This Quirky Micro-Trend Borrows From a Sprite Can, and It's So Good


Zara; Theophilio; Remain Birger Christensen; Versace

If you're a lover of neutrals, you may want to sit this season out. Ultra-pigmented hues—of all shades of the color wheel—have emerged as a huge trend this year, and it's nearly impossible to escape them. As a fashion editor of over six years who's just about seen it all, I can't recall a year in the industry as vibrant as 2022. Fashion has collectively entered its Lisa Frank era

And while all hues seem to be getting shine right now, (tangerine and hot pink are among them), an unusual, hyperspecific color combo has caught my attention. I first noticed it at Theophilio's S/S 22 show, where palettes of green, yellow, and red were reoccurring themes within the collection. Weeks later, Bottega Veneta's and Versace's vivid spring presentations convinced me yellow and green are a power duo that is here to stay.

From the high street to the runways, yellow and electric green—or what I like to call Sprite dressing—are the unexpected outfit pairing taking over the scene. Although the fashion crowd is never afraid to experiment with seemingly peculiar color combinations, this one is the most audacious thus far. The bright hues may evoke a little reluctance, but trust me when I say this micro-trend can be a lot more approachable IRL. For proof, I've outlined my favorite interpretations of the growing trend as well as outfit ideas for giving Sprite styling a go for yourself. Keep scrolling to see it all.

Sprite dressing on the runways:


Remain Birger Christensen

Remain Birger Christensen Spring/Summer 2022



Theophilio Spring/Summer 2022



Versace Spring/Summer 2022

How the fashion set is embracing the trend:




Who What Wear Collection





Shop my favorite yellow-and-green outfits:

Look #1

Style tip: No-brainer suiting, like this linen suit, hits the right note of sophistication without trying too hard. The rich olive undertone of the Prada pumps also contrasts well with the delicate shade of pale yellow.

Look #3

Style tip: Get in on the micro-mini wave with this green skirt from Zara. The addition of the off-the-shoulder top creates a cool silhouette that feels seductive and sleek.

Look #4

Style tip: Green suiting has been a rising trend all on its own this season, and coordinating with a yellow top specifically has been a go-to style among stylists and designers.

Look #5

Style tip: If you're aiming to go brighter, try a deeper shade of yellow like this canary-yellow Staud dress.

Look #6

Style tip: For a subtler approach, try monochromatic green as your main focus, and complement the outfit with a yellow accessory.

Look #7

Style tip: A yellow sundress always feels on point for the warmer months. Green satin slides keep up the tropical vibe without leaning too far into color-blocking territory.

Look #8

Style tip: Experiment by adding colorful boots to the mix along with your favorite poplin-shorts set. Green shoes with a yellow ensemble creates a nice visual pairing.