Thursday, March 16, 2017

Fashion Test Drive- Shades of Yellow.

Serving some sunny-side-up with my style this week. Who hasn't seen the cliche magazine article about the challenges of wearing yellow? It's unflattering. It's too loud. It's washes out skin tones. Once again its time to ditch ALL limiting fashion rules. Yellow should not be a forbid fashion hue. 
Spring 2017 runways got the hint, showcasing pieces ranging from the cheery buttercup to muted canary. The Golden Globes saw a electric presence of yellow gowns- from Reese Witherspoon, Viola Davis and Emily Ratajkowski. This shade works best when there is a richness in texture, and intricacy in detail. 
I am pretty obsessed with this Nasty Gal Collection suede motto jacket. This is piece is a stand out, due to its deep golden pigmentation. A little rocker, a little edgy but still ultra fem- due to the sillouhte synching perfectly at the waist. I styled mine with my favorite Topshop high waisted denim, and my go-to chunky black boot. I also would also try a mini leather skirt or a pair of dark wash cropped flares. When I wear vibrant fabrics I tend to keep the rest of my look neutral and classic to my personal style. So despite it's reputation- trust me- you can find that shade of yellow that elevates your style. 
Nasty Gal Collection Golden Roads Suede Jacket (similar to here), Vintage White Tee, Topshop Denim, Quay Sunglasses (similar to here), Steven Madden Boots

Photos by LA Photographer Elaine Torres 


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