Mix Master

Shirt- J.Crew | Camisole- Forever 21 | Python print jeans- H&M (similar) | Shoes- Nine West via DSW | Bag- Mulberry Alexa c/o Luisa Via Roma | Arm candy- vintage rolex, Avon bracelets, Michael Kors buckle bracelet

When I was young my local mall had an arcade area with a whirling ride that lacked in safety but made up for it in fun–it was called the Mix Master. Today’s outfit feels a little bit like that ride–testing the waters, perhaps receiving a dubious look or two on elevators, but hey, it’s all in the name of fashion. Can’t win ‘em all. I feel like my thunder thighs and cankles are center stage here, but I decided to post this anyway to keep it real–we all have hits and misses and our bodies aren’t perfect!

I’m absolutely loving my latest nail polish color, it’s China Glaze’s “Surfin’ for Boys” and it’s a neon neon orange with subtle hints of pink to it–it’s so hard to describe you’ll just have to see it in person for yourself. To tie in the orange nails, I added an orange belt and kept the shoes simple with nude pumps. My latest arm candy is dominated by my Avon bracelets. They’re so easy to stack!

Big thanks to my sister Annika (@annikamed on Instagram) for taking these photos!


  1. says

    Great look lady! I love the daring look, you pull it off great! I love your blog and can appreciate how hard you work to balance everything with residency, a new marriage and PSS! My fiancee is in medical school so I understand how time consuming it can be and I really respect you for it! Beautiful!

  2. Kelly McKinney says

    You inspire me to take more risks, what a cute look on you. Also, Sephora thanks you for your inspiration as well, I’ve been newly reinvigorated by your make-up posts.

  3. says

    Never thought I’d see the day when one could wear python print pants and a gingham checkered shirt! :) Way cool! I would have probably just worn a plain cream colored shirt though, with bright orange shoes to still get that craycray element there. (oh, and your bag is real cute too)

  4. says

    That nail color is perfect. Orange is a color that can just brighten up your day. And the outfit just works. I usuallt stick to stripes and florals, but this outfit is encouraging me to try something a bit more daring.

  5. says

    I neve would have thought to mix these two prints together, but they work together so fabulously! I think it was a great idea to add a bright orange belt to the ensemble to tie in your nail color! I have been wanting to brave it and mix some prints like this together – no time like the present, right? Great, great look! :)

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  6. Lynn says

    You probably won’t print this comment (which is fine) so I’ll tell you this little secret: when people stare at our outfits, generally there’s a reason they do so. Sometimes we need to take a second look. You always look so beutifully put-together….but this combination doesn’t do anything for you. Honestly. :-)

    • says

      On the contrary I welcome everyone’s opinion! Thank you for the constructive criticism – we can’t win ‘em all and I agree this isn’t my most flattering look. But hey, we’re not perfect, right?

  7. says

    We are both mix masters today! Though I definitely went way safer. This is such a fun look, but not sure I quite yet have the guts for this. PS: Can I borrow your bag? :)

  8. says

    Love the print mixing! I recently saw a pair of snakeskin shorts I wanted to get but they weren’t my size :-( Wishing they had fit so I could recreate this outfit!

  9. says

    I was shying away from pairing floral denim with checkered shirt. You have inspired me to give it a go. Those python pants are ridiculously cool.

  10. says

    I have always had a serious aversion to wearing a bold print like snake skin on my pants (it would look good on others, but not me!) – but this post has definitely got me rethinking that! I love how you mixed the patterns here and made such a fun trend feel wearable!

  11. Chaz says

    This isn’t my favorite outfit you’ve ever worn, but you do look beautiful and I love the risks you’ve taken here. Oh, and you’re on crack if you’re worried about “cankles and thunder thighs.” You look great! :)

  12. says

    That’s a interesting matching outfit. I think it will look equally awesome with a white gucci bag. :) I will have to experiment it for myself. It will be a refreshing look for my boyfriend to experience. haha.

  13. says

    OMG! I love how you put this look together. I never would have thought of this mix. So cool and creative. Really like your blog btw (newest follower!). :)


  14. Jenny says

    Oery but this is a definite miss. None of it works together for me, or you! You’re much better designed for a classic look.

  15. says

    You look beautiful in these pictures! So glad you posted. I’ve been a huge fan of mixing prints lately, so please consider this post straight-up inspiration!

    (also, we all have things about our bodies that we hate…thanks for posting regardless!)

  16. says

    This outfit is so fun! The mix-and-match style comes together very nicely – especially with the understated yet beautiful nude heels! A great nude pump option for an outfit like this is the Miz Mooz Women’s Wesley Open-Toe Pump. The peak-a-boo style works perfectly with the nude color!


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