The Mindy Project's Dr. Lahiri is always looking for Prince Charming…but we're more interested in Kaling’s secret to charming prints.
The Definitive Guide to Wearing Prints Like Mindy Kaling
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Mindy Kaling is as daring in her fashion choices as she is darling, and we love her love of prints: she’s not afraid to mix and match or wear a pattern on the red carpet. We chose some of our favorite Kaling looks and quotes for inspiration—and paired them with tips on how to get her bright style!
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For a little sparkle, jazz up an oversized print with sequins.
On Kaling: French Connection dress; Swarovski earrings.
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Belt a layered outfit to emphasize a nipped waist.
On Kaling: C. Wonder vest and blouse; BCBG skirt; Chanel bag.
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Try a snake print in a bold color for a spring-ready look.
On Kaling: Torn by Ronny Kobo dress; J.Crew necklace.
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Make polka dots pop by pairing them with a skirt in the same color.
On Kaling: Salvador Perez shirt; J.Crew skirt; Kate Spade New York necklace.
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Hit a major spring trend with a matching crop top and skirt set.
On Kaling: Topshop top and skirt; Christian Louboutin heels; Jennifer Meyer earrings.
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A busy print gives sleepwear-inspired pieces a current look.
On Kaling: Tucker top and pants; Vince flats; Jennifer Meyer necklace.
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A retro silhouette enhances the femininity of a floral print.
On Kaling: Lela Rose dress.
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Embrace your wild side by mixing animal prints.
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Rock your prints on the weekend (or on a flight!) with this floral sweatshirt.
On Kaling: Adidas sweatshirt.
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A knit vest and bold brooch helps temper a vibrant stripe.
On Kaling: C. Wonder shirt and vest; Trina Turk skirt; J.Crew necklace.
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For a high-impact result, pair your print with a neon hue.
On Kaling: Salvador Perez coat; Trina Turk dress; C. Wonder blouse; Prada bag.
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Diane von Furstenberg Reina Python-Print Silk-Jersey Dress ($435)
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Equipment Reagan Multistripe Silk Blouse ($168)
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H&M Short Sequined Top ($40)
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H&M Sequined Skirt ($50)
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River Island LA 92 Floral Print Sweatshirt ($56)
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Sea Printed Silk Jumpsuit ($415)
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Topshop Stand Out Flower Dress ($136)
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Alice + Olivia Bryant Printed Silk Shirt ($360)