The Spring 2012 runway was certainly a colorful one. We were gifted with bold hues, daring designs and playful patterns that payed homage to eras gone by and hinted at the future of fashion. One recurring trend was color blocked garments. From wrap dresses to demure one piece bathing suits to shoes, it seemed that everyone wanted in on the color blocking action.
Color blocking is a fun trend to employ, but it's understandable if you're a little intimidated by all that color. To make the look work for you, stick to no more than three main colors and play down the rest of your outfit with minimal accessories and casual hair.
For example, a tri-color blocked spring dress paired with matching shoes and a lip will tie your outfit together. By using the colors from the color blocked garment in the rest of your outfit, you'll avoid looking like a crayon box without being too matchy matchy.