Fashion

Pretty In Pink! What To Buy & How To Wear It

by Rosie McKay

Pretty shades of pink are big news from clothing to shoes and accessories. Be inspired by our top street style looks and 21 must-have buys...

There is no disputing that pink is having a fashion moment with everything from clothing to shoes and accessories being tinted in many incarnations of this pretty and flattering hue. And while there is no denying it is a super feminine colour, it's extremely versatile too, and can definitely be worn in a variety of ways to suit a range of style personalities be yours girlie, edgy, sporty or classic. Here are three of my top tips for wearing pink;

  1. Wear different shades of pink together - Create a tonal look by teaming different shades of pink together. To toughen the look up add a shoe with gold or silver hardware and bold accessories, or to keep the look sweet go for nude shoes and fine accessories
  2. Treat like white and team with colour and print - Don't be afraid to wear pink as you would white. It looks great with bold shades like emerald, khaki, mustard, coral and red as well as more subtle shades of  metallics. It also works particularly well with this season/s key prints too - polka 
  3. Go minimal - What to keep your look pared down and sporty? Make your next pair of causal sneakers a pastel pink and team with white or distressed denim and cosy knits or casual tees in white and grey. 

Now there is only a few things left to do: 
1. Check out my fave street style inspiration.
2. SHOP my edit of 21 must-have PINK buys. 

See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Street Style Inspiration 1 See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Street Style Inspiration 2
Credit: Image courtesy of Instagram user @blaireadiebee, Image courtesy of Instagram user @thestreetpie
See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Street Style Inspiration 3 See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Street Style Inspiration 4
Credit: Image courtesy of Instagram user @hanro, Image courtesy of Instagram user @tattivasilieva
THE PINK EDIT - 21 Must-Have Buys
See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Coat Showpo See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Suede Frill Hem Eyelet Skirt Missguided
Credit: Showpo 'Driven Down' coat, $69, Missguided mini skirt, $44.95
See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Sneakers New Balance
Credit: New Balance Women’s 247 Classic Sneakers, $120
See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Backless Knit Nude Lucy 1 See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Backless Knit Nude Lucy 2
Credit: Nude Lucy jumper, $89.95
See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Suede Loafers Siren Shoes
Credit: Siren Shoes ‘Paige’ shoes, $189.95
See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Lace Up Bell Sleeve Blouse See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Ruched Sleeve Blouse Hello Parry
Credit: Glassons lace up blouse, $29.99, Hello Parry 'Aneka' gingham blouse, $79
See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Suede Fringed Jacket Missguided Biker Jacket 1 See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Suede Fringed Biker Jacket Missguided 2
Credit: Missguided faux suede fringe detail jacket, $90.95
See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Wide Leg Pants Jpg
Credit: Glassons zip front wide leg pant, $39.99
See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Rose T Shirt Hello Parry See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Mettalic Skirt Blouse Hello Parry
Credit: Hello Parry 'Rose Print' distressed t-shirt, $55, Hello Parry 'Grace Metallic Midi Pleated Skirt', $89
See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Velvet Boots Asos
Credit: Public Desire boots from ASOS, $38
See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Lace Dress Asos See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Off The Shoulder Dress Mossman
Credit: True decadence ruffle sleeve mini dress from ASOS, $70, Mossman dress, $169.95
See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Velvet Boots Asos 2
Credit: ASOS Eagle clear heel velvet sock boots, $37.50
See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Sunglasses Mink Pink See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Tassel Earrings Shopbop
Credit: Mink Pink Sunglasses, $49.95, Vanessa Mooney The Astrid Knotted Tassel earrings, $59.91
See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Cluse Watch See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Star Necklace By Charlotte
Credit: Cluse Watch, $149 , by charlotte rose gold star necklace, $169
See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Clutch Marc Jacobs
Credit: By Marc Jacobs Clutch @ Shopbop $188.03
See Need Want Fashion Trend Pink Velvet Boots Wittner
Credit: Wittner ‘Peppa’ Boots, $199
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