Color-Blocking Trend for Spring

StyleSprinter Katya Bychkova - Color-Blocking Trend for Spring 1

This season, everyone seems to be obsessed with color-blocking. While the majority of the brands’ picked accessories as the main category of color-blocking experiments, I figured that a midi skirt that focuses the graphic combination of cobalt blue, muted tangerine, and blush pink would be a more exciting combo for me. When I first saw this Peter Pilotto skirt, it literally screamed “color-blocking 101” at me. And I just couldn’t resist, because a girl loves a good asymmetric trim midi skirt.

I don’t know if you remember, but this skirt caused a major debate on Instagram as some people identified it as “pink and orange” while others said that it’s “salmon and khaki.” Honestly, I’m not the best with all the fancy shade names (probably, because I’m not a native English speaker), but if I have the option I would always pick something that sounds a bit more unique. Hey, I need to learn new words so I’m always up to the challenge of discussing the difference between crimson, ruby, and brick reds. Even if it means only memorizing the shade names of my favorite red lipsticks.

Talking about colors, this season I see a lot of primal colors around. From that fancy sounding scarlet red to cobalt blue and ultraviolet, this season the term “basic” is not a derogatory when it comes to color selection. The simpler the color, the better!

A few words about the other pieces that I used to create this look. The jacket is from Elie Tahari sale when I was in Florida, the turtleneck (aka the most luxurious and high-quality basic piece I own) is from Shopbop, the heels are SJP from a few seasons ago, and the bag is from Mugler event that I attended a few weeks ago. As you see, someone is going through just another “all black all the time” style period. But it’s actually not that obvious when combined with my statement skirt. Right?

OUTFIT DETAILS: Peter Pilotto Skirt // Mugler Handbag
SJP Pumps // Elie Tahari Jacket // 3×1 Turtleneck // Glasses

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28 Comments

  1. Allie Mackin wrote:

    OMG that Peter Pilletto skirt is AMAZING and looks the bomb on you! Sooo cool, love this.

    Allie of ALLIENYC
    http://www.allienyc.com

    Posted 2.27.18 Reply
  2. Jessica wrote:

    You look absolutely stunning dear! The colors just pops out wonderfully, love it. Your lipstick is so gorgeous too!

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

    Posted 2.26.18 Reply
  3. Zorica wrote:

    This is such a lovely look.
    Great shoes pick.
    xx
    https://theonethattravels.wordpress.com/

    Posted 2.25.18 Reply
  4. Kathrin wrote:

    I love this look! The skirt is really unique and beautiful!

    Kathrin | Polar Bear Style

    Posted 2.25.18 Reply
  5. I would call that color mustard rather than khaki ahaha. Absolutely love the outfit, and those heels!! omg they are beautiful xx

    http://www.bonjourchiara.com

    Posted 2.25.18 Reply
  6. jani wrote:

    Wow Katya this is a gorgeous look. I love colorblock trends, they are a subtle way to twist your look using even the most basic of colors. I love the pop of pink it has to elevate this look. Great choices and the pics came out stunning! Thanks fro sharing!

    Jani from http://www.mylifeinmedicineblog.com

    Posted 2.23.18 Reply
  7. Jandrew wrote:

    Katya this look is fabulous. Whatever we name colors or tones is irrelevant. What is relevant is the way they work , and these colors work so well. Great look.
    I’m that rare beast a man who writes a fashion blog for women and am always looking for connections with other bloggers, so reach out.
    Jandrew
    Dress The Part
    http://www.jandrewspeaks.com

    Posted 2.23.18 Reply
  8. What an absolutely fabulous statement piece, Katya!! You just shine in this!!
    XOXO
    Jodie
    http://www.jtouchofstyle.com

    Posted 2.23.18 Reply
  9. The skirt is very special! You look amazing!

    XO

    Daria

    http://www.dbkstylez.com

    Posted 2.23.18 Reply
  10. We’re not sure about the color too, but we definitely sure we love that skirt!!! It’s beautiful! :)
    kisses
    Agnese & Elisa
    http://desiresinstyle.com/

    Posted 2.23.18 Reply
  11. Salmon, orange, I am not a native speaker as well, so the fine nuances are lost to me. It is however beautiful and the asymetric cut makes it even more special.

    Anne|Linda, Libra, Loca

    Posted 2.23.18 Reply
  12. I love this trend and your skirt is so beautiful.

    Gemma x
    http://www.jacquardflower.uk

    Posted 2.23.18 Reply
  13. Jalisa wrote:

    What a gorgeous skirt and I absolutely love the way you’ve styled it here! By pairing it with black, it allows for the bold colors to truly stand out and bring attention to the high-low details, too! Thanks for sharing, beauty, and I hope you’re having a great week so far!

    XO,

    Jalisa

    THE STYLE CONTOUR

    Posted 2.22.18 Reply
  14. Missy May wrote:

    That skirt is everything!! So chic and stylish.

    https://www.missymayification.co.uk

    Posted 2.22.18 Reply
  15. An Dyer wrote:

    That skirt is gorgeous!! xx HautePinkPretty

    Posted 2.22.18 Reply
  16. I love colour-blocking and your choices are amazing! Love the colours and the combination with the jacket!

    Marije | thegfguide.com

    Posted 2.22.18 Reply
  17. I love that skirt and those shoes are divine. You have impeccable style x

    franklyflawless.com

    Posted 2.22.18 Reply
  18. Shannon wrote:

    I love the shape of that skirt, it makes such a statement! I’ve been seeing a few pieces with color blocking that’d I’d definitely try out.

    Shann Eileen | http://www.shanneileen.com

    Posted 2.22.18 Reply
  19. Love colour blocking right now! Your heels are gorgeous, lovely post! xx

    Jasmine | https://jasminelaurenfancy.blogspot.co.uk

    Posted 2.22.18 Reply
  20. Omg this skirt is FABULOUS! I love colour blocking, I think it’s such a fun way to make a statement. You look super elegant!

    x
    Shloka
    http://www.thesilksneaker.com

    Posted 2.22.18 Reply
  21. Dressed With Soul wrote:

    Wow, this is such a fantastic skirt!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena
    http://www.dressedwithsoul.com

    Posted 2.22.18 Reply
  22. Simplement Lui wrote:

    A masterpiece of elegance! And the heels are fabulous as well ;)

    https://4highheelsfans.wordpress.com/2018/02/18/back-from-vegas/

    Posted 2.22.18 Reply

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