Rock the Trend: Our ModStylists Teach ‘Hue’ How-to Blend Blue & Black

Amy in the Ultra Marina Dress, Here Kitty Kitty Heel, Quantum Leopard Ring, Goddess Rising Necklace, In with the Nouveau Earrings, Bow-ing Up Tights, and Easy Riding Jacket.

Can’t wait to incorporate Fashion Week trends into your wardrobe? No need to wait until Spring when our ModStylists are here to help, now! They’ll show you how to style electric cobalt and black licorice color pairings as inspired by select styles from BCBG Max Azria‘s and Sachin and Babi‘s Spring 2012 collections, which recently debuted in NYC.

Tip #1: The simplest way to style Spring or Summer pieces during cooler seasons is by adding a pair of sheer tights and a cropped jacket. Let this be your transitional wardrobe mantra as you proceed with your own fashion-forward weeks throughout autumn!

Tip #2: A foolproof way to embrace fresh-from-the-runway trends is by pinpointing a special something you adore. Focus on broad ideas like color scheming, layering textures, or unique prints as outfit focal points, then work in accessories that emphasize them.

Tip #3: For daytime wear, offset neons or brights with earthy browns. Mandy’s Pudding Pie Bag and Amy’s Here Kitty Kitty Heel are great examples of how to tone down without losing what packs a punch.

Mandy embraces black-and-blue pairings in the Blooms of Barcelona Dress, Co-boot Blue Heel, Edge-ucation Bracelet, Onyx and Off Earrings, and Pudding Pie Bag.

Will you try this color combo?

About Laura

With a passion for events, interviews, and her pet aloe plants, Laura strives to live in a world where writing poetry evokes celebrity status. When she's not planning her apartment's next face-lift, she's either befriending strangers or admiring maps. She has an MFA in Creative Writing, is a member of ModCloth's Charitable Giving Committee, and is an avid appreciator of funky hairstyles and too-hot sauces.

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3 Responses to Rock the Trend: Our ModStylists Teach ‘Hue’ How-to Blend Blue & Black

  1. Sunita 09/14/2011 at 2:25 pm #

    Thanks for the tips!

  2. Ana 09/15/2011 at 2:01 pm #

    That’s so funny. I’m just now reading this, and this morning I put on an outfit almost exactly like Amy’s. 😀

    • Ana 09/15/2011 at 2:02 pm #

      I mean, I put on the outfit before I read it.

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