Art Direction: What is Color Blocking?

What is Color Blocking

Fashion trend isn’t always easy to understand. Which is why many of our fashion enthusiast tend to get lost, confused or mixed up with their sense of style. I have nothing against teens who loves to express themselves but there is a fine thin line that separates Fashion to a Walking Disaster. Check out these Fashion gone wrong samples:



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Now what really is color blocking? Its a combination of different colors that support and compliment each other. The only question is “Are you brave enough to try it?” …

Color Blocking

From the Author of ACHICDIRECTION- if your having trouble blocking colors try complimentary color blocking. Why? Complimentary colors are natural opposites so they work very well together.

Basic color blocking can be achieved by referencing color combination with a color wheel. This way it is easier to determine which color best goes with what. For kicking it up a notch then try mixing a regular shade to a vivid version. Check out the wheel below.



color wheel

As you may see Yellow goes well with Purple and for kicking it up Orange Yellow will be a substitute to Yellow paired with the Purple. My take for color blocking I tried mixing up Orange and Blue and toned down with a black blouse and black bonnet. Check it out…



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What is Color Blocking

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Angela Ricardo

What do you think? Are you brave enough to try this latest Fashion trend? Let me know! xox

My name is Angela [ Ricardo ]Bethea and I am the founder and editor behind KoreanDoll.net ( and many other online publications ) ... I love the finer things in life, I'm quite a shop-a-holic and a certified jet-setter. So if I am not behind my laptop to blog, I'd probably be shopping if not traveling.

1 Comment

  1. Sumi Go

    March 19, 2012 at 5:19 pm

    Love your photos and outfit here sis! :D I was so into color blocking back in college.. hahaha.. I where color-blocked dresses almost everyday! I’ve turned into a neutral lover recently though so I haven’t been wearing colors. But, I’ll make sure to do some color blocking soon.. ^^

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