Sunday, March 19, 2017

Crushing on Pastels

Top (c/o) / Watch (c/o) / Pants / Earrings (c/o) / Handbag (c/o) / Shoes
Pastels are a welcome change to signal the start of a new (hopefully) warmer season. There is something about sherbet-colored hues that inspires creative and energetic mood. Pastel is a happy hue for me. When I want to feel good and warm, I reach out to any pastel shade in my wardrobe and it does the trick every single time. Whether or not you feel the same way, you cannot deny that soft hues are a classic spring/summer staple. It might look trendy but it has a timeless appeal that will enable you to wear your pastel pieces year after year. 

Top (c/o) / Watch (c/o) / Pants / Earrings (c/o) / Handbag (c/o) / Shoes

So... how do you wear pastel? My favorite way is with mixed pastels, just like I had done here. I take more than one pastel piece and wear them together. In this case, the blush top, mint watch and the powder blue tote complement each other for a soft yet bold look. 

If you want something more bold than my take on pastels, you can go monochrome with your outfit. You can wear the same color palette together. My favorite idea is to wear a risque crop top with a wide leg pant or high waisted pencil skirt.

If you want to stay on the classic route, though, you can also get some hint with my look today: wear it with neutrals. In this case, I opted for a black ripped denim jeans to go with my blush top and a neutral toned pumps. This will highlight the pastel hues and make them more noticeable.

Lastly, you can pair pastels with brights (just like I've done here too with a pair of bright earrings). This will provide a contrast by adding edge to the soft pastels.

What is your favorite way to wear pastel?

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  1. That top is so cute! Love those red earrings too.

    xo Azu

  2. Such a nice outfit, you look stunning! xoxo

    April of:
    IG: @Aprilnunezzz

  3. So pretty! Loving all the pastels! That blush top is gorgeous!

    <3 Shannon 
    Upbeat Soles

  4. Such a lovely and sweet top, I love the ruffled hem. You look so sweet in pink!

    Madame X
    The Flower Duet

  5. Love your outfit and already adored your beautiful shopper on IG! Love the color! xxx

  6. These are my favorite pastel colors!! So perfect for today that it being the first day of spring :)


  7. Such a pretty look! Love that bag!


  8. Love the simple peplum top! Great color too.

  9. I'm with you on the mixed pastels! They look great together. I think it's similar to wearing mixed brights together where the intensity of the hues match, even if the shades themselves don't. I have spied so many cute tassel earring lately and yours are adorable! I love the orangey-red.

  10. This is such a fun spring look! I love that bag!!

  11. LOVE the color and style of your top!! Perfect for spring :). And those earrings are sooo pretty! Thanks for sharing with us at On Mondays We Link-Up!

    Trendy & Tidy

  12. Love your top! A peplum is so cute, especially for spring. I love to mix up my pastels too, I just can't get enough!

  13. I love pastels, especially as Spring arrives, but always have trouble with my hair and clashing! I love the bag though, and that is easy to add in to my wardrobe!

  14. I love pastels! Especially blush and lavender! This peplum looks so good on you, Abby!


    Berniedette |

  15. I have been loving anything pastel lately! Those earrings really make your outfit pop.

    Amanda ||

  16. LOVE the way you mixed your pastel colors!!


    Kay Elle

  17. I love all of these pastel colors!
    Your top is gorgeous!

    xx, Elise

  18. This top is so cute and I love the blush! That bag is a perfect little Spring tote!

  19. I love pastels but they're not very flattering on me.

  20. Love the pop of color in the earrings Abby!!!

    Stopping by from the Confident Twosday linkup!


  21. Beautiful look! I've been trying to find some bold earrings like those!


  22. This top and bag are both so pretty and perfect for spring!

    I hope you are having a great week so far!


  23. Love the blue tote! And the skirt on that peplum top is to light and springy...I could easily see wearing this in the summer too.

    Mary Colleen

  24. I am loving all things blush pink this season! My fav


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