Towards the end of last year we began noticing more and more articles predicting a spike in neon colors this spring.
Among them was a piece in the Fashion Trendsetter ezine that talked about neon colors titled, “Color Code: Neon“.
What we want to do today is take a look back and see if what the article says about neon is still valid today – almost a year later. Continue reading as we attempt to answer that question.
Although it’s a very short article, the Fashion Trendsetter ezine article said two things that were very insightful.
- That neon is back – in a major way!
- While in the 90’s the neon trend was directly tied to the alternative rock and grunge culture and thrived on the fringes of fashion, the current neon trend is more mainstream pop.
Neon Fashion Mentions in Social Media
Here’s a snippet of what we saw when we did a search for neon on Pinterest. And just to reiterate this is just a tiny snapshot because the results seemed to continuously scroll on with no immediate end in sight.
Here’s a quick screenshot from a similar search that we did on Twitter.
Other Signs that Neon is a Safe Bet in 2012 Fashion
Seeing the social media trends made us investigate further by seeing which names, if any, in entertainment have co-signed on the neon fashion craze.
This recent photo of Beyonce clad in neon colors was one of the first of many pictures that we saw.
So now we’d like to turn to you and get your opinion. What’s the verdict on neon fashion? And more importantly, will you be wearing it?
Have a great day and as you ponder these questions, we wanted to let you know that Rock Bottom T-Shirts does offer several items in neon colors. For example, our Short Sleeve Women’s T-Shirt comes in Plum, Hot Pink, Raspberry and Cantaloupe.