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Tips to Wearing Bright Colors



You may have been familiar with this look I have put together with mostly whites,neutrals in my  accessories, shoes, and a touch of print with the leopard bag. Some white jean looks are centered more around a neutral look or all white look. I love this too, however, what if I want color? If I want to add pizzazz or perhaps my skin tone is too fair to go for an almost all white look?

A great summer look is wearing those white jeans  with a bright color or print. Let’s face it, some of us want to wake up and have a triple espresso instead of a plain cup o joe!





Attitude plays a role in fashion, we all know this! By wearing bright colors it can change the way one feels and give you more options to try and experiment with fashion for spring/summer.

This bold color Raspberry, a super soft v neck top by Fabrizio Gianni, just was the perfect choice of focus for the look. I added some feminine touches with the vintage inspired rose pink scarf, pointed nude flats with a bow , and accessories to compliment but still keep the attention on the bold color of the top. For this, I chose a tan lace dangling earring and tan/gold stone bracelet.

Tips to wearing bright colors:

  • Take a chance. Try on colors that will work with your skin tone. Raspberry works well with skin tones with some pink, and my fair skin works well with this color.
  • Try taking the bright color and use the same color family to do some color blocking. A fuchsia or orchid skirt could add visual interest.
  • Bright or bold colors can accentuate or highlight the part of the body you love. If you think you have some toned arms or are proud of your abs, then go for bright or bold on top. If you want to highlight those hips or waist, try bright in a skirt or pant, and perhaps try a neutral such as black for your upper body.
  • If you are more conservative, then go with bright in an accessory to start. Try a belt ,handbag, or scarf.
  • If all else fails, make sure you divert attention to your cute puppies! 🙂

Here are some other bright, beautiful colored tops by Fabrizio Gianni to try adding to your white jean look. Hope you enjoyed those tips!

Strawberry Tang Jersey V Neck top

Coral Jersey Knit V Neck top

Sour Apple Jersey Knit V Neck top

My Outfit details: V Neck top in Rasberry c/o Fabrizio Gianni, Shoes: Zara ( poshmark) Scarf: ( gift, similar), bracelet-Target, earrings: sold out ( Charming Charlie: similar) Ann Taylor White Denim, sold out ( similar without distressed)

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    [email protected]
    September 1, 2015 at 11:22 pm

    Raspberry & white is a great color combo! I have a tank & light, short sleeve cardigan in raspberry that I have to wear before it get’s cool!

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    Mahogany Closet
    August 31, 2015 at 1:55 am

    The mostly white neutrals look was cute and I really like the bright colors on you too! Both very cute

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    August 30, 2015 at 1:27 pm

    You look absolutely lovely in pink, beautiful Jess! Love, Kirsten xx


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    Whitney à la mode
    August 29, 2015 at 9:26 pm

    That scarf is PERFECT with that top 🙂 And I’m always a fan of bright colors! Thanks for linking-up for Lovely Little à la Mode!

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    August 25, 2015 at 7:01 am

    This color looks so great on you!

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    August 24, 2015 at 11:12 am

    great colour and those jeans look fantastic on you

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    August 24, 2015 at 12:18 am

    You look so pretty in pink and great tips! Thank you for joining TBT Fashion link up and hope to see you next week.


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    Nicole Mölders (@HighLatitudeSty)
    August 23, 2015 at 2:39 pm

    Thanks 4 linking up to Top of the World Style. Love white pants with red tops.

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    Dawn Lucy
    August 23, 2015 at 9:05 am

    OMG I think I have a new fav pic of you … you and your doggies, in that pretty neighborhood, in that gorgeous pink top! You’re a stunner Jess!

    Thanks so much for being a part of Fun Fashion Friday!

    Dawn Lucy

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    Sheela Goh
    August 22, 2015 at 9:14 am

    What’s that lovely lip colour you’re sporting, Jess?

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      August 22, 2015 at 10:28 am

      Sheila you have a good eye! At times it doesnt look like I am wearing makeup, as I am not a heavy makeup person. It is MAC in a palette:I looked it up and it is Viva GLam III in matte. thanks! x

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    Petite Silver Vixen
    August 22, 2015 at 6:52 am

    I love it when women aren’t afraid to experiment and wear bold colours. Even adding a small pop of colour or texture to a neutral outlook as with the leopard print bag with your white outlook, takes it to another level. Just work out what shades of colour works best for you and it really does boost your mood and confidence I find.

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      August 22, 2015 at 10:29 am

      So true! To think I used to wear all black in college, but hey, I am a musician, so it is aprapo! XX

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    August 21, 2015 at 1:49 pm

    I Love how white jeans can pair with anything and look amazing! Loved these pics with your sweet pups! The bold top and scarf look so fab on you!

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    August 21, 2015 at 12:02 am

    You are an incredible fashion goddess! I love everything you wear, Jess. They all look good together. Thanks for the tips, too.

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    August 20, 2015 at 12:01 pm

    Perfectly aid, sometimes simple coffee works then something i want cappuccino! Love the all white, and I equal love ( more am slightly biased in favor) of the outfit with the bold bright blouse, because you wear color so well. I love the white jeans, they look amazing on you! Coral is so pretty. And yes, your dogs are so cute, but they do don’t divert from your beauty!
    xx, elle

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    Posh Prime
    August 20, 2015 at 11:42 am

    You look good in any color! I love that coral and that scarf is so fun too!

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    August 20, 2015 at 10:44 am

    Made a bo-bo of my link Fake Fabulous

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    August 20, 2015 at 10:38 am

    Hi Jess….Are you breaking the “rules” again?? Good!!
    You look stunning and red heads can definitely wear pink! You have found the perfect warm and vibrant shade. That scarf picks out the red of your hair perfectly and pulls it all together.

    Fake Fabulous

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    August 20, 2015 at 9:42 am

    Looks great! I’m scared of those colors with my red hair. Hope you join me tomorrow for my Fridays Fashions link up party. 🙂

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      Jess Jannenga
      August 20, 2015 at 9:51 am

      Thank you! It is a falacy I believe that red heads shouldn’t wear pink! Give it a try, you might surprise yourself! xx I may just need a reminder but would love to!

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    August 20, 2015 at 9:23 am

    I always wear bright colours! Just can’t stay away haha. I think your colour blocking advice is spot on!


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      Jess Jannenga
      August 20, 2015 at 9:50 am

      Thats great! I used to wear all black too, thank you glad you liked the tips! Enjoy your day! xx

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    [email protected]
    August 20, 2015 at 9:20 am

    Great colors! You look so good in the pinks!

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      Jess Jannenga
      August 20, 2015 at 9:49 am

      Thank you Pam! I have a fair amount of pink in my closet and want to let women know red heads CAN wear pink! Enjoy your day! xx

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    August 20, 2015 at 9:05 am

    Lovely in monochrome and in bright coral too, Jess. I love the scarf. xox

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      Jess Jannenga
      August 20, 2015 at 9:48 am

      Thank you Patti! I wanted to add even more pop of color with the scarf, have a great day! xx

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