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The sweet life: How to rock candy colors on the daily

 

Take a trip to Candyland in bright printed dresses and sugary accessories that look good enough to eat. These frosted looks will keep you cool in the summer heat. Bonus points if you accessorize with a giant lollipop.

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by Victoria Garcia | 2/1/2016
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    We all scream for ice cream

    A plain sweatshirt gets a fun update with a double scoop ice cream print. Wear it over a soft pastel dress and accessorize with crystallized cone earrings. A retro hair wrap is the cherry on top of this chilled creation.

    Ice Cream Pullover, $18, delias.com

    Blueberry Ice Cream Dress, $34, monki.com

    Rockabilly Pin Up Headband Hair Wrap, $11, etsy.com

    Rhinestone Ice Cream Cone Earrings, $13, overstock.com

    Ballerina Flats, $47, johnlewis.com 

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    Candy crush

    An explosion of gumballs is a colorful alternative to traditional polka dots. Pair it with bright heels and carry an acrylic clutch to store all your candy money.

    Gumball Top, $16, modcloth.com

    Gumball Skirt, $21, modcloth.com

    Betsey Johnson Gummy Bear Necklace, $68, amazon.com

    Blue Heels, $50, heels.com

    Perspex Clutch Handbag, $26, amazon.com

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    Playful in peppermint

    If bright candy prints are too hard for you to pull off, try a classic striped dress in red and white. Peppermint earrings add a fun twist to this versatile dress, while Mary Jane pumps and a black bow headband will make you feel happier than a little kid in a candy store.

     

    Red and White Striped Dress, $25, hm.com

    Mary Jane Pumps, $40, modcloth.com

    Peppermint Swirl Earrings, $8, esty.com

    Bow Headband, $4, forever21.com

     

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