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Color Block Me

by Maggie K., Social Media Maven and Blogger from Chicago, United States

9 comments · November 20, 2012

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Maggie Kmiecik - Color Block Dress, Oxfords, Cardigan - Color Block Me
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  1. Color block dress

    , in Dresses
  2. Oxfords

    , in Dress Shoes
  3. Cardigan

    , in Cardigans

Color blocking is not my strong suit. It seems so simple right? A few colors on top of each other, no problem. Wrong. I think I own too many prints to successfully color block at any point. However, I do love the way that large blocks of color can bring an outfit to life all on their own. Color blocking is the one trend that I always feel stand perfectly on it's own and needs limited accessories (shocking, I know). So how do I color block? I cheat. And you can too!




 Sleeveless Color Block Dress - local boutique


Brown tights - Urban Outfitters


Navy and tan oxfords - Urban Outfitters years ago, can also be seen in this post and this post


Teal button down cardigan - local boutique








 Now how can you cheat in color blocking you ask? Well, that's an incredibly simple answer: buy already color blocked pieces like these. Easy right? It takes all the thought out of it so if you're like me - color block challenged - you can still just as easily pull it off. I did add the dark teal sweater all on my own because I didn't want to add another color from the dress, thought it would look too matchy-matchy. What do you think? Too much?

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Comments (9)

MaryAlice M
I absolutely love that colorblocked dress!
Prisca E.
love the colours!!! ♥
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Natalie Kay Smith
love your dress
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BLISS M.
Love colors
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