the new way to colorblock.

Colorblock-collage

Colorblocking is back, but not as you know it. You may or may not remember, this summer was all about mixing colours in a minimalistic way with no prints of textures. Well this spring gives high to modern texturing with tones literally snapped out of Piet Mondrian’s paintings. Think a primary palette in any material you can imagine, from fur and leather to nylon. This doesn’t mean saying bye to pink and purple tones, but it does mean a higher contrast between the colours to amaze shock everyone with your look!
I’ve found a few pieces from the amazing sales going in on every online site, make sure to check them out!

1. The sweater.
The perfect statement-making sweater for the spring, would make a sleek add to any staple piece. Egg-shell and red really make an amazing combination!
2. The clutch.
This wonderfully colour blocked clutch mixes bright cobalt, pale aqua, and a bit of neon orange for a fresh palette that’s reminiscent of the colourful Art Deco facades in Miami.

3. The Sandals.
These gorgeous leather sandals straight from Simons’ last show for Jil Sanders would give a very modern edge to a classic evening dress, or an all-white suit.
4. The Skirt.
What’s better than a colorblock skirt which automatically makes you slender with contrast black side panels? And which can be worn for an elegant soiree, a brunch with the girls, or a day at the office?

5. The Dress.
Sleek, modern and color-blocking add a modernized hint to this fabulous classic-shaped dress, which can be worn at night and day. 

What do you think? Will you be color-blocking this spring, or do you want to try another trend? I’m sure I’ll be wearing many of the items above this spring, I mean – a primary palette is chic any way you mix it right? 

Love,
Victoria.

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14 Discussion to this post

  1. Darlene says:

    I love colour-blocking. Not liking everything of it, but most of it I do. Not sure if I would wear something like this, this spring/summer. But who knows maybe I'll change my mind.

    Darlene xx
    writingalovesong.blogspot.com

  2. Paige says:

    I think the new color blocking is great. The DVF dress is my favorite on this post. Thanks for sharing this trend!

    -Paige
    http://www.styledbypaige.blogspot.com

  3. I know! I love it too, plus – it's on sale, which makes it even better! xx

  4. Remember you can always personalise it, and colour-block with pastel tones, or different shades of the tone that suits you best. Colour-blocking can work for everyone! x

  5. Anonymous says:

    That Celine sweater is to die for
    X
    http://www.whatwouldwangdo.wordpress.com

  6. Ingrid StJames says:

    I've nominated you for The Versatile
    Blogger Award. Feel free to participate.

    http://deliberate-randomness.blogspot.com/2013/01/7-random-facts-about-me.html

  7. ashley randall says:

    I actually like this better than the previous trend of putting color with color.
    lovely.
    ashley
    http://www.thephotogramps.blogspot.com

  8. Irene says:

    Awesome inspirational post! I love colorblocking, especially in this way
    xoxo
    icantwearwhite.blogspot.nl

  9. Lovely post!! Really inspiration. I like colour blocking but I thin I prefer it in its minimalistic way…however I wouldn't say no to the Derek Lam skirt 😉

    Eirini from http://fashionreactor.blogspot.gr/

  10. Me too, although this one is a lot bolder it looks much more interesting in an outfit! X.

  11. Belleoftheday says:

    Lovely post! I really like your blog, found you via IFB! You now have a new follower, follow me too if you'd like :) Xx.

    http://belleoftheday.blogspot.com

  12. Angelina Feronti says:

    The way you set up this post is lovely. I love your references to art, it got me pumped up. I look forward to seeing more of your blog!

    http://www.ofmiceandtrend.blogspot.com

  13. I love that clutch! Is that a lego-inspired clasp on it? Must-have!

    E x

    http://fashionontheline.co.uk

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