Colored heels are super trendy right now and are such a fun way to add a pop of color to an outfit. I just got myself a pair of fabulous purple suede ones and am finding them so fun to style with everything in my closet.
They might seem scarier and harder to style than a pair of black pumps, but really they’re hardly different. Click through to see 5 ways I’m styling them!
5 Tips for Styling Colored Heels 1 of 6
Keep clicking to see 5 ways to style your colored heels!
Monochromatic 2 of 6
I don't own any solid purple items, so this is the closet I could get to monochromatic. But you get the idea. I usually shy away from matchy-matchy, but if you do variations of the hue (like a deep purple or a light lavender mixed together), the monochromatic look can be really stunning.
All White or All Black 3 of 6
The pop of purple with a solid neutral outfit is a great way to put the focus on the shoes. Try all white, all black, all tan/blush/rose gold/gold, all navy, or all gray and let those shoes really pop!
Bright Colors 4 of 6
Just because the shoes are bright doesn't mean you can't play with other bright colors. Try pairing them with cobalt blue, neon yellow, or grass green. Just make sure you throw in a neutral piece (like a gray or striped tee, or neutral blue jeans) to keep your outfit from being too crazy and bright.
Pastels 5 of 6
The pairing of brights and pastels is a really beautiful and springy combination. Try bright purple and mint, or bright blue and pale pink, or bright red and light blue.
Tights 6 of 6
Don't be afraid of wearing tights with your bright shoes. It creates a stark contrast, but in a good way. Try it with black tights, or with colored tights for a fun color-blocked look.
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