Two Stylish Kays: Granny-Inspired Color Block Trend

Granny-Inspired Color Block Trend

Monday, June 4, 2012

I wore: Dress worn as a Top- Funky Flair Boutique/Jeans- Marshalls/Earrings- Just Jewels 4 U/Clutch (Thrifted)/ Shoes- Steve Madden(Thrifted)


Last weekend, I attended our church family cook-out at Willis Park in Alpharetta. I was too tickled to see my granny rocking the color block trend. Doesn't she look stylish? She is truly one of my fashion inspirations. 


At 90-years old she always manages to stay on trend without even trying. Plus she still looks age appropriate. I promise you she selected these pieces without even thinking twice about color blocking. She is just that fab! And of course, it was such a coincidence that we complemented each other! Great minds think alike.


I have had this teal dress (worn as a top) for almost 2 years now! I purchased it from Kesha Denise of Funky Flair Boutique. It is one of my go-to pieces for spring/summer. I love the color and easy forgiving fit. I especially like that fact that I can wear it as a dress or a top. There is no better feeling than having a piece that can transition into multiple looks. 



Oh...and not to mention that the dress has straps too. I just tucked them in to create a strapless look. When I wear the dress as a top, I usually add black opaque leggings, but this time I opted for my cobalt blue skinny jeans and red shoes for an extra pop of color. 



Color blocking is such a bold and creative way to dress.  It is such a great way to add color to your wardrobe. As long as you stick to 2 or 3 solid chunks of color and keep the accessories minimal. You will be able to pull off one of the easiest trends this season. 

Do you have a technique for color blocking? Or do you just experiment with different color schemes?

12 comments:

  1. You and your grandma looks absolutely adorable and you both know how to wear clothes. I just wish I know how to color block.

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  2. JeimysfashionloveaffairJune 4, 2012 at 7:26 AM

    awww this is the cutest post ever love the color block outfits you look so fierce!!!

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  3. You and granny better work!!!!  I love it!  The earrings are fabulous!!!!

    7eventh Letterhttp://www.whatsmoreimportantthanfashion.com/

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  4. Too cute! I have not tried the color blocking trend YET, however the way you and your sweet granny are rocking it, I may have to try it soon!

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  5. Love this post! Granny is adorable!!!  I have blue skinnies so I'm definitely gonna try this!

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  6. You ladies look amazing and what a great post! (:

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  7. Swanky LittleThingsJune 5, 2012 at 1:16 AM

    I love this! You and granny look great!

    Brittany x
    www.BrillianceOfB.com

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  8. Love it! Yall are to cute!

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  9. I love it! You guys look great and it's so fun to see that your granny still has fun with fashion!

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  10. the business pumps with the jegggings is just so WRONG!

    Bless ur grannies heart, she is exempt from any fashion critique.....

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  11. Look at stylish granny! Love it!

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  12. Oh look at your Granny. Such a blessing!! You both look great.

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