Before you know it the fall season will be upon us and truth be told I can’t wait! Some of my favorite colors will back with a full vengeance: Plum, dark shades of blue, classic blacks, wine and sexy shades of red. But does that mean you have to pack away all the bright pieces you collected all year? Nope! Try blending those bright colors with fall’s warmer shades. For example, try tangerine with brown, yellow with blue, or pull out those cute printed tops and layer with blazers (like the red one below). And don’t be afraid of letting bright accessories stand out among your new fall favorites. I’ve never been a fan of being to matchy match… and this fall is the perfect season to put it all out there!
Simple earrings like these are fun and easy to inject color into fall outfits.
Keep your bright tops out and pair them with dark bottoms like corduroys and booties.
I had to throw these booties in the mix…they’re so girly, full of attitude and perfect for fall!
Navy skinny jeans with pink polka dots are a cutesy way to keep your fall tops fun!
Bright arm candy looks effortlessly chic when paired with plum colors.
Bright heels are a sexy no brainer for dresses or pants.
Shrugs are another easy way to transition anything from bright tanks or your favorite summer dresses.
Necklaces, like this bright pink one from meetmark, are a great way to either kick-up that office outfit or inject some fun into your favorite LBD.
Bright suede flats at TJ Maxx for fall – love it!
Don’t put away those printed tanks or tops just yet! Instead layer them underneath blazers and sweaters (saves money and look stylish).
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Gwen Stefani’s quirky style is always on point and ageless. I’m totally loving the striped asymetrical sweater, chocolate brown skinny jeans and funky yellow glasses! Tip: Stripes are my go-to pattern; so pair this one with floral pants or skirt for a touch of fun. You can wear the skinny jeans with anything…and color-crazy tops or neon heels would be a great trendy choice (check below for must have heels by Rachel Roy that would be a match made in heaven).
With elements both classic and edgy, Sophia Bush’s look is perfect for day or night. Tip: swap the pants with a floral dress for an extra punch of color; try a pair of skinny jeans for a more laid back look; or consider a pleated skirt (a huge trend for spring) for a softer look. These are great foolproof pieces and the jacket will inject some fun into your wardrobe. Get Sofia’s look for less with pieces from Old Navy, Charlotte Russe, Dorothy Perkins & more!