Pretty & Plus-Size: 5 Cheerful Colorblock Styles Perfect For Summer Soirees

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colorblock vittorio zunino zuletto getty images Pretty & Plus Size: 5 Cheerful Colorblock Styles Perfect For Summer Soirees

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One of the hottest trends on the runway for spring 2011 was outrageous, vivacious colorblocking. Huge in the ’60s, colorblocking can be done with a few hues or tons of colors, but the best way to color block is to combine compatible shades with a completely different punch color.

This look is super flattering for the larger lady because expert colorblocking takes emphasis away from certain parts of your body, creating different lines and dimensions.

We’ve put together 5 Cheerful Colorblock Styles Perfect For Summer Soirees–and pretty much anywhere else in your life where you need an injection of color!

Look: Orange You Glad You Didn’t Go Bananas

Orange, tans, and yellows punctuated with a hot pink watch make take a girlie pleated dress to a super sporty level.

Orange and Tan colorblock dress from ASOS:

asos colorblock short Pretty & Plus Size: 5 Cheerful Colorblock Styles Perfect For Summer Soirees

Fuchsia studs from Topshop:

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Orange and hot pink Juicy Couture watch:

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Fendi colorblock sandal:

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Bright yellow nail polish from OPI:

brightyellownailpolish Pretty & Plus Size: 5 Cheerful Colorblock Styles Perfect For Summer Soirees

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