Thursday, January 12, 2012
A big fan of the cross body bag, I completely love the Marc by Marc Jacobs Party Balls Bag (ok, best name ever!) because of its triple threat--colorblocking style, deep purple cowhide body, and neon accents. Its perfect right down to its little neon "party ball" turn lock closure. If you are feeling like going all out, the Turnlock Python Shine Messenger Bag will definitely deliver the message in style, or Rebecca Minkoff's Neon Lizard Mini MAC Bag has three sassy brights to choose from--the "Electric Pink" looks a little valentine.
Last spring I took the fab neon "favorite tank" & t-shirts from JCrew and layered them underneath my neutrals and greys with a nice effect. The neon pink instantly gave my winter skin a bit of a glow without actually having seen any sun. JCrew has incorporated neon in everything from accessories, to tights (love) to classic gingham shirts to shoes, adding a fun element to their collections. Not sure neon is your thing? How about dipping your toe into neon land with a little CC Skye Natalie Bracelet--its like giving someone a bit of a wink.
This time of year, adding a bit of the unexpected to your daily ensemble can be an instant mood lifter--I mean who can feel down when you having a blinding pop of color peeking out from underneath your coat? Consider it spring training.