Olympics-Inspired Colorblocking: Go for It!

With the Games fast approaching, there is no better time than now to boldly wear multiple colors on your sleeve (or skirt, or shoes, etc.). Here, shop our favorite pieces with a fun, sporty edge.

As the world's top athletes make their way to Rio for the 2016 Olympic Games (the opening ceremony is just two weeks away), we can't help but think of ways to get in on the competition ourselves. From Topshop's vibrant backpack to a mini wrap skirt from MSGM, here are 15 selects that offer up an easy and effortless way to embrace your sporty side without going full-on athleisure. Colorblock for the win? We'd say so.

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Leave it to Stella McCartney to make collegiate-inspired shorts appealing. These would look smart with a semester's worth of outfits, including blazers, denim jackets, and collared shirts.

Striped Silk Appliqued Stretch-Cady Shorts by Stella McCartney, $550, netaporter.com.

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Is head to-toe black your signature look? Add this vibrant backpack from Topshop for a pop (or two, or three) of color.

Colorblock Backpack, $55, topshop.com.
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This Jacquemus top is a gold-medal winner in our book because it looks good with everything from jeans to midi skirts, and won't break the bank.

Printed Cotton-Jersey Top by Jacquemus, $215, netaporter.com.
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If you find yourself pressed for time on your next beach day, make this bikini, a pair of denim cut-offs, and reflective sunnies your go-to.

Colorblock Bikini Top and Pant, $66, topshop.com.
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Double the trends, double the fun. Joseph knocks fashion-forward style out of the park with these colorblocked track pants.

Two-Tone Scuba-Jersey Straight-Leg Pants by Joseph, $295, netaporter.com.
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A classic bag gets an instant upgrade when cut in contrasting hues.

Colorblock Satchel by Ganni, $450, shopbop.com.
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The next time you go to wear a pair of high-waisted jeans, this seamless bodysuit will come in handy.

Contrast-Side Seamless Performance Bodysuit by Pepper & Mayne, $71, matchesfashion.com.
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Midi skirts are already versatile—they can be worn any day of the week—and when they feature multiple colors, the outfit options are endless.

Cutabout Print Midi Skirt, $65, topshop.com.
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Care for a statement shoe? Make Marni's block-heel slingbacks your next investment piece.

Colorblock Glossed-Leather Slingback Sandals by Marni, $552, netaporter.com.
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Not sure you are down with the colorblock trend? This Ivy Park sweatshirt is an easy way to incorporate the look into your daily wardrobe.

Colorblock Detailed Sweatshirt by Ivy Park, $58, topshop.com.
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