How to Wear Prints & Pattern

M'dears I am so thrilled to finally share with you my first editorial shoot in print! At the beginning of June I spent a few days creating this -- if I may say so -- gorgeous shoot for Verily Magazine. If you haven't added their website to your must-read list yet, go check out the smart & savvy work they're doing. If you're a Dean St Betty I think you'll love their heart as much as I do.

Plus, get yourself the print edition. It is truly so classy. Thick soft pages, photo shoots that will inspire you, articles that will make you far happier read on the beach than the 5 weight loss solutions or celeb red carpets I confess to usually taking in. We're responsible for what we surround ourselves with. And I think consuming entertainment that's edifying is one way we can choose to be better this fall.


The piece below is my four favorite tips to mixing patterns. Perfect to keep in mind as the summer cools off & you start to do a bit of fall shopping. Get ready for the bare trees & gray days of winter by commiting to keep your world bright & happy with color & pattern in any weather!


Shop this Style Look One: { Black & White Polka Dot Top : Eva Franco : Similar | Black & White Stripe Skirt : Eva Franco : Similar | Bow Tie as Belt: Brier & Moss : Similar | Gold Cuff Bracelet: Mon Bijou : Similar | Pink Handbag : Olivia+Joy | Coral Ballet Flats : TJ Maxx : Similar }

Look Two: { Blue Floral Tank : LunaSimilar | Floral Skirt : Thrifted : Similar | Leopard Skinny Belt : Primark : Similar | Grey Polka Dot Clutch : c/o Angela Kay | Gold Bracelets : J. Crew, Vintage + Sheer AddictionSimilar } 

Look Three: { Pink & Orange Striped Knit : Line Knitwear : Similar | Pink Floral Pants : Eva FrancoSimilar | Brown Wedges : model's own : Similar | Carmel Monogram Handbag : Gigi New York : Similar | Gold Pendant Necklaces : Thirfted + Sheer Addiction : Similar } 

Look Four: { Peacock Silk Blouse : Luna : Similar | Navy Striped Skirt : Eva Franco : Similar | Teal Gold Heels : Dorothy PerkinsSimilar | Yellow Teal Crossbody : Olivia+Joy : Similar | Yellow Statement Ring : Kendra Scott : Similar | Gold Chain Belt : Vintage : Similar | Rose Gold Watch : Sperry

{Photography by Sara Kerens; Hair & Make-up by Alexis Ansell}

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P.S. I've got some big news this month! If you don't follow me on Instagram {you should! @HilaryRushford} check out this treasure hunt & keep your eyes open for me!

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