How To Pull Off Bright Colors

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From citrus shades to bright greens to blazing blues, an electric palette is sure to pep up your mood, but it can be difficult to pull off with polish. Teaming said punchy hues with neutral accessories is just one winning choice for achieving high-impact color with ease—particularly in a professional setting. Ahead, we’ve got all the freshest styling tips to help you embrace the spectrum for work or play this summer.

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Bring On The Brights

An understated cut in a single bright hue is an easy and elevated approach to color—a feminine dress or polished skirt is sophisticated and sleek.

Cross Back Fit and Flare Dress

$300

Whistles

Dress With Frill

$50

Zara

Albee Merino Wool-Jersey Skirt

$158

J.Crew

Going full-on bright is uncomplicated in a maxi silhouette teamed with nude accessories.

Sculpted Aura Teardrop Earrings

$85

Alexis Bittar

Eyelet Clutch Bag

$25

ASOS

Stecy Heel

$80

Steve Madden

Iris Crinkled-Georgette Halterneck Maxi Dress

$495

Saloni

Too much color too fast can feel overwhelming. Instead, look for a top with plenty of white to balance saturated accents.

Off-The-Shoulder Striped Silk-Georgette Top

$2,395

Chloé

Off-The-Shoulder Striped Knit Cropped Top

$390

MSGM

Fiona Bustier

$350

Tanya Taylor

A brilliant shade pops against tried-and-true denim. To further embrace the rainbow, a multicolored clutch feels fresh and fun.

Rainbow Cotton Tassel Fringe Clutch

$245

Christophe Sauvat

Nice White Sandals

$109

Kaanas

Topanga Mid-Rise Wide-Leg Jeans

$295

MIH Jeans

Izidora One-Shoulder Stretch-Silk Top

$220

Alice & Olivia