In my primer on mixing prints, I said that matching base colors are helpful and that stripes are a good place to start. To get you on your way, here are a few good basics to mix with other prints and patterns. Happy playing!
Top: sheer bow blouse, Pin-Up Girl Clothing $62
watercolor print tank, Anthropologie $68
watercolor floral pencil skirt, Macy's $59
Middle: red ruffle striped top, Urban Outfitters $32
geometric ruffle mini, Bebe $24.95
green stripe cardigan, Urban Outfitters $32
Bottom: blue flutter sleeve crackle print silk blouse, Anthropologie $98
long-sleeved nautical stripe top, Mod Cloth $62
large floral print cardigan, The Limited $49.50
trumpet skirt, Ralph Lauren at Bloomingdale's $178
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