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Mixing Patterns & Color Blocking

This weekend I went shopping and my mind sparked while seeing a Dad and Daughter having coffee together. When I was little, my dad and I would go to Barnes & Noble (book store if you aren’t familiar) once a week. We could call it being ‘café people’ we would go to the café portion of the store and sit there for hours. My dad read or worked on his computer and I would look at fashion magazines. I would have a stack of about 15 magazines and flip through the pages, rarely read… I feel like things haven’t changed 🙂

What do you think made you gravitate towards your passion?

Riva.

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This outfit was seriously so easy to put together. Blanket scarves are part of my Fall/Winter uniform. I paired it with a striped top and used my shoes to add a pop of color. You can seriously wear this outfit with different scarves and be set for a week!

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All Photos by Alex Good

Shop my Look

Top – Exact (only $19 and soooo cozy!) | Blanket Scarf – Similar (and only $15!)| Pants – Exact | Handbag – Similar  (I got mine last season’s sample sale – I LOVE Rebecca Minkoff’s bags!) | Shoes – Exact | Watch – Exact

This Post Has 24 Comments

  1. Aww such a fun tradition with your dad. I love this look girl! The green plaid scarf is adorable.

    Xoxo Amber

  2. I love mixing patterns, I think plaid and stripes works really well.

  3. Such a pretty bag ? The whole outfit looks so pretty. Love that you shared th story about your dad and how for sure it helped guide you to what you were supposed to be doing. I’m passionate about spreading style and happiness. Xo jen http://abeautifulinspiration.com

    1. Aww, thanks for reading Jen! I love finding other positive ladies out thee 🙂

  4. loving the mix of colors! they compliment each other nicely

  5. Lovin’ those pink shoes, and that fabulous handbag!

  6. Great tradition with your dad- makes me stop and think about my own. Great look- easy and super cute.

  7. I love the story of you and your dad! That’s such an amazing memory that you’ll have forever!! I love the way you mixed these patterns. You look fantastic!!

    xoxo,
    Evin Elizabeth
    http://www.magnoliasandsunlight.com

  8. Love the mix of stripes and plaid! Great combo!
    xo
    jen
    effortlesseverydaystyle.blogspot.com

  9. this is totally one of my go-to outfits! I love a good plaid shirt!

  10. LOVE the unexpected pop of color in the shoes! So pretty.

  11. I am all about mixing patterns!

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