Trend Watch: Color-Block in the Resort Collections

The color-blocking trend gained momentum for the resort season with knockout looks from the likes of Stella McCartney and Rachel Roy.

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Elie Saab/Alice & Olivia/10 Crosby
Brilliant color-block options from the resort collections of Stella McCartney, Rachel Roy, and more.
Courtesy of Derek Lam
The color-blocking trend that started last summer gained even more momentum this resort season. For his diffusion collection,10 Crosby, Derek Lam paired a loose orange blouse with striped, pajama-like trousers.
Courtesy of Rachel Roy
Rachel Roy's minimalist overcoats and classic, tailored trousers were enlivened by bold, colorful panels and big lucite accessories.
Courtesy of ALC
At ALC, a pair of sky blue chinos paired beautifully with a silky, mustard blouse buttoned up to the neck.
Courtesy of Alice & Olivia
Classic and playful, Alice & Olivia tapped into '60s mod style for their color-blocked mini-dresses.
Courtesy of Bottega Veneta
Bottega Veneta took a dramatic turn from their pastel-colored palettes with bold, super-saturated hues for resort.
Courtesy of Stella McCartney
Stella McCartney styled lemon yellow trousers with a floaty silk tank for an effortless (but super-stylish) resort look.
Courtesy of Alexander Wang
Alex Wang's sporty resort season included these funky, color-blocked parkas and nylon separates.
Courtesy of Anna Sui
Anna Sui's modern take on a classic "peasant" dress includes mint and gray ruffles paired with one of the season's must-try colors: hunter green.
Courtesy of Elie Saab
Elie Saab combined shades of navy, taupe, and red for an impeccably elegant resort season.
Courtesy of Cacharel
Cacharel demonstrates how to style one of the key color-combinations of the season with these hot pink short-shorts and a short-sleeve, chartreuse oxford.
Courtesy of Celine
We fully expect to see a smattering of Celine's silky, color-blocked blouses on top editors and stylists come New York Fashion Week.
Courtesy of Proenza Schouler
Proenza's smart, color-blocked short suit may be a tad chilly for winter, but the look is exactly right for sunny spring days ahead.
Courtesy of Derek Lam
Derek Lam's scuba-like dresses feature pops of bright color broken up by contrasting black panels.
Courtesy of Reed Krakoff
Even leather looks weren't immune from color-block fever this season. At Reed Krakoff, a supple leather shift was composed of two different shades of tobacco red leather.
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