Snap, Crackle, Pop

How to beat the gray of February? Get your brights on with bold colors in bold combinations. In this ’tween season, the weather outside may be frightful, but in your dreams, it’s sunny and warm and looking ahead to spring. So why not jump your fashion clock ahead with happy colors?

i❤ red
Tired of the LBD? How about the LRD? It’s a classic alternative!

Alice and Olivia three-quarter cape popover dress, $330, Zenzii bangles, $38; both from Nordstrom at West County Center | Shoes, model’s own

go green!
Lime green will brighten any day. Paired with turquoise and orange, it’s the perfect teaser for spring.

Elliot Lauren sweater, $155 from Mister Guy Women’s | J. Crew Factory pencil skirt, $69.50 from Taubman Prestige Outlets | Zenzii green and turquoise bangles, $48 each, Zenzii navy bangle, $28; all from Nordstrom at West County Center | Shoes and necklace, model’s own

opposites attract
Color blocking is big this season. Don’t be afraid to combine two completely different colors with no apparent relationship (other than your attraction to them!).

J. Crew Factory ‘Teddie’ sweater, $59.50 from Taubman Prestige Outlets | Escada wool pants, $575 from Neiman Marcus | Liza B ‘Ursula’ handmade, hand-stitched satchel, price upon request, | Earrings, $8, and faux turquoise ring, $30; both from Shine Boutique

the power of pink
Dreaming of spring yet? A color little girls everywhere adore, pink can be grown-up, too. How pretty is an all hot pink outfit paired with orange sandals and a gold satchel?

Ellie Kai ‘Mimi’ top, $155 | MAC ‘Dream’ jeans, $230 from Mister Guy Women’s | Balenciaga classic metal edge ‘City’ small bag, $1,895 from Neiman Marcus | Shoes, model’s own

a royal color
Recognize the versatility of royal blue, which is seasonless and looks fabulous on everyone!

Rag and Bone ‘Francis’ sleeveless wool midi dress, $395, Yves Saint Laurent ‘Cabas Rive Gauche’ medium tote, $2,450; both from Neiman Marcus | Sunglasses, $10 from Shine Boutique | Shoes, model’s own

don’t be jaded, wear it!
Remember the color jade? It’s back, and it’s a shade that goes well in any season.

J. Crew Factory boatneck blouse, $75, from Taubman Prestige Outlets | Up! Pants with tulip hem, $105 from Mister Guy Women’s | Jimmy Choo ‘Romy’ 100 pump, $595 from Nordstrom | Liza B statement collar in leather with freshwater pearls and vintage aurora borealis crystal brooch, price upon request,

Photos: Suzy Gorman
Model: Keesha White, courtesy of West Model Management
Hair: Everett Johnson
Makeup: Randi Nicole
Style Coordination: Emily McGehee


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