Pattern Play

There is nothing quiet like a scavenger hunt at the local thrift store to spark my creative interests. A few weeks ago, I was on such a hunt, and for polka dots in particular, when happened upon only the coolest striped shirt! As a dressing challenge, inspired by this lovely lady, I decided to have a little fun with pattern mixing. And here’s where I ended up:

*Do excuse the poor image quality…working on a solution as we speak.

Photo Credit: Hilary Walker

I layered my new favorite striped blouse with a sweet polka-dotted number (also from the same thrift hunt) and a steady staple of my Spring/Summer wardrobe, my leopard spotted Old Navy shift dress. Those and a few other funky accessories made for an enjoyable exercise in pattern proportions and mixing as well as a fun little outfit that I can’t wait to recreate again!

Photo Credit: Hilary Walker

Photo Credit: Hilary Walker

I absolutely love the volume these billowy sleeves brought to the ensemble….and the floral belt made for a cheerful accent.

Photo Credit: Hilary Walker

So pattern play was a great success and something you all should try…GOT IT! 😉

Photo Credit: Hilary Walker

3 thoughts on “Pattern Play

    • Hannah, thank you for visiting HilaryInspired! I really appreciate the comment and would love for you to come back soon! I stopped by your site as well and really enjoyed the browse. Btw, thrifting is awesome!

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