If you ever find yourself stuck in a style rut, playing with fun new color combinations is a great way to liven up your wardrobe. In this series, we feature unique and unexpected color combinations, then give you stylish outfit ideas so you can try out these color combos yourself. For more color-centric outfit ideas, be sure to check out our previous posts in this series.
December is a time for celebrating, and one color that instantly gets us in the holiday spirit is crimson. This intense red hue works with a ton of different shades, but we're loving the way it pairs with a sophisticated camel. The neutral camel balances out the bold crimson, and the resulting combination is both modern and festive.
Need some outfit ideas before you rock this color combo? Simply scroll on down to check out four stylish outfits featuring camel and crimson:
Outfit #1: Holiday Shopping
For a cute and comfy everyday outfit, pair a cozy camel sweater with your favorite pair of dark wash jeans. A plaid scarf adds a pop of color, while riding boots are a practical yet stylish choice. Add a some more crimson with a structured top-handle bag and accessorize with a sparkly ring to finish up this look.
Outfit #2: Christmas Caroling
Camel coats are a total classic - invest in one now and you'll wear it for years to come. For this getup, we opted to pair a funnel-neck coat with a crimson skater skirt and a cream-colored lace top. Contrast the girly vibe of the skirt with some lace-up oxfords, then add a fashion-forward touch with patterned tights. Lastly, accessorize with a pair of adorable owl stud earrings.
Outfit #3: Cookie Decorating Party
Have a casual holiday function coming up? This next outfit is the perfect for the occasion, as it's equal parts festive and laid back. Cozy camel-hued cords look fantastic when paired with a wintery Fair Isle sweater. Combat boots continue the casual feel, while ice-like stud earrings add a bit of sparkle. Pull your hair into a fun bubble ponytail and add a swipe of crimson lipgloss to complete the look.
Outfit #4: Seasonal Soirée
On the other hand, if your holiday plans include something more formal, try out this sophisticated ensemble. Start with a gorgeous crimson-colored dress and a pair of sleek camel pumps. Add another hint of camel with this modern color-blocked clutch, then accessorize with a glam jeweled necklace. For the finishing touch, style your hair into a soft and chic chignon that's similar to the one pictured here.
What do you think?
Would you ever pair crimson with camel? What do you think of these outfits? Which one is your favorite? How would you wear these colors together? What other color combos would you like to see featured here? Remember to leave a comment below and let me know what you think!