When you think of neutral colours, there’s a few usual suspects that usually entail black, white and every shade and tone in between. We’d like to introduce you to one more: Navy.
Our case for navy is simple - it’s an unexpected alternative, it’s visually interesting, and it pairs well witha lot. Don’t believe us? Take a look.
Pair a navy jacket or kimono with a beige top and pants for a monochrome layered look. If you don’t have beige pants, pair with black or navy trousers for a look entirely comprised of neutrals. Pro-tip: pairing similar neutral colours together is a quick and easy way to look put together without too much effort.
Swap navy pants in replacement of your usual black trousers for any easy twist on your usual office attire. Pair with a simple button-up blouse, either fully tucked or half-tucked, and pointed heels for an effortless, elegant look.
Pair a navy cardigan or open poncho with a drapey pastel tank top for an easy summer look. Don’t be afraid to mix textures - try layering with materials that are lighter, like linen and chiffon that are breezy and comfortable.
Who started the rumour that black and navy don’t go together? Wide legged, high waisted pants are a universally flattering silhouette. Try wearing a classic navy v-neck tucked into black, wide legged pants. Pair with a beige or a light coloured shoe for contrast.
Add a navy long sleeve to denim pants or shorts (any shade will do!) for a subtle monochrome look. Since these shades fall on the same side of the colour wheel, they’ll always go together.
Pair navy with any colour stripes for a subtle Parisian look. Try a loose navy trouser or a navy scarf to accent your outfit and add some extra warmth and texture.
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