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Block Party!

23 Apr

Colorblocking is such a fun way to make a statement. It seems tricky at first but it can be done with ease. Lets start with the obvious, the absolute foolproof way to rock the block is by wearing a color block dress or a color blocked top and neutral bottoms. *Remember neutrals include black,white, grey and nude. As you get more comfortable with it you can start pairing up separates. If you want to start simple  you can pair a bright hue with a nude hue and if your feeling frisky you can pair two or more bold colors. I really love the look of a bright hues paired with a pastel hues also, very pretty. Adding a color blocked shoe to an otherwise simple outfit is also an easy way to add some oomph to your look.  Just try different combinations on and see what works for you. .

Here are some of my favorite color combos to block

  • Brown-peach-pink
  • Blue-yellow-orange
  • Orange-ivory-blue
  • Purple-blue-teal
  • Deep blue-bright pink-teal
  • Coral-grey-Ivory
  • Orange-ivory-fuschia
  • Royal blue-mint
  • Peach-mint

Here are some looks to shop

Boxy top in Yellow& red($20.70) and Wedge in Taupe & blush($25.90) both available at Urbanog. Blue & white cutout maxi dress($45.45), Blouse with Peter pan collar($63.63) and Blue & yellow skirt with belt(sale$49.08 reg$70.90) all available at Asos. Ankle strap heel in natural, teal & pink($23.50) available at Gojane. Turquoise and Camel skirt($20.90) and Button back tank with coral detail($15.80) both available at Forever21. Aldo ankle strap flat ($59.95), Pleated chiffon dress in fuchsia & brown($168) and mint & cream dress with neon detail($108) all available at Nordstrom. Giuseppe Zanotti platform heel in blue ($795) and Ali Ro dress with asymmetrical hemline($298) both available at Saks.

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7 Responses to “Block Party!”

  1. nonfashionista April 24, 2012 at 4:17 am #

    Hii! I’ve nominated you to a ‘The Versatile Blogger Award. Check out the rules at my website. xoxo

  2. thezenit April 24, 2012 at 5:28 am #

    Love the wedges! (:

  3. mamamilliner April 24, 2012 at 11:59 am #

    Thanks for liking my post. I am enjoying perusing your blog. I love your descriptions and photos especially on this color blocking post!

  4. azrakun April 25, 2012 at 9:17 am #

    Great items! Colorblocking is fun and it brightens up the look.. great picks…

    http://www.azrakun.com

  5. thisislemonade April 26, 2012 at 1:46 pm #

    Thanks for liking my blog post. Love this post. I’m not much of a colour blocker, but some of the colours out this season are just asking to be worn together – love the ones you’ve collected together!

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