Is Pink Just for Girls and Barbie Dolls?

The Hatista 12/01/18 at 05:29 PM Colour Tips
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The answer is... absolutely not! From the palest oyster blush to darkest dusty hues, pink has definitely had a makeover. Those who fear pink is too girlie and only works on Barbie – now have a wealth of options that can work for them.

Pink is a colour that you typically only see the "Girliest" of Girls wearing. It’s Barbies colour, and most have only ever experimented with, in very small quantities. since our tenth birthday.

Consider your outfit for the races or friends weddings well though, and pink isn't so difficult to work with after all.

How to wear the colour Pink. Not just for Barbie, Pink has had a makeover, and can work for anyone. Follow these tips on how to wear pink like a grown up. Tips for Race day Fashions. Royal Ascot and Mother of the Bride outfit Inspiration #fashion #pastels #outfits #wearpastels #racingfashion #ootd #motherofthebride.

How to wear the colour Pink. Not just for Barbie, Pink has had a makeover, and can work for anyone. Follow these tips on how to wear pink like a grown up. Tips for Race day Fashions. Royal Ascot and Mother of the Bride outfit Inspiration #fashion #pastels #outfits #wearpastels #racingfashion #ootd #motherofthebride.

Here are my style tips on how to filter pink into your outfits:

This post includes suggestions of items I've hunted out on the Internet for you. If you look through and see anything you like and click the links, I get a little diddy commission, and if you buy the item, the brand will even buy me a latte to thank me.

Sleek Lines - No Bows, Sequins or Appliqué Please

To avoid looking baby doll, keep it fuss-free. Stay away from excessive bows, sequins and heavy appliqué. Stick to streamlined, silhouette-enhancing dresses, with slick tailoring and fitted waists. Avoid anything unstructured or you’ll be in blancmange territory.

The Giles Pink Doppio dress in our examples below is one of my favourites for both it's shape and colour.

Pair with other colours as head to toe pink still pushes the bondaries. Navy, Burgundy, Plum, and Greys are ideal companions.

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One of the most poplular combos for Pink is Navy. Whether your style is fashion-forward or classic, you can't go wrong with this colour combo. Super pretty outfit for either a day at the races, or a Mother of the Bride.

The Navy Smartie Headpiece illustrated with the outfit above is available to hire from the www.dress-2-impress.com Hat Hire for £35.00. Click Here. The dress: Giles by Giles Deacon, Booties: Ralph and Russo, Jacket: Herve Leger, Clutch: Etsy.

Fun and Optimistic with Green

Hear the suggestion of Green and Pink and your first instinct might be - “Really?”. But yes, this combination happens all the time in nature. Nature never gets its colours wrong. Of all the colour pairings for Green, this Pink is the freshest and most joyous.

Colours are often responsible for the way we feel. Choose this combination for your friends wedding, or day at the races, and you’re guaranteed a playful day.

How to Wear Pantone Green with Pink, outfit ideas, what to wear for Royal Ascot Races from THE HATISTA www.dress-2-impress.com #ascothats #greenandpink #pinkoutfits #howtowearpink #fashionideas

The headpiece illustrated with the outfit above is available to buy from the www.dress-2-impress.com online shop for £150.00.Click Here.
The Dress is: AW17 Damsel in a Dress. Click to see Damsel in a Dress, Dress.
The Shoes are: Christian Louboutin Decoltish Suede Pumps. Click to see Christian Louboutin Shoes.
The Bag above is: Delpozo Bag. Click to see Delpozo Bag.

Bold Florals on White

Work with all the boldest florals prints that are also on Trend right now.

The Fitted Floral Sachi & Babi Noir Dress below with beautiful wavy panelled mid section, has a very grown up shape. For my customer that had this dress for Royal Ascot, I arranged the White Wavy Slice to mirror the waist line. We then picked out other fun playful shades for the bag and shoes, giving the outfit depth and playfulness rather than “Sweet Baby Girl.” This outfit demonstrates you can do grown up pink, with playful flair.

