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STYLING

HOW TO WEAR COLOURFUL ACCESSORIES

By Lakeisha Goedluck, 9 December 2018

Ditch your dreary garms, peeps. This season, it’s all about rocking threads in standout shades. But if you’re not feeling bold enough to layer up with an emergency-orange puffer jacket, don’t worry – just chuck on a bold scarf instead. In delightfully fluorescent hues, here’s how to flavour up your ’fits with super-colourful accessories this winter. 
A model wearing a cream zip top, orange scarf, tracksuit bottoms and lace-up boots | ASOS Style Feed

A model wearing a cream zip jacket, shades and an emergency-orange scarf | ASOS Style Feed

Standout scarf

Alright, so if the voluminous emergency-orange puffer jacket is a bit much for your liking, how about throwing on a scarf in this season’s most coveted hue? It’ll draw attention to your getup without being too garish, trust. Just remember to stick to subtle shades when it comes to the rest of your ensemble. A cream Harrington jacket, black side-stripe trews and matching lace-up boots is where it’s at.

A model wearing a lilac hat, a striped jumper, cord trousers, a pink scarf and green Converse trainers | ASOS Style Feed

A model wearing a lilac beanie, striped jumper, dusky-pink scarf and bright-purple bumbag | ASOS Style Feed

Corresponding colours

Now, there’s no better way to prove your sartorial prowess than by showing off your colour-matching tekkers. Start off with an eye-catching knit (the type that would get your nan’s approval) and choose complementary accessories. As you can see here, this fella’s bright purple The North Face bum bag, lilac beanie, lawn-green Converse and dusky-pink scarf all correspond to the stripes on his jumper. Too steezy.

A model wearing a half-zip top, check-print jeans, plaid shirt, tartan scarf and Reebok trainers | ASOS Style Feed

A model wearing a half-zip top and tartan scarf | ASOS Style Feed

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Popping plaids

When it comes to arresting patterns, plaid is way up there. So, for AW18, take it that step further and select a tartan accessory in an ultra-vibrant colour. As we said before, it's best to keep the rest of your kit laid-back when donning an in-your-face-style scarf. A slick half-zip, check-print trousers (minimalism is key here) and clean-white Reeboks should do the trick.

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