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NYFW Runway Commandment for Spring 2014: Orange is the New Black

Written by: Alexis Ansley

four catwalk pics with orange fashions

Who knew that the creators of the Netflix series, “Orange is the New Black,” were so in touch with fashion! As New York Fashion Week wrapped up, it was clear that orange would be the color leading the season. This vibrant shade was seen in every fashion incarnation on the Spring 2014 runways, incorporated into bags, dresses, blazers and makeup looks. Work this eye-catching hue into our wardrobe in an affordable way while still staying chic.

 

orange tee dress

This ultra-chic tee dress (topshop.com) is perfect for making a statement in both casual and formal settings. Dress it up for the office with a blazer and closed-toe pumps, or dress it down for a Saturday lunch date with strapped sandals and simple accessories.

 

Marc Jacobs orange lipstick

This Marc Jacobs Lip Gel (marcjacobs.com) is the next level of lipsticks. It provides bold, pigmented color while giving moisture. The key to pulling off a bold lip color is to mute the rest of the face. When wearing this lush orange shade, keep the rest of the makeup simple.

 

orange purse

What girl doesn’t love an amazing statement bag? This bag (zara.com) is not only amazingly convenient with both handle and shoulder straps, it’s also amazingly affordable for only $40. Make this your go-to bag for the season.

 

orange single-button blazer

This military style blazer (oasap.com) is the perfect combination of strength and femininity in fashion. The bold gold embellishments are complimented to perfection by this sleek, single button design. Pair this with a solid pencil skirt and stiletto pumps to let it shine as your ensemble statement piece.

 

Runway Image Sources:
1. Richard Chai
2. DKNY
3. Rebecca Minkoff
4. Jenny Packham

 

Alexis AnsleyAbout the Author:

Alexis Ansley is a Central Florida fashion blogger, fashion consultant and co-founder of Lex&Pooch Styling Co. An avid enthusiast for all things vintage, Alexis has made a name for herself by uniquely combining vintage and contemporary styles within her personal fashion choices and while styling clients. Alexis is a member of the Independent Fashion Bloggers (IFB) community and work towards bringing fresh and unique fashions to the forefront of all her style ventures.

 

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