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My Latest Colorful Finds

Color is a part of my being, and it will stay with me till I die.  I am just amazed at how every thing you wear doesn’t have to be neutral or muted – there’s a color for it!  Two recent things I purchased to add to my bright palate are a pair of colorful sneakers and rainbow lenses.  Let’s check them out:

Nike Alvord 10

Nike Alvord 10

Nike Alvord 10

I took a look at my old sneakers and said to myself, “I need to get more colorful ones that are a reflection of me.”  I was definitely going to hold out until I found the right style and colors, and it wasn’t until I randomly walked into a Big 5 Sporting Goods store that I discovered my dream shoe, the Nike Alvord 10. It was funny because I initially went in there with my boyfriend to help him on his never-ending quest to find the perfect shoes and then I started to look at the options for women.  I was drawn to all the shoes that had pink, turquoise and/or yellow in them, and I picked up the Nike Alvord 10 in a turquoise color with orange on it.  I think I said out loud I need more color on this shoe and the employee that was nearby mentioned they did have another style I could look at.  Out came this beautiful pair of shoes with all my favorite colors and I was sold!  Sometimes you don’t know what you’re holding out for until you see it, and that was my moment.  These Nike Alvord’s were made for me and there was no hesitation to buy them!  I mean, just look at all the vibrant hues on this shoe!  I will definitely wear these forever and everywhere – I don’t think there will be another shoe that can top this!

Rainbow Lenses

Wearing Old Navy rainbow sunglasses

Wearing Old Navy rainbow sunglasses

Another thing I wanted to colorize is my sunglasses.  I realized that I should definitely have some rainbow sunnies, so I first saw that I could buy frames I like and replace them with rainbow lenses from Oliver Peoples (another random walk-in). It took a few months to find sunglasses I really like (sorry no Ray-Bans), and then I thought that maybe I don’t want to change out the lenses for $85, I actually like them as is.  Another random stroll into Old Navy a few weeks ago and the perfect rainbow sunglasses were found! Just $15, as soon as I put them on I knew they were the one!

It appears the coolest things I discover are usually when I’m not expecting it, which is awesome.  The question is, what is there left to color on me?  To go all the way out, my hair would be the next thing.  It’s in the style picture above, but am I ready to rock hot pink and purple strands?  Not sure yet, but it’s something to think about.

Taking it to the Beach

This post is underwritten by Old Navy. Whether you’re looking for a tankini, bikini, or a one piece, Old Navy has you confidently covered at a great price.

When it’s time to hit the beach to relax, swim, or stroll along the water, the key thing is that I am always colorful in my look and ready for my bright hues to soak up the sun! From head to toe you can also select pieces that put an extra pop in your swim attire and some added fun in your day!  Here are some options to have you ready down by the water:

Head On

Look chic in this oversized floppy straw hat from Bakers that will not only block your face from the sun, but give you glam headwear as you walk through the sand and look for seashells to put in your hand.  Available in turquoise, pink and white, this hat provides the perfect color options to go with any outfit.

Bakers Oversized Floppy Hat $15

Getting Shady

When you want a playful pair of sunglasses, look no further than Chilli Beans.  Known as the largest Brazilian chain of sunglasses and accessories, there are a huge variety of specs that offer many possibilities. This red pair below from Isabela Capeto brings spice and colorful cool that will make the dogs drool.

Chilli Beans Sunglasses by Isabela Capeto, $88-$188

A Welcomed Earful

Kendra Scott offers so many color combinations for earrings and jewelry that you could create a pair for every look you have in your closet!  Complement the sun and add a tribal look with these Skylar earrings in yellow.  With a Color Bar to select the stones you want in your jewelry, you’ll never leave the house without a Kendra Scott piece on your body.

Kendra Scott Skylar Earrings in Yellow, $65

Brace Yourself

Whether poolside or a day out and about, this stylish Lanno Bia bracelet can be worn with the beach in mind.  Reflecting colors that make me think of being by the water, the twists made by this bracelet will also be turning heads.

Lanno Bia bracelet, $72

Swim with Me

Prints on any swimwear are always fun and should make being in a bikini a party at anytime!  I love this colorful leopard/tiger 2 piece from Old Navy  that screams “Throw me a beachball!” or “Your missing a tropical beverage!”  With this look or any of the selections at Old Navy, you’re destined to make a style splash at any bash!

Old Navy Women’s Printed Triangle Halter Tab Bikini, $17.50 pc

Cover Up

Whenever I wear a cover-up, I prefer something versatile that I can wear to brunch, run errands, or for a night out on the town.  If you’re on the go with no time for a complete outfit change, get this rope halter beach dress from Victoria’s Secret. It’s perfect for the beach and for an afternoon meet and greet! With a ruched empire waist, built-in shelf bra and double rope halter strap, you can easily go from casual flip flops to fashion wedges to sexy heels in no time!

Victoria’s Secret The Rope Halter Beach Dress in Tango Pink, $29.50

Flip Flopping Around

You can wear any old flips flops or you can step out in a colorful foundation with iPANEMA. Brazil is a nation of vibrant colors and natural beauty, where Ipanema Beach embodies the Brazilian culture, and is known for its elegance and social life. The iPANEMA brand was created with the casual and beach spirit in mind. There are great colors to choose from to go with any swim outfit and in honor of National Flip Flop day on June 15th, celebrate into weekend by wearing a pair into the sunset!

iPANEMA Flip Flops, $18-$38

Bag It

Of course you need a bag to carry all your beach essentials and you shouldn’t stop short of the opportunity to be stylish once again.  Opt for a hand woven bag from Banago! A collection filled with vibrant colors and exotic patterns, this could be the focal point of your complete swim look and a bag you don’t want to leave unattended.

Banago hand woven bags, $88

Now that I have went through all the necessities for your beach outing, I hope I have provided you with many colorful options to inspire and embrace. So grab your sunscreen, and get your colorful self in the water, sand and by the lemonade stand!

Thank you again to Old Navy for sponsoring my post. I was compensated for this post as a member of Clever Girls Collective, but the content is all my own.

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