Alexandra Wentworth in O Magazine

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Jumble Love
Suspend your disbelief: You can mix the season's tribal patterns (tank, Nicole Miller Collection, $275; jacket, Suno, $475; pants, Dries Van Noten), especially if you stick to similar shades and vary the scale of the motifs. Not that extroverted? Start off with a patterned blouse over neutral pants or a skirt. Layers of bold baubles work well here—whether they're African beads or, for inveterate flea-market shopper Wentworth, colorful pieces found closer to home: "I lean toward big jewelry."

Earrings, Kenneth Jay Lane. Necklaces, Jennifer Elizabeth and Sissy Yates Designs. Bangles, Diane von Furstenberg and Colette Malouf. Ballet flats, Matt Bernson