The Hot-Pink Trend Isn't Slowing Down—Here's How to Pull It Off for Fall

Earlier this year, hot pink emerged as the unexpected color every celebrity and fashion insider was wearing, as reported by Who What Wear’s market editor Nicole Eshaghpour. The bold shade certainly established itself as a micro-trend over the summer, and I expected to see it on the decline as we approached fall, but it only seems to be picking up speed. So what is the best way to pull off hot-pink outfits for the season ahead?

Looking to the street style scene, I’ve picked up on some foolproof outfit ideas if you’re in need of some inspiration. From unexpected color pairings to the fashion rule that will help you wear it flawlessly to the way to style it for the office (yes, really), these are the hot-pink outfits you’ll want to wear all season long. Go on to see how fashion insiders are wearing the tricky color, and shop pieces inspired by their looks.

Pair it with an unexpected color.

You might not think of hot pink and ocher as a go-to pairing, but this outfit is proof that it just works. I'm ready to wear this head-to-toe look myself.

Wear a tonal look.

A tonal look is reliably stylish. By sticking to one color family, it pulls together even the most adventurous shades.

Opt for a blazer dress.

Take a styling note from Who What Wear's fashion editor Lauren Eggertsen, and try out a blazer-style dress in the vibrant color.

Offset the shade with a utility jacket.

If there's one way to offset a loud shade like hot pink, it's by pairing it with a neutral utilitarian piece like this army jacket. It immediately brings balance to the look.

Look for a suit that incorporates hot pink.

If you're trying to pull off the shade for the office, find a suit like this one from Rebecca Vallance that makes use of the shade.