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The Creative Closet: Pattern Mixing

Rebecca O'LoughlinComment

Today's outfit was difficult for me. I realised as I dug through my wardrobe trying to find something I could wear for this week's prompt that besides dresses, I do not buy patterned clothing!! I have a pretty simplistic wardrobe it seems - graphic or plain tees, plain skirts, jeans and cords...not that inventive. Must think about that when I go shopping next and be more brave about what I buy. 

Basically that means I had two striped tee shirts and either these plaid shorts or my pink flamingo print shorts to work with...and since color matching is pretty important when you're mixing patterns that left me with this one outfit. What do you think? I would never wear these together if I hadn't been prompted to explore the mixing of patterns but the blue stripes match the blue in the plaid, so perhaps I can get away with it...? On the positive side, it's an easy, casual outfit for the summer that I could definitely wear all summer long. 

Tee: Old Navy (similar) | Shorts: Old Navy (similar) | Shoes: Converse (similar) | Clutch: a little shop in Rochester, Kent

Tee: Old Navy (similar) | Shorts: Old Navy (similar) | Shoes: Converse (similar) | Clutch: a little shop in Rochester, Kent

What about you? Do you wear a lot of patterns? Do you ever mix them up? I'd love to hear ideas - or see them! If you join the linkup below you can share your favorite pattern mixed outfit! 

The Creative Closet