How to Wear the Blush Pink Trend

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Nope, it’s not just your imagination – the pink trend is EVERYWHERE right now… and I can’t get enough of it. From Glossier campaigns, to Calvin Klein ads, to Kinfolk magazine and Acne Studios, the ‘tumblr pink’ era is upon us, and I don’t think it’s going anywhere anytime soon. Often described as a “rose quartz”, it has become the most ubiquitous colour in fashion branding and you might’ve first heard of it when Pantone, fashion’s chief colour measurement system, announced it as the colour of 2016.

Pink has been one of my key branding colours for Sunday Chapter so this is a trend I can definitely get on board with. Plus the thought of marble, rose gold and pink together is very aesthetically pleasing, don’t you think? And YES, SO very 2016, I know. Even for the side of the world entering into autumn/winter, it’s still remains a trending colour for the season.

I’m like a magpie when it comes to anything within the very cute salmon to blush hue and so when I spotted this pink silky blouse, I couldn’t walk away. I find it pretty hard to find a flattering blouse that doesn’t cost me a small fortune. They just don’t seem to fit well with me. But this one is a different story. First I fell in love with the colour, then the fit, and then the texture. Silk shirts are another of my recent obsessions.

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Blush will add a touch of femininity to your outfit, so I love to pair it with edgier styles. There are so many ways to wear this trend and I think the main thing I love about it is the simplicity. Try a blush camisole with a leather jacket, a blush silk wrap dress, or a dusty rose jacket. It’s all beautifully understated.

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Crushing on these blush items

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Shop my outfit

silky blush blouse, black Skinny Jeans, ankle Boots (sold out, similar here), handbag (sold out, similar here), minimal stack rings, double pearl ring, cluse watch

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What are your thoughts on the pink trend? Love or hate it?

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  • This pink looks lovely on you, such a good colour!

    I love that you put loads of different items in your posts for all different styles and budgets, and not just a link to one outfit, it’s really helpful, I wish more bloggers did that too – thank you! x

    • Aw thank you, so kind of you to say! I’m so glad you noticed!! I always try to provide a lot of diversity for you guys :) xx

  • meg

    It’s such a stunning shade! I love that it’s subtle, but not TOO subtle? Stands well on it’s own, but not too in your face. The shade suits you SO much.

    Meg | Elmpetra

    • Yes!!! Exactly. It’s not an in-your-face pink, it’s just delicate. Aw Meg! You’re the sweetest, thank you!! :) xx

  • missgetaway

    Gorgeous outfit! Blush pink looks absolutely lovely on you :)

    Love, Kerstin
    http://www.missgetaway.com/

    • Ohh thank you so much Kerstin! Thats so kind of you to say :) xx

  • The silk and blush combo is a total winner! I’ve just bought a pair of straight leg trousers in this shade and although they’re way out of my comfort zone I can’t wait to style them with black like you’ve done here :)

    Esmé // CloudEsmé

    • Oh so pretty!! I wear it with straight leg trousers too for a more elevated, work-appropriate look :) SO gorgeous. Thanks so much for reading Esmé! xx

  • I love your outfit! I’m obsessed with anything blush coloured at the moment.

    xo, Liz
    http://lipstickandconfetti.com

    • Ahh thank you so much Liz!! I feel like you can never have too much blush in your life…? haha xx

  • I’m obsessed with the blush pink as well–it definitely is “So 2016!” Edging it up with black is a great idea x

    http://www.insearchofsheila.com

    • It’s just so pretty! To think I used to avoid pink entirely haha. Love it with black, so gorgeous! Thanks for reading Sheila :) xx

  • Ashley Christabelle

    Earlier this year, I wasn’t a big fan of the color pink. But when blush pink came around and became a trend in the fashion world, I couldn’t help falling in love with it quite excessively. My wardrobe is filled with a lot of pinks at the moment and I’m totally okay with that! I love the shirt you’re wearing, I have a similar one from Stradivarius that has a Victorian feel to it. x

    http://www.ashrealasitgets.blogspot.com

    • Same here!! I used to avoid pink at all costs and now I’m drawn to it, haha. Oh so pretty! Stradivarius have some gorgeous items. :) xx

  • ari michael

    I’m loving this trend. It’s subtle and pretty and I’m really into silk pieces as well.

    http://www.creatorshaven.com

    • Isn’t it lovely?! I feel like everyone can pull it off :) I can’t get enough of silk recently either!! Thanks for reading Ari :) xx

  • your shirt is so beautiful. my outfits are mostly monochrome and i like adding colour by wearing a blush pink.

    loovelle.blogspot.com

    • Thank you so much Elena! That sounds exactly the same as my wardrobe!! Can’t keep away from black and white but it’s always nice to add a bit of colour :) xx