The brightly colored cocktail umbrellas are long gone. Your tropical-patterned swimsuit is shoved neatly in the back of your “summer” drawer. Your sophisticated camel-colored wool coat has been taken out of its moth ball laden hiding place.
Many women forego the vivacious colors of summer for dark, neutral, or “practical” colors for the fall and winter season. Let’s Get Real! Sure, neutrals evoke a sort of city chic, but many of us curvy women want to express ourselves with bold bursts of color!
Need some inspiration? Feast your eyes on these Five Colorfully Curated Outfits Perfect For Autumn!
Look: Graffiti Girl
If you are an edgy, artistic college or high school student who loves wild animal prints, street art, and in-your-face graphics, this is the look for you. Zebra print, a faux-leather stop sign red jacket, and glossy yellow high heels are definitely eye-catching.
Red studded leather jacket from Forever 21:
Lauren Moshi Frankie Happy Face Tee:
Source of Wisdom Denim Black Butter Skinny Jean
Hurley zebra print bag:
Pour La Victoire yellow platform pump:
Sally Hansen Salon Effects Wild Child:
Look: Indigo Go
Love luxe brands, fabrics, and rich greens and blues, but don’t want to go too brash with color? Throw on this royal blue pleated swing coat, some rose-embroidered boots, and a buttery Yves St. Laurent leather bag and you will look totally expensive without looking stuck-up.
ASOS Curve Exclusive Pleated Swing Coat
Drapey tunic by Alexander Wang:
Grey high-waisted jeans from James Jeans:
Urban patina necklace by Kenneth Cole:
Yves Saint Laurent indigo purse:
Gianni Barbato rose stitched ankle boots:
Color Club Artsy Crafty grey-green nail polish:
Look: Trojan Horse
After piecing together this outfit, we realized that the colors are totally USC football team, which is actually perfect for fall! Throw on this giant, cozy cashmere sweater, these yellow-tipped Alexander Wang boots, and some BBQ-themed nail polish before spending all weekend in your favorite sports bar watching your home team!
Yellow cashmere sweater from Paul Smith:
Maroon and gold Marc by Marc Jacobs rings:
OPI Mrs. O’Leary’s BBQ Nail Lacquer:
Denim leggings by James Jeans:
American Eagle Outfitters sunglasses:
Alexander Wang yellow toe-tipped ankle boots:
Look: Drama Queen
Our favorite look, this outfit is pure theatre with luxe velvets, a leopard-lined mini-opera cape, and a dash of Hamlet with the skull charm bracelet.
ASOS CURVE Chiffon Dress With Kaftan Sleeve
Victoria Secret faux-trim fur cape:
Blue Velvet twist boy from American Apparel:
Christian Louboutin velvet platform bootie:
Alexander McQueen Leopard-print calf hair wrap bracelet:
Butter London Royal Navy Nail Polish:
Look: Pattern Pixie
Your mother may have taught you to never mix patterns, but designers these days aren’t adhering to those antiquated fashion rules. As long as you stick within the same color and/or pattern family, you are good.
That’s why green and blue stripes with lighter green pants, snake-skin, and purple-pink accessories all magically work together!
Green kick flare pants:
Gradient striped knit sweater from Nasty Gal:
Proenza Schouler blue multicolored rope and stone corded necklace:
Havana crossbody bag in berry:
Jeffrey Campbell snakeskin pump:
- What’s your favorite way to wear color in the fall? Let us know in the comments!