What To Wear With: Red And Pink (Yes You Can Wear Them Together)

February 6, 2009 by SheFindsTara
shefinds |

When I was a little girl, I thought red and pink together was genius. My mother… not so much. But we promise you – and all the mothers out there -red and pink DO look cute together if done right. So here's how to make it work:

image

Tone It Down: Use black, metallics or neutrals to help chill a seemingly contradicting color combo. Don't go overboard by matching your outfit to red and pink accessories.

Play: Give this style a chance by experimenting with what you have in your closet and shopping for complementary hues in stores. Don't wait until Monday morning before work to try it out.

Harmonize: Try wearing solid pieces in pinks and reds of the same brightness or intensity to create balance. Don't mix prints of red and pink together–that's just asking for trouble.

For the office, pair a bold red knee-length skirt ($90) with a classic pink ruffle blouse ($54). Wear a crisp black blazer ($138)  over the ensemble and slip on a pair of modern suede heels ($140). Finish the look with some metallic cuffs ($35) that will bring just enough sparkle to the outfit. If you're going for a more toned-down appearance, opt for muted tones and match a baby pink skirt ($117, was $234) with a deep red, almost burgundy, top ($178). Throw on a cozy taupe cardigan ($331.80, was $829.50) and some fun leopard print ballet flats ($134, were $259). Finally, grab an understated metallic bag ($695)  and wear your pink and red combo with pride. 

And check out our post on what to wear with red (it is, after all, National Wear Red Day). 

Author:

From Our Partners

Learn more about RevenueStripe...

From Our Partners

Learn more about RevenueStripe...

Fashion

This $29 Nordstrom Sweater Looks Good On *Every* Woman

When the weather is chilly and there are no warm ...

Fashion

This Super Warm Fleece-Lined Jacket Just Went On Sale For $52 At Nordstrom

If your current coat isn't keeping you warm, it'...

LOAD MORE
+
LOAD MORE POSTS