Not a fan of bold hues? Here is how to wear bright colours and feel fabulous!
London has been blessed with a heatwave and to me that means legs out, floaty fabrics and of course bright colours! I was on ELLE UK website yesterday when I came across an interesting article on how colours make us feel and what they say about us. Some people are more comfortable wearing neutral shades and low key prints, others love to stand out and choose colours that match their mood. Sometimes all I want to wear is a pair of navy trousers, a T-shirt and sneakers, but on sunny days I go for the bright and beautiful!
My tip is to buy the nicest fabric you can as bright colours are less forgiving and flaws like loose threads or creases are more visible than they would be in black. I would also go for sharp shapes and clean lines and don’t be afraid to pair prints either like I have done with the skirt below (similar from Oasis). Colour blocking is also a huge hit this summer, see Roksanda for inspiration, and if you want to simplify it just wear a bold hue with a neutral shade.
If you’re colour shy it could feel like all eyes are on you but one thing that ELLE picks up on (and I completely agree with) is that people don’t care what you’re wearing, they dont know that today you decided to swap your black ensemble for a yellow skirt. In a city like London, which is full of eclectic fashion, nothing really surprises anyone anymore so stop worrying, if you want to wear a bright blue trousers with a green jumper, do it and smile!
Want to add a burst of colour into your wardrobe? Here are my top picks of what’s in stores now:
- Think I found my summer duster coat!
- Don’t you step on my blue suede shoes
- Love the Asian inspired print on this Carven jumper
- I’d style this sunny Topshop skirt with a matching yellow crop top just revealing to the top of the midriff
- LK Bennett trousers are great for work and play
- Still a huge fan of the Kenzo tiger jumper
- In love with this Miu Miu skirt!
Strong hues are not solely for the fashion’s risk takers; they’re for everyone. Give it a go and find the shade you’ll shine in!