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Color Combo to Try: Magenta + Orange

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Color combo magenta orange

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.

Summer is just around the corner, and we decided to celebrate our favorite time of year with a color combination that is fun, fresh, and oh-so bold. Pairing a bright magenta with an even brighter orange may seem like color overload, but the key to wearing these summery hues together is simple: just add some neutrals into the mix to balance everything out!

Need a few outfit ideas before you rock this color combo? Simply scroll on down to check out four stylish outfits featuring orange and magenta:

Outfit #1: Finals Week

This comfy and casual look is a cute option for a breezy spring day. Start by pairing a printed blouse with a magenta cardigan. Add a pair of loose-fitting cuffed jeans, then pick up on the orange hue of the top with these neon macrame sandals. Keep the jewelry understated and classic with a gold medallion necklace and white enamel rings.

Orange blouse, magenta cardigan, jeans
Product Info: Necklace- Net-a-Porter, Top- ModCloth, Rings- ASOS, Jeans- H&M, Cardigan- ModCloth, Shoes- Aeropostale

Outfit #2: Dinner with Friends

For a polished yet low-key ensemble, pair a bold magenta wrap skirt with a lace-trim tee. Glam things up with this standout orange necklace, then slip on some trendy block-heel sandals. Lastly, add a little extra sparkle with a glittery nail polish.

Magenta skirt, white blouse, orange necklace
Product Info: Top- Topshop, Skirt- Nasty Gal, Nail Polish- Essie, Necklace- BaubleBar, Shoes- New Look

Outfit #3: Summer Vacay

If you’re feeling extra colorful, try pairing a lightweight magenta tank with tailored orange shorts. Tone things down with netural strappy sandals, then accessorize with an etched cuff bracelet. For the finishing touch, slip on a pair of cool printed sunnies.

Magenta tank orange shorts sandals
Product Info: Top- Piperlime, Shorts- J. Crew, Sunglasses- Sole Society, Bracelet- Swell, Shoes- Yoox

Outfit #4: Graduation Party

Create a fun yet dressy look with this final getup. A magenta drop-waist dress is sure to turn heads, especially when paired with orange chandelier earrings. Keep things on-trend with a unique printed clutch that has orange accents. Don’t forget to grab a pair of killer pumps, like the t-strap heels below.

Magenta dress, orange earrings, printed clutch
Product Info: Dress- Dorothy Perkins, Earrings- ASOS, Clutch- Stella & Dot, Shoes- 6pm.com

What do you think?

Would you ever pair magenta with orange? What do you think of these outfits? Which one is your favorite? 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 May 4, 2014 / Filed Under: Fashion Tips / Tags: , , , , , ,

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3 Responses to “Color Combo to Try: Magenta + Orange”

  1. 1
    May 4th, 2014 at 9:37 pm

    I love #4!

  2. 2
    May 5th, 2014 at 5:00 pm

    I love these posts. Such beautiful color combos. Keep ‘em coming! :)

  3. 3
    May 10th, 2014 at 11:15 am

    Ooh, definitely going to have try this color combination out. So perfect for summer!

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