The appearance of neon, for all fashionistas, has always been a color that was up and down, back and forth, and here and there. Yes, when the 80's returned to the new millennium, we saw bags, shoes, shirts, and dresses teeming with hot pink, electric blue, and bright green.
That being said, only a few celebs in the past year have really pulled the look off. True, celebrities are out to make a statement, but often that statement is overdone and overrated. Fortunately for us, a few fierce femmes have worn flashy colors with a vengeance and actually got it right! Let's see what I mean:
Elizabeth Banks wears a low-cut, sort of mustardy Reem Acra neon yellow dress to the Critics Choice Awards. We like how she lets the color speak for itself and doesn't overpower it with too much jewelry at the neckline. And those shoes are to die for!
Singer Lady Gaga lets it POP with this electric blue, form fitting Herve Leger-esque bandage dress (we're not sure if it's a Herve Leger but it sure looks like it!) And yes, she can somehow pull it off. (We've got the cartoon character, Katy Perry look going on here.)
Jennifer Lopez and Shakira
We knew J.Lo could pull it off–she's done bigger and brighter before–but we weren't so sure about Shakira. Somehow the color sets off her hair, and the dress fits her so well that we don't really care about the neon green. The bows on the other hand…
Photos: The Superficial blog, Wireimage, People
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