6 Color Trends That'll Finally Make You Break Up With Neutrals

Chances are that we all know what it feels to fall into a style rut, and a very common one is returning over and over again to a closet of black, white, and taupe. When did navy suddenly become the brightest shade we wear? So consider this a declaration that cuffing season is over—we're breaking up with neutrals.

Thankfully the newest collections provide an abundance of hues that are unapologetically bold and ready to swap in ASAP. In case you need a place to start, we suggest the six trends below that were seen across every major runway last fall. Take a look and then shop out key pieces to complement—or replace, your call—all the safer colors in your closet.

Color Trend: Lavender
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@itsmekellieb

The runway collections of S/S '18 went all-in on this sweet color trend in their spring/summer runway shows. And we're happy to do the same.

Color Trend: Literal Sunshine
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@nnennaechem

Is there anything more happiness-inducing then a citrusy color such as this?

Color Trend: Minty
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@emilisindlev

Frankly, there's nothing fresher.

Color Trend: Tomato Red
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@nadiaaboulhosn

It's not that red is a new bright color trend, it's that it's an enduring one.

Color Trend: Cinderella Blue
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@karenbritchick

Maybe this particular tone of blue hints at a certain famous princess or maybe it just pairs well with glassy PVC shoes. Either way, we're on board.

We're convinced to sidestep Millennial Pink and head to a hue with more punch.

Speaking of summer trends, have you heard of a "knock-around dress?"

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