Color blocking can be complicated, but hopefully my post will make it simple for you.

If you’re pattern shy, and dont like too many busy prints, color blocking will be a nice way to spice up your wardrobe.


  1. Pair it with Denim!
    This is the easiest way- wear a denim piece and pair it with the opposite piece being a bold color!
    Screen Shot 2014-08-18 at 8.27.12 PM
  2. Pair it with Black!
    This is the second easiest way – pair a bright or bold color with black.. SIMPLE!
    Screen Shot 2014-08-18 at 8.31.41 PM
  3. Dark and Bright!
    Get a deep color (like green) and pair it with a bright color! This piece was already made with the color blocking feature, however imagine deep green pants with a bright yellow bag?
    Screen Shot 2014-08-18 at 8.28.37 PM
  4. Keep it on the light side!
    Here you’ll see two light colors – cream and yellow. HOWEVER, you’ll see one being a pastel color (the cream color) with a neon color (the yellow, or some may also consider it green).
    Screen Shot 2014-08-18 at 8.30.30 PM
  5. To make it even easier, look at this color wheel. Chose one color, and look to the opposite side of the circle = perfect color block by the laws of color!


I really hoped you enjoyed this! Send me pictures of how you color block 🙂



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