The 4th of July definitely brings up a lot of red, white and blue. But what if you don’t like wearing those colors? Or what if you want to do something different for a change? I always say that the best outfits come together with an unexpected twist. So if you’re looking to mix up your holiday look, or you don’t care about the holiday but you’re ready to add some cool color combos to your usual palettes… keep reading! I’m sharing 3 fresh color schemes to elevate your basic red, white and blue.
Click play on the video to see how to go beyond your basic red, white and blue for a not so typical holiday style. I share examples of cool color combos for you to play with—whether it’s for the 4th, or you want to add an interesting idea to what you’ve already been wearing.
And read on for more stylist tips!
If you’re mostly wearing neutrals, then you’ll love the combination of red white and beige. It’s a chic twist on red, white and blue. Rather than do the expected pop of color, you’ll do a pop of neutral.
And if you’re someone who only wears neutrals, remember that the key to moving away from your usual neutral palette is to take small steps.
You’re not going to suddenly show up in millennial pink and fuschia. That would be too much too soon. Instead work on taking small steps to achieve big results. (Click here if you’re stuck in a rut.).
For a navy base in your outfit, how about passing over red and go with orange instead? Orange and navy are complementary colors on the color wheel meaning they are the opposite hues
Navy is cool toned and orange is warm. When you pair them together both colors appear brighter.
It’s a fun combo that’ll supercharge your look and energize you for the day.
The beauty of white is it goes with all! You’ve got a lot of options to play with. But since we’re looking for cool color combos, I’d love to see you go for the gold. The subtle harmony between the two tones makes a chic statement. Plus it’ll help you feel clean, fresh and elegant.
So if you’re looking to mix up what you normally wear, try these cool color combos and see how you feel!