“Orange” is definitely not the new black! is not the easiest color to wear as the color can be quite bright and overpowering. However, if you look more carefully there are actually a lot of fabulous ways to wear orange in all kinds of color combinations.
I’ve come up with a comprehensive guide, to show you how to wear orange in a number of surprising ways.
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Here are tips on how to “werk” orange:
Orange can actually be a versatile color.
I have seen orange in the shops in all kinds of shades from very bright to more demure colors, so you can just pick the color orange that suits your complexion and temperament best and mix and match with all these other fine colors.
You don’t even have to buy a garment in this color. Just adding a scarf or a bag will already give you that orange flavor and will add some flair to your outfit.
1. Pair with Neutrals
A great way to let the bold tones of your orange piece stand out without competing with any other color, is to pair orange with neutrals. From black to nude shades, your look will be more clean and refined with the fun and punchy characteristics of orange.
2. Go with prints.
Combining bold orange hues with unique prints is a very effortless approach to putting together a visually interesting look, with enough of a bright dimension to lighten up your look.
3. Embrace the purple-orange clash.
Orange and purple are a style favorite when it comes to contrasting combinations. Visually appealing, the two dynamic shades create a bold and chic look when paired together. The key here is to ensure you add a neutral piece to the look to keep it from being an overwhleming display of colors.
4. Accessorize with orange.
Not ready for a full bold display of orange? You can add the punchy color as a highlight to your look by incorporating as an accessory and go to beauty tool.
5. Go all the way.
If you’re totally the daring type, you can go full orangey with your outift. A two piece orange outfit can be stunning but be sure the orange is not too bright and the material also counts.