Fashion’s must-have shade of the moment might come as a bit of a surprise and on the surface seem underwhelming: beige.
This Summer the beige neutral trend is set to be big. Just take a look around at your favorite boutiques- you will find them fully stocked in all things beige. This isn’t your run of the mill bland beige though, these shades encompass rich and luxurious hues from toffee to vanilla! Summer 2019’s neutral trend oozes effortless chic.
I have to admit that up until recently I have stayed away from these Barbie skin-esc neutrals pretty much because of the fact that my vampire-like skin tone tends to make me look like I am completely naked in them. They wash me out and leave me looking well, less than fabulous- but I do appreciate the fresh sophisticated look of neutrals so I have developed a little trick for how to wear them and get that crisp clean beigey vibe without feeling washed out or naked!
Beige doesn’t have to be boring and the best way to achieve a luxe neutral look is to style it with a variety of neutral shades, add some texture and a dash (ok in my case a big old heap) of patterns.
It’s totally okay to pair white with beige, beige with dusty rose and cream with caramel- in fact this season it’s encouraged! This slight shade mixing will help break your outfit up and keep it fashion forward.
Use contrast fabric textures and different patterns to give your outfit a little more depth. A good leopard print is a year-round staple and the PERFECT way to add a pattern to a neutral look because it comes with a beautiful built-in range of caramel, beige and brown tones.
For texture look to knits, crafty crochet items and gauzy pieces. Gauze fabrics are fun, flowy and huge this season- perfect for layering in the summer heat.
The beige neutral trend palette is actually way more visually interesting than you might have initially thought, remember tonal and textural dressing is the key to success when trying to create this look.
Stylist Tip: Don’t forget to enlist my summer trick! Layer your handbags with a string bag to add texture and give them a fresh summer vibe.
What I’m Wearing: Vintage Leopard Blouse from StilettosandSinCity | H&M Limited Edition Gauze Skirt | Sam Edelman Sandals | Chloe Sunglasses | Vintage Saddlebag layered with | String Bag | Zachasha Bead Necklace |
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