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10 Pattern Combos You Never Knew Would Make An Epic Outfit

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1. Ikat and Lettering

Prominently display a word or phrase you love while adding geometric ikat to complement the bold lettering. Your whole outfit -- and personality -- will shine.
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Prominently display a word or phrase you love while adding geometric ikat to complement the bold lettering. Your whole outfit -- and personality -- will shine.

2. Gingham and Gingham

Whether it's a client meeting, daytime wedding, or date night with the GF or wifey, you can never go wrong with gingham. Double up for extra style success.
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Whether it's a client meeting, daytime wedding, or date night with the GF or wifey, you can never go wrong with gingham. Double up for extra style success.

3. Houndstooth and Camo

Traditional, timeless tweed + hip, rebellious camo = the ultimate urban uniform.
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Traditional, timeless tweed + hip, rebellious camo = the ultimate urban uniform.

4. Geometric and Alphabet

Letters and symbols and letters and symbols — complex, mysterious, and great for casual daytime or nighttime hanging.
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Letters and symbols and letters and symbols — complex, mysterious, and great for casual daytime or nighttime hanging.

5. Floral and Sheer Stripes

Every woman needs a little sheer in her life ;). Pair it with an innocent, girly floral to balance out the risqué.
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Every woman needs a little sheer in her life ;). Pair it with an innocent, girly floral to balance out the risqué.

6. Gingham and Stripes

The weekend is all about kicking back, relaxing, and changing up your weekday routine. Bring some of that spontaneity to your outfits and mix colorful pieces that stand out against each other.
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The weekend is all about kicking back, relaxing, and changing up your weekday routine. Bring some of that spontaneity to your outfits and mix colorful pieces that stand out against each other.

7. Lace and Leopard

You can totally pull this sexy number off -- and it's the perfect day-to-night outfit!
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You can totally pull this sexy number off -- and it's the perfect day-to-night outfit!

8. Argyle and Plaid

We're going to guess you're probably bored of your office attire. Add some color and a geometric mix of patterns while still keeping it professional.
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We're going to guess you're probably bored of your office attire. Add some color and a geometric mix of patterns while still keeping it professional.

9. Floral and Snakeskin

This outfit is as down-to-earth as it can get—showing off nature’s simple beauty!
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This outfit is as down-to-earth as it can get—showing off nature’s simple beauty!

10. And the simple Polka Dots and Stripes

Fun, casual, and compliment ready. ;)
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Fun, casual, and compliment ready. ;)