Mixing chunks of bold colors is a terrific concept, but last spring too many women were walking around looking like giant Legos. This fall embrace the trend without looking silly by getting the color-block effect from a single item, instead of doing the mix-and-match on your own.
Add a black cashmere sweater to this tricolor skirt, and you're good to go. $275; dkny.com for stores
This color-blocked shoe gives classic camel a whole new vibe. $30; amiclubwear.com
Not sure the look is for you? Start small—you'll keep more money in your color-blocked wallet. $85; mywalit.com