We all need a little lift in January, and there’s no chicer way to do this than with a pop of colour. Now’s the time to reach for those mood-boosting brights and add them liberally to your everyday look. For those who already have a rainbow-hued repertoire, freshen things up by trying unexpected combinations. If you’re new to the colour game, a bold piece or two can be teamed with neutrals to stylish effect.
Shades that sit next to each other on the colour wheel deliver a great tonal take that never fails to make an impact. Team navy with emerald for a sophisticated winter pairing, adding classic Breton stripes.
Mixing and matching shades from the same colour family is a foolproof way of mastering colour clash. To that end, pair shades of raspberry with claret and burgundy, head-to-toe, adding hints of tan by way of sleek leather accessories.
Teaming a bright colour with your neutrals is an effortless way of updating those wardrobe staples. Soft lilac clashes artfully with camel and tans, giving the classic shades a subtle 1970s twist. Add further clash with a swipe of scarlet lipstick.
Sharp tailoring is a polished way to work top-to-toe colour. Temper a springtime yellow trouser suit with navy during the winter months, switching to a classic white T-shirt next season.
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