Color Blocking

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Trend Alert: Color-Blocking 101
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.

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Not sure the look is for you? Start small—you'll keep more money in your color-blocked wallet. $85;

This color-blocked shoe gives classic camel a whole new vibe. $30;

Add a black cashmere sweater to this tricolor skirt, and you're good to go. $275; for stores