Wheather you throw on a single piece or pair patterned separates, the impact of graphic prints is undeniable.
On the left: The red A-line dress at left is fun but still ladylike—and forgiving. Plus, you're office-ready in an instant.
Dress, IsaacMizrahiLive, $54, sizes XXS-3X; qvc.com. Earrings, $24 and large cuff bracelet, $20, Robert Rose; at Lord and Taylor. Necklace, $40; passiana.com for similar styles. Bangle bracelet, $15 for a set of 7; at Charming Charlie. Bag, $15, and shoes, $17, sizes 6-10; burlingtoncoatfactory.com.
On the right: It's not over the top. Matching a printed shirt and pants actually helps create a longer, leaner look.
Top, $44, sizes 14-24, and pants, $78, sizes 14-24; eloquii.com. necklace, Susan Graver, $30; qvc.com. Bracelet, Robert Rose, $40; at Lord and Taylor. Bag, $25; burlingtoncoatfactory.com. Shoes, Nine West, $69, sizes 5-12; zappos.com.