Fashion Try It Now: Colorblocking By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on March 25, 2014 @ 03:54PM Pin Share Tweet Email Trending Videos Photo: Henry S. Dziekan III/WireImage Try It Now: Colorblocking 01 of 21 Try It Now: Colorblocking Pascal Le Segretain/Getty; Michael Williams/startraksphoto.com; Demis Maryannakis/PacificCoastNews.com; Joe Corrigan/Getty The colorblock trend has been around for awhile-but lately it's been cropping up in creative new ways. Along with traditional multi-hue dresses, stars are mashing up bright accessories with colorful separates or letting bold accessories do the talking. Click through for a celebrity master class on colorful dressing. 02 of 21 Dresses-Hailee Steinfeld Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images Hailee Steinfeld chose an ivory Miu Miu design with a pieced-in coral bustier. Bonus: a contrasting turquoise clutch, also from the brand. 03 of 21 Dresses-Freida Pinto Neil Rasmus/BFAnyc/Sipa Freida Pinto's Marni for H&M dress combined cornflower blue with marigold (not shown-the dress's purple back!). 04 of 21 Dresses-Jennifer Lawrence Kevin Winter/Getty Images Jennifer Lawrence's Prada dress featured a lemon and powder-blue bodice and a black lace overlay. 05 of 21 Dresses-Salma Hayek Stephane Cardinale/People Avenue/Corbis Salma Hayek glowed in a rich satin Stella McCartney dress in Valentine shades of red and fuchsia. 06 of 21 Dresses-Rashida Jones RD / Orchon / Retna Digital It may appear to be separates, but Rashida Jones's black, hot pink and crimson Stella McCartney design is a single sexy piece. 07 of 21 Dresses-Julianne Moore Patrick Mcmullan/PatrickMcMullan.com/Sipa Press Julianne Moore opted for easy warm-weather dressing, choosing a orange, black and bone tunic from Bottega Veneta. 08 of 21 Dresses-Emmy Rossum Joe Coomber/Sipa Press Etro created Emmy Rossum's slinky ruched gown with its red satin top and high-slit burgundy skirt. 09 of 21 Separates-Jessica Alba Michael Williams/startraksphoto Nothing like basic black to anchor bold shades-in Jessica Alba's case, she added a bright blouse and blazer to a simple Dolce & Gabbana pencil skirt. 10 of 21 Separates-Zoe Saldana Amy Graves/WireImage Zoe Saldana played with Prabal Gurung's stunning separates, layering the pink tank over the embellished tee and kelly green skirt. 11 of 21 Separates-Solange Knowles Johns PKI / Splash News Solange Knowles doubled-up on her colorblocking for an outing with her son. She added a three-tone INC top to mustard trousers from J.Crew. 12 of 21 Separates-Sarah Jessica Parker API/Fame Pictures The always-experimental Sarah Jessica Parker paired her burnt umber Sonia Rykiel sweater with the designer's navy slit culottes. 13 of 21 Contrast Accessories-Jessica Chastain Elizabeth Pantaleo/ABACAUSA Jessica Chastain amped up her brilliant green Karen Caldwell sheath with pomegranate slingbacks from Barbara Bui. 14 of 21 Contrast Accessories-Thandie Newton Dan Wooller/Rex / Rex Thandie Newton's Giles sheath featured a built-in red belt that contrasted beautifully with her aqua Nicholas Kirkwood pumps. 15 of 21 Contrast Accessories-Carey Mulligan David Fisher/Rex / Rex USA Eschewing basic black, Carey Mulligan wore blue suede YSL heels with her red and white Roland Mouret dress. 16 of 21 Contrast Accessories-Diane Kruger Picture Perfect / Rex USA Diane Kruger got tricky, layering her 10 Crosby Derek Lam striped skirt over a dress from the designer and then adding bright yellow Giuseppe Zanotti sandals. 17 of 21 Contrast Accessories-Emma Stone Lloyd Bishop/Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank The unabashedly Technicolor Emma Stone accessorized her neon Christopher Kane dress with chartreuse satin pumps from Brian Atwood. 18 of 21 Colorblock Accessories-Olivia Palermo Adriel Reboh/PatrickMcMullan.com/Sipa Press Accessories expert Olivia Palermo elevated her outfit with purple and pink Charlotte Olympia platforms. 19 of 21 Colorblock Accessories-Renee Zellweger Joe Corrigan/Getty Images Colorblocking can be subtle-Renee Zellweger accented her head-to-toe neutral look by Carolina Herrera with a buff bag from the designer featuring green and yellow straps. 20 of 21 Colorblock Accessories-Kristen Wiig Pacific Coast News Funnylady Kristen Wiig gave her all-black look a stylish spin with Pierre Hardy purple velvet and red suede sandals. 21 of 21 Colorblock Accessories-Olivia Wilde Henry S. Dziekan III/WireImage Olivia Wilde's black Ralph Lauren jumpsuit was not-so-basic when accessorized with the label's red lacquer heels and green lizard clutch.