Summer Trend to Try: Color Blocking

Mazuba Kapambwe July 18, 2011

One of the hottest summer trends popular on the runways and on celebs is the color blocking tend, which basically pairs two or three primary colors together to create an eye-popping look. Our favorite fashion bloggers are joining in the trend, so take some style tips from them.

Rosemary Kokuhilwa of Fashion Junkii (

Summer Trend to Try: Color Blocking

This Tanzanian blogger and stylist pairs red Gap corduroy pants with a neutral grey Alexander Wang t-shirt, with some fierce leopard print shoes by Steven Madden.

Dara Udom of Dara! (

Summer Trend to Try: Color Blocking

Dara pairs Zara Pants with a blue Urban Outfitters blazer and a white top.

Her beige trench coat with leopard lining is from by Forever 21. On her feet are a pair of neutral TopShop sandals.
With her look, Dara mixes high-end looks from Zara and TopShop with affordable goods from Urban Outfitters and Forever 21.

Abby of 4Aces & Abby’s World (

Summer Trend to Try: Color Blocking

Abby, one of the bloggers from 4aces blog pairs a sheer black top with blue pants and an orange blazer.
We didn’t forget about our male readers. Even as a guy, you can sport this trend. Here’s Nigerian rapper, Nateo C nailing the trend in a shoot for Complete Fashion magazine. He’s in orange skinny pants, a deep blue blazer, and a white plain v-neck tee.

Summer Trend to Try: Color Blocking


Photos: Complete Fashion, Fashion Junkii, Dara!

Last Edited by: Updated: March 25, 2016


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