They say opposites attract, and color blocking is the literal representation of said statement. Based on matching opposing colors from the color wheel, this spring is guaranteed to be filled with vibrant blue and orange or solid purple and yellow garments. Here are five striking pieces in a mix of color blocked patterns to add radiance to your wardrobe.
V Neck Pleated Dress, Prabal Gurung, $2,195, prabalgurung.com
The architectural structure and bright coloring make the Prabal Gurung dress the perfect fix for your latest color block obsession. With the bold reds, blues and oranges—plus the detailed fan-like shoulder details—this dress will force everyone around you to stop and stare as you make your way down the street.
Color Stripe Trucker Jacket, Tommy Hilfiger, $149.50, usa.tommy.com
From the brand known for its trio of red, blue and white, comes a new quintet of colors. Tommy Hilfiger’s trucker jacket comes in a vivid striped collection of yellow, pink, white, blue and black while still maintaining their effortlessly recognizable style. Plus, its lightweight nature makes it the perfect accent for any spring outfit.
Karl 24 Color Block Bag, Boyy, $1,014.95, antonia.it
The Boyy Karl colorful purse is the perfect arm candy for any bright personality with its mix of 24 colors, ranging from magenta and yellow to purple and turquoise. The leather exterior screams class and style, and paired with the convertible strap it’s an amazingly versatile piece with loads of pizzazz.
PSWL Colorblock Knit Henley, Proenza Schouler, $395, proenzaschouler.com
Casual and cute, this sweater keeps color blocking in a more refined color zone. The white base of Proenza Schouler’s PSWL, accented with intense red and soft baby blue, helps prove this cotton top will be light enough while still warm so to keep in line with the increasing temperatures through the spring season.
Pleating Short Dress, Tibi Edith, $995, tibi.com
Accessorized with a large buckled belt, the navy colorscape of this dress downplays the color block trend for those who might not feel comfortable in the most vibrant of patterns. The tri-color combination of navy, light blue and white are subtle, however, it’s the edgy yet dainty style of the Tibi Edith dress that earns it the title of statement piece.