Yellow isn’t a colour that you typically see everyone wearing. People see it as bright, loud, and in-your-face. It’s a bold colour, and most consider it something you wouldn’t wear if trying to play it safe
No one other than professional catwalk strutters should ever attempt head-to-toe yellow. Consider your outfit well though, and yellow - the colour of the mind and intellect, associated with optimism and a cheerful disposition - isn't so difficult after all.
Here are my style tips on how to filter yellow into your outfits without screaming “Look at Me”?:
Yellow is a happy colour, and allows you to show off your playful side, for a standout Racing Fashion look. Being a bright colour you don’t need much of it to give your outfit just that bit of extra flair.
The easy way to show you are au fait with this fun colour is to use for the accessories only: a cheering nod to the sunny shade.Like its close realative green, yellow compliments just about any other color in the rainbow, so is the perfect colour pop. It can be used as an accent to navy, green, deep purple, burgundy, cobalt blue, teals, turquoise and, of course, grey and browns.
Yellow is best avoided near the face, as doesn't flatter most people, but is super fun and summery in the outfit. Yellows pair well with silver, cream and whites, to create a chic feel. Choose more subtle pale yellows for occasions, when bright yellow might feel too brash, but for the races, bright is super fun.
The Coast Sorrento Skirt (also available as a dress) with beautiful silver roses floral print, has been a popular skirt, and one I’ve had many customers ask me to arrange headwear for. For each of them I have paired with a Silver Hat and accessories, selecting the mixed silvers from the skirt, keeping the yellow away from the face, but allowing the yellow pop, for a bright fun outfit for a day at Royal Ascot, or other races.
The Philip Treacy headpiece illustrated with the outfit above is available for hire from the www.dress-2-impress.com online hat hire for £75.00.Click Here
The Silver Top is: Coast. Click to see Coast Silver Top.
The Floral Skirt is: Coast. Click to see Coast Sorrento Skirt.
The Bag is: Amazon. Click for Amazon Silver Clutch Bag.
The Nail Varnish is: Essie. Click for Essie Nail Varnish.
The Perfume is: Marc Jacobs "Honey". Click for Marc Jacobs Perfume.
The Shoes are: LK Bennett. Click to see LK Bennett Shoes.
Meeting yellow halfway is playful, and means it doesn’t need to be worn near the face, where people fear it is unflattering.
Navy offers a nautical colour option. White plays well with yellow for Spring / Summer, with the white softening the bright yellows. Mustard and Caramel tones are a marriage made in chromatic heaven for winter, when you could wear a Mustard coat over a Tan dress, and accessorise in any mix of wintery browns.
For Spring / Summer Racing Fashion wear with a harmonising colour - like the Fuchsia in the example below. The yellow can stand out, yet it harmonizes well with the outfit.
The headpiece illustrated with the outfit above is available for hire from the www.dress-2-impress.com online hat hire for £50.00.Click Here. The skirt is: J.CREW, Shoes: Giuseppe Zanotti
Below is a gallery of some of the fun Yellows I've hunted out on the Internet for you. Mainly accessories or seperates as those are easiest for you to wear. If you look through and see anything you like, simply click the image and it will take you to the items online. I get diddy commission for clicks made through links in this post, and if you buy the item, the brand buy me a latte.