Designers fell in love with prints again, so much so that they were mixing almost every pattern they could find ... pairing ethnic-inspired ikats with colorful botanicals and retro stripes. Slightly more demure, we’ll take the inspiration and keep it beautiful.
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1 Shoshanna Multistripe maxidress, $485, Wish List, Greenwich and Westport 2 Sergio Rossi Diana nude karung sandal, $1,060, Nordstrom, White Plains 3 Marc by Marc Jacobs Oversized metal-frame sunglasses, $98, Macy’s, Stamford 4 Stella McCartney Multicolor botanical forsythia trench, $2,045, Saks Fifth Avenue, Greenwich 5 Sergio Rossi Cleta snakeskin wedge, $1,435, Nordstrom, White Plains
Stylist Tip: If you’re going to mix prints, give the eye a resting place: Leave your arms bare or go for a shorter hemline. Keep your jewelry minimal, with classic hoops or stud earrings, and limit your other accessories to a single color.