The key to mixing monochromatic patterns is to alternated between large and small shapes. For instance, if you are wearing a pinstripe tie, choose a plaid shirt with wide frames. If you are wearing a collared shirt in a large dot pattern, choose a tie with thin stripes. Mixing patterns is a bold choice, and the point is to be seen from across the room. If you vary the shape and size of the prints, you can achieve a very stylish look with minimal effort.
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