year it has emerged again to create impressive outfits. And it is that it is feminine, striking, and adds a daring touch to your style. However, you must be a little more careful and less risky with this one. It doesn’t look good with any combination, and it’s easy to overdo it.
The ideal thing is combining pieces of this pattern with similar ones so that the look looks harmonious and sexy. You can even try garments of different shades of the same print, but always make sure there is a predominant one in size or color.
You can also use it with stripes or polka dots because, as we have mentioned, they are print neutrals. A pretty popular combination is the tartan print with a snake or leopard print.
Same pattern, different design
Most fashionistas have chosen to combine garments with the same print but with different designs or colors. And the truth is, it has been a winning mix.
If you want to look more elegant, the key to this style is to get different pieces with the same type of print, such as animal print or perhaps baroque style.
Likewise, you can wear a specific print (floral, polka dots, animal print, stripes…) in several pieces with different colors, and the combination will always be successful. For example, wear an orange striped shirt and a skirt with the same print, but in pink.
Same Color Palette
You can also bet on different prints, which, although it looks a bit daring, you will be right if the tones are similar.
Here you can let your creativity run wild. Take a chance. You can combine all kinds of prints as long as they have similar colors. See how easy?
You can mix pastel shades, which will always look good for a casual day look. Also, try to wear basic garments such as a button-down shirt and a midi skirt, an outfit that always works.
Flowers and Stripes
The floral and striped print is also a hit if you don’t want to complicate your life too much or you want an iconic outfit without too much effort.
This combination will be ideal if you maintain similar tones, as mentioned in the previous title. In this way, you will have greater visual harmony in your outfit. Again, we emphasize that it is best to choose a dominant pattern for this type of mix. So it will look more stylish.
In this case, we recommend using only a few accessories, as you will wear an already striking look.
Also called tartan. It is a pattern that always works during the autumn and winter seasons. And it looks fantastic anywhere.
You have the option of combining it with accessories such as earrings or necklaces, and it will not look overdone but rather more elegant.
And it is a success when you need a suitable office outfit or a business meeting fit.
Patchwork with fine stripes
As we have told you, the key is in the harmony of the outfit.
To achieve this, one of the trends that you can follow is the patchwork print, which is vibrant and striking, with a less showy one, like the striped one.
In addition, this combination will give you a casual and comfortable look, which you can use for different occasions, such as running errands or a day meeting.
With monochrome pieces to separate
If you feel that you have too many prints on top and it´s not giving visual balance, choose to use a monochrome piece to separate them.
A clear example is a black belt separating the lower and upper parts. This way, it will look more arranged and elegant, also very chic.
Likewise, you can wear pieces of a single color with a pattern, which will always be a success. Like a logo shirt with a print skirt that you like best. An easy and quick look to look dressed up and casual at the same time.
All prints, one outfit
It may sound crazy. But yes, the truth is that you can bet on all the patterns you want and use them in the same outfit.
Floral, polka dot, tie-dye. It is possible to use all of them and still look elegant and harmonious. However, having a basic piece that matches everything is the secret to making this fit look good. For example, some jeans.
And, of course, make sure that all the prints have similar shades so they do not look too busy.
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