Thursday, June 14, 2012

10 Ways to Wear Bright Colors #8

8. The Bright Pant.
Add a single bright element to any outfit and make it look instantly updated. Our favorite? The neon bright pant. We like a skinny jean or legging in brights for a streamlined, but fun look. You can keep the rest of the outfit neutral or mix in a contrasting bright for a balanced look. Remember that brights highlight whatever area you wear them on, so if you are bottom heavy, you should wear bright pants with caution (just be sure to cover your bottom with a dark or neutral tunic for camouflage.)


Source: http://fashion.about.com/od/latesttrends/ss/10-Ways-To-Wear-Bright-Colors_8.htm

Below is Sarah Shahi in bright pants



On Looklet model Marlene:
Earrings - Accessorize
Blazer - Next
Top - Billy And I
Pants - Ellos
Heels - Manolo Blahnik


I think I spent the last 15 minutes deciding on the belt for Marlene. Turns out, she was fine without it and the reason why I couldn't find happiness in the belt collections is none of them was able to make up for the size of the pants. I wanted to get Marlene a size smaller to avoid the bunch up in her hip area. Good thing the belt area of the pants looked good on its own apart from not having any belt loops anyway.

As for rule #8, the singleness of the bright colored pants added instant spark to the whole outfit. Although it may also be suggested that other colors may be mixed with this pair of pants, this is the safest look for me. Safe in the sense that although the top and footwear may be on the neutral side, they still have the bright pants to add fun to the whole outfit. Again, balance has been used. Marlene's neat ponytail and earrings also added "work professionalism" to the fun combination.

26 comments:

  1. i want one! :) i like the blazer on marlene!
    btw, the thrift shop where i got the scarves is in comembo, makati :)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks, thanks! Maybe I'll drop by...if I find it ;-)

      Delete
  2. Thanks for the fashion tip. I am not a very fashion-minded person but certainly don't want to look funny.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. It's all about the confidence too ;-)

      Delete
  3. I like the color of the pants! I just hope I have the confidence to wear one like that. :D

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Of course you can wear one like this! :) To be on the safe side, make everything else earth tone when wearing pants this bright :)

      Delete
  4. cool and fashionable indeed. thanks for sharing..:)

    ReplyDelete
  5. i love those outfits. I just dont know if I can pull it off

    ReplyDelete
  6. This is useful to those who love fashion.... thanks for the post

    ReplyDelete
  7. Im not good in fashion, but I like dressing up once in a while. Is this the same as color blocking sis?

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Hmmm... But color blocking uses more than one bright color. It's not really for the faint of heart :)

      Delete
  8. Those are wonderful outfits but they are meant for super slim people. :)

    ReplyDelete
  9. wonderful tips and beautiful models :-) Thank you for sharing, hope that I can dress like them :-)

    http://www.e-newswithjessy.info

    ReplyDelete
  10. Good tips really, but I don't think I can hack bright pants. Not with the way I look, haha :) So for bright colors maybe I'll stick with the bag :)

    ReplyDelete
  11. was planning to get a pink pair but wasn't confident to wear it yet...

    ReplyDelete
  12. I am not into bright clothing but I still enjoy the tips here.

    Lizzie of Make More Money Online

    ReplyDelete
  13. i really have a very poor fashion sense so many thanks for this tip. i just hope i can put it into practice real soon. now where to get a nice pair of bright pants? :)

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. They can be found pretty much everywhere, the newly opened UNI QLO, watch out for Cotton On soon, People are People, Bench has them too, even Oxygen, and Human

      Delete
  14. I used to sport bright pants back in college. But now that I've become bottom-heavy, I can't wear bright-colored pants anymore 'cause it just accentuates my big thighs.. :(

    ReplyDelete
  15. I love this! I'm just not sure though if I can pull it off. Heheh..

    Tin of http://ohhthat.blogspot.com

    ReplyDelete
  16. WOW! Those red pants are a knockout!

    ReplyDelete
  17. It's just recently that I was able to wear a bright neon. Now I realized they're a fashion staple.

    Visit my beauty and fashion blog at Pretty Gorgeous Kikay

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Yup I guess so :) It's fun to wear them too. They add "life" to your outfit as well

      Delete
  18. thanks for the TIP. I don't wear bright pants because I am scared it might look awful on me:(

    ReplyDelete