It’s not new but it’s definitely in! Yes, I am talking about the color blocking trend 🙂 What is it? Well in simple words, creating an outfit by putting two or more colors which could be bright colors, complementary colors, contrasting colors, muted colors or even just a monochrome outfit!

I love bright colors and my go-to way to pep my mood up whenever am low, is to wear something bright and striking! I know, am weird that way but dressing up is something that makes me feel better 🙂 So, needless to say, color blocking is something I would love to play with!

For this lookbook, I wanted to step out of my comfort zone. Am basically a person who would wear a bright top and a muted bottom or vice-versa and play it safe. But I wanted to create a look with three bright colors without it really being “in your face” kinda thing! Hence, I chose the colors Pink, Yellow and Blue as they form a triad in the color wheel and produce a high contrast effect while still keeping the harmony 🙂 I limited the accessories to just studs, an earcuff  and a nosepin and tied up the hair in a bun so that it doesn’t really clash with the outfit !

Here is a cheat sheet that would help and keep you on the right track, if any day you consider colorblocking 🙂

  • Don’t overdo it. Choose two or maximum three colors, otherwise the colors might just work against each other instead of complimenting!

  • An outfit is more than just clothes. You can also color block with your bags, watches, jewelry, shoes or even socks!

  • Pick what you want to color block and keep the rest of your look simple. If you want to color block with accessories, choose muted/neutral color clothes and vice-versa.

  • Try avoiding Patterns, Prints or Textured clothing as it might make the look clumsy. It’s the best option to opt for solid color clothing.

  • Incase you aren’t sure, always go for colors of the same family and play with hues. Example, A baby pink top with a bright fushia pink skirt!

Picture Credits: Pavan

Outfit Details:

Kurta: Shopper’s Stop
Palazzo: Pantaloons (Also worn HERE)
Dupatta: Flipkart.com
Belt: Paprika, Lifestyle
Nosepin: Wild Wirecraft
Accessories: Bellaza
Footwear: Shilparamam
Sunglasses: Thrifted

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