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Color Blocking with Leggings

What is Color Blocking fashion? Well for one thing, it’s a fashion that has caught on and is spreading like wildfire. Technically, it is areas or blocks of 2 colors or more directly side by side on a garment or utilized in an ensemble that compliment or even contrast each other.

What works?

The shorter list would be: what doesn’t? According to the latest fashion advisers solid colors that work well when color blocking either on leggings or with leggings are as follows:

  • Colors that are complimentary and
  • Colors that contrast
  • Muted colors
  • Bright colors
  • Monotone colors

Items that can be utilized as color blocks or printed in color block are:

  • Leggings (of course)
  • Accessories- handbags; shoes; fun jewelry; hats
  • Clothing- a dress; tunic top; skirt; shorts; etc.

The Ins and Outs of Color Blocking With or Without


Color blocking is fun and imaginative. But there are a few things to be wary of when considering this fashion trend. Since multi colors and frequently bright colors are used, it’s easy to go astray or overboard. When using bright colors it is essential that you combine them with blocks of black, grey, brown or white. It will give your color blocking a more polished and standout look. Other tips consist of the following:
Keep articles of clothing containing blocked design to one piece. Example- If it is your leggings, wear solid colored skirt and another colored top.
Pick your piece for color blocking and keep the rest simple.
Keep your color choices to 4 or even down to 3.
Shyness be damned-you would be amazed at how many different color combinations you can pull off with this fashion.

Every color change will cut the shape of your body, don’t get carried away; try using more slimming colors or colors that go well with your complexion. The whole point is not so much to look like a walking Rubik’s Cube; but modern, stylish and fashion savvy.

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