TREND Report: color blocked

Above:  J. Mendel Resort 2012, Stella McCartney Resort 2012, Jil Sander Spring 2011.

If you’ve been keeping up with my TREND Report posts (which obviously you have, my dearly devoted trend setters), you might have noticed that I never shy away from brights!  In fact, I am DRAWN towards them.  And you should be too!  Not only are bright colors a great way to announce your arrival, but they also exude self-confidence and style, when done right.  The trickiest way to wear brights: color blocking.  The key to color blocking is to wear compatible colors in tailored and polished shapes.  While keeping the accessories neutral is common, if you’re feeling ultra daring, add more color in your shoes and bag!

Above: StreetPeeper, Getty Images, StreetPeeper, Tommy Ton.
1: Ksubi Devore burnout tee, Current/Elliot The Boyfriend short, Christian Louboutin Nuria flat sandals, J. Crew Adela leather shoulder bag.
2: ADAM Silk-georgette tank, ADAM pleated silk-georgette skirt, DKNY Ava suede cage sandal, MICHAEL Michael Kors Riley envelope bag.
3: L’Agence Silk-chiffon top, Maje Enfreint crepe pants, Roberto Cavalli Crocodile flat sandals, Michael Kors Skorpios leather bag.
4: Tibi Basketweave jacket, Alice + Olivia Debbie silk-blend dress, Jill Stuart Odette pumps, Chloe Paraty python bag.

Allison of Lady in Red Lipstick

Jai From The Fat and Skinny

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