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Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Warming Up To Yellow

Yellow
The color should conjure up images of the sun, baby chicks and lemons.
Not so much for me. 
 It is just one of those colors I am not fond of, maybe because I don't look very good wearing it or
 maybe because I had to wear it everyday while in nursing school.
Whatever the reason, I am trying to change my attitude toward the color~
What better way to start embracing yellow than a cute little sundress with accents of yellow?
Yellow and brown aren't immediately colors that I would throw together, but it totally works.
I added some turquoise and pink to the mix with my jewelry.
 I can't just jump on board with the color yellow the first time I put it on can I ?
This might be as far as I venture with my addition of yellow to the wardrobe, but I can at least say I gave it a go!

It there a certain color you are not fond of?
A color you absolutely will not wear?

sundress-TJ Maxx
shrug-Loft
sandals-diba
bracelets-JewelMint
necklaces-Handpicked/Gifted

15 comments:

Laura said...

Yellow, brown, beige. These colors look awful on me! But they brown dress looks great on you!

Pam @ over50feeling40 said...

I think we all have colors we have "Issues" with...but this is a fun way to just pay tribute to the color and not feel like you must wear it all over. Cute dress!

Bravoe Runway said...

I used to feel that way about citrus colours but now I don't mind them at all. There are a lot of shades of blue that I tend to not wear, blues tend to bring out my yellow undertones.. Love this look, the dress and the cardigan looks great togheter.

TaraMixandMatch said...

Yes, this is a good place to start with yellow...and I'm sure a larger dose of the color would look great on you!

Alex Elizabeth said...

I love yellow, but it took me a long time to warm up to it. This dress is a good way to get into it!

Leslie said...

Great colors on you Brett! You are smart to add just a little at first ;)

Jeannie @ gracefully50 said...

Wow! What a cute dress!
I'm pretty sure you can do ANY & ALL colors!

Tinfoil Tiaras said...

Yellow (and orange) both look awful on me too! I think for people with darker skin they are great colours though. I do however love the accent of yellow on the sundress and all your colourful accessories!

P.S. You crack me up- it;s true I'm not a big pants wearer (and jeans are even more rare!)

WendyB said...

I used to hate yellow and green -- now I love it! I generally don't wear it near my face but in shoes or a skirt, it's great.

Laura said...

Great outfit! I dont think I own anything yellow.

Debby Steele said...

The dress is adorable and just the right pop of sunny yellow. I can't pull yellow off either. My daughter is brunette and got the most stunning yellow prom gown - she looks beautiful in it!! xo

Cara said...

Love your brown dress, and the accent jewelry is perfect. Those shoes are fantastic, are they new this year?

I can't wear a lot of green, it makes me look sick.

josep-maria badia said...

that beautiful combination of brown, a gorgeous outfit...

SylviaLovesPink said...

You have been sporting such adorable sandals. I need to add some to my shoe collection.

J9 STYLE said...

I love this look on you and I love yellow! I've always had a love/hate relationship with brown. It really depends on the day.