Jewel-Toned Colorblocking

Photos by Molly of A Piece of Toast

Top: ASOS, old; Skirt: Express, old (Similar); Shoes: Steve Madden, old (This year’s version of the same shoe here); Belt: Gap; Clutch: JewelMint; Earrings: Gorjana; Disc Ring: Gorjana; Bangles: Kendra Scott; Sunglasses: Burberry

Colorblocking is a trend that has been around a while now…and while some of us dive right into this colorful sea, I know others of you are still a little timid when it comes to pairing 2 bold colors.  So how do you break up the palette and avoid looking like a Crayola box?

The Answer: Leopard (Note: Leopard is always the right answer.)

I chose to mix teal and purple, which are 2 of my favorite jewel-tones during this time of year…but when I put it on…something was missing….I still needed to harness the look with a neutral. “But Courtney, are you saying leopard is a neutral?! Seriously?!”

Yes, my darlings, leopard is indeed considered a neutral, and in this case, it anchored the whole look. Leopard was the matchmaker…Leopard brought everything together.

See? I told you…Leopard is always the right answer.

xo,

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21 Responses to Jewel-Toned Colorblocking

  1. This is so pretty – I have a very similar sheer purple bow blouse from F21 and never would have thought to wear it with a bright skirt…definitely going to give this a try! :)

    http://www.pennypincherfashion.com

  2. Melanie says:

    Love this!!! & Yes, LEOPARD goes with EVERYTHING!! ;)

    xoxo
    Melanie

  3. Huong says:

    I love everything about this look, Courtney! I thought about you the other day when I put my outfit together. I was like, “Hmmm, what would complete this outfit? Oh! My leopard belt! Ha, I’m so channeling Courtney right now, haha!” ;)

  4. Courtney says:

    What color polish are you wearing?

  5. Katie says:

    Those glasses are amazing. End of story.

  6. Kelly says:

    I love all of the leopard details, so pretty!

    xx
    Kelly
    Sparkles and Shoes

  7. rebekah says:

    Love your hair! And I have those sunnies! Rebekah http://www.fashionandafellow.com

  8. Tiffany Elam says:

    Leopard is always the answer!

    xo,
    Tiffany
    http://shoeschampagne.blogspot.com

  9. Chelsea says:

    I agree leopard is always the correct answer! HAHA I love the bold look, it is so eye catching, and you look stunning as always!

    XO http://shesaidhesaid-fashion.blogspot.com/

  10. Dia says:

    You definitely have a cute style!

    Kisses, Dia.

    http://www.peach-punch.com

  11. Christine says:

    You’re right-leopard does go with everything! Love this!

    Http://Christineincolor.wordpress.com

  12. Alyssa says:

    So glad to see I’m not the only one who considers leopard to be a neutral!

    xx,

    Alyssa
    http://www.runwaychef.com

  13. Allison says:

    You are SO gorgeous it’s not even fair. I love this outfit.

  14. Sarah says:

    What color nail polish are you wearing? Is it possible to start putting the nail polish brand and color with the list of items you are wearing? I’m always looking for new nail polish colors- it would be nice to know the brand and shade vs. trial and error on my part. :) Just a thought…

  15. Melanie says:

    Love to see the hair pulled back! Lovee love the look!

  16. Rebeccah says:

    OMG love LOVE your turquoise skirt..super major, I’m obsessed with Express and don’t remember this awesome gem! Seeing your outfit makes me want to get some leopard in my wardrobe ASAP!!

    Love your blog, new follower and double love that your a Texan girl as well ; )

    xoxo

  17. Name of the nail polish?! LOVE.

  18. Ashley says:

    LOVE everything about this look… Simply Fab!

  19. Kaitlin says:

    Love the color combination! xoxo

  20. Katie says:

    This is maj! Love! End of story!

  21. HowToBeInNYC says:

    The whole outfit is great and i LOVE your hair!

    http://howtobeinnyc.blogspot.com/

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