Black for Spring: Peter Pilotto Mixed Prints and Sporty Details

While I love rocking all black looks in the spring and summer, on hot days, it is usually best to keep black as an accent color.  Pops of white, bright orange, and blues combine with black and mixed prints for a bold casual spring/summer look.
Tank:  Peter Pilotto for Target (Available here)
Skirt:  Peter Pilotto for Target (Available here)
This look combines the athletic, mesh, floral, and graphic black and white trends all in one look!  The skirt and top are perfect together without the cardigan, but the mesh cardigan is a great lightweight topper for chilly air conditioning and breezy spring days.

I finished the look with black gladiator sandals and a straw clutch to help anchor the colorful look.  This outfit has a LOT going on, so the black accessories and cardigan really help keep the bold look more wearable.
Cardigan:  The Limited (Available here)
Clutch:  Target (old)
Mixed bangles and bead bracelets add a fun touch without being overpowering.
Bracelets:  The Limited, Express, Target, eBay, LOFT
Heels:  Target (old)
Earrings:  The Limited
Would you wear a mixed print look?

For this top in another look, see here.


  1. Michelle | CreatureType.comMarch 19, 2014 at 11:31 PM

    Ooohhh I LOVE that top! I've been craving flowy tops and dresses nonstop lately!

  2. Thanks Michelle! It is seriously soooo comfy! I also got the maxi dress just like it - will be great as a swimsuit cover-up this summer!

  3. Whitney 'Nic' JamesMarch 20, 2014 at 10:58 AM

    LOVE the top! Great for casual and chic looks. Love the way you style it!

  4. Thanks Whitney! The cotton is so soft - I didn't want to take this top off!!

  5. Dying, dying, dying! I'm feeling so inspired by all this print mixing lately!!!

    1. Thanks Jill! This one was a little out of my comfort zone, but I love the combo!

  6. I had to add this to my STLFW Pinterest board! You can find me on Pinterest as Jill Firns!


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