Is Pink Just for Girls and Barbie - Tips on Wearing Pink from THE HATISTA www.dress-2-impress.com #wearpink #fashionista #pink #styleguide #outfittips

The white headpiece illustrated with the outfit above is available to hire from the www.dress-2-impress.com Hat Hire. Click Here.
The Dress is: Sachi & Babi. Click to see Sachi & Babi Dress

Pink isn't Just for Girls under 8 or Barbie - Need Tips and lot's of outfit inspiration ideas on Wearing Pink for the races or summer weddings? What to wear for Royal Ascot. Read blog from THE HATISTA www.dress-2-impress.com #wearpink #fashionista #ontheblog #summerweddings #outfits #pinkoutfits #kentuckyderby #royalascot Outfit Ideas for Kerntucky Derby or Royal Ascot
The Headpiece is: Etsy. Click to see Headpiece on Etsy.
The Skirt is: Coast. Click to Coast Floral Skirt.
The Frill Shoulder Top: Ted Baker. Click to see Ted Baker Frill Top.
The Shoes are: Ted Baker. Click to see Ted Baker Shoes.
The Bag: Ebay. Click to see Ebay Envelope Clutch Bag.

Worn with Darker Bold Graphic Prints

I adore the below outfits for a day at the races. A long A Line skirt in a Bold Floral print is the perfect skirt for a day at the races, and in a print that also features dark Navy and Royal, you can bring those colours in to darken the outfit in other pieces too, like the bag or jacket.

The headpiece and shoes staying in the pastel and candy pink tones.

Is Pink Just for Girls and Barbie - Outfit inspiration on Wearing Pink from THE HATISTA www.dress-2-impress.com Outfit ideas for the Kentucky Derby. What to wear for Royal Ascot Ladies Day, Day at the Races. Jimmy Choo Pink Shoes, Floral Dress. #wearpink #kentuckyderby #derbyoutfits #fashionista #pinkhats #outfittips

The headpiece illustrated with the outfit above is available to buy from the www.dress-2-impress.com online shop for £150.00.Click Here.
The Dress is: Coast. Click to see Coast Dress.
The Shoes are: Jimmy Choo. Click to see Jimmy Choo Pink Shoes.
The Bag above is: Chi Chi London. Click to see Chi Chi Bag.
The Nail Varnish: Essie. Click to see Essie Nail Polish.
The Perfume is: Hugo Boss. Click to see Perfume.

Is Pink Just for Girls and Barbie - What to wear for Ladies Day at the Races. What to wear for Royal Ascot. Tips on Wearing Pink from THE HATISTA www.dress-2-impress.com #wearpink #fashionista Sophia Webster Shoes, Ted Baker Dress, Silver Bag
The Headpiece is: Anna Andrienko. Click to see Anna Andrienko Headpiece.
The Dress is: Ted Baker Posie Skater Dress. Click to see Ted Baker Dress.
The Shoes are: Sophia Webster. Click to see Sophia Webster Shoes.
The Bag: Chi Chi Melanie Bag. Click to see Chi Chi Metallic Bag.

Bold Bright Floral Outfit Ideas for the Kentucky Derby - Tips and outfits inspiration ideas from THE HATISTA www.dress-2-impress.com #kentuckyderbyoutfits #fashionista #outfitideas #styleguide #royalascot #kentuckyderby #floraloutfits #racingfashion #millinery #fashion #dayattheraces #ascotoutfits

The Headpiece / Hat illustrated with the outfit above is: Etsy. Click Here for Headpiece..
The Dress is: Tahari. Click to see Tahari Dress.
The Shoes are: Charlotte Olympia. Click to see Charlotte Olympia Shoes.
The Bag above is: Etsy. Click to see Etsy Bag.
The Nail Varnish is Deborah Lippmann. Click to see Nail Varnish.

Two Trends, One Outfit

I love the fashion-forward combination of a futuristic metallic with candy pink, for friends and family attending weddings.

The metallic trend is going nowhere fast, but no one wants to go over board with their metallics anymore than they do their pinks (unless you're the bridesmaids under strict instruction to do so!). With both Pinks and Metallics being so on trend currently, and with neither being something you want to wear head-to-toe, worn half and half is a marriage made in heaven.

Is Pink Just for Girls and Barbie - What to wear to the races. What to wear for Royal Ascot. Ladies day outfits. Tips on Wearing Pink from THE HATISTA www.dress-2-impress.com #wearpink #fashionista #fashion #metallics #silverhat #outfittips

The headpiece illustrated with the outfit above is available to buy from the www.dress-2-impress.com online shop for £140.00.Click Here. The dress is: Giles by Giles Deacon, Shoes: Jimmy Choo, Handbag: YSL

Some More Pinks I've found for you

Below is a gallery of some of the current Pastels I've hunted out on the Internet for you. Mainly accessories or seperates as those are easiest for you to add into your wardrobe. If you look through and see anything you like, simply click the image. I get a little diddy commission for clicks made through links in this post, and if you buy the item, the brand buy me a latte.

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