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3 Color Blocking Techniques You Need to Learn This 2017

Wear color like a pro.
3 Color Blocking Techniques You Need to Learn This 2017
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Wear color like a pro.

As we settle into the new year, we see it turning out to be a colorful 2017. Spring and fall trends are bringing in a lot of colors and we can't wait to adopt a more vibrant palette into our wardrobes!

But this time, we're not talking about reverting to the old-school color blocking. No more bright clashing hues! Instead, we're mixing colors into a seamless look by making good use of the color wheel. Below, we've got three easy style tips you can employ to incorporate color into your daily outfits.

Monochrome

IMAGE H&M, Zara, Topshop

H&M Knit sweater with ruffles, P2290, SM North EDSA; Zara Leather effect mini skirt, P1495, Greenbelt 5; Topshop Blooming floral ankle boots, P2610, Greenbelt 5

IMAGE Zalora, Mango, Charles & Keith

Gyle Suede top, P1199, ZaloraMango Cotton trousers, P2995, SM Mall of Asia; Charles & Keith Scallop-cut sandals, P2199, Rockwell

Here's a simple take on the color trend. It's a no-brainer outfit equation that you can dip your toes in if you're not quite comfortable wearing many different hues all at the same time. Pick a singular color and play with its shades then have fun layering. 

Two-tone

IMAGE Pull & Bear, Topshop, Zara

Pull & Bear Velvet top with a tulle detail, P895, SM Megamall; Pull & Bear Overshirt with pockets, P1995, SM Megamall; Topshop Ruffled mini skirt, P1560, SM Aura; Zara Fringe detail plimsolls, P1995, SM Aura

IMAGE Topshop, Zara

Topshop Tipped frill crop top, P1625, Shangri-La Plaza mall; Zara printed trousers with paint splatters, P2295, SM Aura; Zara Ankle boots with methacrylate heel, P2595, Glorietta 4

You don't have to use polarizing tones to do some color-blocking. Sometimes, hues sitting next to each other on the color wheel will give you the most depth in your outfit.

Tri-tone

IMAGE Miss Selfridge, Stradivarius

Miss Selfridge Magenta Ribbed top, P1560, Greenbelt 5; Stradivarius Paperbag mini skirt, P1990, SM Megamall; Stradivarius High heel ankle boots with zip detail, P2290, Shangri-La Plaza mall

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IMAGE Mango, Topshop

Mango Asymmetric poplin blouse, P2295, Glorietta 3; Topshop Metallic pleated skirt, P2120, Greenbelt 5; Mango Geometric heel ankle boots, P5995, Trinoma

If you're not ready yet to bid your neutral wardrobe adieu, then this technique is for you. Use color to accent your clean and minimalist palette. Choose two neutrals and simply add a pop of color.

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