If the thought of neon brings to mind garish leg warmers and rara skirts from the 80’s or a tacky Las Vegas strip it is time to have a rethink. Neon is one of the key trends of 2021
Neon On The Catwalks
Right from the first spring catwalks neon was making it’s presence known. Versace featured neon starfish as a motif, while Mark Fast and Sportsmax used neon on shoes and accessories. However, Balmain, Balenciaga and Ricostru were the designers who stood out for fully embracing the neon trend. The general feeling was that after such a difficult year cheerful bright neon colours were just the thing to lift our mood.
Neon On Celebrities
Celebrities were not slow in embracing neon fashion. Dazzling neon colours have been catching our eye on every award show red carpet. Ashley Park chose a vibrant Versace neon green gown at the 2021 Critics’ Choice Awards and the Golden Globes saw Rosamund Pike in a neon red gown and Dan Levy in neon yellow suit. Zendaya in particular is a fan of the neon trend; she chose a neon yellow Valentino dress for her Oscar presenting duties and followed that up with a neon orange gown at the 2021 Critics’ Choice Awards. The standout neon look on a red carpet so far this year has to be Cynthia Erivo at the Golden Globes. He stunning bright neon green tea-length Valentino dress looked stylish and fun. Her stylist Jason Bolden explained that neon colours ‘triggers that emotion of happiness and joy. Right now, I feel like that’s what we need. That’s why I really wanted to lean into something that looked like that — bold and impactful
How To Wear Neon
If you are feeling bold and confident then head-to-toe is definitely a statement look. …