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Colorblocking for Less


Colorblocking is no new concept. It’s been on trend for years and doesn’t appear to be going anywhere. And this girl is happy about that. I still can’t get enough of colorblocking as it’s such an easy trend to rock. Simply find two or three colors that go well together and you’re all set. Blue and orange, for instance, has always been a favorite combo of mine. It could be my University of Florida roots (GO GATORS!), but whatever the reason, I find myself wearing blue and orange time and time again.


Now today’s featured look is a take on colorblocking as I’m not wearing all solids, but the stripes on my maxi skirt are a subtle enough of a print to give a colorblocking effect. I paired my maxi with a lace trim red-orange top (similar linked), metallic sandles and bangles (similar linked). Would you believe I got everything, save for the bangles, from Target? The entire outfit was under $75! It really is a one stop shop, but I digress…



This is the kind of look you’ll find me running around in during the summer. I’m comfy and cool in it, yet it looks more pulled together than shorts and flops. Not that I don’t rock that kind of ensemble too. You don’t have many options when it’s nearly 100 degrees. Haha!

So, how do you feel about colorblocking lovelies? Are you still loving this trend or is it not exactly your favorite? And before you go, make sure you head over to our Monday Mingle cronies, Momtrends and Thirty Something Fashion, to see what they’re wearing! You can link up your own fashion focused posts at Momtrends this week.

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  • Robin (Masshole Mommy)

    That is a great outfit. I love your whole look 🙂

    May 11, 2015 at 3:11 pm Reply
  • maria @ closetohome

    My daughter would love that maxi skirt. What a colorful spring outfit that can go dressy or casual

    May 11, 2015 at 3:17 pm Reply
  • jillian

    love those sandals! xo jillian – cornflake dreams

    May 11, 2015 at 3:27 pm Reply
  • Heather Lawrence

    Love the sparkly sandals!
    The chevron print skirt is super cute too.

    May 11, 2015 at 4:33 pm Reply
  • Lorane

    Beautiful ( as always ) I liked the Coral and Stripes contrasts and gold sandals. Great Outfit

    May 11, 2015 at 5:07 pm Reply
  • becca

    What a cute outfit. Love the skirt.

    May 11, 2015 at 5:35 pm Reply
  • Mama to 5 BLessings

    The whole outfit is my style! Love the length of the skirt, super modest – I wear my skirts that length also.

    May 11, 2015 at 5:54 pm Reply
  • Emerald Lavender

    I love this!! The bright color plus pattern looks amaze!

    May 11, 2015 at 5:55 pm Reply
  • AJ @ Roaming Family

    I think this whole outfit looks great! And the skirt is super cute!

    May 11, 2015 at 6:43 pm Reply
  • Carly

    love love love love love. that is all.

    May 11, 2015 at 7:20 pm Reply
  • Tamara

    I love it! I love colorblocking personally. I feel like spring and summer are where it’s at for me in terms of fashion.

    May 11, 2015 at 7:23 pm Reply
  • Lindi Haws

    I’m obsessed with those shoes! So cute!

    May 11, 2015 at 7:35 pm Reply
  • Bri

    The gold sandals are really cute. I like the overall outfit.

    May 11, 2015 at 7:38 pm Reply
  • Milena

    Looking good! I love color and that outfit looks great!

    May 11, 2015 at 8:04 pm Reply
  • Saidah

    I love the idea of colorblocking I just have such a hard time with the length of maxis. I’m so short they touch the floor.

    May 11, 2015 at 8:16 pm Reply
  • Liz Mays

    The bright colors are definitely great for sunny days. I really like this outfit!

    May 11, 2015 at 8:39 pm Reply
  • Property Lawyer

    Those colors look great on your skin! I’m definitely hopping on this trend.

    May 11, 2015 at 9:59 pm Reply
  • Amanda

    What a great outfit! Love the shoes and the top! So cute!

    May 11, 2015 at 10:17 pm Reply
  • Kimberly Dickerson

    I am in love with that skirt–and color blocking. I love blue paired with anything!

    May 11, 2015 at 10:35 pm Reply
  • Jessica Harlow

    I would love to try color blocking! I think it’s a fun way to show a little spunk! Love your cool and collected outfit….that’s my kind fo style in the summer too!

    May 11, 2015 at 10:40 pm Reply
  • IttyBittyFoodies

    Love the look. Color blocking is great. I still do it and I love to use bright bright colors

    May 11, 2015 at 10:49 pm Reply
  • Dawn

    I love our top! The color looks great on you!

    May 11, 2015 at 10:54 pm Reply
  • Stacey- Travel Blogger

    You got some really great deals! I love the gold sandals!

    May 11, 2015 at 10:57 pm Reply
  • Laura funk

    I had no idea that this was called color-blocking! This is basically my teacher wardrobe 🙂

    May 12, 2015 at 12:16 am Reply
  • Carol Bryant

    I am getting ready to go conference shopping for clothes and thanks for the ideas – love the color palettes you picked.

    May 12, 2015 at 12:27 am Reply
  • Steph

    I love that top with that skirt! It screams summer!

    May 12, 2015 at 6:42 am Reply
  • krystal

    I need that maxi skirt! It looks so cozy but the color is so vibrant. 🙂

    May 12, 2015 at 9:12 am Reply
  • Melissa Vera

    What a cute outfit. I love the way you mixed the colors.

    May 12, 2015 at 10:47 am Reply
  • Jenny @ Babblings of a Mommy

    Love that top! Great color-block. 🙂

    May 12, 2015 at 11:32 am Reply
  • Trisha

    I really like this look on you. You look both stylish and comfortable! I need to try color blocking!

    May 12, 2015 at 1:00 pm Reply
  • NYC Tech Mommy

    Love this look and the colors! Looks very comfy and ready for summer. Long skirts are my favorite thing to wear in summer 🙂

    May 12, 2015 at 1:14 pm Reply
  • Debbie Denny

    Nice looking outfit. I do like the shoes.

    May 12, 2015 at 2:07 pm Reply
  • Wendy @ ABCs and Garden Peas

    I love colorblocking, but I often feel intimidated because I don’t think i do it right. You’ve made it look so easy! I really need to trust myself more.

    May 12, 2015 at 2:40 pm Reply
  • Courtney

    I love this outfit! Effortless and beautiful while still being comfortable.

    May 12, 2015 at 3:14 pm Reply
  • Charise Rohm Nulsen

    I love your whole look!

    May 12, 2015 at 5:01 pm Reply

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