The color-blocking trend is one of the most wearable looks of the season and a great way to add a splash of color to your spring or summer wardrobe. Bold and bright colors from head to toe will make a fashion-forward statement this season, but you can also just mix up your wardrobe with a few brightly-colored pieces to freshen up your look. Metallic accessories and bold pieces contrasted with neutral shades are just a couple of ways to pull off this trend. You can also just focus on the shoes or handbags to show off your sense of style this season.
Here are five simple ways to pull off the color-blocking trend this season:
#1: Bright Red, Orange, or Pink Capris
Dying to pull out the capris this season? Make sure they're a hot pink, bright orange, or fiery red and pair them with a stark white tank top, tee, or blouse. The contrast of brightly-colored pants with a light shirt will freshen up your ensemble and help you get out of any winter rut in no time flat.
#2: Sport a Bold-Colored Tote
If you've been yearning for a new handbag this season, go for an oversized tote bag in a vibrant red, eye-popping blue, or lime green hue. Neons are another top trend for the season and you can find dozens of handbags with geometric patterns and color-blocked patches to pull off this look. This is the perfect accessory for white pants and neutral ensembles this season.
#3: Bold Blazer or Raincoat
Instead of picking up a khaki, white, or other neutral-toned blazer or trench coat this season, opt for a bold cherry red, bright green, or sky blue instead. Wear neutral colors underneath or a color from the same color palette but in a different shade to create the color-blocking effect. And don't forget about the shoes! Choose heels or booties with a color-blocking design and from the same color palette as your coat or blazer for the complete look.
#4: Belted Dresses
Opt for a bold and bright dress this season - pink, aquamarine, orange, light blue, or yellow - and wear it with a contrasting belt in an equally eye-catching color. Just make sure other accessories are neutral in color and more simple in design so you don't overdo it.
#5: Bold-Hued Footwear
Bright blue, green, pink, or red booties are a must-have item this season and you can't go wrong when pairing them with a short tunic dress or a mini skirt. If you want a more dramatic look, pick out footwear that's also color-blocked. Contrasting colors of pinks, greens, blues, metallic gold and silver, and reds can be a great way to brighten up your look for the season.
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