By Laura Camerlengo

… Hot pink, that is! Also known by its British name, shocking pink, the color was popularized in the 1930s by the Italian designer Elsa Schiaparelli, and has re-emerged in countless collections this season. Not surprising, considering the designer and her work were the focus of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s summer costume exhibition, and her eponymous label is being readied for re-launch.

Stock up on clothes and accessories in this bold hue with BELLA’s how-to-wear tips.

For a Little Pop…

Dip your toe into the pink pool with a bright bag or bracelet watch.

Tory Burch Amanda Hobo, $465, Saks.com

Juicy Couture Hot Pink Plastic Bracelet Watch, $195, Macys.com

For Medium Saturation…

Try a shocking pink sweater or slim skinny jeans that highlight your best assets.

Ann Taylor Tie Back Sweater, $58, Anntaylor.com

MICHAEL Michael Kors Jewel-Tone Skinny Jeans in Hot Pink, $89.50, MichaelKors.com

For Head-to-toe Color…

Turn heads in chic sheath dresses in patterned or solid pinks.

Diane von Furstenberg Gabi Silk Cap-Sleeve Dress, $365, Saks.com

Stella McCartney Mix Cady Dress, $930, Saks.com

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