Dressed up Fridays: Print on print

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By Wei Yeen Loh

Dressed up Fridays: Print on print

If you’ve always wanted to layer print on print but worry about looking like you inherited your grandma’s best vintage threads, scroll down for a few style pointers that you can rely on to effortlessly rock this trend:

The trick to pulling off print on print lies in the colour palette of both your separates. Stick to the same tonal hues as you work around styling this navy and gold-toned Sacai embroidered top. The sheer pleated back is a beautiful touch to its delicate embroidery.

Another tip to avoid looking frumpy with a plethora of prints? You can either combine prints of the same sort or mix a variety of shapes together for an interesting contrast. Go with the former and pair your top with this midnight-blue skirt by Marni that is crafted from matelassé and splattered with yellow and white calla lilies. 

Inject a dose of colour with Edgardo Osorio for Salvatore Ferragamo ‘Connie’ sandals. Its brighter shade of blue with a trio of embellished bows behind the ankle imbues a retro element to your look while ensuring it doesn’t go to overkill territory.

Can you tell that we can’t get enough of colour today? If you’re worried about clashing hues, this Céline Trotteur bag works perfectly as its warm shade of rust complements your outfit without drawing excessive attention away from the variety of prints.

Naturally, keep your accessory game simple and not overwhelm your frame with clunky jewellery. Bulgari Divas’ Dream Bracelet in 18kt pink gold with coral rubrum is a classic yet contemporary addition to your look.

And to keep your lips thoroughly hydrated with a lovely colour to boot? Glide on Chanel Rouge Coco in 458 – Marlene, a warm rose gold shade with a hint of shimmer that will nourish your lips thanks to a combination of three vegetable waxes—mimosa, jojoba and sunflower.

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