How to Wear More Color This Year: A Beginner's Guide

According to Coco Chanel, “The best color in the world is the one that looks good on you.” But how are you supposed to know which colors look best if you’re always wearing black? It’s time to shake off your bright shade aversion and embrace a bolder, more vibrant style in 2015.

Read on for our tips on how work color into your look the easy way.

Tip 1: Start off with a subtle color that’s similar to a neutral, like blush.

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Tip 2: Add a colorful coat on top of an all-black outfit.

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Tip 3: Create an entire look without any black items. (Hint: Stick to solids.)

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Stockholm Street Style

Tip 4: Add a pop of color with sunglasses.

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Athens Street Style
Or explore other colorful accessories, like a bright bag.

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Stockholm Street Style
Tip 5: Wear one color from head to toe. Try navy if you’re a color beginner or red if you’re feeling bold.

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Stockholm Street Style

J Brand + Simone Rocha Ruffled Denim Mini Dress ($590)

What color looks best on you? Let us know in the comments below!