Add some ZING! What color shoes to wear with dressy neutrals for holiday chic
Stylist Advice- How can this reader add pizzazz to a neutral holiday dress…
I am wearing a mocha dress with sequins at Christmas and wondering what color of shoes I should get? Please help!!! (A.W. via Fashion Advice)
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Standout sequins in muted shades of nude are very of the moment this holiday season. They are a sultry take on subtle and can be styled two ways for maximum holiday style.
When it comes to what color shoes to wear with dressy neutrals…
Stay on the more demure or safer side by keeping the look tonal and sophisticated with shoes in same shade. Make it exciting by adding texture and detail for interest. What you want to be sure of is that what you do wear with your sequins doesn’t compete with it or becomes the dreaded match-matchy. A voluptuous embellishment on a pair of mocha satin slingbacks, or strappy metallic sandals would do the trick.
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My favorite, is to go for the unexpected with a BURST of color. I would love to see vivid extras that still work with the warm nude palette, like bold fuchsia shoes and a bag. Go for it.
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Published on December 04, 2012
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