A softer approach to seasonal dressing
Spring has sprung and with the summer fast approaching colourful dressing is on the rise. The obvious way to dress for the season would be by wearing the bold and bright or embracing prints like geometrics, gingham or floral such as Hawaiian shirts. However pastels offer a fresh way to opt into this seasonal mood.
With names like rose, violet and baby blue, the colour scheme can often be written off as quite feminine. The fact is it’s more than likely that you already own a garment in one of those softer shades, like an office shirt in a pale hue of pink, blue or purple. Yet when looking at the trend as a whole it can be quite daunting.
Chalky tones are easy to wear and harmonise with each other nicely so pairing one with another works well. A perfect example of this is the multi colour striped T-shirt that’s soft hues play off against each nicely, paired with the gradient dusty green jersey shorts and some flip flop, it’s the perfect stroll to the beach outfit. If you want to look laid back yet not too chilled the soft pink jersey crew with some mid-light wash jeans and some low top canvas trainers, balances the outfit helping to avoid looking washed out. For a smarter approach a violet shirt paired with some grey trousers, and worn with navy wingtip brogues helps maintain a nice balance of light and dark.
Pastels are timeless, a great way at wearing colour for those shy of it. There’s nothing to be afraid of and indulging in calming tones is a great way to make a colour statement, without having to be too bold or adventurous.