Here's how the trend worked for spring/summer this year.
I've seen some great examples on celebrities. Louise Roe wore the below look which I absolutely love!
Another celeb who I saw wearing the color block trend the right way is Giuliana Rancic, a host and producer on E! News.
Featuring on the cover of Marie Claire's September 2011 issue is Sarah Jessica Parker working a clashing red and pink dress. She looks great despite wearing the two colors everyone, everywhere, always warns against putting together.
Even though the pairing of red and pink looks great here I don't think it's necessarily the easiest thing to get right. Be careful if you're going to brave it. Sarah Jessica Parker clearly thought she'd worn it once so why not do it again. Appearing in New York at the David Letterman show I thought she looked far less in vogue. I've read some people's comments online about her outfit saying they loved it. Personally I saw it and thought 'woaaah'. It could be the white pointed toe stilettos or it could be all the rest.
It takes a very brave women to try and pull off flared high-waisted hot pink trousers let alone that red frilly, ruched, high neck thing she's wearing as a shirt. Sadly (because I usually love her fashion sense), I don't think she achieved it but maybe it's down to personal taste. I felt she looked like a bad 70s throwback mixed with a Spanish Flamenco dancer.
What do you think? Love it or hate it?
It seems that color blocking is set to stay a little longer too. The trend was in many of the fall fashion shows. The colors are a little more 'Autumny' but the concept is still the same.
It also looks set to still be around next year too, although slightly toned down the trend was evident in the Spring/Summer 2012 fashion shows last week.
I also came across pictures of color blocked hair recently! Taking the trend just a bit too far I think!!