This is how you wear mixed prints paired with classic à la Paris Fashion Week Street Style Trend


I’ll Have What She’s Having:  The pizzaz to wear mixed prints with a classic balance like our lovely lady above, snapped at Paris Fashion Week.

Yes, bold and OTT mixed messages have been big trends on many a runway, but what make’s this woman’s otherwise quirky prints look so elegant is that everything is quintessentially ladylike.

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From a structured lady bag to her foundational coat casually placed over her shoulders, the attitude of everything present is pitch perfect and fine tuned.

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She’s got all the elements of refined daywear down pat, and that’s how a purple bag, tropical printed pants, a floral sweatshirt and a magenta necklace can work together in one fell swoop. In other hues and more subdued prints, the look would simply read flat, as a literal amalgamation of austere, uptown chic.

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Here, her coat cleverly flushes out the juxtapositions with a purist, even regal pop while white shoes and a flash of the ankle also give the eye a break. And at once she looks on trend without having to sacrifice the sartorial dignity a woman of her age summons.

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Paris Fashion Week Street Style Photos: Frances J Davison