Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Twofer Tuesday- The Model Look, Pastels Plus Neon

I would have never thought to pair pastels with neon until I saw model Hilary Rhoda wearing a soft, romantic mint- green-and-peach ensemble with a bold neon necklace. The look embraces the color trend, but in a different way than we are used to seeing. Pairing pastels with neon gives a sweet look some punch, some edge. So this week instead of exactly duplicating an expensive outfit with affordable alternatives, I thought I would use the designer outfit as inspiration and find affordable pieces that evoke the feeling of the designer ones. Etsy has some great neon statement necklaces and I thought I would spotlight some of my favorites. We all should support small businesses, I think.

Enjoy!

Model Hilary Rhoda at the "Love Heals" Party
Photo courtesy of Thos Robinson/Wire image and instyle.com

Get the Look:
2020ave.com
Sleeveless Open Back Top in Aqua-$18.99

Forever 21
Pintucked Cutout Silk-Blend Top in Peach-$27.80

Charlotte Russe
Chiffon Ruffle-Front Tank-$18.99

UrbanOg.com
"Sarafina" Dress in Mint-$32.50

ASOS
Pleated Color-Block Skirt-$58.00


Topshop
SelfStripe Tube Skirt in Aqua-$40.00

EtEtsy- StudioLaTouche Shop
Handmade Neon Chain Choker-$40.00

EEtsy- PartybyNicole Shop
Handmade "Get Rad" Neon Statement Necklace-$39.50

Etsy- AlinaandT Shop
Handmade Geometric Neon Necklace-$59.00

I hope that you enjoyed these colorful pieces as much as I do, and I hope this new idea for playing with color inspired you and your wardrobe. Which piece is your favorite?

xoxo
Elle Michele
@ellemichele88

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6 comments:

  1. LOVE the ASOS pleated skirt! It's color blocked in such an awesome way! I'll have to see what it looks like still!

    Also love the StudioLaTouche necklace. Super reasonable price!

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    1. Make me one just like it! Design challenge? haha

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  2. I totally love the pastel colours! I think I need more of this in my wardrobe! great post! very informative =) http://claudiaandjuliette.com

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  3. Thanks Claudia! I think I need more of this in my wardrobe too :-P! <3 Elle

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  4. great outfit inspiration!

    check out my giveaway on:
    http://glamourgirl-bg.blogspot.com/

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    1. Thanks! I'll definitely check it out! <3 Elle

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