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Sunday, May 20, 2012

Mandla No. 3: Acid Jazz - The neon fashion blast!

Neon is reminiscent of a teenage trend from the mid 80's that re-emerged for the 90's acid rave scene but, if you feel that the current candy and citrus colours are too much of an electric shock for some of you grown up fashionistas, then rest assured that if it was cool back in the day, then acid hues are HOT right now!
For Spring 2012 you may be looking to fizz it up whilst maintaining a sophisticated edge - you can and you should! The current neon trend has been reinvented with playful and tasteful perspectives, from complete colour-block ensembles to statement accessories, the acid brights won't burn any holes in your style power.

Christopher Kane via Grazia Daily

These are my favourite pieces for instant zest!

The king of sexy animal print, Roberto Cavalli does neon luxe with a python belt w.neon crystals at Net-a-porter  I LOVE this belt, this will transition smoothly into Autumn 2012!

Image via Net-a-porter

Step up to the future in these Pierre Hardy Patent and neoprene sandals

Image via Net-a-porter

If you're thinking of complimenting the Pierre Hardy sandals, then add a slightly sheer white top to a dark pencil skirt and wear this sexy candy coloured Mimi Holliday by Damaris Kamikaze silk-chiffon plunge bra bra underneath for effect!

ASOS  has an abundance of budget-friendly dazzle for your neon fix and this statement dress in green will take you from day to night Rare high-neck scuba dress

Image via ASOS

I grew up with a Rasta vibe and that's why I'm feeling these acid Erikson Beamon Colour Me Crazy silver-plated Swarovski crystal earrings

Image via Net-a-porter

If you're feeling extra bold, then Diane Von Furstenberg does grown-up neon and classic femininity with sequins!! A short mini or cropped skinnys will set this off perfectly - Mara Asymmetric sequined silk top

1 comment:

  1. great write up Mich! I'm loving some of the neon on there at the moment and those Net-a-porter sandals are gorgeous!