How to Color Block and Mix Prints

If you’re tired of the same old color coordinated outfits, it’s time to step out of your comfort zone! Color blocking and mixing prints is the perfect fashion trend that’ll make you pop like no other. Color blocking is a fun way to mix bright and bold colors together to create a trendy look. When mixing multiple colors together some say adding prints is a bad idea. In the name of fashion, rules are always meant to be broken. There are creative ways to mix colors and prints together without looking like your ten year old niece dressed you!

Tip 1: If you’re a afraid of choosing which colors to mix, check out the color wheel first. This will help you see which colors compliment each other. Even if they don’t, color blocking is all about taking risks!

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Tip 2: Start off with two colors. Using one neutral color and one bold color is a great start if you’ve never color blocked before.

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Skirt: H&M, Top: Monki, Shoes: nastydress, Purse: Nordstrom, Bracelet: Nelly

Tip 3: If you want to add more than two colors, choose a color of a different hue that’s non-neutral.

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Shorts: Riverisland, Cami: oasis.andotherbrands, Shoes: boohoo, Jacket: missselfridge, Purse: net-a-porter

Tip 4: Accessories are a great option when you want to color block.

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Top: chicwish, Shoes: monsoon, Necklace: newlook, Purse: newlook, Sunglasses: forwardforward

Tip 5: Mix large prints with smaller prints.

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Shorts: harrods, Top: riverisland, Flats: pinkmascara, Purse: wallisfashion, Sunglasses: shop.harpersbazaar

Tip 6: A printed accessory such as a scarf, purse, or shoe can be used when color blocking.

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Shorts: farfetch, Top: blackfive, Shoes: sperrys, Purse: begdorfgoodman, Bracelet: chairish

Tip 7: You should add a print that is within the same color range as one of the colors you blocked together. 

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Jeans: farfetch, Top: victoriasecret, Shoes: charolotterusse, Purse: therealreal, Sunglasses: net-a-porter

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