It’s been awhile since I did one of these inspiration collages and since I’ve been wearing yellow just about every other week here, I figured I’d make a collage of some of my favorite looks featuring a bright, neon yellow top. Yellow used to be one of those colors that I consciously avoided as I feared it would clash with my yellow Asian undertones, but I’ve since discovered that sometimes it’s just about creating the right pairing! Here are a few of my tips for wearing this latest trending color of the season:
1. Pair yellow with floral (see #1, #11)
Yellow is such a cheerful sunny color that pairing it with a floral print just seems too obvious! When yellow and floral are paired together, I keep the rest of the outfit simple and neutral.
2. Pair yellow with black/white (see #2, #9)
Almost everything will pair easily with black and white, but the trick with yellow is to avoid looking like a bumblebee! For me, I usually will add an additional pop of color — a bright orange statement necklace (like in #9) or a pair of leopard print (like in #2) are great options.
3. Pair yellow with pastels / neutrals (see #4, #10)
A neutral or pastel pairing can make a bright yellow top seem less loud. A light beige, pink, or grey would look perfect paired with pink. If the look borders on looking a little washed out, try adding a pop of color with a bold necklace, bag, or belt!
And if you’re still thinking that yellow is just too bright for you, a scarf is a great way to cover up a bit of the brightness and tone down the overall look. Scarves are one of my favorite accessories as they really can take an outfit from ordinary to unique!
And if you’re looking for a yellow top to add to your closet, here are some picks: