This year, vibrant pops of color were the life of the party.

Celia L. Smith
Dec, 15, 2011

Looking for a way to wake up your wardrobe -- just add color.

Pops of cobalt blue, canary yellow, and fire-engine red will do the trick. Wear them as stand-alone colors, if you wish, or mix and match everything together for greater effect.

Need some help? Take a look at this year's red carpet recap of color. These ladies show you that there are no rules.