Brightening up your wardrobe
It’s summer, the colourful time of the year, and colours are dominating the fashion world. When picking an outfit for summer, colour is everything. Nailing the perfect hue can completely change the vibes of any look.
While it’s acceptable to wear any shade you desire, a few are currently more fashionable than others. According to fashion’s top designers, bright colours like pinks, blues, oranges, yellows and greens are all trending colours this summer.
Here are some colours that are climbing the fashion charts this year:
Whether bubblegum pink, fuchsia pink, or pale pink, this is a more versatile colour than you might think. An entirely pink outfit can give off an ultra-romantic vibe. You can also use the power of pink as an accent in vibrantly patterned silk scarves, chunky platform sandals, a baseball hat, bags or tweed suits.
Though it’s a typical colour for any season, royal blue is the trendy saturated hue this summer. Just be careful when pairing it with red and white.
This summer is all about choosing the brightest orange you can find and wearing it from head to toe. This means you can justify a pair of orange heels, or you can add a little contrast with a blue bag and some classic black sandals for edge.
Last summer, a buttery, pale yellow was a chic option to opt for over cream, but this year it’s all about this classic, almost-neon sunshine hue. Whatever way you wear it this summer, this colour is guaranteed to brighten the mood.
This is rich, playful, bold, and one of the summer’s hottest colours. You can mix Kelly green with other colours like pink or blue or layer it under neutrals. When styling a vibrant, tangy green, let it stand alone and aim to stick with black or white footwear that doesn’t compete.
*A version of this article appears in print in the 7 July, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.