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Match Made in Seven: Neon

February 27, 2019

Match Made in Seven: Neon, New Look neon yellow rollneck jumper, M&S pink culottes

Welcome to the monthly edition of Match Made in Seven! We are an international group of fashion bloggers who meet once a month. One of us chooses a theme in turn, and that can be anything. A book, music, a color, a movie –  and then we style an outfit based on that theme. This month it was my turn to choose, and I decided to push us all way out of our comfort zones with neon!

Match Made in Seven: Neon, New Look neon yellow rollneck jumper, M&S pink culottes

You’ve probably seen neon appearing in the shops again recently, and also in street style photos. Love it or loathe it, it’s back. Only this time it’s not so “in your face” as the 80s. I remember wearing mismatched neon towelling socks as a child. The 80s was not a good decade for fashion!

You don’t have to dress head to toe in retina-scorching fluorescent shades. Just a few neon accessories teamed with a neutral outfit can make an impact.

But if you shudder at the thought of wearing neon, fear not. You don’t have to dress head to toe in retina-scorching fluorescent shades. Just a few neon accessories teamed with a neutral outfit can make an impact. Me, I’m more a “go hard or go home” kinda gal. Well, strictly speaking I was at home when we took these photos, but you get my drift 😉

I searched high and low for the perfect neon roll neck jumper and found exactly what I wanted at New Look. I ordered a size 10 and it was a bit snug, so I sized up to a 12 which fits more comfortably. Sometimes ribbed knits can size small. Partly because I’m indecisive (and also because they were on sale) I also ordered it in pink, which I’ll feature very soon in another post.

Match Made in Seven: Neon, New Look neon yellow rollneck jumper, M&S pink culottes

SHOP THE LOOK

Match Made in Seven: Neon, New Look neon yellow rollneck jumper, M&S pink culottes, Skinny Dip faux fur flamingo round bag

The inspiration for this outfit actually came from Pinterest (I have a board dedicated to neon). My M&S culottes are a couple of years old now, but I’ve linked to some alternatives in the widget. I was going to add a blue bag (just like the Pinterest outfit) but on second thoughts it was a bit too much. Instead I opted for this fun flamingo bag from Skinny Dip. It’s not very practical on account of the shape, and it’s virtually impossible to get into it. But the novelty factor more than makes up for all that.

Match Made in Seven: Neon, New Look neon yellow rollneck jumper, M&S pink culottes

The neon print of the shoes bring the pink and yellow together nicely. I used to wear these shoes a lot for work, but I find them a bit too hard on my feet now to wear all day.

I added some bright pink earrings and hot pink lipstick to complete the look!

Match Made in Seven: Neon, New Look neon yellow rollneck jumper, M&S pink culottes

New Look jumper | M&S culottes (old, similar) | Carvela shoes (old) | Skinny Dip bag (similar) | Moschino sunglasses | Asos earrings

SO THAT’S THE SECOND INSTALLMENT FROM THE MATCH MADE IN SEVEN COLLECTIVE. DON’T FORGET TO CHECK OUT HOW THE OTHER LADIES ARE WEARING NEON!

Debbie of https://www.debbiestyleslife.com/

Darlene of https://aquamarinastyle.com/

Sonja of https://www.yustsome.nl/

Bettye of https://fashionschlub.com/

Anna of https://www.muttonstyle.com/

Nancy of https://www.nancysfashionstyle.com

 

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10 responses to “Match Made in Seven: Neon”

  1. You made us think on this one, Emma! I love your bright yellow and pink together-those colors looking smashing on you! And those shoes are divine!! Great job!

  2. Jodie says:

    I adore this look Emma. In fact, I didn’t even realize it was neon at first. But the bright colors are totally my love!!
    and that purse!!!
    XOXO
    Jodie
    http://www.jtouchofstyle.com

  3. bettye says:

    Wow, Emma! I knew we could count on you to go all out – or as you said “go big or go home”! You look amazing, and I’m sorry, but FUZZY FLAMINGO PURSE??? I’m OBSESSED!!!

    This was a fun theme, thanks!

    Bettye
    https://fashionschlub.com

  4. Yustsome.nl says:

    OMG I now understand why you choose Neon! It is totally you!
    Those shoes… yes I love them!

  5. Oh I knew you would just go for it for this Emma. Perfect. I really like that roll neck. Fab colour. I may even branch out into more neon now after seeing this.

  6. Darlene says:

    Emma,

    OMG! You styled this beautifully, as I knew you would! I love the pink culottes with the yellow sweater. And the earrings, shoes, and bag are perfect!

    Well done, my friend!
    xx Darlene

  7. fav look this week, heck probably this month. Love everything about it. Yes I am a gal from the 80’s

  8. Nancy Baten says:

    Fantastic! That is a proper neon outfit! I love those trousers! Now that I have seen all of you, I appreciate neon so much more!

  9. That’s such a cute spring outfit. Love the pink flamingo bag.

  10. Emma, this is the most cheerful look ever! I love the bright pink and yellow together. You wear it well. And those shoes! So good!

    Shelbee
    http://www.shelbeeontheedge.com

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