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Mixing Prints

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Photography by  Meagan Weatherby 

Linen Top: Crystal Siemens  -  Linen Shorts: Crystal Siemens  -  Wedges: Manolo Blahnik  -  Clutch: Beverly Feldman  -  Sunnies: Nicole Miller  -  Necklace: Heirloom   Belt: Hyde  -  Rings on Right: Oak + Fort  -  Rings on Left: H&M 


Summer is a great time to wear bright & bold prints.  When mixing prints the most important thing to keep in mind is scale. First of all; the size of the print for your body type.  Those who are petite should avoid large patterns, as it becomes overwhelming and looks out of porportion. On the other hand - plus sizes should avoid smaller prints, as it can appear very busy and unflattering. Find a balance that works for you - perhaps accessorizing with a printed bag with a large print, or shoes with a micro print instead of the garments. When pairing prints together the size of each print should appear obviously different. Another thing to keep in mind is mixing different shapes. If you are wearing polka dots, try pair…

Blue Hues

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 Jacket: Rachel Zoe  -  Linen Top: Crystal Siemens  -  Linen Skirt: Crystal Siemens  -  Sunglasses: Cole Haan  -  Calf Hair Shoes: Nine West  -  Belt: BCBG  - Quartz Necklace: Style Concept  -  Rings: Jennea Frischke Jewelry

Hues of blue have been in colour palettes for many spring/summer collections. From Navy to Cobalt to pastel, blue is a classic colour. Blue is known to be the favourite colour of many people all over the world. It is safe and non-threating unlike black or red. It represents trust, loyalty and tranquillity. There are several meanings depending on the shade, tint or tone of  Blue.  Navy blue represents authority, trust and intelligence therefore, it is a great colour to wear to a job interview or business meeting. Light blue is a very calming colour. It is an excellent wall colour for a bedroom, as it reduces stress and provides a clean and spiritual space.  Bright blue is great for clothing and decor. Aqua, Azure and Electric Blue are some of my favourites to w…