July 2, 2014

Summer Trend: Placid Blue

Blue Summer

It's no secret that I'm a total fan of pastel toned colors. When I saw that the powder blue (Pantone calls it: Placid Blue) was in for this Spring/Summer I was more then delighted. Even designers like Alexander Wang had even embraced placid blue and pastel pinks into his line. We saw Zara come out with their powder blue motor-jacket (which I still kick myself for not getting) and other accessories. The trick in wearing this color trend is to pair it with neutral simple tones or classic prints (ie stripes and polka dots). Or add in powder blue accessories to a monochrome look to make it pop.

This spring I'm fully embracing the powder blue trend and even brought out my old H&M powder blue colored jeans. I paired my jeans up with my favorite striped shirt and lobster print scarf for a fun summer Friday office look. To pull the whole look together, I paired it up with neutral toned sandals.

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Shirt: Target | Jeans: H&M (old) | Shoes: Zara (on sale) | Scarf: c/o Hugssy | Bag: Zara (old) | 
Sunglasses: Forever21

photos by Brian Cavanaugh

Are you embracing the placid blue trend this summer?

8 comments so far

  1. Lovely choices!!!

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  2. Placid blue... love the name haha I would embrace it if I owned something that shade. Thanks... now I gotta go shopping!

  3. This colour is so relaxing and summer-ish :)

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  4. I love this color but I don't think I own any clothes in this color! Your sunglasses are so cute. Zara had a powder blue moto jacket that I really wanted!

  5. I lovee this placid blue color ^__^ the Alexander Wang bag = <3
    You look great and I love those sandals! Xx

  6. I love this colour at the moment, love the playsuit!! x


  7. Such a tricky color for me. Although I would love to get my hands on a bag in this color.

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