Punch-up your winter closet’s color quotient and enliven your winter wardrobe with vibrant jewel tones when the temperature drops. Whether color-blocked or paired with neutrals, radiant jewel-toned pieces can add depth and elevate to your everyday look. Keep reading to see the audacious colors that we absolutely love this season.
WHAT ARE JEWEL TONE COLORS?
Blue is associated with serenity and
Emerald green has an alluringly earthy, mysterious quality to it. It’s one of nature’s most prevalent
Purple has long been associated with royalty, bravery and excellence. It’s no wonder why it was adopted as the official
Ruby red is as captivating as it is brilliant and is often associated with power, status and desire. Whenever you need a confidence boost, reach for red. It’s the perfect
Citrine is one of the most versatile colors of the jewel tone family and will attract attention to its wearer. Brown or gray slacks with a citrine cowl neck sweater are perfect for work. Oxblood loafers and lighter denim jeans create a preppy meets earthy weekend look.
HOW DO I ADD JEWEL TONES INTO MY WARDROBE?
While most people are dialing down the style factor in the winter months, jewel tones do the exact opposite and are super easy to incorporate into your wardrobe—because a little (color) really goes a long way.
Start simple: Jewel-tone accessories
When in doubt, let your accessories do the work for you by adding surprise pops of
Add a little flair: Jewel-tone shirts
One stand out piece, like a bright peplum top or silky jewel-tone blouse (which you can layer with a soft 3/4 sleeve sweater), is the bump you need to infuse more
Go full-on color: Jewel-tone dresses
Nothing quite says I’ve arrived like a stunning jewel-tone dress in which to twirl the night away (or day—no judgment here). Live your best, good-feeling life in a whirlwind of opulent color. Dresses can be winterized by layering tights and camis underneath, and a sweater coat or faux fur jacket to your outer layer.