Colour Blocking

Block Party

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Turn up the heat this spring/summer with bright/bold colour blocking; A huge trend on the catwalk with designers such as Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, BCBGMaxAzria and also with celebrities such as Emmy Rossum and Emma Stone on the red carpet.

Colour blocking isn’t just for glamorous occasions though; it’s also great for day too and Sarah Jessica Parker, Joanna Krupa, Rihanna and of course Solange Knowles rock their day to day colour blocking.

You don’t have to be rich and famous to get into the colour block trend though, high street stores such as Topshop and ASOS have gorgeous selections of colour block clothes, shoes and accessories to brighten you up.

Photo credit: Topshop

I know not everyone is into the whole bright colours everywhere, so if that’s you then why not try colour block make up? It’s a huge hit on the catwalk. Colour block lipstick and eyeshadow can make a whole lot of difference to a simple outfit.

There is also a range of colour block clothes and bags right here on such as the elegant 1970’s studio silk jumpsuit, the classic 1980’s Frank Usher dress and the gorgeous vintage le Bagagerie clutch.

So this Spring/Summer whether you are just painting your nails a brighter colour, colour blocking your makeup or wearing brighter accessories there is no excuse not to spin the colour wheel, clash your colours and make a statement.

Article by Sammy K.