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Would You Wear… Mixed Greens?


Fall 2012 fashion trend: green on green
Photo Credit: Alexandra P. on, and Breanne S. on

When we say that mixed greens are going to be all the rage this fall, we’re not talking about your favorite leafy vegetables. Ever since Pantone declared two shades of green to be this season’s colors, we’ve been noticing a palette of green shades in stores and on the streets.

To be specific, Ultramarine Green (Pantone 18-5338) and Bright Chartreuse (Pantone 14-0445) are Pantone’s chosen green hues. Variations are being seen together everywhere; it’s usually a hunter green dress or top paired with a chartreuse or mint accessory.

Even if you’re not a matchy-matchy person, this trend is particularly chic and easy to wear. In fact, cool hues of greens are the perfect way to transition into fall. We can’t help but give this trend two green thumbs up. (Sorry, couldn’t help myself!)

Here’s how we’d wear it…

How to wear different shades of green this fall
Product Information: Top – Modcloth, Shorts – Kohls, Shoes- ALDO, Earrings – Bauble Bar, Bangles – J. Crew, Bracelet – Zappos

Would you wear mixed greens?

Is this trend one you’re going to try out this fall?  How would you wear it?  Do you have any tips for pairing different shades of the same color?  Leave a comment and let us know!

Posted on on July 31, 2012 / Filed Under: Would You Wear? / Tags: , , , , ,

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19 Responses to “Would You Wear… Mixed Greens?”

  1. 1
    July 31st, 2012 at 4:26 pm

    Yup. Green wouldn’t be many people’s go-to colour. There’s something so relaxed about green clothing though, and I love it.

  2. 2
    July 31st, 2012 at 4:54 pm

    i love this trend! I think it is super cute and relaxed :) [Coming from a person that
    is obsessed with green! ;) ] I will definitely give this a try! thanks!

  3. 3
    July 31st, 2012 at 5:09 pm

    This is a great trend! Thank you for the idea. I just got a kelly green purse, so I will definitely be trying this out.

  4. 4
    July 31st, 2012 at 5:28 pm

    Already wearing – bought a green cotton sleeveless blouse at a local thrift store and a pair of kelly green shoes – combining these with a gray skirt with a floral pattern that has some green tints.

  5. 5
    July 31st, 2012 at 7:08 pm

    I really like all the outfits though I don’t know if I’ll wear anything that is Bright Chartreuse because I personally don’t like that color.. But I definitely love dark green with a lighter green :)

  6. 6
    July 31st, 2012 at 7:45 pm

    I know what I’m going to buy… Haha I would definitely wear mixed greens this look is fresh and bold. Great post!

  7. 7
    July 31st, 2012 at 9:17 pm

    Yes, yes, yes, yes, and yes!! Green is my go-to color and my absolute favorite color, so I will be wearing the heck out of this trend this fall! YES!!

  8. 8
    July 31st, 2012 at 9:17 pm

    As a redhead, I’m thanking the fashion gods for this trend. Ready for pastels that make my skin look pasty as can be to be out and darker colors to be in :D

  9. 9
    July 31st, 2012 at 9:33 pm

    all I wear are earthy colors (blue, green, red, brown, black, and white) so definitely would wear this!

  10. 10
    August 1st, 2012 at 2:07 am

    I love greens! Definitely looking forward to this!

  11. 11
    August 1st, 2012 at 3:39 am

    Love it.

  12. 12
    August 1st, 2012 at 4:18 am

    I LOVE green! But I fell in love with those shorts and they’re out of my size. :(

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  14. 14
    August 1st, 2012 at 12:17 pm

    OMG This is a Gorgeous trend!!!! Green looks so pretty on everybody!! And I love to use different greens when painting scenery, it’s nice to see I can transfer that to my fashion as well

  15. 15
    August 1st, 2012 at 1:34 pm

    I love this idea of different shades of green! The nude booties really make it come together. Chinese Laundry has cute booties like this at such a great price!

  16. 16
    August 1st, 2012 at 4:17 pm

    I would definitely do this! Green is my favorite color and I love how none of these outfits are too over the top.

  17. 17
    August 1st, 2012 at 4:28 pm

    Love this! Dressing monochrome is such a simple way to look chic in a snap. I really like the neutral boot on the last look.

  18. 18
    August 3rd, 2012 at 12:34 pm

    I think the outfits look really nice, however, I think you have to be careful when chosing the green tones. For example, there are some green tones, like olive and similar colours, I really just can’t pull of as they make me super pale. But not a nice pale but a ‘you look really sick’ pale. For everyone else, however, I think it’s a great idea.

  19. 19
    August 7th, 2012 at 2:38 am

    Green is my favorite color! I love this!

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