Neon, brights and leopard heels

Blouse: Topshop, Skirt: ASOS similar, Bag: Gift (The Leather Satchel Co), Tights: MyTights.com similar, Heels: Kurt Geiger, Necklace: Sandy Mitchell Jewellery, Bracelet: Topshop, Watch: Red Herring, Rose ring: New Look, Green oval ring: Unknown, Earrings: Shh by Sadie (visit her etsy shop here), Nails: Models Own Concrete Mixer, Lips: Revlon Coral

My second day of rising to the Winter Edition Challenges – and when the challenge is brights I’m all over it like a (neon) rash!

Not much to say except that I’m sooo in my comfort zone – though this outfit was actually quite hard, more because I couldn’t make a final decision about which combination of items to put together when most of my clothes are day-glo bright anyway. (I was there all day trying out different looks – half the contents of my wardrobe were on the bed in a pile. Sound familiar to most of you…?)

Sometimes the easiest challenges can turn out to be the hardest – though by far the easiest decision was whether to add my (not worn enough) leopard heels 😉

47 Comments

  1. February 5, 2012 / 12:42 am

    Aww what can I say? Perfection! Cheerful, and I love leopard print shoes here, they are a cherry on a cake!
    Happy Sunday!

  2. February 4, 2012 / 5:03 pm

    Great combination Catherine! LOVE the neon purse 🙂

  3. February 4, 2012 / 4:36 pm

    Wow, my 1st time by your blog and I am loving already from your outfit, I love brights and you wear them beautifully xx

  4. February 2, 2012 / 4:53 am

    You pull this off like no other…great outfit awesome shoes. dawn suitcase vignettes xo

  5. February 2, 2012 / 3:57 am

    I love all the colours in the outfit, so fun.

  6. February 1, 2012 / 10:58 pm

    I don't think I'll ever get tired of seeing color-blocking! This is such a great look – I bet everyone who saw you wearing it was jealous that you had the guts to wear something wild and fun like this 🙂

  7. February 1, 2012 / 5:34 pm

    Love all these bright colours together…made my day cheery! That skirt is tons of fun…would love to see you restyle it soon.

    <3 Cambria
    jupefashion.blogspot.com

    • February 1, 2012 / 7:25 pm

      Thank you Cambria – it is quite a difficult green to style, so I'll take you up on that challenge…!! Catherine xoxo

  8. February 1, 2012 / 5:26 am

    Oh my stars I am so so in lobe with the leopard shoes/bright tights combo. So cute!
    kayla
    seekaylago.blogspot.com

    • February 1, 2012 / 5:26 am

      In love, obviously. Not in lobe. Lol.

    • February 1, 2012 / 10:24 am

      Lol I would have known you meant love, Kayla! Thank you for your lobely comment ;)))

      Catherine x

  9. February 1, 2012 / 5:18 am

    You are wearing my favorite colors & I love the shoes! You look great.

  10. February 1, 2012 / 1:30 am

    I love this look, and the addition of the leopard shoes are like the cherry on top! Lovely!

  11. January 31, 2012 / 9:47 pm

    Well, hello, lovely Lady! I've seen you floating around at various link-ups and decided to check out your blog. I LOVE your eclectic with dash of quirky style! This outfit is so colorful and bright; kicks the wintery drab to the curb.

    Van @ The Clothes We Wear

    • January 31, 2012 / 10:03 pm

      Hello Van, and welcome! Thank you so much for your sweet comment – eclectic is the only word I can ever think of to describe my style too! Hope to see you again! Catherine xoxo

  12. January 31, 2012 / 9:41 pm

    I've been blog-stalking you for a while, and I think this is my favorite outfit of yours! You look SO good in neon colors! And those leopard-print heels are perfection!

    North Meets South

    • January 31, 2012 / 9:58 pm

      Thank you Erica: you stalk away as much as you like, that's fine by me!:)) How nice to say that it's your fave outfit of mine, you're a star! Catherine x

  13. January 31, 2012 / 8:07 pm

    You look like you stepped out of a fashion magazine on to our blog!! This is a perfectly styled look! Great work…worthy of respect!!

  14. January 31, 2012 / 7:39 pm

    I love how all the bright colors just work together perfectly. Also, I want your shoes! Those are so great!

    • January 31, 2012 / 8:20 pm

      Thank you Andi, so much! If I had a spare pair of the shoes I would send them to you…!!! Catherine xx

  15. January 31, 2012 / 7:32 pm

    I agree with Ms P – you are my bold-color idol as well! Love the tights with this look, and of course the heels, they are super-fabulous.

  16. January 31, 2012 / 7:00 pm

    Wowwwwwwwwwwwwwww you are my idol, ahhhhhhhhhhhh
    Loving that clash of colours so much.
    XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

  17. January 31, 2012 / 6:35 pm

    This is so perfect. I love green and blue together but you made it even better with the neon and leopard. It's genius.

    • January 31, 2012 / 8:11 pm

      Thanks Cinderella – I think these are my favourite shoes (I must wear them more!!) Catherine x

  18. January 31, 2012 / 6:10 pm

    Nice color combinations and LOVE those shoes!!! The necklace is such an interesting piece too, and I'll bet those colors make it quite versatile.

    • January 31, 2012 / 8:05 pm

      Thank you so much, Pseu: Sandy (who makes the necklaces) will make them pretty much to your spec – you should check out her website, her pieces are beautiful! C x

  19. January 31, 2012 / 5:57 pm

    Wow, you are bold and brave! And totally pull it off. I love the blue and green together, and what fun to add the bright yellow bag – inspiration for me to go even farther with my brights next time!

    • January 31, 2012 / 8:03 pm

      Hi Anne, and thank you! Yes you should go all out with the brights, it can only make everyone smile! Catherine x