News Stripes On Stripes? Yes! See the New Wave of Print Pairings By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. InStyle's editorial guidelines Published on October 18, 2013 @ 01:25PM Pin Share Tweet Email Trending Videos Photo: Dyad Photography The recipe for an inspired ensemble: Combine two of the season's hottest trends (or make one a double). The result? An utterly intoxicating cocktail. Wild print mixology no longer includes florals and stripes. Instead, off-beat, refreshing combos made their way down the fall/winter 2013 runway, from stripes-on-stripes at Burberry Prorsum to pinstripes and embroidery at Dries Van Noten. Click through to see (and shop) the four charming outfit-making print pairings. [wrn_button url="https://www.instyle.com/instyle/package/general/photos/0,,20720151_20746472_30037421,00.html" text="SEE THE PHOTOS" title="SEE THE PHOTOS"] MORE:Dare to Stand Out With Thumb RingsFall 2013 Fashion: 96 Editor-Approved ItemsBundle Up In Nature-Print Scarves[instyle_context_cmad url="http://img2.timeinc.net/instyle/images/2013/WRN/091313-oct-cover-instyle-julianne-moore-200.jpg"] 01 of 18 Stripes + Stripes Imaxtree Occasionally you come across a pattern so potent, it's hard to draw the line at just one piece. That's the case with bold stripes, which look fresh and fun in multiples. To prevent the broad horizontal bands from widening you, opt for a figure-flattering shape-a skirt with dark side panels or a fit-and-flare dress. Then top it off with a linear accessory, like a scarf or shades, in contrasting hues.Runway look: Burburry Prorsum 02 of 18 Dress + Sunglasses Dyad Photography (2) Dress: Jill Stuart, $650; at Jill Stuart, 212-343-2300.Sunglasses: Illesteva, $260; illesteva.com. 03 of 18 Top + Scarf Dyad Photography Top: Michael Stars, $78; michaelstars.com.Scarf: Stella & Dot, $59; stelladot.com. 04 of 18 Skirt + Slipper Loafers Dyad Photography Skirt: Vince Camuto, $89; vincecamuto.com.Slipper loafers: Splendid, $78; spelndid.com. 05 of 18 Pinstripes + Embroidery Imaxtree While pinstripes are all the rage right now, when worn head to toe they can make you look more Dick Tracy than girl-about-town. A fashionable fix? Balance the menswear mainstay with rich, feminine brocade. Go for equal parts tone-on-tone separates, or try a single shot of opulence, accenting your favorite pantsuit with an embroidered bag or shoes.Runway look: Dries Van Noten 06 of 18 Top + Pants Dyad Photography Top: Rebecca Taylor, $395; at Rebecca Taylor.Pants: Brooks Brothers, $298; brooksbrothers.com. 07 of 18 Slipper Loafers Dyad Photography Nine West, $79; ninewest.com. 08 of 18 Shirt + Skirt Dyad Photography Shirt: Jonathan Simkhai, $210; jonathansimkhai.com.Skirt: Suno, $395; at Opening Ceremony. 09 of 18 Blazer + Clutch Dyad Photography Blazer: Smythe, $695; neimanmarcus.com.Clutch: Shiraleah, $58; shiraleah.com. 10 of 18 Plaid + Floral Imaxtree Subtle it's not, but done right, a mash-up of grunge-inspired plaid and flirty flowers is chic and surprisingly wearable. Feel free to experiment with the scale and size of the crossbars and blooms, and with fabrics too (flannel and silk are particularly harmonious). But remember: The idea is not to clash but to complement-teaming prints in the same color family will keep the outfit cohesive.Runway look: Givenchy 11 of 18 Pullover + Shirt Dyad Photography Pullover: PJK, $158; at Bloomingdale's.Shirt: Elizabeth and James, $245; nordstrom.com. 12 of 18 Shirt + Skirt Dyad Photography Shirt: Rails, $128; railsclothing.com.Skirt: Marc by Marc Jacobs, $278; at Bloomingdale's. 13 of 18 Blouse + Pants Dyad Photography Blouse: Ted Baker London, $195; tedbaker-london.com.Pants: Q Mack, $99; at select Macy's stores. 14 of 18 Pastel + Zebra Imaxtree At first thought, pastels and zebra stripes might seem like a sartorial train wreck, but the pairing is actually pretty fierce. Powder pink and baby blue hues help dilute the attention-grabbing graphic, giving it a softer, more sophisticated vibe, while a strategic dose of the exotic pattern brings out the sassier side of these icy shades.Runway look: Carven 15 of 18 Coat + Top + Pants Dyad Photography Coat: Topshop, $400; topshop.com. Top: Sandro, $320; sandro-paris.com. Pants: Comptoir des Cotonniers, $210; at Comptoir des Cotonniers, 212-460-5289. 16 of 18 Pants + Slipper Loafers Dyad Photography Pants: Club Monaco, $170; clubmonaco.com.Slipper loafers: Stuart Weitzman, $330; at Stuart WEitzman, 212-750-2555. 17 of 18 Slide-Ons Dyad Photography Katie Grand Loves Hogan, $625; hogan.com. 18 of 18 Pullover + Bag Dyad Photography Pullover: Chloe Sevigny for Opening Ceremony, $250; at Opening Ceremony.Bag: Rabeanco, $498; rabeanco.com.