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STYLING

WEAR PRINTS TO GET PROMOTED

By Lucy Glen, 18 May 2018

Feeling overwhelmed by all the magical prints on offer this season? Stripes, checks, spots and florals are all vying for attention and, even on your most inspired day, it's tricky to make it work. So, if you're looking for a place to start, your tailored 9-5 thing is the perfect blank canvas to tick all the boxes. And here's your new workwear muse, Sydney-based blogger Ally May Carey, with a luxe clashing getup…
Ally May Carey at MBFWA 2018

Picture: Julian Schulz

The main takeaway from this work-ready look is that you shouldn't be wary about mixing up prints and colours – in fact, the more juxtaposition the better. Take Ally May here, choosing a pyjama-inspired yellow shirt with strong cuff detailing to partner her grey and black paperbag waist pants.

She then complements the outfit with super simple accessories (letting the prints do all the talking), a ringed-detail bag and slingback shoes that'll take her from meetings to martinis.

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