Saturday, April 6, 2013

The Print Miss

I'm actually writing this post as I stare at the pile of books strewn across the bed, waiting to be studied. Yes, my exams are one (end semester) and I will still blog. That's how much I love my blog and you guys. <3

I'll save the rants for another post but here's something I tried the other day and thought I had to document it to show you le stuff. Also, follow me on Bloglovin' and leave your links below for me to check it out. You don't want to miss out on my future posts know?

How to wear Print on Print?

1. Try playing around with the same colour family. Especially when you are just starting this trend, make it a point to use colours of one family. 
2. If you'd like to be bold and experiment with contrasting colours, go for contrasting prints, maybe small and big ones. 
3. Have at least one solid colour in your outfit. This will definitely help you look subtle and not so in-your-face (not that it's a bad thing). Solid tones bring about a great blend of texture with prints.
4. Jackets, blazers, vests, scarves and such outerwear are amazing for print on print outfits. They add a dimension to your print on print. You can also experiment with a patterned blazer and pant and a solid tee. 
5. Who said print on print stops with clothing? There's no limits. Go ahead and play with prints on your accessories, shoes and even phone covers. There's no stopping you!
6. Avoid mixing more than 2-3 prints together. While they do not stop themselves on the runway, I personally feel it looks a lil' weird and overboard after 3 prints. However, you can do so if you feel you can carry it off with style. 
7. Walk confidently and be sure of what you're wearing. Your confidence is your best accessory. 

What I've done for this look is: I decided to play with prints. So I worked with a circus print and a tribal-esque chevron one. Added a solid cobalt blue colour which was common to all the pieces of the outfit, paired with a scarf of the same colour with light hints of floral lace. Went with white shoes to tone it down and wavy hair in a side hair-do. Added eye shadow and a lighter shade of red for the lips to add colour to the face, however as you can see, the eye shadow doesn't take away the focus from the outfit because I didn't cross the crease line. Toned down the eye liner with almost a thin non existent line. 

Outfit details: 
Jacket: SS, Big Pocket Tee in Russian Circus: American Apparel, Pants: Local boutique, Scarf: c/o Elle,  Shoes: c/o ZOVI


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  1. Love your shirt. You did the print on print very well!

    All Things Desirable

  2. Sonshu, we love you to!!! Good luck on your exams! That cobalt blue looks amazing on you! It is so pretty. I haven't tried print on print yet, but I do know these are DEFINITELY the rules to follow. If not you'll have a print catastrophe! HaHaHa Stay cool!

  3. you look so lovely! I will be following you so i would love it if you could follow me back :)

    Niki xxxx

  4. love the t!!


  5. The Scarf is lovely had some flipkart coupons just saw this scarf couldn't stop myself went online and make a purchase

  6. Hi Sonshu,
    Loved the whole look. Beautiful :)


  7. i love it!the prints..especially the pants are awesome..

  8. I second Debi!!! The pants are amazing! Which 'local boutique' did you get them at? (Must check out the place when am in Bangalore) And I think you've totally rocked the print on print - specially with the pop of cobalt blue! :)

  9. such a nice shirt! Love the print! You look pretty!
    Wanna follow each others blogs on GFC and BLOGLOVIN? Let me know!
    Kisses, Gabi

  10. Love the shrug...Best of luck for the exams...

  11. Hey gorgeous miss, that's an amazing print on print outfit!
    I love the way you write in your blog. Or comments. Or tweets.
    Im so happy you like flower crowns too, the DIY I linked is reallyyyy simple!
    And I got selected for a postgraduate design degree in IIT-Bombay ;)

    Keep Looking Pretty,
    Shubhi's Revels!

  12. I was successful with print on print once and that was because I stayed in the same color and white. This is a cute print on print look for you, Sonshu!

  13. I have never tried a print on print combination. But your post has been inspiring me to be bold and do it! I also like small leopard print but can't think of an idea to wear it with another print. You ve got any suggestions? I am of the opinion that animal prints must be worn with basic colors.

  14. Darling thank you so much for your comment, you are just too sweetie :)
    I really like this post, its so fresh and fabulous!!
    Love the photos, really like your t-shirt!!
    Come to comment my new post, i heartily appreciate it;

  15. I love the colors on the top! Great print mixing :)

    Mili from call me, Maeby

  16. Heeey thank you!!! Your French is gooood :D

  17. Oh wow your print on print outfit looks so good ! You have mixed them like a pro and great tips too. first time reader, and you actually won our heart with the "pretty Woman" song.

    Following you on Bloglovin and GFC.

    Do find time to visit us soon!

    Much Love
    The Heiress Blog

  18. i'm totally in love with your blog, where did you get this legging ?