Color Combo to Try: Red + Mint

A surefire way to make a statement is by pairing a soft mint with a fiery shade of red. 4 outfit ideas for this color combo here!
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A surefire way to make a statement is by pairing a soft mint with a fiery shade of red. 4 outfit ideas for this color combo here!
Color combo to try red mint

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.

Mint seems to be everywhere at the moment, but we're definitely not complaining -- we love this fresh and modern springtime hue! When it comes to what to wear with this trendy color, a surefire way to make a statement is by pairing a soft mint with a fiery shade of red. A pop of red really amps up the style factor of this pastel hue, and, in turn, mint green helps tone down a bold and in-your-face color.

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

Outfit #1: Boho Glam

This stylish, yet laid-back ensemble would be perfect for a festival, picnic or a similar outdoor event. Start by pairing a printed mint-colored sundress with red ankle strap sandals. A fringed bag continues the boho vibe, while a bright crimson lip glams up the look. Gold statement earrings add the finishing touch.

Mint dress, red sandals, fringe bag

Product Info: Dress- Forever 21, Bag- Windsor, Earrings- ASOS, Shoes- BC Footwear, Lipstick- Revlon's "Fire & Ice"

Outfit #2: Cute & Colorblocked

For a cute and colorful everyday look, pair a polka dot blouse with cropped mint trousers. Accessorize with matching bow-shaped earrings and a neutral cross-body bag. Continue the casual vibe with a pair of flat sandals. Slip on a pair of classic aviator shades to complete the outfit.

Red polka dot blouse, mint trousers, sandals, bow earrings

Product Info: Top- Lord & Taylor, Sunglasses- Mango, Bag- Accessorize, Earrings- Kate Spade, Pants- Gap, Shoes- ModCloth

Outfit #3: Fashion-Forward & Feminine

Create a fashionable and girly outfit by pairing a mint blouse with a red floral print skirt. This gold necklace is an elegant touch, as are these pointy-toe flats. Accessorize with a faux crocodile print clutch, which adds both texture and interest to the look. Lastly, pull your hair into a sleek ponytail with the help of an enamel ponytail holder.

Red floral skirt, mint top, pointy toe flats, red and gold necklace

Product Info: Necklace- BaubleBar, Top- The Limited, Ponytail Holder- Nordstrom, Skirt- boohoo.com, Bag- DSW, Shoes- ASOS

Outfit #4: Summer Break

The long, lazy days of summer are almost here and this final outfit is ideal for lounging by the pool (or nearest body of water). Start by layering a bright red bikini underneath a pair of denim cutoffs. Add a sheer heart-print blouse and dark mint-colored sandals. Finally, grab a straw hat that's not only stylish, but also offers sun protection.

Mint and red printed blouse, denim shorts, red bikini

Product Info: Top- Love Culture, Hat- Gap, Shorts- Lord & Taylor, Sandals- ASOS, Swimsuit- J. Crew

What do you think?

Would you ever wear red and mint 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!