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The Do’s and Don’ts of Color Blocking

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Before, wearing neon color with another neon color is considered taboo but now, it is widely accepted and embraced by the fashion industry. It is true that color blocking is all the rage nowadays. But before you join the bandwagon, please bear in mind that there is a right and wrong way to do it. Below are some of the do’s and don’ts of color blocking that you should know about.

Do incorporate a few accessories in neutral shades.

Since you are already wearing many clothing pieces in bold shades, you should try to balance it out by pairing it with a few accessories in neutral shades. Instead of wearing another colorful bag or shoes, opt for neutral colors such as nude, gray, black and brown.

Don’t put on too much makeup.

Since your clothes are colorful enough, you should try to tame down your makeup. After all, you will want to make sure that the focus is in your clothes and not on your face. You should opt for a nude lipstick or a pink or cream blush on. If you want to add a little bit of sparkle, we recommend that you opt for sparkling blue, brown or beige eye shadow to complete the look.

Do pair it with metallic accessories.

In the event that you do not want to use neutral shades, you have another option—go metallic! To simplify and balance the entire look, you can try wearing metallic gold or silver belts or bag.

Don’t add prints.

You will surely be tempted to incorporate a few texture every now and then. For sure, you will try to squeeze in a few articles of clothing with floral or animal prints but we recommend that you avoid doing that. Why? Well, that is because color blocking is all about pairing blocks of color with each other so adding a few printed pieces will defeat the purpose.

Do use the color wheel.

If you are not sure which shades you can pair together, the best thing that you can do is to take advantage of the color wheel. Take a look at the color wheel and you can be able to see which colors are hot together and which are not!

Don’t overdo it.

Among the many trends that we have today, it is color blocking that has a high risk of being overdone. Lucky for you, we already have provided you with a few tips and tricks on what to do and what not to do when color blocking. Just simply follow the tips mentioned above and you will surely be able to master the art of color blocking.

Follow the do’s and dont’s mentioned above and you can certainly rock the color blocking trend. What do you think of this color blocking trend? Is it a yay or a nay? If it is a yay, what other tips do you have when wearing the color blocking trend? Please share some of your thoughts at the comment section!

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