3 Chic and Easy Ways to Inject Color Trends Into Your Wardrobe This Season

digital collage of three British fashion influencers including Monikh Dale, Marianne Smyth, and Lucy Williams wearing neutral outfits with colorful bags, shoes, and accessories

If you have a neutral-heavy closet yet a strong curiosity to try out all of the beautiful color trends every season, but you're very hesitant to actually try them out because vibrant colors often feel inorganic to your personal style, you've come to the right place. That's been my reality for many years, and for some reason, I am feeling the need now more than ever to inject some color into my outfit rotations. In order to do this in a way that feels natural to me, I have been leaning into a simple approach that has eased me into color exploration without it feeling overwhelming.

The trick is to add one colorful piece into the mix at a time, and there are three chic and easy ways to do this with the help of bags, shoes, or accessories like bright phone cases, sunglasses, hats, and scarves. To get you inspired, I rounded up my favorite picks from each category that reflect the current color trends: bold red, butter yellow, a variety of green shades, and more. Keep scrolling to shop a variety of outfit inspiration that will show just how effortlessly each piece can work the color trends into your wardrobe this season.

Shoes

British femal influencer Lucy Williams poses on a NYC sidewalk wearing a white long sleeve flowy top, black woven bag, brown mini skirt, and green Prada square-toe mule kitten heels

(Image credit: @lucywilliams02)

influencer Marina Torres poses in a warm weather outfit with a claw hair clip, white tank top, basket bag, belted high waist cuffed jeans, and red ballet flats

(Image credit: @marina_torres)

Bags

British female influencer Monikh Dale poses in the doorway of a London restaurant wearing a maxi trench coat, red suede clutch bag, white maxi dress, and white strappy sandals

(Image credit: @monikh)

female fashion influencer Sasha Mei poses in an all-wood room wearing a low bun, earrings, light blue Bottega Veneta Intrecciato Hobo Bag, and brown skirt suit

(Image credit: @sasha.mei)

Accessories

British influencer Marianne Smyth poses for a mirror selfie with a short bob haircut, a blue phone case, black T-shirt, baggy jeans, and neutral Dragon Diffusion tote bag

(Image credit: @smythsisters)

femal fashion influencer Cass Dimicco poses on a sidewalk in Paris wearing bright red oval sunglasses, a beige trench coat, white tee, beige Bermuda shorts, and beige flats from The Row

(Image credit: @cassdimicco)

This post was published at an earlier date and has since been updated.

Jennifer Camp Forbes
Contributing Editor

Jennifer Camp Forbes is currently an editor at Who What Wear, where she has worked in a variety of capacities for over a decade, including creative director and various editor roles. She’s well-known as a shopping expert that’s sought out for advice and insight on the latest trends, outfit ideas, and fashion picks thanks to her thoughtful shopping roundups, digital moodboards, and extensive knowledge of up-and-coming brands, plus the new arrivals sections of the chicest retailers. Jennifer has had a lifelong interest in fashion which led her to intern at Harper’s Bazaar as an undergraduate. Later, while working towards her masters degree in psychological counseling at Columbia University, she founded two digital fashion publications: Le Fashion and Olsens Anonymous. The popularity of both sites grew and after graduation she decided put her plans to become a therapist aside to pursue a career in fashion. While she has called Los Angeles and New York City home in the past, she currently works remotely from Massachusetts. When she’s not obsessing over and writing about her latest fashion finds, she is delighting in raising two little ones with her highschool sweetheart, perusing TikTok religiously, listening to podcasts and audiobooks, creating abstract photographs, and eating the best Mexican food she can get her hands on.