Rachel Charlene Lewis
February 11, 2017 2:14 pm
Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for New York Fashion Week: The Shows

Remember when colorblocking was the ~it thing~ to make a part of your wardrobe? Well, friends, whether you were 100% on board with it or not, the colorblock trend just came back in a big, big way. But it’s not the colorblocking that we’re used to! It’s way less old school, ’80s and ’90s vibes, and instead has a perfectly modern update that makes us actually want to give this trend a shot. TBH, we dig it, and we think you will to.

Plus, the trend is a welcome change from last year’s all black everything in favor of color. We love wearing black (and always will!) but this look is definitely a little cheerier looking, and we’ll take all the happy we can get.

We noticed the revival of the colorblock trend when we took a look at the ah-mazing designs from the runway for the Asia Fashion Collection during New York Fashion Week. Each and every design was such a work of art!

Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for New York Fashion Week: The Shows

The difference is that this year’s colorblock trend is less about brights and shocking combinations, and more about softer, more complimentary colors.

Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for New York Fashion Week: The Shows

Too, what differentiates this colorblock trend from trends that have passed is that it’s about mixing both colors *and* textures.

Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for New York Fashion Week: The Shows

So we’re seeing loads and loads of unexpected fabrics being paired together in such a seriously beautiful way.

Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for New York Fashion Week: The Shows

There seems to be a focus on having a less sharp contrast, which makes these outfits much more wearable than colorblocking of the past.

Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for New York Fashion Week: The Shows

With some just being accent colors, rather than entire, massive sections of looks.

Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for New York Fashion Week: The Shows

What do you think of this old-made-new trend? Will you be giving it a shot?

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