Pret Reporteur. Fashion Anatomy 101: Bold Color. Second City Style Fashion Blog

Fountain of 30

August 31, 2007 • Fashion


Gabbie Perez for Second City Style Magazine

Bold colors are fresh and sophisticated amongst all the gray for fall. But are you wondering how to pull off vibrant color without looking like Bozo the Clown? The key to color success is balance: match bright hues with dark and dramatic accessories. Inspired by Versace, here’s how you can emulate this hot fall runway look.

1. Jewel Tone Dress:
Diane von Furstenberg Contrast Tank dress ($365) at Neiman Marcus
Slip into this sleek fall frock complete with turquoise tweed skirt and
chic pleated front. The black bust anchors the contrasting color
element throughout the outfit.

2. Shiny Shoes:
Steve Madden Seleena Pump ($129.95) at SteveMadden
Patent leather is back again this fall, although it never really left.
Patent should be taken in small doses, and these Mary Jane platforms —
which seem so strangely similar to YSL’s Tribute pump — are just enough
shine to balance the look.

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