Monday, September 30, 2013

Big, Bold Prints

Dress: ModCloth // Shoes: Hautelook // Necklace: Krafty Kash // Sunnies: F21

I'm obsessed with prints.  However, the prints I usally wear are pretty subtle.  Quirky, but subtle.
But there's nothing better than a big, bold print to make you feel ready to take on the day.

  Sure, a big print might seem intimidating to some, but if you keep the rest of your outfit simple, you'll see it's quite a fun way to make a statement... and an entrance.  If you want people to notice you when you walk in a room... then a dress like this one is the kind of dress you need.

Even my husband noticed that the dress had big stripes AND big flowers on it.  Yeah, pattern mixing at it's best right there on the dress.  Perfection.  Keeping with the stripe pattern of my Cannes-Do Attitude dress by ModCloth, I went with a sassy pair of striped heels.  It's a lot.  I know.  But by keeping the rest of my outfit simple, it works.  I felt powerful in this dress... Classy & in charge.

Are you brave enough to try a big print?  It doesn't have to be a dress... a bold scarf or blouse is an excellent way to test your fashion boundaries!  My advice is to go for it, though.  I promise you'll feel as wonderful as you look!

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  1. Lynn from Hearted Girl sent me this way and I'm so happy she did! I love the big bold print on you, espeically with those gorgeous sunnies. I am a huge fan of big and loud prints, I'm pretty shy so I like my clothes to speak for me ;)

  2. I'm always a fan of a bold print and I mix prints like it's my job! XD You look awesome and I love the striped heels paired with the dress.

  3. cute dress! Bold stuff is scary sometimes, but I definitely think it makes a statement. Everytime I see someone that is wearing something 'bold' I get a tinge of jealousy, wishing I could pull it off. But usually, when I try, i realize I can... You just have to do it! =)

  4. What a pretty dress!

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  5. Wow! Amazing dress :) I don't think I'd be brave enough to try it in a dress form, maybe a top? I am a Plain Jane when it comes to my clothes.

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  6. I too love prints big and small. You look Great in that outfit and you inspire me to get back to wearing tights with dresses.

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  7. I think the only times I wear a print is when it is on my scarf ... but you look great ... and, once again I love your shoes

  8. love this summer floral print dress with a splash of fall...too cute!

  9. That print is gorgeous... and I love those sunglasses!

  10. Love the bold! I'm starting a new fashion link up and I know you'll love it! It's all about breaking fashion rules. And the first link up is on Oct 10th and it wearing white after labour day! Hope you'll join me :)

  11. I love that dress...and the print is bold and fun!! Come stop by the Trend Spin Linkup this week to show off your favorite dresses or skirts :)

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  12. huzzahs all around! i adore a bit o' bold and those flowers are sensationally assorted Lena! i've come to realize i'm a print obsessed fool and most of the things in my closet aren't exactly 1 color. makes mixes and matches a tad challenging but i covet variety. in life and in so much more. isn't it funny how our clothing does kinda reflect our exact personality traits. super psychology sesh but sort of true, right?!

    awesome mix with those legendary heels too! you look fab lades. xo ♥

  13. i love a big print! Thanks for reminding me :) xoxo

  14. Love the floral!

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    Lauren xx

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