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Patterned Dresses & Matching Belts

Patterned Dresses & Matching Belts
2010/10/07 Maya H.

I've seen a lot of dresses where the belts are in the same pattern as the dress. Is this a fashion do or don't?
—Lisa, via the Ask Style inbox

Style Spy Says: Berry

It may seem like a don't, a wasted (waisted?) opportunity to rock a truly amazing belt. But not so! This look is actually a fashion do. It may also apply as do-it-yourself.  Ciara looked terrific at LaLa's wedding in her Versace dress, and Maggie Grace was equally gorgeous in the Christian Siriano she wore during NY Fashion Week.

Monica Barnett of Blueprint for Style says this look works best on dresses that are on the short side and with a distinct but delicate pattern.  Read more here....