How To Work The Color Craze In An Office-Friendly Way

Colors are trending! From bright marigolds to cherry reds and electric purples, when it comes to colors this season, the brighter and the bolder, the better! Fresh multi-colored patterns, as well as monochromatic bold ensembles, are weaving their way through the most fashionable street styles. But how do we move this color craze into the workplace?

We rounded up some work-appropriate colorful pieces along with a little style savvy to help you pull this trend into your smartest work wear. We dare you to color outside the lines.

Bold and Bolder
Color yourself from head-to-toe with a monochromatic ensemble. Pick your favorite bold color and streamline it with a matching pant and blazer, or opt for a colorful skirt and coordinating duster jacket.

River Island Dark Yellow Tie Front Skirt ($76)
Tophsop Light Weight Duster Coat  ($95)
Topshop Slouch Suit Blazer ($85)
Topshop Slouch Suit Trousers ($48)
Topshop Cigarette Trouser ($58)
Topshop Strong Shoulder Suit Jacket ($95)

Multi-Colored Patterns
Take one of your work basics and trade it out for a multi-colored patterned statement piece. Pair a colorful skirt with your classic blazer, or mix in a patterned blouse with your favorite work slacks.

Tory Burch Fiona Striped Twill Skrit ($400)
Reformation Betty Skirt ($148)
Intermix Dove Colorblock Midi Dress ($295)
ASOS Design Knit Tee ($30)
ASOS Made In Kenya Graffiti Pant ($56)

Bright Little Bursts
If you’re feeling a bit more conservative, flirt with the color trend by adding it through accessories. Stick to your basics, with your traditional muted tones, but incorporate bright bursts of color in your shoes, purse, or scarf.

Chloe Two Tone Mule ($780)
Aldo Hivia Blue Women’s Pump ($42)
Aldo Tortorrichi Light Green CrossBody Bag ($60)
Topshop Gemma Pointed Sling Backs ($75)