In the first outfit I added a sparkly striped cardigan from Shop Ruche to make the dress look a little more romantic and girly. This cardigan has the cutest lace collar and one of our wedding colours will be gold -- so I liked the combination! Plus, any time I can mix fun patterns like tartan and stripes I'm a happy girl.
I think what makes these two patterns so compatible here is that the stripes are very wide and bold, and the tartan is a smaller print. If the stripes were thinner and more bountiful, I think the outfit could have been too busy.
|Plaid dress from ASOS, boots from Amazon, Cardigan Shop Ruche, necklace Urban Outfitters|
|Jacket from Winners, Boots from Amazon, Plaid Dress from ASOS, necklace from Urban Outfitters|
If you want to create a similar look, here's a place to start: