If you thought colorblocking was a thing of the distant past, you're in for a surprise. On the forefront of fall's hottest trend is colorblock. However, this season, the palette is bolder and brighter than ever. From rich saturated jewel tones to fall's signature colors, colorblock is the perfect option to brighten up cold, winter months. Be it for work or for play, bold blocks of hues rule. Let's check out how to sport this trend in the coming months.
Color block for your 2012 fall professional wardrobe
With a new season arrives the desperate need to update your wardrobe; your professional clothes are no exception. On-trend and fashion-forward clothes help you put your best foot forward at work. For fall, fashionistas can flaunt their chic and confident self by incorporating colorblocking.
Be your cool self when you don this simple and modern shift dress (Ann Taylor, $88). Although in neutrals, the band of colors in the side adds a much-needed punch. The scoop neckline is conservative and professional. Style it with pumps for a cool and stylish look.
Perfect for the modernistic professional is this clean and simple color blocked shell (Ann Taylor, $48) in black and white. Wear it with a pencil skirt or your favorite trousers for that simple and elegant feel.
Too sedate for your taste? Light up your work place by donning this fluid shift dress (Loft, $79.50). The vibrancy of the dress can be downplayed for work with a neutral black blazer. For a more blended and balanced feel, check out colorblock sheath dress from London Style Nights. The presence of raspberry with black and gray is a personal favorite. (JC Penney, $35)
Color block for fun fall days
The bold and the bright colors of fall are perfect for fashionistas who prefer making their own style norms. In fact, the hues are ideal for the woman who loves making a statement with her clothes.
Loft's square color blocked tee ($49.50) is your go-to style this fall. Vibrant and effervescent, the colors pop up and complement your nonchalant attire. Pair it with your skinny jeans or your favorite cropped pants for a look that is rocking. On the same lines is this short-sleeved colorblocked knit dress from R&K. (JC Penney, $35)
Need to spruce up your date night attire? Check out this simple yet elegant classic cardigan with a color blocked twist (Ann Taylor, $78). The combination of black, camel and orange can be styled with an orange cropped pant for a head-turning look. For a conservative feel, wear the cardigan with neutrals.
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