As you saw in the video above, there are so many things from everyday life, including nature, food, interior design and more, that can serve as inspiration for mixing color in your wardrobe. Below are some color combination formulas to help you get started mixing colors in your own closet.
- Neutral + Neutral + Neutral While this may sound boring, it can be anything but by adding in pseudo neutrals (those colors found in nature that act as neutrals such as burgundy, green, and certain shades of blue) with other standard neutrals (i.e. black, brown, gray, white, beige, navy, and denim).
- Neutral + Color This is an easy combination for most people. However, to avoid looking older, never pair the black with any primary colors (blue, red, and yellow). Instead pair those colors with softer neutrals such as a chocolate brown, navy, or charcoal gray. Have fun experimenting with bold colors!
- Color + Color This is one people are the most unsure about because it's the most challenging to pull off. It can work if you pair colors that are complimentary (meaning, they appear directly across each other on the color wheel) or are of the same saturation (i.e. deep purple with a bright yellow or light green with lavender). Like I mentioned in the video above, look to color combinations in other areas of life for ideas.
- Neutral + Print This combination adds personality to your look! (Click here to also learn about how to mix prints!).
For more examples of mixing colors and prints, visit our Pinterest page at http://pinterest.com/panashstyle/. How do you mix your colors and prints?
Sources: Pinterest.com, Fashionising.com, SFH
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