Spring/Summer ’14 Key Trend: How to Wear Baby Pink

Hi there you fashionable little so-and-sos. Despite the fact that it’s still very much onesie season and we’re donning our fur coats most days to keep our human flesh all nice and warm, at Stylingo our eyes are now firmly set on Spring/Summer and what we’ll be wearing once the weather sorts its life out. While pastels have been around for what feels like forever now, this season is going to see pastel pink take centre stage ahead of all other shades. This has already started to sneak in through A/W in the form of pale pink coats and that infamous Topshop PVC skirt, but this Spring it’s really going to become a central theme. Put your worries about looking like Barbie, Baby Spice or – shudder – Miss Piggy to one side and embrace the candyfloss joy that this colour can bring.

Why put off til tomorrow what you can buy today though? Here are our favourite baby pink pieces that are currently available on the high street and online, meaning you can get Spring/Summer ready even while your toes fall off from frostbite.

Pink 1Faux Leather Pencil Skirt – Missguided / Mesh Panel Crop – Missguided

Pink 2Textured Coat – ASOS / Fluffy Crop Jumper – Boohoo

Pink 3Ray Ban Wayfarer Sunglasses – ASOS / Clear Clutch With Contrast Purse – ASOS / Iridescent Chunky Chain – New Look / Slipper Shoes: Primark

Some people are likely to shy away from the trend for fear of looking too girly, or perhaps like some sort of human-salmon hybrid. I think the key to wearing the baby pink trend will be to toughen it up. This can be done by teaming it with more grungey pieces like leather skirts and trousers, or by opting for more unusual pink items. Leather, mesh and perspex are all materials that will take baby pink from being too pretty and instead make it contemporary.

What do you all think of the baby pink trend? How do you plan to wear it?

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8 Responses

    • Claire January 17, 2014 / 8:56 am

      It’s beaut isn’t it? Missguided actually have loads more pieces, I could happily have made it an exclusively Missguided post! xx

  1. Nicola January 17, 2014 / 11:56 am

    Love this post! Such an easy way to work pastel pink into your wardrobe already to ease into spring and make winter seem more bearable!
    Thanks lovelies! Xx

    • Claire January 17, 2014 / 11:58 am

      I have to say I wasn’t huge fan at first, but looking at all these bits makes me think it’ll be much more fun than I originally thought 🙂 And I agree, at least it means that Spring is coming! Thanks for commenting 🙂 xx

  2. Emma January 17, 2014 / 6:02 pm

    Lovely picks, especially love the pink cropped top from Missguided x


    • Claire February 5, 2014 / 12:42 pm

      I think that’s one of m faves too! 🙂 xx

    • Claire February 5, 2014 / 12:43 pm

      Oh gosh I was so obsessed with midis that I had to actively stop wearing them for a while – luckily I think my ban can now end 😉 xx

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