If there was a colour people are fearful of wearing, yellow would probably be number one on the list.
That being said, I truly believe it is a colour that can look amazing if complemented well. The aim is not to look like a walking lemon by finding colours that bring out yellow as an accent or neutralise brightness for a more tone focused look.
Here are 5 ways to style yellow-inspired outfits:
Try on a pair of these Polo Ralph Lauren PH4112 lenses which are not too bright, and add a pop of colour to your look.
Pair with neutral tones (grey tshirt, white shorts) to keep the attention on the canary coloured sunglasses. Balancing the yellow hues with sandals and silver or gold accessories help tie the look together.
Go for simple chic, not overdone. The yellow is highlighted by the bracelet’s floral detailing.
Doesn’t this look scream the beach?
Andrio Goldschmied denim shorts, Alexander Wang cropped jersey, ERTH 3 bar necklace, Yellow flower hinged cuff bracelet, TKEES leather flip flops, Polo Ralph Lauren sunglasses
Touch of Formal Yellow
Yellow can be a bright colour, and is perfectly suited for any formal event.
In this look, the MaxMara Occhiali MM ILDE I cat eye lenses takes centre stage.
The rest of the look orbits these statement sunnies, with the handbag complementing the yellow. The black dress is elegant and keeps the look balanced.
Golden bangles and rings match the arm detail of the sunglasses. A perfect getup for the office.
Jane Norman choker dress, Italian bowler bag, Cartier Trinity bracelets, Finsbury Stacker rings, Maxmara sunglasses
For a relaxed yet stylish vibe, yellow is used as an accent against the contrasting navy.
The gorgeous Fendi FF 0136/S sunglasses perfectly combine with the kimono shirt dress.
The floppy sun hat and gladiator shoes are black, keeping the focus on the 2 main yellow elements of the look.
Lanvin kimono shirt dress, Nine West gladiator sandals, black floppy hat, Christina Debs black diamond ring, Fendi sunglasses
For those who aren’t approving of large yellow pieces, the colour can be worn in the most subtle way.
This outfit is more focused on geometric language.
A pair of neutral brown and gold Chopard SCHA66S sunglasses match well with wooden jewellery. Brown and yellow work well together as accents.
The look is tied together with black and white clothing.
Alice + Olivia cross over top, Dorothy Perkins maxi skirt, Kenneth Jay Lane wooden bangles, Jennifer walnut and brass earring, Splendid Danaka wedges, Chopard sunglasses
This gorgeous pair of Miu Miu MU 01RS sunglasses are a perfect addition to this bold & summery look.
A bright yellow dress and wooden accessories help maintain the overall brightness.
A great outfit for those who want to wear yellow, but don’t want to overdo it.
The chunkier, and larger the jewellery, the less attention will go to the yellow dress – it’s all about balance!
Dorothy Perkins jersey maxi dress, 1928 multistrand necklace, NEST ebony and gold bangle set, Dune flat sandals, Miu Miu sunglasses.
You can’t possibly hold a bias against yellow after these examples.
This colour of sunshine can be worn in so many ways regardless of the situation. Balance the look by accessorising well and you’ve got yourself a whole new world of outfit options!
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