Trend We're Crazy Over: Neon

Give your summer wardrobe just the right amount of seasonal pop with these striking pieces.

best neon fashion for summer 2012
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It might be time to retire those monochromatic shades, and turn to something a bit more bright. Pops of neon are in full effect this summer, from blazing satchels to glowing nails, and we are totally gaga for the trend!

best neon fashion for summer 2012

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Our favorite way to wear neon is to stick with one standout item, like Proenza Schouler's PS11 Clutch or Christopher Kane's Neon Biker Jacket. It's easy to go overboard, but adding the right amount of pizzazz to an outfit gets us giddy.

best neon fashion for summer 2012

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1. Zara High Heel Sandal (opens in new tab), $90 2. Comme Des Garçons Neon Orange Zip Wallet (opens in new tab), $230 3. American Apparel Neon Nail Polish, $6 (opens in new tab) 4. Christopher Kane Neon Wool-Blend Crepe Biker Jacket (opens in new tab), $768 5. Proenza Schouler PS11 Citron Bag (opens in new tab), $1,950 6. Nasty Gal Silk Circle Skirt (opens in new tab), $200

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