Mixing Prints + A Brand New Feature

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Drag/Swipe at any speed with a finger or mouse over the image ^^^ ABOVE ^^^ and watch it all come to LIFE!


For many of you that have been following me and my blog you know that I work a lot with interactive photography. I even have a dedicated section (SPINS) on my blog in the menu bar to showcase all of my interactive work and interactive showroom that I actually got from Spin My Planet.

For those of you who have no idea what I’m saying – Spin My Planet is designed for e-commerce, websites and social media. Multiple images into a single interactive frame, showcasing people, places and products. A user activates the spin using a simple drag or swipe at any speed with a finger or mouse. For more info on them and all of their services you can visit here.

I’m so excited to share with all of you that Spin My Planet has come out with a PLUGIN that is now available for download for WordPress and other platforms. I’ve made it super easy for you guys to understand and download this dope AF feature if you have an online shop or blog on WordPress. Check out my Spin My Planet TUTORIAL for WordPress (How to install & use) on my Youtube Channel (Yes, I have one of those lol and I promise to be more active on it!)

Bring life and movement to your photos. 360, One stop motion, lifestyle, fitness, fashion and so much more! Showcase your creativity with Spin My Planet Plugin


Outfit Details: Wearing Zara Striped Shirt / Zare Checked Pants / Zara Ankle Boots / Rebecca Minkoff Bag / Chloé

Clashing Prints of Spring 2018 Fashion Trends.

Is there a fashion “rule” that feels more outdated than “Don’t mix your prints”? (Besides,”Don’t wear white after Labor Day”) And yet, despite the countless seasons of pattern-clashing street-style inspiration, we still might hesitate before placing two different graphics together. It doesn’t have to be this way, though. When it comes to mixing prints, we have come to a point in time where everything goes. Remember when they used to tell you that you had to match your shoes to your bag or belt? Or even worse, that you couldn’t mix black and blue? Total BS and its time to throw those outdated rules out the window because there is no rules when it comes to clashing prints. If they look good together, then I don’t see a reason why you can’t wear it.

Mixing up and layering various prints is a huge trend for this Spring season. This spring PRINT is far more groundbreaking than florals. Designers gave us bold remixed checks to cover everything from sheer dresses to spring suiting and even overalls.

Don’t be scared to try this risky trend that in the end isn’t as risky as you think. Mixing prints is fun and doing it right can create a true statement look, but the only way to get it right, is to experiment. Don’t take the print-styling process too seriously. If you feel ridiculous, that’s kind of the point! Reach for the loudest print you own and think outside the box from the normal neutrals or solids. If anything, it’s an opportunity to really have fun and express yourself creatively.

There is one very important tip to follow while mixing your favorite prints: stay in the same color family. As long as the prints have at least one color in common, you can use contrasting colors. Match colors, not prints.

Helpful Tips below that I read in an Article for all you doubters and first timers out there. I found it very helpful

Check Mate – Check print is all the rage right now – kick yours up a notch by pairing it with a striped piece and the color of the season, red.

Pop of color – Pick one color in the pattern to highlight and add another item to the look in the same shade to keep it cohesive.

Layered Lyfe – Layering printed items works best with sheer pieces in muted tones.

Graphic Clash – Don’t be afraid to clash a little. A few black pieces will keep it chic.

Stripes x 2 – Easiest way to ease into print mixing is stripes on stripes

Color Theory – Jazz up your office wardrobe with playful colors and prints.

Beginner Level – Hesitant to go try the trend? Add a patterned scarf with a pair of printed pants for subtle contrast.

Pro Level – If you’re ready to go all out on the other hand, pick the most wildly opposite pieces in your closet and own it.

Enjoy xx

  • Natasha
    February 22, 2018

    I love the spin my planet feature!! I can see what the outfit will look like if I were to purchase the items from every angle! I hope you use this feature on other outfits! I love love love it! Can I use the feature with my pictures?😍

    • HangItUpLA
      March 7, 2018

      Thanks so much love! I plan to use this feature with several post from now on. If you have a WordPress you can download the Spin My Planet Plug-in and use this feature right away. If you don’t have a WordPress try downloading the free Spin My Planet App in the App Store. Perfect for you to create or turn your existing images into interactive movement! <3 <3

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