That little story about George really has nothing to do with my outfit, except that when I was thinking about mixing stripes and flowers, it somehow equaled some form of bebopping and skatting in the world of fashion-ish bloggers.
This blouse is made of a very sheer material, so you really can see right through it. Wearing it over the dress worked perfectly. You could see the faint stripes through the top. What I really love about the blouse is that the front is a floral pattern and is a silky material and the back is solid yellow and a t-shirt material. It's incredibly soft and so comfortable that you could just throw it on and laze about the house all day if you wanted to!
I remember when I first started blogging a little over a year ago, I had never in my life mixed patterns and it was still something that was considered risky. Many of the bloggers I met were just starting to mix patterns themselves, although some of them were like professional pattern mixers. Now, though, only a year or so later, pattern mixing is everywhere! I don't think people even give you a second look when you do it. You see them in store displays, on blogs, in fashion magazines and even on normal people!
Have you mixed patterns yet? If so, what's your favorite combination?
I'm linking up today with The Pleated Poppy and Transatlantic Blonde!