Posts Tagged ‘colorblock’


This contributor post was written by Christina of Down and Out Chic.

The mod 70′s colorblocking trend is back in full force and I especially like this trend when it comes to jewelry. A little goes a long way and these handmade pieces approach the graphic, bold use of color in a fresh way…

(above) colorblock layered bangles set of 3 ($60) by the glossy queen

eagle point necklace ($188), clear fork necklace ($68) and central point pop bracelet ($42) by minoux

geometric necklaces in 
triangle and circle ($34) by snug studio

water resistant watches by May28th ($39)

leather arrow necklaces ($22) by leebee jewelry

leather colorblock necklace ($24) rare bird

What do you like most about this trend?

Christina is the writer behind the design blog, Down and Out Chic. She’s a budget-friendly design huntress that’s passionate about art and the handmade movement. She adores all things striped and polka dotted and would spend most of her afternoons vintage shopping if her closet were big enough. Find her on Twitter or at D&OC.



1.  These peep-toe booties get an extra dose of chic from their unexpected blocks of grey and black suede.  Colorblock wedge from Urban Outfitters, $88.

2.  You will definitely stand out from the crowd in these bright, bold tights.  Wear them under a simple LBD for a look that really pops!  Tights by Kate Spade, $32 from Bloomingdale’s.

3.  This jewel-toned dress is the perfect day-to-night piece.  It is just the right mix of elegant and fashion-forward.  Dress by Max & Cleo, $69.99 from Macy’s.

4.  Even if you don’t like wearing bright colors, you can still embrace the colorblock trend with this super hot bandage skirt.  Mini skirt from Arden B., $44.

5.  This cardigan is totally unique – a great statement piece for daring fashionistas!  Colorblock cardigan from Forever 21, $19.80.

6.  This silk top combines a flowy, feminine silhouette with modern, geometric blocks of color.  Shelly top by Black Halo, $192.50 from Shopbop.


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