Monday, March 25, 2013

Fifty Shades of Green

So despite the fact that it's the end of March, there is a slushy blanket of snow preventing Munki and me from having our afternoon run-around. To put me back in the mood for what the color of the season SHOULD be, I hunted down some green pieces that run the gamut from mint to hunter.

When styling green with other pieces, use the color chart below so you end up looking nature-inspired instead of like Peeta-inspired camouflage. (Yes, a "Hunger Games" reference!)


And if you're feeling really bold, you can do your own colorblocking or ombre effect by creating a head to toe green outfit starting with dark or light at the top and fading to your feet. Add a contrasting pop of color to be on-trend.


Inspiration:





Check out some of my picks below. Everything is under $100!!!




Dresses

H&M Maxi Dress $19.95
H&M Sheath Dress $34.95




Zara Gathered Dress $59.90

Zara Dress with Cutout Sleeves $89.90
Forever 21 Woven Sheath Dress with Belt $29.80



Tops

H&M Blouse $17.95
H&M Top $17.95


                                                                
                                                                                   Zara Blouse with Zip Front $39.90




Extras
Zara Medium Height Sandal $79.90

Zara Suede Handbag $89.90


Forever 21 Heart Lock Shoulder Bag $24.80


Forever 21 Faceted Drop Earrings $4.80


I hope you saw some things that you like and are inspired to incorporate this beautiful shade from nature into your wardrobe this spring. It's a color that wakes us up and provides a fresh feeling to any outfit. Have fun experimenting with the variety of shades of this happy color!


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