Tiffany and Styling the Neon trend

August 3, 2015
Am I the only one that’s having a love affair with neons this summer?  No? I didn’t think so. Neons are so fun to incorporate into outfits, especially a peachy neon shade like the shirt I’m wearing. No matter what shade of neon you’re wearing, however, I think that they always pair perfectly with the most classic of color palettes–black and white (with a little leopard mixed in).
Here, I’ve paired my neon shirt with black shorts, which really allows my shirt to shine.  I chose my black and white Kendra Scott necklace in black and white to anchor the outfit and tie in the black shorts.  For shoes, I went with a neutral gold pair so that they weren’t competing for attention with the rest of the outfit.  And I think we all can agree that leopard goes with just about anything, right?:)

Shirt: Old Navy (similar–size down at least 1 size)
Shorts: Old Navy
Necklace: Kendra Scott via Clothes Mentor Lexington (sold out online)
Earrings: Kate Spade (price increase:( there were $19 + 25% off when I bought them)
Sandals: Lilly Pulitzer (similarsimilar but less expensive)
Clutch: Forever 21 via Instagram friend (sold out)
As for my hair, I decided to try out a half-bun, which, according to Instagram, is all the rage right now.  I tried to give some different angles to show it off, because I think it’s a fun hairstyle and a great way to get your hair out of your face on a humid day.  Let me tell you, Kentucky has been HOT.
As for my outfit, I’m all about saving money.  My Old Navy tee and Kate Spade earrings were on super clearance, my Kendra Scott necklace is from my favorite thrift store (seriously only a fraction of retail price), and my sweet leopard clutch was sourced from Instagram. I love mixing high-end and low-end pieces for my own look.
Thanks, Rachel, for inviting me to guest post!
Tif  is an attorney, mom, and dedicated bargain hunter blogging about style, beauty, and life at Bright on a Budget.  She is also one of the co-hosts of the High Five for Friday weekly linkup.  You can follow her on InstagramBloglovin’, or GFC.

***Thank you Tiffany for covering a topic that I am sure many fashionistas will get tips from or would be inspired to style neon in a similiar fashion. I hope you will all check out Tiffany’s blog. Also if you haven’t had the chance yet time is running out to enter to win $60 to Target so enter here (US only) and goodluck!

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  • Becky @ bybmg August 3, 2015 at 7:14 am

    Love this look. The clutch is so fun!

    • Tif @ Bright on a Budget August 4, 2015 at 7:25 pm

      Thanks, Becky! I’m so glad someone on IG DM’d me to say they had one for sale!

  • Hannah August 3, 2015 at 9:05 am

    Such a cute look! I love that clutch!
    -Hannah
    http://www.sweeterthanserenity.com

  • Megan August 3, 2015 at 9:50 am

    I love neons too! That top and leopard clutch are such a fun combo!
    ~~Megan~~
    http://www.poshprime.com

    • Tif @ Bright on a Budget August 4, 2015 at 7:26 pm

      Thanks, Megan! I love pairing this clutch with just about everything, but I really think it pops with neons.

  • Carrie @ Curly Crafty Mom August 3, 2015 at 11:15 am

    Your hair looks so cute and I love that neon top! Neons are my jam during the summer months, too!

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

    • Tif @ Bright on a Budget August 5, 2015 at 5:05 pm

      Thanks, Carrie! I hardly ever wear it straight anymore. Curls are my go-to. And yay for neons!

  • Ashley August 3, 2015 at 12:59 pm

    Love this outfit, looks adorable! The half bun looks really cute on you!

  • Sarah @ Bows and Clothes August 3, 2015 at 1:09 pm

    Love this outfit, Tif! You look so pretty! I love neon, and this is such a great way to style the neon trend. Thanks!

    Sarah
    http://mybowsandclothes.blogspot.com

    • Tif @ Bright on a Budget August 5, 2015 at 5:06 pm

      Thanks, Sarah! You’re too sweet! Neons are such cheerful colors, which is why I love to wear them.

  • Shaunacey August 3, 2015 at 3:05 pm

    love this, I think I especially love how she accessorized! The accessories really make the outfit!

    • Tif @ Bright on a Budget August 5, 2015 at 5:06 pm

      Thanks, Shaunacey! I wear this necklace too much, but it’s just so perfect.

  • Modavracha August 3, 2015 at 4:04 pm

    I have a love-hate relationship with neon but the leopard addition sure looks nice.
    Modavracha | Blog

    • Tif @ Bright on a Budget August 5, 2015 at 5:07 pm

      I love utilizing leopard as a neutral to really anchor bright colors in an outfit.

  • Della August 3, 2015 at 6:23 pm

    I’m loving these neon colors. I love how Tif styled them. She always looks so classy!

    • Tif @ Bright on a Budget August 5, 2015 at 5:07 pm

      Thanks, Della! I always try during the week. Not so much on the weekends.haha

  • Rachel August 3, 2015 at 8:30 pm

    Love the neon trend and how you styled this piece. So happy and fun,

    http://www.racheldinh.com

    • Tif @ Bright on a Budget August 5, 2015 at 5:08 pm

      Thanks, Rachel! I’m a firm believer that fashion should always be fun!

  • Shannon August 3, 2015 at 11:47 pm

    This is such a fabulous look! So in love with the neon and leopard!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

    • Tif @ Bright on a Budget August 5, 2015 at 5:09 pm

      Thanks, Shannon! The leopard clutch was a last minute addition, but I can see transitioning this outfit to fall with some matching leopard flats!!!

  • Karla Cook August 4, 2015 at 9:25 am

    Now that’s a shade of neon I could wear! I don’t necessarily care for all neon colors, but pairing it with black and white and leopard print? That works.

    Love the hairstyle, too. I’ll have to give that one a try.

    • Tif @ Bright on a Budget August 5, 2015 at 5:12 pm

      I love mixing neons with a healthy dose of neutrals! And this hairstyle was so easy! I just pulled it half back in a messy bun with an elastic, and used 2 bobby pins to keep it in place.