3 Ways to Wear Color This Fall
By: Caroline Vazzana
Though I’m more of a warm weather girl, there’s so much to love about fall in New York City. Personally, I’m a big fan of the changing leaves and, of course, knowing that the holidays are right around the corner. But, when it comes to embracing the changing weather, it can be tough. Especially when Mother Nature can’t seem to make up her mind. As someone whose wardrobe mainly consists of bright colors and eye-catching prints, you’re more likely to think I’d be better equipped for the spring and summer months. And though that may be somewhat true, I mean I am a Leo after all- I’m here to show you that you CAN wear color into fall with the proper styling, and what better way to start than with the Laudi Vidni deep fuchsia Opera backpack. Ahead my three no-fail tricks to embracing color into your fall wardrobe.
And something to note, if you're not a fan of the fuchsia, you can totally customize your backpack any way you want here.
Start With The Accessories
If you’re not a huge color person, that’s totally okay! The best place to start is with accessories-it makes the commitment to color less daunting. When opting for a colorful bag or shoe, the key is to keep the rest of your outfit neutral. I’m such a huge fan of the purple and red combination this fall, so I paired my Laudi Vidni with a strong red bootie. The key is to look for two strong colors than compliment one another.
Shop the look: Laudi Vidni Opera backpack, $475; laudividni.com. Nine West booties, $119; zappos.com. Etienne Aigner grey suit, similar styles at zara.com. Vera Wang sunglasses, $275; baxterandbonny.com. Aniye By sweater, $296; farfetch.com.
Branch Out With Warm Hues
To take more of a risk, but without fully committing, start with warm rich colors. The deep purple of the backpack is great for opening yourself up to color, but can still easily work as a neutral. I paired it with a flared denim skirt and deep burgundy lace-up shoes. For the finishing touch, I layered a vintage jacket over my shoulders for a look that could work from the office to after work drinks.
Shop the look: Laudi Vidni Opera backpack, $475; laudividni.com. Three Dots sweater, $62; zappos.com. Miss Garcia shoes, $346; missgarcia.com. Front Row Shop denim skirt, similar styles at frontrowshop.com. Vintage Betsey Johnson jacket, similar styles at betseyjohnson.com. Kate Young for Tura glasses, tura.com.
Shine Like the Rainbow
Now, if you’re like me, then you live by the motto “the more color the better.” But, with colder fall weather means you need to pack away your bright yellows and electric pinks for a more subdued shade. Deep greens and warm pinks are a fall must, but when done in cool textures like suede or metallic brocade, you have a look that is sure to turn heads.
Shop the look: Laudi Vidni Opera backpack, $475; laudividni.com. Tory Burch sweater, $398; shopbop.com. Ray Ban sunglasses, $200; net-a-porter.com. Nine West boots, $119; ninewest.com. Cynthia Rowley skirt, similar styles at cynthiarowley.com. Bauble Bar earrings, $38; baublebar.com.
How do you think you'll be wearing color this fall?
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