How To Wear Prints

The trick to pulling off modern-art-inspired prints: temper with plenty o' black

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TOP, Shoshanna at Talulah G, $295; (702) 932-7000.

JEANS, Diesel at Saks Fifth Avenue, $300; (212) 753-4000.

BAG, Nancy Gonzalez, $925; (212) 605-0355 for stores.

Look flirty-not like a flamenco dancer-by pairing a floaty top with dark denim pants.


TRENCH, Armani Exchange, $170;

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DRESS, Reyes at Nordstrom, $480; (800) 695-8000.

BOOTS, Geox, $280; (212) 319-3310.

BAG, Prada, $1495;

SUNGLASSES, Banana Republic, $78;

Repeat the print's boldest color with one accessory-not all of them.


TURTLENECK, United Colors of Benetton, $49; (800) 535-4491 for stores.

SKIRT, MaxMara, $440; (212) 879-6100.

BAG, Kenneth Cole, $378; (800) KEN-COLE.

Look "all business" on top: A black turtleneck makes an audacious skirt fine for the office.

Get more fashion advice here:

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How To Wear Metallics

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