Sunday, March 23, 2008

Spring Trend #3: Crayola Bright Colors  

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This will lighten your spring for sure! After a dark fall, what we needed was some really bright colors in our wardrobe. So here they are! What do the designers say?:


This is a very fun trend! But what if this is too much color for us? What if we mix and match so many colors that it is definitely too much? What if we end up looking like a carrot from head to toe? Well, the tip is to wear one item (dress, top, skirt or trousers) in a fun bright color, and the rest of accessories (shoes, sandals, jewelry, bag) in brown colors (chocolate, cafe au lait, etc)



So, how to be colorful and still wear handmade? After searching through Etsy (this time it really took me a looong time, and most items are vintage!), this is what I found: (click on the image to see full size)

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Sellers from top to bottom, left to right (link to the item): flytie, ahmbular, vintageitville, junkenvyEtsy, JacobsEye, mybabesboudoir, kelseygenna, greenbelts, ahmbular, liasaun1, peoplescouture, roadtripjournal, sparklecouture, themachinestops, RebeccasArtCloset, meristem, owleyesvintage, smashing, owleyesvintage, VerreEncore

Here I only showed the items with bright colors. If you want to achieve the look wearing something bright and combine with neutral colored accessories, then pick one from these items and add some accessories from your wardrobe :)

Did you like this trend? Will you be wearing anything like this? As always, love to hear your opinion and ideas!

Read the full Fashion tribes article here

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18 comentarios: to “ Spring Trend #3: Crayola Bright Colors


  • March 23, 2008 at 1:11 PM  

    I love bright colors! I always mix and match odd colors... I sometimes wonder if people think I may be a bit of a clown.
    I don't even know how to make balloon animals!


  • March 23, 2008 at 2:08 PM  

    I'd wear that blue dress in the Etsy photo...love that color!


  • March 23, 2008 at 2:28 PM  

    Hi! Don't hesitate in buying anything in the photo... :)

    I don't want to promote anyone with this, just to show etsy finds that are into this particular trend. But helping fellow sellers is never bad hehe


  • March 23, 2008 at 2:39 PM  

    I wear black tshirts and jeans, but love adding a big punch of color. These colors are great this season!


  • March 23, 2008 at 3:19 PM  

    Yup most definitely my kind of trend...well can one be trendy having worn one trend always?


  • March 23, 2008 at 3:34 PM  

    I'm so ready for bright colors (certain ones) this spring. Bring it on! (& the nice weather, too...)


  • March 23, 2008 at 4:05 PM  

    oooh FANTASTIC! I love bright colors, in clothes, in paint, everywhere. Can't wait for summer to wear bright flowing skirts and dresses... still too much snow here! Very nice blog!


  • March 23, 2008 at 5:37 PM  

    I'm a bright type, although I don't mix those bright colors together though :)


  • March 23, 2008 at 5:51 PM  

    I'm definitely a bright colour wearer! I always wear at least one bright item!


  • March 23, 2008 at 7:18 PM  

    great collection of colorful finds on etsy!


  • March 23, 2008 at 8:54 PM  

    Bright for spring is a fun and lively way to go about a sunny day!


  • March 24, 2008 at 12:31 AM  

    Wow, fantastic blog and post. I love all the bright colors!


  • March 24, 2008 at 1:58 AM  

    Oh I love bright vibrant colour! I don't wear it head-to-toe too often, but I definitely have a stack of very-vibrant jewerly and love wearing it with a bright sweater or fun skirt!


  • March 24, 2008 at 5:12 PM  

    this is what we need on the front page of etsy!!!!!!!!!!!!!! please no more sweaters and gloves! let's bring the warm , bright happy colors! the blue dress is gorgeos!


  • March 24, 2008 at 5:51 PM  

    yes I've read a lot about jewel toned colors this season. I love seeing it just gives an instant boost to your attitude.


  • March 25, 2008 at 12:06 PM  

    Gilbea, I love this post as well, and I really like the way you compile this trend-watching series.

    I think, I will post it as a link in my blog, if you dont mind it.


  • March 25, 2008 at 8:22 PM  

    Love the bright colors for Spring! Very nice blog.


  • April 4, 2008 at 11:03 PM  

    I really enjoyed reading this! Great job!