How to wear rust color
“C’est la rentrée” like we say in France. In English, you could probably translate it with “back to school”, but that would not be appropriate enough because “la rentrée” concerns everyone in France. In august, lots of industries slow down and Paris empty from the locals who prefer to breathe and relax in the country. Even, on radio and TV, some programms stop and some are replaced by others.
(Those who want to know about the rust styling issue now, please scroll down ^^)
When the first of september comes, you can tell something has changed. It’s in the air. For us, more than january the first, it means the start of the year. It is the moment we make fresh decisions.
Ok, ok, you see me coming… I am making my comeback after nearly two months away from the blog and I am trying to explain it with outside causes 🙂
Truth is, I was taking a break from Paris. Before leaving, I packed my computer, thinking I would have the faith to write while away. Proof is, I was not ^^
But, hey, “c’est la rentrée”! My new decision (appart from posting back) is too finally take care of my newletter to which you are always more to suscrive 🙂
SO, fingers on typepad and here I go!
How to wear rust color?
Searching for a subject I got inspired by the rust jacket I was wearing yesterday.
I think this is a flattering, subtle and easy to wear color that instantly makes an outfit look both elegant and cosy.
1. White and rust
Trust me, it won’t transfer 🙂
White is perfect to freshen up this warm color during the “indian summer”
( Notice how Lisa, uses 4 colors in her outfit? If you have not, I recommend you to read my “why I do not believe in the three colors rule” post)
Shades of rust.
Only a light colored detail is enough to make an outfit go from boring to personal.
Touches of white make a warm outfit looks fresher
2. Black and rust
To chic your rust up and dress your black down.
To boho your rock T-shirt
3. Jean and rust
For an elegant cowboyish allure.
4. Navy and rust.
(If some of you happens to have his number, I can ask him the credits)
5. Turquoise and rust
The outfit of Olivia is very bold. If you prefer more discreet looks, think of using only a turquoise accessory like a scarf.
6. Teal blue and rust
7. Purple and rust
One of my favorite options. An unexpected automnal mix.
8. Lilac and rust
Sounds unexpected but as lilac is just a whitened version of purple it works!
Also think of dusty versions of plum and purple.
9. Pink and rust
… or baby pink
10. Mustard and rust
Like the falling leaves.
11. Beige and rust
Very rive gauche.
12. Gold and rust
Warm metal on warm color.
13. Emerald green and rust
Like in the forest.
14. Prints and rust
Ok prints are not a color but wearing print with a color is always a great way to be easily stylish.
You can go for black and white (matches everything)
Or for a print made of one of the above stated colors.
I am sure there are other combinations that I did not quote.
You would be surprised how many colors match each other when you try.
The first that comes to my mind are baby blue, milky peach, kakhi…
Make experiences! And ask someone with a good eye for color to check if you doubt ^^
Enjoy indian summer!
Cover collage: The Sartorialist, Unknown