Whether you love or hate it, embrace or fear it; neon is back and swiftly taking over runways, streets and feeds. We all know that, while the wild acid colours synonymous with 80s are fun to sport, they can be equally as challenging to pull off.

Thankfully, there is plenty of inspiration to go around from local and international stars that will help you, your BFF and her mother make shocking shades something to look forward to right now. Give these four easy tricks a try. 

Go sporty 

Embrace the adrenaline of motocross-inspired attire with bike shorts, fitted turtlenecks and colour blocking trousers. Accessorise with tinted sports goggles, white dad sneakers and a miniature bag for a finished look.

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Parachute pants

Parachute track pants, Factorie, R399 

Reflective sunglasses

Reflective visor sunglasses, Missguided at Superbalist, R194 

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The extra effect

The neon fashion phenomenon is one that gives you free reign to push the limits. Pick your shocking shade and match it to your hair, nails and bag and all of your little and (not so little) favourite things. 

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orange you glad it’s the weekend ;)

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waiting for my baby to wake up like.. ??

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Power blazer - spicy orange

Power blazer, Vero Moda at Superbalist, R749 

Tape strap bralette

Umbro Lcn Tape Strap Bralette, Factorie, R249 

Power pants in spicy orange

Power pants, Vero Moda at Superbalist, R329 

Espadrille core - orange

Playful shades 

We’re here for a full on 80s acid revival with the season’s approved anoraks and parachute track pants. Shop the purple anorak at H&M for R629 and the retro woven sports pants from Factorie at R299

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Perth Australia ???? #Mafikizolo20

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KISS 

Keep it super simple with only a delicate touch of neon on your feet. Let your favourite acid slippers turn any tees and denim day into a special occasion. 

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Ligoria stiletto heel - neon yellow

Stiletto heel, neon yellow, Aldo at Superbalist, R999 

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