If You Want to Look On-Trend, These Are the "It" Color Combos to Try


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As someone who used to be very anti-color (RIP to my grungey 2014 Tumblr days), studying runways has been the easiest way to learn how to incorporate color into my wardrobe. It can be tricky to figure out which saturated pairings make sense, but safe to say when designers like Prada or Gucci place a bet on a combo, it's bound to start trending in no time. In fact, Eliza Huber, who was once our most color-averse editor, recently opted for a lime-green Prada bag, and it's been her most complimented and worn bag since. Now, she doesn't shy away from a saturated look.

Before you let the mention of these colors intimidate you, remember that no matter if you opt for a small pop of color or decide to have one shade act as the focal point of your outfit, the choice of what you do is yours. Either way, it'll look fantastic. Keep scrolling to see the innovative color combinations you'll want to work into your wardrobe now. Then shop a few new pieces while you're at it. Even if your style is minimal, the runway looks below might convince you to add a new color or two to your 2023 wardrobe.


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It seems like Prada can make anything cool—even a color combo I've always thought was best saved for festive or holiday occasions.


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Can you think of a better pairing for spring? For those still reluctant to try brighter shades, these pale hues aren't too big of a step from neutrals. 


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An ultra-bright color like grass green may seem like an impossible styling feat, but it just so happens to look gorgeous against a mocha brown. 


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It's not too early to start planning your vacation wardrobe, and these colors seem like they would look beautiful against a beachy backdrop. 


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Siren red seems to be the standout color of 2023, so there's no surprise it's in this roundup twice. If the lime green pairing is too bright for your taste, contrast the striking red with a deep chocolate brown. 


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Gucci's latest collection offered several minimal looks, but in true Gucci fashion, a few colorful standout looks were mixed in there. While this fuzzy Kelly green sweater already adds a big splash of color, just look at how well that orange bag pops on top!

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Associate Fashion Editor
Yusra Siddiqui is an editor who resides in New Jersey but bounces between the suburbs and NYC. (She's a Jersey girl at heart.) After interning at Who What Wear in 2019, she found her way to the team after graduating from LIM College in 2022 with a fashion media degree. She's also spent time writing and working for publications such as Fashionista, Coveteur, and Nylon, but she always knew that Who What Wear was where she was meant to be. When she's on the job, she's perusing runway shows, analyzing the latest thing fellow Gen Zers are up to on the internet, and sharing what she can about the modest-fashion market. You can also catch her dabbling in entertainment, talking about the costume choices of the latest Netflix series or diving deeper into how the plotline affects the viewers in a myriad of ways. Lastly, she likes to create content for Who What Wear's TikTok. Her personal time is spent doing similar but also different things—deep diving into almost every new TV show (Bridgerton, Gilmore Girls, and Stranger Things are favorites), planning her next local getaway (whenever that may be), and reading the latest Emily Henry or Sally Rooney novel in one sitting.