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.
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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.
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Courtesy of Rachel Roy
Rachel Roy's minimalist overcoats and classic, tailored trousers were enlivened by bold, colorful panels and big lucite accessories.
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Courtesy of ALC
At ALC, a pair of sky blue chinos paired beautifully with a silky, mustard blouse buttoned up to the neck.
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Courtesy of Alice & Olivia
Classic and playful, Alice & Olivia tapped into '60s mod style for their color-blocked mini-dresses.
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Courtesy of Bottega Veneta
Bottega Veneta took a dramatic turn from their pastel-colored palettes with bold, super-saturated hues for resort.
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Courtesy of Stella McCartney
Stella McCartney styled lemon yellow trousers with a floaty silk tank for an effortless (but super-stylish) resort look.
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Courtesy of Alexander Wang
Alex Wang's sporty resort season included these funky, color-blocked parkas and nylon separates.
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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.
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Courtesy of Elie Saab
Elie Saab combined shades of navy, taupe, and red for an impeccably elegant resort season.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Courtesy of Derek Lam
Derek Lam's scuba-like dresses feature pops of bright color broken up by contrasting black panels.
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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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