When it comes to neutrals, there's a fine line between drab and fab. Traditional neutrals (think black, cream, white, and gray) are the anchors to any outfit, but wearing them head to toe can end up dragging your style down.
The good news? All it takes to kick those neutrals up a notch are some splashes of color and texture. Jenny Feldman, Senior Fashion Editor of MyHabit.com, shows Galtime how to pump up the volume!
Washed Out: When it comes to nudes, creams and whites, it's easy to end up looking washed out. To avoid this, keep your complexion in mind...make sure you clothes don't match your skin tone. Instead, Feldman suggests wearing threads that are 2 to 3 shades lighter (or darker) than your complexion for contrast. Another option is to wear flattering colors near your face and lighter neutrals on your lower half.
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Neutral-Mixing: This season, try mixing and layering neutrals. When done right, it's a look that classy and cool. Feldman suggests pairing camel, navy, grey, and black into one outfit!
Theory Jacket- Rizy Suave, $415.00
Flower Power: Floral prints are blooming this Spring, and are a fab way to add excitement to a simple nude or black piece.
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H&M Floral Top, $39.95
Color Pops: Splashes of color are a great way to keep your outfit looking fresh and fun. Try color-blocking, or accessorizing with jewels and shoes.
Aqua Jacket- Printed Textured, $98.00
New Nudes: Although we love our greys, creams, and blacks, Feldman says a neutral is really any shade we use as an outfit "base." For a fresh fashion twist, try using reds and metallics as your spring wardrobe building blocks.
One Shoulder Shift Dress, $22.80
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Jenny Feldman is the Sr. Fashion Editor at MYHABIT.com where she oversees editorial content and social media, including MYHABIT’s blog, theFIX. Before MYHABIT, Feldman spent a decade in fashion magazines including Glamour, Elle and NYLON. She is a graduate of NYU and Columbia University’s Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, from which she has her Master’s in English Literature.