Spring is my favorite season to wear prints. Bright, bold patterns match the weather and just make any look that much more cheerful. In this last of my four part Spring trends series with TJ Maxx, I'll show you how I wear prints to the office, on the weekend, and at night!
:: LOOK ONE : CASUALITE ::
shirt :: tj maxx
dress :: tj maxx
belt :: tj maxx
purse :: designer purse via tj maxx
I love love love mixing prints and I always feel like Spring is the best time to play with patterns. My two most favorite prints of all time are floral and stripes. Lucky for me, these two go together like salt and pepper.
A striped shirt is such a staple in my wardrobe and although I have a couple of striped tops, I couldn't help but grab this one when I spotted it on the racks at TJ Maxx. Navy stripes against white make it an instant classic, but the brown elbow patches really set it up above the rest of my striped collection. Always count on TJ Maxx to have items with the cutest details!
Although prints may not always be work appropriate, they're definitely great for a casual look. If you can't decide on which print to wear, just wear both!
:: LOOK TWO : OFFICE GIRL ::
blouse :: tj maxx
skirt :: tj maxx
shoes :: tj maxx
When wearing prints to work, I like to try and stick with more neutral colors and conservative prints; you can never go wrong with stripes! Although lace isn't technically a print, the designs from the lace give the illusion of a pattern.
I've recently been hooked on colored lace skirts, so imagine my excitement when I walked into TJ Maxx and discovered that I could purchase the rainbow in lace skirts for a fraction of what it would have cost at a department store!
:: LOOK THREE : NIGHT OWL ::
dress :: tj maxx
clutch :: tj maxx
belt :: tj maxx
necklace :: tj maxx
Watercolor and tie dye are two prints that are always on the top of my night owl list. They're so colorful, bold, and fun - perfect for a night out. If you're planning on wearing a dress in just one print, look for one with interesting cut outs or an uneven hem to set your dress apart from others!
Since the dress is so colorful, I decided to go with a nude belt and a nude clutch to avoid any clashing - plus, the focus ends up all on the dress. And don't forget, wearing prints doesn't have to mean a printed top or a printed dress, you can incorporate prints into your accessories too! This faux ostrich print clutch has just the right amount of texture for work or play and the color is great all the way through Fall!
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