CHIC SHEET- Print on Print

posted by on 2014.01.28, under Chriselle Inc., The Chic Sheet


Print on print can be one of the most difficult combinations to pull off. When putting together an outfit with multiple prints you walk a fine line between chic and disaster. Some may avoid it all together, but I think this trend is too good to pass on. So I wanted to share the ways I avoid a fashion mishap and combine my favorite prints together.

The three prints I love to mix and match are stripes, leopard and plaid. On their own these prints are my classic go to’s, but together they are a stylish mix! One major thing to remember when mixing these prints is to keep the other pieces in your outfit neutral and solid.

For the first mix I chose to mix a leopard clutch and plaid bottoms. You would want to wear a neutral top with a similar color from each of the prints. In this case it would be the color black. If you notice the spots on the clutch and the small checks on  both the left and right plaid bottoms have black as a coordinating color. This is the small detail that makes these patterns work together!

In my second example of print on print, I took plaid again and mixed it with stripes , two things that  almost everyone has in their wardrobe. Once again when mixing colors choose pieces that have matching colors. In this case, it’s white and black. But it’s a little more adventurous as they are layered directly on top of one another. These pieces are very casual but look chic because of the timeless prints we chose to combine.

Tell me which mix you will be trying out next in the comments below!


(Left) As seen in Prints +Plaid post

(right) Clare Vivier ClutchTop Shop Skirt


(Left) As seen in Everyday  post

(Right) Top Shop Check Scarf & Top Shop Stripe top

See more of how I wear these prints in my previous posts:

 Rooftop DreamingFalabella GiveawayEveryday ,Party PantsThe City of DreamsPrints + Plaid

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so lovely

astrid ( February 5, 2014 at 3:45 PM )

WOW Great Style,Love these outfits!

lalit ( January 31, 2014 at 5:01 AM )

I like your style! Please follow my fashion blog I’m new here!!!

Elena ( January 30, 2014 at 8:47 AM )

Loving all the plaid looks, great post!

xoxo Eda

Eda ( January 29, 2014 at 11:20 PM )

i am really loving plaid lately!
great post

natalie ( January 29, 2014 at 8:07 PM )

great style tips! i’ve always been a fan of mixing prints

xo, liz

liz ( January 29, 2014 at 12:44 PM )

What I absolutely love about print on print is the unexpected surprise you can get from it, sometimes it can be very wild and fun, and sometimes it can stay so subtle and sophisticated ;)

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Tsangtastic by Jenny Tsang ( January 29, 2014 at 12:08 PM )

I adore plaid scarf

Inna ( January 29, 2014 at 10:11 AM )

Love these outfits!

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Oksana ( January 29, 2014 at 9:01 AM )

    So glad that you liked them Oxana!! Thanks for stopping by!

    Chriselle ( January 29, 2014 at 9:16 AM )

I like the second one with plaid and stripes but the first one I think the color of the clutch stand out more so, it would also look great with brown toned pants.

Belen Baquerizo ( January 29, 2014 at 8:36 AM )

    Great suggestion Belen! You’ve got an eye for fashion!

    Chriselle ( January 29, 2014 at 9:16 AM )

Fabulous! Love this print-on-print inspiration! Especially when it comes to leopard,

Kristi ( January 29, 2014 at 6:57 AM )

    Kristi I couldn’t agree more!! Thanks for your comment! See you soon!

    Chriselle ( January 29, 2014 at 9:16 AM )

love the print. So inspiring. My favorite look is your red skirt with the Stella Mccartney bag. It’s so you:)

sasa ( January 29, 2014 at 6:56 AM )

    Oh I loved that outfit as well! Thanks for reading I’m glad I can inspire you to try something new!

    Chriselle ( January 29, 2014 at 9:15 AM )

you just master the art of combine print on print..plaid and leopard is a classic!

FashionAndMovies ( January 29, 2014 at 4:14 AM )

    wow so sweet of you to say! I’m flattered!

    Chriselle ( January 29, 2014 at 9:15 AM )

I love plaid, and I love leopard, I love them even more when they’re put together! Fab advice Chriselle~



Vivian ( January 29, 2014 at 3:47 AM )

    Yes ! I love that attitude! You sound like an adventurous fashionista!

    Chriselle ( January 29, 2014 at 9:14 AM )

Great great tips :D Thank ou!

I love to mix patterns too.

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C. ( January 29, 2014 at 2:57 AM )

    So happy that you like the mixes!! Let me know if you try it out!

    Chriselle ( January 29, 2014 at 9:14 AM )

I really love plaid and leopard print as plaid and stripes ♡


Joana Leite ( January 29, 2014 at 2:38 AM )

    Yes love that!! <3

    Chriselle ( January 29, 2014 at 9:13 AM )

Love it :)
Thank you for your wonderful style sharing!

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Rona ( January 29, 2014 at 1:58 AM )

    You’re very welcome Rona!! <3

    Chriselle ( January 29, 2014 at 9:13 AM )

Great post! I usually struggle with mixing prints but this helps so much1

Saša ( January 29, 2014 at 1:17 AM )

    I hope you find it easier now and try it out!

    Chriselle ( January 29, 2014 at 9:13 AM )

so inspirational!!!!!!!!11

iliqna ( January 29, 2014 at 12:41 AM )

    So glad you like it!

    Chriselle ( January 29, 2014 at 9:13 AM )
monkeyshines ( January 28, 2014 at 10:08 PM )

    So glad to hear that you find this post inspiring! Hoping it will help you next time you’re looking for a new fun outfit!

    Chriselle ( January 29, 2014 at 9:13 AM )

Images are looking beautiful as always!

xx Alyson

Alyson ( January 28, 2014 at 9:34 PM )

    Thank you so much Alyson!!!

    Chriselle ( January 29, 2014 at 9:12 AM )

Hey Chriselle,
Where did you get the plaid bottoms shown in the photos?

Avanti ( January 28, 2014 at 6:03 PM )


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