If there is ever a time to wear pops of bright and bold color on the regular, it’s the spring and summer season! Some of our favorite go-to brands for bold colored quality pieces are the chic style form Amanda Uprichard, playful pieces by Alice & Olivia, Susana Monaco’s classic clean lines, and Vintage Havana for bohemian flair - all of whom are bringing the color this season. Luckily, this year not only are the typical spring pastels and summery brights in style, but we’re also seeing an abundance of punchy reds and sunny yellows that add color to our summer 2018 wardrobes. Bring color into your look with a bright colored top or dress to stand out and embrace the joyous style of the sunny summer season, or bring a fun touch to casual wear with colorful printed shorts or a bold romper for summer weekends spent in the Hamptons. Wear a color that pops with jeans or denim shorts, or offset your go-to black or white basics with a touch of something bright.
Amanda Uprichard brings the heat with this fiery red top featuring a strapless neckline and flirty ruffle. The brilliant candy apple red hue brings pizazz to any outfit whether you pair it with a denim skirt, linen shorts, or white jeans, the enticing effect is undeniable. With a summery strapless tube top style and a flouncy ruffle across the top that cascades down one side for an asymmetrical flowy look, this easy piece is a summer must-have, especially since red is a hot summer color for 2018. Picture it paired with our 7 For All Mankind skinny ankle jean and a woven straw clutch for a social dinner at The Three Village Inn in Stony Brook followed by watching the sunset on a glorious summer’s day.
Red and yellow are the key colors to wear this summer 2018 season, and we adore the pop of buttery yellow this Amanda Uprichard bell sleeve top brings. The soft hue of pastel buttercream yellow is easy to wear yet still makes a statement in it’s own soft way. Lightening up a denim look, or bringing color to whites, this soft lemon shade is both on trend and super easy to wear with summer neutrals. The statement ruffled bell sleeve and high ruffled neck are sassy, feminine, and fun, while trendy cold shoulder cutouts ensure a summery vibe. The loose fit and wide sleeves are breezy to wear on a hot summer day while open shoulders catch some sun and show a little skin. This elegant blouse brings the sunshine with you wherever you go for a sunny and summery look that is sure to turn heads.
While red and yellow hues are top trends for the summer, any sunny warm hue is alright with us, and this playful orange romper from Alice & Olivia sure packs a punch! In a glowing sunset sherbert orange color that pops among a crowd, this v-neck skort romper is playful sexy and chic with it’s wrap front and strappy back details. With functional pockets and a zipper up the back this one piece is a practical and easy one stop outfit for summertime fun. Take on the Westhampton restaurant scene for an afternoon happy hour in this bright and colorful romper that mixes comfort, ease and style in a hot summertime melon hue. Add wedge sandals and a trendy crossbody bag to complete the effortlessly elegant look that pops against any background and brightens up a summer afternoon.
Simple white can benefit from some pops of summery neon color, and this Vintage Havana crop top is the perfect example of how a little color can go a long way. This darling off the shoulder crop top in a pure crisp white is adorned with vibrant tassels in shades of pink, orange, blue and yellow as well as boho embroidery. The ruffled off the shoulder style brings flouncy bohemian fun into the summertime look while the pops of neon color add whimsy and style. Trendy tassels and embroidered stripes are right at home amongst festival style looks and beachy summer outfits alike. Bringing small elements of color into an otherwise simple white top adds vibrance and summer fun to any look with just a few details. In a comfortable 100% cotton fabric with elastic edging to hold everything in place this cute little crop top makes all our summer color dreams come true!
Switch things up from your everyday denim bottoms with a pair of floral printed shorts from Vintage Havana in a bright red shade with white and golden flowers. In a bright trendy hue of cherry red these relaxed ruffle hem shorts are a breezy and comfy ideal for warm days in the sun. Pair them with a cute white crop top for an afternoon hanging in the backyard with friends, or throw these lightweight shorts on with a tee over your swimsuit to head to the beach in style. An elastic waist and relaxed fit ensure an ultra comfortable and easy to wear style while a springy floral print and ruffled edge bring feminine details into the look. The punchy red hue also adds an unexpected pop of color into your outfit and brightens up your casual summer style.
Adding bold color to your outfit doesn’t mean you have to turn to warm reds and yellows - punched up shades of cool pastels work just as well to bring vibrant color to your summer looks. This pretty lavender top from Susana Monaco is just the thing to add color and elegance to a party look with it’s one shoulder asymmetrical styling. Loose and flowy in a soft comfortable fabric this top is ideal for an easy to wear night out look. The pretty violet hue pairs perfectly with white jeans and heels, but also would compliment distressed skinny jeans and strappy gold tone sandals. The one shoulder strap look is unique and playful, a different take on the exposed shoulder look in a summery style that is enhanced by the vibrant purple color which stands apart from washed out pastels or classic blush pinks for a bold and summer ready look.
Take punchy pastel colors further with this pretty teal blue dress from Susana Monaco that combines popular strapless mini dress styles with trendy midi length flowy fits. The unique look of the layered slit skirt is emphasized by the fun and summery sea breeze hue that is ideal for dinners and events all season long. The easy strapless style and twirl-worthy skirt create a dreamy look in this not-so-boring pastel robins egg hue that pairs best with neutral heels and a small crossbody bag or clutch for a dressy night out or weddings and events throughout the summer season. The pretty shade of teal stands out from the crowd and takes traditional pastel shades to a new level with it’s intensified color and fashionable silhouette. This shade will certainly bring colorful pop to your summer 2018 wardrobe!