Try It Now: Colorblocking
Try It Now: Colorblocking
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.
Hailee Steinfeld chose an ivory Miu Miu design with a pieced-in coral bustier. Bonus: a contrasting turquoise clutch, also from the brand.
Freida Pinto's Marni for H&M dress combined cornflower blue with marigold (not shown-the dress's purple back!).
Jennifer Lawrence's Prada dress featured a lemon and powder-blue bodice and a black lace overlay.
Salma Hayek glowed in a rich satin Stella McCartney dress in Valentine shades of red and fuchsia.
It may appear to be separates, but Rashida Jones's black, hot pink and crimson Stella McCartney design is a single sexy piece.
Julianne Moore opted for easy warm-weather dressing, choosing a orange, black and bone tunic from Bottega Veneta.
Etro created Emmy Rossum's slinky ruched gown with its red satin top and high-slit burgundy skirt.
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.
Zoe Saldana played with Prabal Gurung's stunning separates, layering the pink tank over the embellished tee and kelly green skirt.
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.
Separates-Sarah Jessica Parker
The always-experimental Sarah Jessica Parker paired her burnt umber Sonia Rykiel sweater with the designer's navy slit culottes.
Contrast Accessories-Jessica Chastain
Jessica Chastain amped up her brilliant green Karen Caldwell sheath with pomegranate slingbacks from Barbara Bui.
Contrast Accessories-Thandie Newton
Thandie Newton's Giles sheath featured a built-in red belt that contrasted beautifully with her aqua Nicholas Kirkwood pumps.
Contrast Accessories-Carey Mulligan
Eschewing basic black, Carey Mulligan wore blue suede YSL heels with her red and white Roland Mouret dress.
Contrast Accessories-Diane Kruger
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.
Contrast Accessories-Emma Stone
The unabashedly Technicolor Emma Stone accessorized her neon Christopher Kane dress with chartreuse satin pumps from Brian Atwood.
Colorblock Accessories-Olivia Palermo
Accessories expert Olivia Palermo elevated her outfit with purple and pink Charlotte Olympia platforms.
Colorblock Accessories-Renee Zellweger
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.
Colorblock Accessories-Kristen Wiig
Funnylady Kristen Wiig gave her all-black look a stylish spin with Pierre Hardy purple velvet and red suede sandals.
Colorblock Accessories-Olivia Wilde
Olivia Wilde's black Ralph Lauren jumpsuit was not-so-basic when accessorized with the label's red lacquer heels and green lizard clutch.