Plaids, Stripes, Florals and Polka dots

If you’re bored with all that chic black, try mixing different colors, patterns and textures to create a unique look.

Bright eclectic look.

< style details & tips after the jump >

With this outfit, I’ve taken two of the same outfits from Freda’s Fine Fashion, but in different colors – a green and a red, and combined pieces from each for an eclectic look.

And if you’re going to play with color, why be faint hearted? I’ve added a red and white polka dot bag and purple shoes with tan tights. At the very least you’ll stand out from that sea of chic black outfits!

Styling Tip

When mixing different patterns, prints and colors you want to look stylish rather than be mistaken for a bag lady … so keep these tips in mind:

  • Choose patterns that have similar colors in them and for your different pieces stay with the same two colors then add a third for a pop.
  • All colors do go together – red and pink can be worn together as long as the colour values are not equally bold. Soft pink with crimson works best. Black and brown will work together if it’s a lighter shade of brown paired with black or a chocolate accessory that completes a black outfit.
  • Mix fine prints with larger prints.
  • Shoes do NOT have to match your handbag!

BODY

Skin: RockBerry Skins ~ Stage 4 Face A in Medium

Hair: House of Heart Designs ~ Tandi in Brown

Eyes: MADesigns ~ Soul Eyes in Pale Grey

Nails: Bijou ~ Deep Dream in Plum

OUTFIT

Floral Undershirt: Freda’s Fine Fashion ~ Part of Outfit: Mod.067 Pattern Mix Red [worn as undershirt layer]

Shirt: Freda’s Fine Fashion ~ Part of Outfit: Mod.067 Pattern Mix Red [worn as shirt and system skirt layer]

Skirt: Freda’s Fine Fashion ~ Part of Outfit: Mod.067 Pattern Mix Green

Cummerbund: Freda’s Fine Fashion ~ Part of Outfit: Mod.067 Pattern Mix Green

Tights: Battered Boudoir ~ Delicate Hose in Olive

Shoes: Shiny Things ~ Belles in Purple

Bag: Tree of SL [TOSL] ~ Tulips Mini Bag in Poppins

Earrings: MM Luxe ~ Multi Jewel Dangle Earrings

Style/Model/Photography: Thalia Jie

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