This fall, it’s all about colors that communicate stability and reassurance. You’re going to see a lot of earth tones, like copper, rust, green, and burgundy, plus a handful of calming neutrals. At the top of the list is Warm Taupe, a cozy beige that is grounded in nature.
Valentino, Ralph Lauren, and Max Mara are just a few of the designers who showed a lot of taupe in their shows. Many of the models wore head- to- toe taupe in slightly varying shades. This is a very elegant way to wear this new neutral. Warm taupe also complements all the colors in the Pantone Fall 2016 palette.
Warm Taupe + Black
You’ll find a lot of sweaters, booties and outerwear in taupe at the stores. It makes a great fall transition color. It’s not as stark as white, but it gives you the same light, airy feeling you want when the temperature is going up one day and down the next. Try wearing a taupe sweater with jeans or black pants, right now. It’s the easiest way to test drive this color.
Warm Taupe Sweater
It also looks lovely with rich fall shades like this Aurora Red or Lush Meadow Green. Taupe accessories are calming and classy.
Warm Taupe Sweater Dress
Taupe is typically thought of as a cool beige. This new taupe is slightly warmer, like oatmeal. There’s a whole range. The general rule is if you have warm skin and hair (golden tones) go for a warmer, creamier taupe. If your skin and hair are cool ( more ash than golden) go for a cooler, pinkier taupe.
Warm Taupe Accessories
Not everyone like warm taupe head to toe. So why not wear a deep rich fall color and add warm taupe accessories. Here, warm taupe is combined for paprika and makes a stunning combination.
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