Colour me happy – wearable colour blocking

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Some trends can be a little……frightening.  Say the term ‘Colour Blocking’ to your average fashionista and you could be pretty sure the majority of us haven’t yet given it a go.  That’s probably because we are picturing head to toe bright colours that would put an 80’s aerobics instructor to shame.  But colour blocking can be done on a smaller scale and still have that element of fun to it.

Some examples of wearable colour blocking would be to team coloured denim with an opposite tee (green and hot pink are a great combo), or an orange midi skirt with cobalt heels or even layering 3 primary coloured tanks.

If that still sounds a bit too Rainbow Brite, why not try a maxi dress with a fun clashing neck-piece, or invest in an eye popping coloured bag. Or some of these fabulously bright pieces we found while searching through our favourite online stores…..

Colour Blocking Fashion

Living Doll V Neck Tank in Tangelo, $10.00 from Freez
Tank tops are essential items and great for layering under sheer tops, as well as other tanks.

Basic Adjustable Cami, $45.00 from Paya

Junk Truth or Dare Maxi Skirt – Green, $49.00 from Fashionista Sista
Maxi skirt from junk in green. Try it with a plain singlet or striped tee and high waisted belt.

Purple Love Child Ring $119.00, from Alegorie
Deep amethyst Brazilian agate slice claw set onto gold-tone ring band from designer Damselfly

Hot Pink Onyx & Silver Earrings, $50.00 from The Bangle Business
Gorgeous Hot Pink Onyx & silver handmade round drop earrings. Sterling Silver 92.5

Nadia Heels, $79.95 from Novo Shoes
Colour Block Strappy High Heel in Blue/Red or Pink/Orange

Grand Tremezzo Necklace – Emerald, $135.00 from Samantha Wills
This italian inspired piece is embellished with intricate detailing. Featuring the symbolic Samantha Wills embellishment in antique gold with highlights of emerald and topaz crystals.

Marrakesh Handbag, $240.00 from New Republic
Soft leather hobo with top zip closure provides extra security lining includes internal slip pocket for managing money/credit cards.

Obsessey Sunglasses – Red AU$375.00 from frankie and stella
Entirely hand-made in france with the best craftmanship techniques and traditionnal know-how, the sunglasses only use acetates coming from the old italian house mazzucchelli. The Obsessy is a well fitting chunky wayfarer. Strut Pump Heel, $118.00 from
Blue Suede Round Toe Platform Pump, 10cm Covered Heel & 2.5cm Platform, Metallic Stud & Sock Detail, Leather Lining

JJ Winters Yellow Croco Clutch, $299 from frankie and stella
Imported crocodile skin 31cm wide x 17cm tall Fully Lined 13cm zip inner pocket Hidden magnetic outer closure *Featured in Grazia magazine

Cool, Calm and Collected Tank Top, $35.00 from About A Girl
Colour blocking eat your heart out ! This stylish tank top combines primary colours blue & purple in a slightly wide cut tank with a scoop neck and double hemline. Team with a pleated black skirt and some nude heels for an office-to-out look!