Pretty in Pink, Part Two: Neon Pink

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For the second installment of my homage to pink and its many moods, flavors, and attitudes, I’m paying attention to a shade that’s impossible to ignore. Neon pink is at once the feistiest and girliest color there is. As delightfully contradictory as the women who wear them, statement pieces don’t get any bolder than in scalding-hot neon pink.

Just make you do it right; you want to look strong, not like a little girl gone wild. A single pop is all you want – and need – to make an impact. This season, I’m taking mine with an unapologetic air of luxury. Soft leathers, breezy fabrics, rich texture, and a little bit of lace give neon pink the sophistication it requires.

1. Isabel Marant Kade Quilted Silk-Jacquard Jacket: Update your blazer this spring with a surprising burst of color and texture. You’ll be surprised when a Technicolor bright becomes an essential. On NET-A-PORTER for $1,265.

2. Valentino Peep-Toe Lace Pump: Bows, sheer lace, nude sensuality, and a stiletto heel. Oh, and the color! Does it get more feminine than this? At Neiman Marcus for $995.

3. Susana Monaco Bri Layered Shift Dress: This is the must-have for those casual days you want to just pull on something simple, take it easy on accessories, and go. On Shopbop for $189.

4. Sophie Hulme Soft Envelope Clutch: A structured portfolio style with industrial polished hardware puts a grown-up spin on pink. On Shopbop for $645.

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