Flashback Style: Neon

They say what goes around comes around, and while we can only hope this applies to karma, we know it applies to style! So what’s this season’s fashion flashback? Neon!

Why do we love it? As an article of clothing, it makes a statement. As an accessory, it is the perfect accent!

Here are some of our favorite examples of how you can incorporate these classic tones into your wardrobe today. The best part? The prices are reminiscent of the 80s…. pick up each for under $10!

Eye Shadow: L’Oreal Colour Riche Shadow

300Eye shadow palettes are great for mixing and matching to create a shade that is all your own, and this palette from L’Oreal contains four colors so you can complement and contrast as you wish! Highlight your brown eyes with purple eye shadow, then add a little green on top for extra flare. $8 to play makeup artist? Yes, please.




Belly Button Bling: Neon Titanium Belly Button Rings

neon belly button ring from belly bling

These titanium belly rings are an easy way to add a little pizazz, whether you’re headed to the beach for the day or to the club at night. A neon belly button ring can be shiny and showy or subtle and sexy; it all depends on what you wear with it! Available in  blue, pink and green, each also feature a gem for some extra sparkle. These curved barbells are only $8 apiece. Dangling neon belly rings are $10.




Lipstick: Maybelline Color Sensational Vivids Lipcolor

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Hey, if it’s good enough for Rihanna then it’s good enough for us! By now we all know you don’t have to spend like a celebrity to get the look of a celebrity. Maybelline Color Sensational Vivids Lipcolor comes in a variety of neon shades ranging from “Brazen Berry” to “Electric Orange.” Better yet, at less than $6 a pop you can afford to try a couple of your favorites.





Nail Polish : American Apparel Neon Nail Polish

polishRight now neon’s so popular that even American Apparel decided to come out with a neon nail polish. Choose from eight different colors guaranteed to mash and clash perfectly with your wardrobe. Whether you’re feeling a little blue or vivacious violet, take your pick for $6.




The best thing about neon is that you can wear one bold accessory, or combine a few accents to suit your style.

Those are some of our favorite examples of how these hot 80’s shades have made their way into the 21st Century. Now tell us, how does neon fit into your look?


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