block party

Jacket – H&M
Vest top – Topshop
Skirt – Never Fully Dressed
Belt – charity shop
Earrings – River Island

I am sure you do not need me to inform you that colour blocking is one of SS11 key trends this season, whether it is showcased in your outfit, accessories or makeup. Catwalks were awash with the bright and the bold, bravely clashing and displaying all the colours of the rainbow. Whether it be the bright pastels or the vibrant tropical shades, I believe everyone can embrace colour blocking and add a splash of colour to their wardrobe. As a girl who never shies away from sporting something colourful, I am delighted to see so much vibrancy on the highstreet, and this outfit would probably have been something I would have worn anyway, with or without Vogue’s approval.

I purchased my jacket last year now, in September to be precise, but I have noticed that my H&M, at least, still has a few dregs left so you may be in luck. I wear this item an awful lot, I just find it really flattering and I love the shoulder pads and the graduated front panels. My skirt was a birthday purchase from Spitalfields Market. I first became aware of Never Fully Dressed at London Fashion Weekend last September where I was drawn to their pretty pieces with such feminine, floaty fabrics and beautiful bejewelled cuffs, so I was more than elated when I came across their stall last week whilst at the market. A long pleated skirt has been a wardrobe want of mine for some time now, so this is just perfect. It ends mid-calf, and with it I wore some black suede, high-heel ankle boots.

This was my outfit from Friday night where I enjoyed some equally colourful cocktails with my work friends, as I final birthday fling!
Will you be colour blocking this season?

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  1. 4th April 2011 / 7:18 pm

    booooootiful x

  2. 4th April 2011 / 7:21 pm

    Gorgeous! that skirt is pretty bright! i love your sense of style but it would never suit me!

  3. 4th April 2011 / 7:21 pm

    I love seeing all the pretty colours on the runway this season. It makes me so happy! 🙂 x

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  5. 4th April 2011 / 7:24 pm

    That skirt is a gorgeous colour!


  6. 4th April 2011 / 7:24 pm

    Ahhh! I love this outfit!! Colour Blocking at it's best!! 🙂 xo

  7. 4th April 2011 / 7:33 pm

    love your skirt! such a beautiful colour!
    Krissy xoxo

  8. 4th April 2011 / 7:49 pm

    Lovee the skirt! Such a bright colour <3 Great for spring/summer =]


  9. 4th April 2011 / 7:51 pm

    Love the colour blocking… I like your outfit.
    But colour blocking isn't something I'd personally do since I don't usually buy bright coloured clothes.

  10. 4th April 2011 / 8:08 pm

    I love colour blocking-but i dont think id be able to pull it off personally. You look gorgeous though, the skirt is amazing!! Love the jacket too; you'd never guess it was high street!xxx

  11. 4th April 2011 / 8:10 pm

    gorgeous love the skirt 🙂

  12. 4th April 2011 / 8:31 pm

    I noticed that jacket in H&M in Cardiff the other day (& matching trousers) and it made me think of you haha. I love it!

  13. 4th April 2011 / 9:57 pm

    i love how bright and beautiful this outfit is, your jacket's so gorgeous, i love the colour palette. x

  14. 4th April 2011 / 10:49 pm

    if i keep loosing weight i will colour block…but atm my hips are big and i think it will make them look bigger lol

    You look fabulous!!!

  15. 5th April 2011 / 12:36 am

    You do colour blocking so well! I think you have t be pretty brave to try it, especially because a lot of people that aren't involved in fashion, just won't get it. But who cares, you look greats and your skirt is amazing!

    Grace x
    secretly styled.

  16. 5th April 2011 / 9:19 am

    You are far braver than me Milly!
    I love bright colours and this skirt is gorgeous, but I don't think I could pull it off.
    Have got some gorgeous block colour Blue trousers from ASOS though.


  17. 5th April 2011 / 11:45 am

    Oh wow! that skirt is BEAUT! I've just had a sneaky peek at the website and I fell in love with the lime green version too! 🙂

    You always look so lovely! 🙂

  18. 5th April 2011 / 3:29 pm

    What shoes would you wear with this outfit? Would love to see full length pics!

  19. 5th April 2011 / 6:38 pm

    What a delightful and pretty skirt 🙂 Gorge xxx

  20. 5th April 2011 / 7:44 pm

    love the colour block….but i don't think i can pull it off as much as you can

  21. 5th April 2011 / 8:29 pm

    LOVE the skirt. Its so bright and summery xx ;o)

  22. 5th April 2011 / 8:43 pm

    thank you for all your lovely comments girls 😀 x