June 17, 2012

Print Mixing

Even with popular trends like bright neons and colour-blocking, I've always been one of those people who admires the look on others but rarely wears them herself. So for the Lise Water 40th Anniversary Celebration, I decided to finally tackle print mixing. Yes, I am aware that I am totally late to the party, but should we really surprised? Anyone remember my first foray into maxi dresses?

Dress: Wilfred (Aritzia) / Kimono: Zara (similar but different print)
Belt: J. Crew / Tights: Primark / Booties: Report (here)

46 comments:

  1. Super cute!

    xo
    http://glamd0lll.blogspot.com/

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  2. Nice combination! Love the print on the kimono!

    Jenny L.

    http://www.jensoutfitjournal.com/

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  3. This outfit is lovely! The two prints look great together, especially since they're both pretty calm. And of course, black and blush pink is always a good combo.

    xo Leonie

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  4. Seeing the way you style a kimono really makes me want to get one. One of those things that looks like it would be tons of fun to style.

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    1. My kimono wrap collection has grown exponentially in the past 2 years. I love them!

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  5. You look so pretty here Alison! Really love the floral print of your kimono.

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  7. I like this mix of prints!

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  8. i like the kimono...
    maybe you like my style

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  9. I absolutely LOVE your mixing of print. seriously..perfect! and such a soft and feminine color palette without being frilly!

    <3Amanda
    feast.fashion.faves

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  10. I love how you mixed prints here. It's very tastefully done! I really like this look! :)

    Julia
    Cup of Tea

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  11. Lovely look. Your first mixing of prints is a success :) xA

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  12. I'm so glad you decided to try the mixed prints trend because you did it so well. The contrast in colour and the different sizes of prints on the dress and the kimono compliment each other so well. Love it!
    Also love those booties! I've been eyeing them in the blue :)


    xx
    Pari
    www.soundofsweetlullabies.com

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  13. I've always been a fan of that Zara kimono and it pairs beautifully with the subtle print on your dress. I think it's great that you don't jump on a trend just because it's popular; you have to wear what you like and what fits in with your style, and you do it well!

    Marisa
    http://style-rhapsody.blogspot.com

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  14. You did it beautifully - I love the first picture especially.

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  15. very lovely look!
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  16. I love this outfit! I think prints definitely work for you and you should try it more often. It's not too busy and the belt is just perfect, especially with the cute ankle boots! <3

    Anna @ FEED ME NANA xoxo

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  17. Oh my gosh, I am in love with your kimono! I have been looking for one for a while now! I am going to go check Zara out!!

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  18. Love the prints mixed together Alison! You did a great job! :)

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  19. Looks great! I think the neutrals tie everything together. Love it!

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  20. Sometimes it takes me a while to get around to trying things too, life is just too busy! I do love your printed dress and kimono together, gorgeous!

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  21. love the wilfred dress! they make such cute pieces :)

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  22. Everything is well put together! Great outfit!

    FASHION CAT
    www.myfashioncat.com

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  23. I normally don't mix different prints either but I love how you do it here. The black and pink contrast beautifully and actually works well.

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  24. haha slowly but surely! for a first attempt, that came out awesome. you look really cute. i always think print mixing and matching make the whole look more interesting :)

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  25. Love the prints!



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  26. mixed beautifully :)

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  27. The mix of prints in this outfit is so spot on. Love it.

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  28. That's exactly how I feel about trends! I actually recently wrote a post on it too. Don't know if you're interested but I have a little giveaway running on my blog at the moment... it's my very first giveaway so don't judge me lol.
    Anyways, what I wanted to say was that I really like your blog. I just started following you, keep in touch.

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  29. haha sometimes I'm a bit tentative myself about trying certain trends! not just because I'm worried I won't pull it off, but for something like neon (for example) I can't help but think it'll just be a passing fad, and in a few months I'll be surrounded in sea of fluorescent items that people will suddenly find too painful to look at. love the way you did the pattern mixing! the kimono is gorgeous <3

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  30. Better late than never! I've never fully jumped on the print mixing bandwagon, either, but it's fun once in a while and I think you did it beautifully here - the black and white print mixed with a bright floral is such a lovely combination :)
    xox,
    Cee

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  31. I love this outfit! I meant to mix prints too, but don't have any idea on how to wear it. Thanks for the inspiration!

    xo Jo

    http://whiterosesandcoffee.blogspot.ca/

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  32. Haha your post was hilarious-- "anyone remember my first foray into maxidresses??" Love the kimono, it looks great on you :)

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  33. What a cute outfit Alison! I love your dress and your booties! :)

    xoxo Rosalia
    style-love.blogspot.com

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  34. love your dress! it look so cute with those shoes : )

    xo SideSmile,
    Ashley

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  35. so cuuuteee :)

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  36. I Love that kimono... so pretty!

    xxx
    www.ladyalamode.com

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  37. love the outfit!
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    :)

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  38. these two prints look lovely together! i like they are a little similar

    -jessica
    http://runninginsideus.blogspot.com/

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  39. love these prints together!

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  40. Love that kimono!

    xo Jennifer

    http://seekingstyleblog.wordpress.com

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  41. Mixing prints is a risky task but, you pulled it off beautifully!

    xo Koopdekour

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