Mixing patterns

These are just a few examples of this fall’s eclectic trend. Never thought you could wear more than one printed piece? Where look how all our fashion no-no’s have been dashed this season.

Some fashion editors call this look “the bag lady look” (handbag editors that is) but in my opinion “eclectic” sounds more flattering.

It’s all about mixing different colors, patterns, fabrics creating a mind-boggling appearance. Stripes, plaid, animal prints and polka dots are designers’ favorites and shoes play a vital role in this “game”. I’ll be searching and showing here in future posts other eclectic looks, mixes of fabrics and colors.

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Tue, 09/05/2017 - 05:48 in

All things chic

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It seems like this season is going to be a fun one. The cheerful polka dots pattern is not a retro cliché anymore. Designers made it look modern and fresh for...read more

Fri, 08/25/2017 - 22:00 in

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Tue, 08/29/2017 - 22:00 in

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Mon, 10/02/2017 - 02:26 in

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I'm not sure what to think about the suspenders trouser pants/overalls trend. 70s inspired wide-leg pants, in neutral shades look fine but you should be...read more

Sat, 05/13/2017 - 22:00 in

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Fri, 09/01/2017 - 22:00 in

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Tue, 10/03/2017 - 04:40 in

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I am crazy about trenches; I only had two although I wish I have a whole trench wardrobe. It’s something about the rich detailing: pockets, buttons, belt,...read more

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 11:14 in

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Mon, 12/18/2017 - 22:00 in

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Mon, 04/23/2018 - 10:57 in

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Gage Opdenbrouw aims at painting "the exterior world in such a way as to evoke the mysterious richness & vastness of the interior world...read more

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 06:20 in

All things chic

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