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Color Combo to Try: Hot Pink + Navy


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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 on combining Red + PinkMint + MustardPeach + GrayOrange + BlueFuchsia + TealOlive + CoralBlack + OrangePurple + YellowRed + GreenBlack + BrownPink +Purple and Emerald + Cobalt.

Lately, I’ve been loving all things hot pink. Not only is it a fun and girly shade, but it’s also super-trendy at the moment! I’ve always loved the look of brights paired with neutrals and nothing looks better with my favorite hot pink hue than a crisp navy blue. In this combination, both shades balance each other out to create a colorful look that’s perfect for early spring.

Need some outfit ideas before you rock this color combo? Simply scroll on down to check out four stylish outfits featuring navy and hot pink:

Outfit #1: Clean Cut

For this first outfit, we’re going to start simple by combining a navy sleeveless blouse with hot pink shorts. Silver sandals continue the springtime-appropriate look, while this white handbag adds a bohemian vibe. Finally, accessorize with a pair of trendy dip-dyed feather earrings.

Navy blouse, hot pink shorts, feather earrings
Product Info: Blouse- Forever 21, Shorts- J. Crew, Earrings- River Island, Sandals- Topshop, Bag- DSW

Outfit #2: Girly & Polished

Look uber-stylish on campus by paring a navy-and-white striped skirt with a fun graphic tee. This hot pink blazer adds a polished, yet youthful feel, while the floral handbag pairs perfectly with the other elements in the outfit. Lace-up oxfords and an oversized watch add the finishing touches to this ensemble.

Navy striped skirt, graphic tee, hot pink blazer
Product Info: Tee- Delia’s, Blazer- Forever 21, Watch- ASOS, Skirt- J. Crew, Shoes-, Bag- Target

Outfit #3: Mix & Match

For a casual weekend look, pair a tie-dyed hot pink tank with some slouchy boyfriend-style  jeans. Polka dot sneakers add a comfy, yet whimsical touch. The gold spiked necklace adds some edge, while this roomy backpack incorporates yet another print into the ensemble. Slip on some structured shades to complete this look.

Boyfriend jeans, hot pink tank, navy sneakers
Product Info: Tank- Victoria’s Secret, Sunglasses- ASOS, Necklace- Forever 21, Shoes- Keds, Jeans- Express, Bag- Victoria’s Secret

Outfit #4: Nighttime Glam

Try out this color combo the next time you go out by pairing a hot pink wrap dress with navy blue wedges. Define your waistline with a metallic braided belt, then grab a sleek patterned clutch for contrast. Lastly, accessorize with several gold rings.

Pink dress, navy wedges, printed clutch
Product Info: Bag- Simply Soles, Dress- Topshop, Rings- ASOS, Belt- Nordstrom, Shoes- Wallis

What do you think?

Would you ever wear hot pink and navy together? 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!

Posted on on April 7, 2013 / Filed Under: Fashion Tips / Tags: , , , , , , , ,

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18 Responses to “Color Combo to Try: Hot Pink + Navy”

  1. 1
    April 7th, 2013 at 10:26 am

    Love it!

  2. 2
    April 7th, 2013 at 10:45 am

    Yes, yes.. I like hot pink and navy blue together, too. Actually any pink and any blue shade together. Oh, where is spring so we cam wear this.. :)

  3. 3
    April 7th, 2013 at 12:31 pm

    Hot pink and navy are perfect together. The navy gives a classic and grounded vibe to the hot pink while in reverse, pink is the perfect pop of a dark, inky blue

  4. 4
    April 7th, 2013 at 12:34 pm

    love the combination so much, and i especially love the first two outfits :)

  5. 5
    April 7th, 2013 at 1:16 pm

    Very, very cute color combo. I love the first outfit.

  6. 6
    April 7th, 2013 at 1:34 pm

    I have always LOVED hot pink and navy blue together!! Its just so sharp and classy! My favorite outfit is the 1st one, because its the most simple, and my style is just very classy and simple. :)

  7. 7
    April 7th, 2013 at 2:09 pm

    Some of the clothes aren’t exactly the vibrant hot pink colour I imagined… but nonetheless, very good job with the outfits! :) Pink & navy is a classic combination!

  8. 8
    April 7th, 2013 at 7:37 pm

    Yesterday I was out getting a cheap mix and match swimsuit. I was having a hard time deciding between a hot pink or white top. I already have a navy swimsuit and knew the white would go with it but I decided to go with the pink. After reading this I’m glad to realize that hot pink and navy do work together!

  9. 9
    April 7th, 2013 at 9:14 pm

    These outfits are really cute, but I don’t think there’s anything really groundbreaking about hot pink and navy together. I like when CF tries bolder color combinations.

  10. 10
    April 7th, 2013 at 9:21 pm

    I love this color combo, but I wish the pinks in the clothes you picked were brighter and more vibrant, the bubble-gum shade of pink doesn’t really make a big statement or work as well with the navy

  11. 11
    April 8th, 2013 at 1:47 am

    I love that skirt in the second outfit!

  12. 12
    April 8th, 2013 at 8:43 am

    This is perfect! I was just wondering what to wear with my hot pink shorts since I don’t usually wear colors like those. I’ve started to think maybe it wouldn’t go with my wardrobe but now I’m pretty convinced it would.

  13. 13
    April 8th, 2013 at 3:41 pm

    Wow!!!!!! I loooove this combo! I own a lot of navy blue pieces and I hadn’t think of wearing it with pink!
    I absolutely love outfit #3, looks fresh and girly and very appropiate fot the weather here, where I live

  14. 14
    April 8th, 2013 at 8:33 pm

    Ooh, how preppy! I really like this series, I never really think of these colors together.

  15. 15
    April 9th, 2013 at 9:06 pm

    I love this color combo!

  16. 16
    August 6th, 2014 at 7:19 pm

    I nervy blue and hot pink

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