Friday, June 22, 2012

My Friday Fancies: Color Blocking

I honestly love the color block trend, mostly because it discards old rules of wearing too much color and opens up the wardrobe to create endless combinations. For the most fearless, there are few color combinations that do not work.

Color blocking is, obviously, the theme for this week's My Friday Fancies, hosted as always by AV of  Long Distance Loving. I immediately took to the world wide web to find inspiration for this little segment and was very struck by a particular color combo: red, pink, and orange. While it strongly evokes one of my least favorite holidays, Valentine's Day, I still can't help but fall in love with the romantic and bright color pairing (even if it does remind me of my single-hood). And, I guess it does remind me of two of my favorite designers, Kate (Spade) and Tory (Burch).





Splendid Tee//Giulietta Skirt

Photo sources: 1//2//3//4//5//6//7//8

14 comments:

  1. Love the Orange, Red, Fushia combo! Great photo insporation too!

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  2. I adore all the pinks, reds, and oranges that you picked out! xo

    http://dreamingenfrancais.blogspot.com/

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  3. i love the colors you picked!! and the other images using some of the colors in your friday's fancies outfit! great colorblocking

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  4. I can really appreciate the trend and think it looks amazing on these ladies but on me...not so much. I'm such a New Yorker at heart I concider navy a pop of color :)

    Kate
    www.theforgetfulwife.com

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  5. SO cute! I love the colors you've gone with. I didn't know too much about color blocking before this week's Friday's Fancies but now I'm thinking I need to do some shopping :) Have a great weekend!

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  6. These colors are fantastic together! Great picks!

    xo
    Sam
    Le Petite Pear

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  7. Oh wow - those are some great outfits! I think the girl with the coral/pink/green NAILED it! Thanks for your comment :)

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  8. Fab job! Isn't color blocking the best trend right now!?! Just love it!! Well done, lady! Thanks for stooping by!
    Shanna

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  9. Yay, I absolutely love color blocking! :) At first I was a little hesitant but then I realized of how easy and great it was to create a color-block esque outfit. Great job on the outfits... I personally love the first one! :) I'm a new follower of your blog, looking forward to seeing your upcoming blog posts! :)

    xoooxo
    Kelsey
    http://runawayinla.com

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  10. Love all your picks! Gorgeous colours :)

    Laura xo

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  11. Ohhh I love your picks with the reds, pinks and oranges. That Tibi dress Blair wore in that picture is my favorite color blocking piece right now. That middle orange skirt is so adorable!

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  12. I love color blocking and I'm a huge fan of all the examples you showed. I remember seeing Blair and Emily of Cupcakes and Cashmere and both their looks being so cute. I think the orange and pink combo is really nice!

    xo From San Francisco ~
    Dale
    http://www.savvyspice.com/

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  13. The first two at the top are my favorites~great colour combos! New follower! Hope you will stop over for a visit~Angie

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