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Colors: Beige in fashion

Beige is a very versatile and flexible colour. It might not be the most exciting one, but in terms of fashion it’s a colour which pairs well with just about any other shade and complements it in a subtle and tasteful way. Beige is a neutral colour that is relaxing and calm. It is a sophisticated and classy colour, which has the warmth of brown and the coolness of white. Above all, beige is a soft and pleasant colour, which doesn’t make your eyes tired and it has a sort of understated elegance. A similar colour to beige is ivory, which is a very traditional and ceremonial colour. Different tones of beige are: tan, buff, sand, cream, mushroom, oatmeal, camel and ecru.

In menswear: When it comes to men’s fashion, the neutral beige can be just the right colour for a dress shirt, a jumper or even a jacket. It suits most skin colours and it softens the look. It is a colour that is formal and can be worn at the office, in meetings and conferences.

In women's wear: Women, who are generally more fashion-conscious than men, rarely choose beige as a major colour in their outfits, but it doesn’t mean that it’s not a popular colour. Considered rather conservative and even dull, beige is favored for accessories like scarves, hats and bags. It is also a popular shoes colour. Beige pairs well with yellows, greens, browns and blues. For more vivid colour combinations beige can be combined with pink, orange or hot red.


author: Teodora Todorova

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From: Dinah
Review: Okey the shorts are nice, but other than that beige is like the most boring colour ever! Don't like the suggestions.
Rating: 2/5 stars

From: betsy
Review: Dinah, nobody is making you buy them. Beige is cool, depends on your lifestyle and job I guess. Don't be hatin' though. It's still a pretty good article.
Rating: 4/5 stars
I will: Recommend this article.