Sep 25, 2008

F/W 08 Color: Shades of Yellow

Recently SG has been seeing yellow from bright yellow to dull mustard yellow at various windows. In general, I adore rich bright yellow because such hue reminds me of the sun. However, I am on the fence about mustard yellow even if this hue is in keeping with the season. There are many shades of yellow; a gal has to be careful in picking the right yellow to suit her skin tone and coloring. Yellow is a tricky color, the right shade of yellow can give a gal’s outfit a pop of color, but the wrong shade can make a gal look sickly and dull. 1. Forever Audrey Coat $78 (This is definitely the wrong shade of mustard)
2. Tory Burch Mustard Yellow Dress $495 (This dress looks better in the boutique but not my color)
3. 291 Zip Front Bright Yellow Hoodie $180
4. YSL Yellow Bubble Dress $1550
5. Bernard Zin Yellow Riding Jacket $795 (SG's pick)
6. Neiman Marcus Crop Jacket $180
7. Tory Burch $495

SG thinks it is very savvy to top a dark color outfit (black or grey) with a splash of yellow, such as a jacket.
For those gal not wanting to wear all yellow, accessories such as shoes, bag or scarf is a great way to update a gal's wardrobe.

-Bag: Fendi Baguette $995
-Shoes: Tod's on sale at eluxury.com for $230
-Scarf with yellow accent from La Coste
I am just itching to give this mustard yellow La Coste sweater dress a chance. Will you be wearing shades of yellow this fall?

image: nordstrom, neiman marcus, eluxury

18 comments:

  1. I love love yellow! It's my favorite color, I love #'s 1,2 and 6.
    Great post.

    xo

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  2. YELLOW!
    I've always loved yellow in clothing
    Love (most) of the pieces
    and esp. the Lacoste sweater

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  3. Those yellow Tod's flats are in my sights....

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  4. love the mustard-like yellow )

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  5. Ah yes, I like mustard kind of yellow as well! Brilliant picks btw :)

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  6. I might incorporate in my accessories. with my yellow skin I tend to add slightly darker hue.. as in mustard instead of bright yellow.. they are lovely though.

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  7. i'm all about yellow when it comes to deeper, more golden tones for fall. nice picks!

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  8. Why, I don't think the Forever Audrey Coat's shade of mustard is that bad!
    I love the Tory Burch dress though. Yellow is a great colour.

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  9. I'm a YELLOW girl! In fact, thanks for posting the YSL bubble dress pic (#4). I have a dress exactly like it, but in shantung silk so the yellow is muted. Will try to wear it like that--black tights and platforms. Thanks for the style inspiration!

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  10. i need to own more yellow!

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  11. i do adore yellow but i generally avoid wearing all yellow. instead using one yellow piece to pop my outfit. i have a favorite la coste cotton dress which is a children size 12 which i pair of legging and a pair of orange yellow tods flats.

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  12. some years ago i had an obsession for yellow. i don't know what happened. lol
    but i do like hints of yellow in an outfit. it's so fresh! :)

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  13. i can't do yellow for clothing but I def. like it for accessories.

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  14. I am SO in love with the yellow with gray color combo for Fall! I'm going to try and incorporate this into my wardrobe.

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  15. I don't dare wear yellow, but I like it on others. I hope you'll try that sweaterdress . . . .

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  16. Oh, I'm in love with yellow, you're right the right shadow must be chosen, but sometimes it's not easy. Well as you saw I wear a mustard blouse today ;)

    xoxo

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  17. #1 is so yucky, that I think its cute (if that makes any sense). I have a yellow raincoat that I love, but I never really get a chance to wear it. Okay, one time I wore it and it was barely cloudy. I ended up getting a lot of confused stares.

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  18. I'm in love with YELLOW and Mustard.....such a great color!

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