Helena of Brooklyn Blonde
keeps her stripes simple by pairing a black and white striped top with retro white flares and a red leather motorcycle jacket.
Christine of My Style Pill
goes relaxed by pairing a loose tee with her sporty floral shorts.
Lindsey of Saucy Glossie
shows us how to print-mix like a pro with a polka dot top and pair of floral shorts. What's her secret? Keeping patterns all in the same color family, to lend a little bit of consistency to a mismatched look.
Nothing says summer like a bold, vibrant print
, and it looks like our contributors agree.
Now that winter is officially over, and that awkward period of transitional dressing is finally starting to give way
, our street style mavens have been breaking out their warm weather wardrobes full of vivacious patterns like polka dots, florals, stripes, and more.
If you're stuck in your winter comfort zone of drab blacks and neutrals, take some inspiration from our contributors here. Click through the gallery to see the best of this week's prints and patterns!