More and more, the colorblocking trend has been popping up everywhere – from runway shows and the streets of fashion hot spots such as London, Paris, and of course – New York City. Fashionistas everywhere are trying to up their trend factor by pairing pieces in bold, contrasting hues to create their on trend ensembles. With pieces in bold, solid colors becoming more and more prominent in Fashionista’s wardrobes everywhere, sometimes the subtleties in fashion – neutral colors or muted patterns. Especially in the heat of summer and even more so in this season of the growing popularity of neon colors, simple hues and patterns can fall by the wayside. However, in the office, sometimes a neutral color and a subtle pattern can be the perfect recipe for workwear success.
Today’s Fashionista, an editorial intern at Every Day with Rachael Ray Magazine, stayed true to the this simple style, perfect for an office environment, with a top and skirt in navy. embraced the one color trend in by incorporating both solids and prints into her ensemble. On bottom, her navy skirt is striped with various brighter hues, but the thin lines keep the dark blue hue prominent in the piece. On top, a navy tank keeps the outfit put together and makes it into a true ensemble, the navy color visible throughout. Minimal acessories are needed – just a simple gold chain and pendant with a pair of nude flat keep the blue color the focal point of this ensemble.
Creating an outfit around a certain color isn’t a new concept, of course, but it’s one that’s perfect to bring to your new work ready wardrobe. Try pairing a bright blue skirt with a lighter hued top, or a bright yellow pair of shorts with a basic blouse. The full on color wiil be a cinch for an eye catching look.