Look of the Week – Pastel Trend

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Other than bold floral and prints, color pop and PJs look, pastel trend is making waves for spring. You don´t have to wear darks, this season´s statement is refreshing to the eyes, not to mention cool.

Isabel of Metallic Paws shows you how to work pastels for spring.

How to Wear Pastel Trend

1. What are you wearing?

-lightweight, salmon pink blazer from Bardot.
-sleeveless nude pink top with chiffon front from Portmans
-black shorts with a scalloped hem from english.gmarket.co.kr
-pink/white striped chain bag from Colette Accessories
-strappy light beige heels from wholesale7.net

2. Where did you wear?

I wore this on a date to the city.

3. What styling tricks did you apply to make it work?

I wanted my outfit to incorporate nudes and salmon pinks, and I prevented it from looking washed-out with the black shorts. However, despite the dark colour, the scalloped hem matches the femininity of the shirred chiffon and silk pieces up top. I further brought the outfit back down to romantic and light, with the nude strappy heels.

4. Describe your style.

I actually love to challenge myself to delve into a variety of fashion styles. Sometimes I wear a lot of girly, feminine pieces, sometimes edgy with a lot of black and leather, and sometimes unique and flashy with bold statement pieces such as galaxy printed leggings or a sequinned jacket.

5. Who´s your style icon and why?

I have many style icons, but for this look I was particularly inspired by Taylor Swift’s romantic and feminine style.

6. What trends are you incorporating to your wardrobe right now?

Pastels are making a big comeback now, along with sea colours such as mint green and turquoise. During this season I’ll colour-block two shades such as a mint blouse with a pastel pink skirt, and top it off with bright shoes or bright accessories. When it gets colder towards the middle of the year I might keep the brights to a minimum, such as with one statement pair of light yellow skinny jeans or a lavender chunky knit, for example.

Thank you so much, Isabel. You look gorgeous and cute!


  1. says

    So cute! I love the outfit. I usually don’t like wearing shorts. My legs are so pale. Need a tan before I can make myself wear shorts.