Colour blocking

As in one colour at the top (t-shirt/shirt + jacket) and a different one at the bottom, like so:

Boyfriend jeans made elegant

Of course it can be done with anything, not only jeans…I wouldn’t match the shoes to the top though because the colour-block effect would lose its strength.

Here are a few ideas:



I am not sure why but I prefer trousers, perhaps because there’s more fabric to create the “blocking” effect!


Sleeveless jacketEvening teeOyster trousersLight grey blazerTie neck blouseNavy trousersLeather bomber jacketBeige blouseBlack tampered trousers