27 Chic Ways to Mix and Match Prints Like a Pro

Mixing your prints is no easy feat — one wrong move can make your entire outfit go from chic to clown-like. If you're trying to figure out how to match your stripes with polka dots or animal prints with plaid, the key is how you style the pieces. To show you how it's done, we looked to our favorite street style stars for a dose of outfit inspo.

With prints like polka dots, brushstroke florals, and graphic colorblocking taking over this year, it's time to conquer your fears and give this bold look a try. Trust us, after taking a look at these easy outfit ideas, you'll be mixing and matching prints like there's no tomorrow. Keep reading to see how the pros style 'em.

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Style a Striped Blouse With Statement Trousers
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Style a Striped Blouse With Statement Trousers

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Wear a Checkered Shirt With a Leopard-Print Skirt
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Wear a Checkered Shirt With a Leopard-Print Skirt

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Style a Hawaiian-Print Top With an Ombré Skirt
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Style a Hawaiian-Print Top With an Ombré Skirt

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Style a Printed Dress With Animal-Print Kitten Heels
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Style a Printed Dress With Animal-Print Kitten Heels

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Style a Floral Dress With a Leopard-Print Coat
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Style a Floral Dress With a Leopard-Print Coat

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Wear a Printed Set With Flats
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Wear a Printed Set With Flats

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Wear a Striped Shirt With a Long Printed Skirt
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Wear a Striped Shirt With a Long Printed Skirt

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Style a Psychedelic Blazer With Animal-Print Trousers
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Style a Psychedelic Blazer With Animal-Print Trousers

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Wear a '90s-Inspired Dress With a Checkered Coat
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Wear a '90s-Inspired Dress With a Checkered Coat

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Mix Your Plaids With Animal Prints
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Mix Your Plaids With Animal Prints

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Style a Graphic-Print Sweater With a Miniskirt
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Style a Graphic-Print Sweater With a Miniskirt

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Style a Striped Sweater With a Checkered Skirt
Getty | Christian Vierig

Style a Striped Sweater With a Checkered Skirt

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Match Florals With Stripes
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Match Florals With Stripes

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Mix and Match 2 Different Types of Animal Prints
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Mix and Match 2 Different Types of Animal Prints

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Wear a Striped Sweater Under a Floral Dress
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Wear a Striped Sweater Under a Floral Dress

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Tuck a Floral Blouse Into a Graphic-Print Skirt
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Tuck a Floral Blouse Into a Graphic-Print Skirt

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Style a Plaid Blazer With Floral Pants
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Style a Plaid Blazer With Floral Pants

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Style Your Striped Shirt With a Plaid Skirt and Leopard-Print Coat
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Style Your Striped Shirt With a Plaid Skirt and Leopard-Print Coat

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Style a Star-Print Skirt With a Plaid Coat
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Style a Star-Print Skirt With a Plaid Coat

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Style a Plaid Skirt With Printed Boots
Getty | Edward Berthelot

Style a Plaid Skirt With Printed Boots

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Tuck a Printed Blouse Into Checkered Pants
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Tuck a Printed Blouse Into Checkered Pants

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Mix and Match Your Florals
Getty | Edward Berthelot

Mix and Match Your Florals

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Style a Printed Dress With a Western-Inspired Jacket
Getty | Edward Berthelot

Style a Printed Dress With a Western-Inspired Jacket

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Wear a Brown Checkered Coat Over a Printed Dress
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Wear a Brown Checkered Coat Over a Printed Dress