How do you feel about wearing deep oranges like rust & burnt orange? They can be a little intimidating to wear, especially if you love sticking to your neutrals like me. They can be very flattering for Fall, just like olive and mustard.
I honestly was never really a fan of them until about 2 years ago. I always wanted to wear them before then, but I felt like those shades flushed me out as a fair-skinned blonde. I’ve always worn the occasional orange during Summer or supporting my Auburn Tigers, but nothing above that. I eventually played around with the richer side of orange and realized it’s all about choosing the right color palette to pair with them for a flattering look.
If you’re new to these intense hues, I encourage you to incorporate them into your wardrobe. Here are some complementary colors that you probably already have to try with them:
- White, cream
- Greens like olive, hunter green, & sage
- Blues like navy, light & dusty blue, & turquoise
- Light browns like sand & khaki
Here are some tips that may be useful when playing around with these rich orange colors.
- Pair with colors that already compliment your skin tone.
- These shades are great colors to wear for a Fall photo session. They photograph well in natural light.
- Having a fresh spray tan or glow to your skin will help bring out your tan’s warmth when wearing these colors.
I hope you found these suggestions and tips helpful. Thank you for reading, glad you stopped by.
Photo by Katie Bee Photography
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