Friday, November 18, 2011

Friday´s Fancies #22: Mix & Match


When I first read about this week´s Friday´s Fancies Mix & Match theme, I was a little bit sceptic. I´ve never really tried to mix various prints, because I´ve always thought that it was the most trickiest thing to pull off. But then I gave it a second thought, and I realized that this was the perfect opportunity to create my first mix & match outfit, without the risk of it being a complete fiasco :) I could try out different combinations, switch the items that didn´t work together, play with various colors and textures....and I had so much fun!



 When mixing prints and textures, you have to be really careful, for it can go so wrong! The best advice I can give you is to stick with one color palette or various shades of one color. That´s what I did with my ensemble: I combined lace, polka dots and leopard. It may seem too much, but as all these prints are declined in various shades of grey, the result looks polished, refined and chic. To spice up the things a little bit, I´ve added several pops of red color. And I´m totally in love with the entire look! I could wear it immediately!

One of the things I enjoy the most about Friday´s Fancies is that I can dream out a perfect and stylish outfit without looking at the price tag. And I must admit, I´m always so inspired by the results that I usually spend half the Friday scooping up the internet, searching for an affordable alternatives to my pricey picks. Now, if you´ll excuse me, I have a leopard pumps and a red satchel to buy :) 

Happy Friday everyone!

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34 comments:

Ashlyn said...

great outfit!
love the pairings -- esp with the red!

xoxo. ashlyn

L'art said...

Numbers 5&6 are my favorites!

Stylishlyme said...

great picks, 1, 7 and 8 are my favorite! Think I might have to go with the 8 instead of the 7 =)

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Miss Molly said...

loving no 5!

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Aida said...

Love them, so pretty!!

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Sandy at Ooh La Frou Frou said...

Love your style mix-up! Those grey-toned leopard-print shoes are gorgeous -- all the prints you've chosen are great and the red punches these neutrals up a notch! LOVE! Have a wonderful weekendn sweets!

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Clochet said...

The PS1 has always been a favourite!! If only I could afford it...
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V. said...

love the first dress!!

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xoxo, dania said...

i love the leopard print shoes!

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Ashley said...

I'm in love with the polka dot pencil skirt...I used polka dots in my friday's fancies post too!

LV said...

I love 1, 7 and 8. FABULOUS!

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Saltos de Cristal said...

Love it!!

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Vale ♥ said...

The fake ruby stone is totally adorable !
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Style Savvy Chic said...

That pencil skirt is everything! So cute.

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S said...

This lace dress is so cute!
Grey and red is really a nice combination!
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S
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Leeann @ Join the Gossip said...

Love that dress! And the pumps :)

Pop Champagne said...

those leopard print shoes are sooo cute! love your picks!

Jayme and Mendi said...

Yes I'll take one of each please!! :-)

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Kate @ Daffodils said...

O I love it all, especially the dots. Have a great weekend my friend!

LeeAnne, Style N Season said...

Yayyyy! Covet that lace dress!

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Collette Osuna said...

Hello, saw your link at Bessies....and Im dying over #2, I love polka dots...the skirt is pretty awesome!!

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just tututiny said...

Awesome items! I love the leopard pumps, thanks for sharing! Have a great weekend.

HAUTE WIFE said...

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Bravoe Runway said...

I love mixing prints! You can have so much fun doing it, and you never know what you'll get until you try it out!

Marian said...

Love it all!!

beauté du bonheur said...

that dress! i need to save up

AmazinglyBe-AU-tiful said...

LOVE the first dress.. so so cute!

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Anya adores said...

Beautiful post - love most of these amazing picks.
Happy sunday to you,
Axxx

Coffee Cream and the Caffeine said...

Love the proenza bag ! Nice color :)

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Antee Gurung said...

hey i just follwed u...follow back n thanx for ur lovely comments...u have a gr8 blog too n i like the title of ur blog..."style in the city"

xx

a story about M said...

love the skirt!
xx

Mom Fashion World said...

Just how I do, mix and match is fun.
I adore that animal print shoe and polka dot skirt.

Hope you have a lovely Sunday!

Tiffany said...

Oh, that skirt!! And those leopard print pumps... I love them!

stylekarma said...

I love that dress! It's so perfect to pair with tights and booties this season.

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