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How To Wear Neon

Apr 07, 2013

If you want to make a fashion statement for spring and summer this year, there's no better way than with a bit of neon! It's the perfect antidote to all the florals and shades of pastel out there for spring and neon is just a bit cooler. We're talking luminous greens, yellows, bright pinks and fluorescent orange! Since neon can't help but stand out in a crowd, the most important thing to remember is to wear it with confidence. We show you three easy ways to pull it off!

Accessorize

Rock a neon necklace!Rock a neon necklace!Courtesy of www.apairandasparediy.com

There's no need to go head-to-toe with neon! Even if you add a subtle accent like neon jewelry, a fluorescent belt or cool earrings, it will still make a style statement! Don't be afraid of clashing, this look is not meant to be all matchy-matchy so be creative! Or why not try some flashy neon sunglasses!

Balance With Grays and Denim 

This is one trend you don't want to overdo - you don't want to look like a fluorescent marker. If you choose one neon item, balance it out with a grey top or white top. If you wear a neon top, pair it with a cool pair of jeans. Pale blue jeans look really cool for spring and summer! Neon looks great with grey and whites - black can look way too heavy and take away from cool and breezy look. 

Pair a neon skirt with a grey sweatshirt for major style points!Pair a neon skirt with a grey sweatshirt for major style points!Courtesy of www.graziadaily.com

Neon Beauty 

Neon nail polish is guaranteed to add some fashion forward flair to your nails. This is a fun way to experiment- try neon pink decorated with neon green for a super cool nail art look. If you're feeling super bold try a bit of neon pink lip color or gloss! 

Add some fashion edge with neon nails!Add some fashion edge with neon nails!Courtesy of www.fashionplaytes.com

Wear one shade or mix and match nailpolish!Wear one shade or mix and match nailpolish!Courtesy of www.lovelyish.com

Have Your Say

How will you be wearing neon this spring? Let us know in the comments section below.

 

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