Header Affirmation 4 – FASHION SHOWS/RUNWAY
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Sharon Haver, Fashion Expert & Style Advisor

  • This is how you wear mixed prints paired with classic à la Paris Fashion Week Street Style Trend

     

    I’ll Have What She’s Having:  The pizzaz to wear mixed prints with a classic balance like our lovely lady above, snapped at Paris Fashion Week.

    Yes, bold and OTT mixed messages have been big trends on many a runway, but what make’s this woman’s otherwise quirky prints look so elegant is that everything is quintessentially ladylike.

     >> MORE: I’ll Have What She’s Having and Fashion Week Street Style

    From a structured lady bag to her foundational coat casually placed over her shoulders, the attitude of everything present is pitch perfect and fine tuned.

    >> RELATED: How to wear mixed prints and patterns

    She’s got all the elements of refined daywear down pat, and that’s how a purple bag, tropical printed pants, a floral sweatshirt and a magenta necklace can work together in one fell swoop. In other hues and more subdued prints, the look would simply read flat, as a literal amalgamation of austere, uptown chic.

     >> MORE: Paris and French Chic Trends

    Here, her coat cleverly flushes out the juxtapositions with a purist, even regal pop while white shoes and a flash of the ankle also give the eye a break. And at once she looks on trend without having to sacrifice the sartorial dignity a woman of her age summons.

    >> SHOP: We made it easy for you to shop the mixed prints paired with classic Paris Fashion Week street style look stateside, by starting with print pants… 

     

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    Paris Fashion Week Street Style Photos: Frances J Davison

    Published on March 26, 2013

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