It’s time to forgo your trusty black, grey and navy
There’s a misguided perception that neutrals are boring, but this season seventies inspired hues have been given a modern update. Here’s how to wear autumn’s new neutrals.
The great thing about mustard is it pairs perfectly with with a variety of other hues, even unexpected ones like white, brown, olive, and red. The easiest way to incorporate the hue into your wardrobe is with one statement piece or accessory. Try a mustard coat worn over a white tee, a statement handbag, or even a pair of killer heels that can transition from day to night.
Those with a sweet tooth will love the addition of caramel to their autumn wardrobe. The hue is incredibly easy to wear and happens to look great on all skin tones. Whether it’s a buttery leather jumpsuit or a luxe pair of sandals, you can’t go wrong with this shade.
From its military roots to the present day, olive green has endured as a lasting and iconic shade. For a subdued feel, treat the colour as you would any other neutral, but if you’re more of a fashion risk-taker, we recommend wearing the hue from head-to-toe.
Whether you call it oxblood, maroon or reddish-purple, the dark, sultry shade is a must have this season. From wool coats to cosy sweaters and buttoned-up blouses, burgundy is perfect for those days when you want to wear colour but nothing too bright.
When paired with a variety of other hues, chocolate looks surprisingly sophisticated, making it a great replacement for your standard-issue black. If you’re looking for texture, corduroy and suede always look great in chocolate brown.
- Words by Gracie Stewart