The Only Colors To Wear This Summer

While the action unfolded on the runways of couture fashion week, an equal amount of sartorial commotion stirred up outside on the streets of Paris, where bright, bold shades prevailed among the fashion-girl crowd. The spectrum of gorgeous color pops induced serious hue envy—encouraging us to incorporate them into our own daily wardrobe. It’s an easy styling trick that brings more depth and excitement to a look, and what better time to roll it out than the middle of summer? Here, the season’s best head-turning colors and our tips on how to wear them.

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Kelly Green

Luxe satin goes hand in hand with this rich shade. Pair an elegant yet sexy floor-grazing dress with a cream clutch and a bold red lip for a romantic date night.

For a chic office look, style a polished midi skirt with a crisp white shirt and navy pumps.

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Marigold Yellow

Stand out in this sunny shade via a feminine silhouette that's begging to be worn with lace-up sandals and raffia bag for brunch with friends.

Perforations bring vacation vibes to a bright A-line skirt. Wear with a knit crop top, white sneakers and retro round sunnies.

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Powder Blue

Powder blue is undeniably chic when rendered in modern silhouettes. Combine a V-neck top with distressed white skinnies and ankle-strap heels for a sleek result.

Whimsical embroidery brings a modern, fun vibe to a traditional trench. Throw it over your shoulders and team with fringe-hem jeans and a slub jersey tee.

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Bubblegum Pink

Temper this girly hue with dark culottes. Finish with mule sandals and a structured tote.

Bring fashion-forward touches to a vibrant shift via geometric drop earrings and pointed-toe heels.