The color yellow has been news and word on the street is that it’s one color that’s set to stay for quite awhile. On the fashion side of things, yellow is a color that definitely seeks attention. It’s a bold and loud color that resonates with all things summery and festive. While many people rarely have yellow pieces in their wardrobe, let’s just say that the girl who dons this color is seen as carefree and confident.
It is a warm reassuring color that will brighten up the dullest of days and corporate grays. Even if you’re not feeling at all perky, wearing yellow will bring smiles your way which will eventually lift your spirit. True, not everyone suits yellow but there are many shades of yellow from the Metropolitan pastels to warmer mustard tones. Fairer skinned women suit darker yellows to bring out their skin tones while olive complexioned women should stick to bright lemon yellows that will make their skin glow.
If you’re afraid to go all yellow lest you The key to styling is to never stick to just one color alone. Now that you’ve picked yellow as your main outfit, check your wardrobe to see what pieces complement it.
For a day at the office, yellow goes well with beiges, khakis and cream colors. You don’t want to bring attention away from the yellow yet you want to tone the whole look down just right for work. Pair your yellow top or trousers with a light colored piece for a subtle feminine look. Avoid pairing yellow with colors like green, orange, red or purple unless you’re heading to a party!
However, yellow matches amazingly well with navy or royal blue tones and some shades of gray to create a nautical look. Anything with a pattern or print is also fine such as stripes, checks or houndstooth prints. If you’re wearing yellow bottoms, avoid wearing similar colored shoes or the color will drown you.
Top off your yellow trousers with a dark colored blazer from a serious yet fun look! Great for casual Fridays or an afternoon out while running errands. It also help draw people’s attention from your pants up to your neckline.
If you’re hesitant to take on yellow full on, take baby steps to incorporate this vibrant color into your wardrobe by introducing small accessories, bags and even shoes in yellow.
While yellow can be difficult to play mix and match, good coordination of your wardrobe pieces can exude classiness and cheekiness all at the same time. Be careful to select colors that complement your skintone and don’t go overboard with the color. Now get ready to hear some “Yellow there!”s as you head out today!