Topic: neon

7 Red Carpet Fashion Disasters Involving Neon

7 Red Carpet Fashion Disasters Involving Neon

Earlier this week, we admitted that we didn’t despise neon as much as we once did–because its popularity has petered out in a big since its peak ubiquity in 2012.

…But, while searching for examples of successful neon looks–many of which we found!–we also came across all the ones that made us fear and loath it in the first place. Fergie, Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj, Ke$ha and more ahead. More »

10 Red Carpet Looks That Prove Neon Isn’t Always Completely Horrible

10 Red Carpet Looks That Prove Neon Isn't Always Completely Horrible

About a year ago, we rounded up “10 fashion trends that need to die right now”--and arguably our biggest vendetta was against then-hugely popular neon (well, and fucking sneaker wedges). Since then, the look has definitely lost its ubiquity on the streets–now, we see the occasional Fluro and that’s about it.

…Maybe because it’s not everywhere anymore, tiring eyeballs wherever it goes, we’ve softened a bit on our stance. Here are 12 red carpet looks that make a surprisingly compelling argument for not banning the shades outright.

Also. Some of the looks here are more neon than others. This was hard. More »

10 Trends That Need To Die Right Now

10 Trends That Need To Die Right Now

Living in New York City makes it pretty easy to track trends: first you see it on runways (or fashion editors and models off duty), then you see it on famous people. Next, it’s on personal style bloggers. All of a sudden, it’s clogging window displays at Zara, H&M and Steve Madden. Then you see it fucking everywhere. Who else is sick to death of neon? Printed pants? Sneaker wedges? Presenting the 10 most over-exposed, played-out trends of right now. More »

Shopping Guide: Energize Your Wardrobe With Neon

Shopping Guide: Energize Your Wardrobe With Neon

Resort 2011 broadcast a lot of neon: the glowing accessories trend logged major runway time at Balenciaga, Bottega Veneta, Stella McCartney, Proenza Schouler and more. The thing about neon is that it presents a problem (ugliness) if there’s too much, but it’s a perfect eye-popping accessory or simple piece–shorts or a tee– if your palette is otherwise muted. Here’s a few easy neon items to jolt your warm-weather look. More »