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Tuesday, 4 February 2014

How to wear pastels

Hello me fellow fashionistas,

In my last blog post I wrote about how the sugar rush is hitting our wardrobes and in today's post I will be explaining how to wear these sweet candy colours. With the warm weather we are in (Australia) experiment with playful neon's and bold jewel tones with pastel colours. But these soft and girly tones can wash you out if you wear the wrong hues together head to tow. Below these are my tips and tricks to make this very feminine hue refreshing and modern.

1. Mix it with Neutrals
Pair your pastels with beige, whites and grey. It will mellow the look but you will still have the feminine factor.

2.  Layer with white. 
Add crisp white with pastels especially for office wear. The pastel colours stand out more against white and creates a sophisticated look.

3. Take it to your nails. 
What better way to incorporate a colour trend then starting with your nails. Easy to do and looks oh so lovely.

4. Add a contemporary and modern approach.
Think geometric prints, symmetrical lines and box shapes. Find pastel garments which scream future runway chic.

5. Mix in the sport luxe trend. 
One of the hottest trends from 2013 - 2014, mix it the luxe sports look with pastels to create a not so feminine, pretty look. So, toughen up its time to go luxe!

6.Pastel Jewellery
Not keen on pastels on you but like these sweet colours? Buy some funky pastel jewellery to add to your wardrobe.

I hope this has inspired you to incorporate these sugar coated hues into your wardrobe.

Always With Style,


La Moda Stylist