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A little rusty

  • Published at 03:51 pm October 19th, 2017
  • Last updated at 04:36 pm October 19th, 2017
A little rusty
Autumn and winter looks usually stick around to more grounded and earthy tones, but incorporating a rust-colour item to your looks is the coolest thing you can do this season. This orange hue is a subtle kick of flavour into what might seem like the usual autumn colour palette. This shade has the advantage of keeping in touch with the base colours of the season yet introduces an aura of cool to your overall look. These items will up your autumn game to another level.

What’s in the bag?

The perfect choice for your everyday bag to the office will come in the form of a modern take on the briefcase. A tan, with brown accents, leather briefcase will give your entire approach to the office a more sophisticated look. You’ll look professional yet still approachable.

Your crew

There are going to many occasions that will allow you to don a jumper or crew neck, wool sweater in the aesthetically appealing rusty orange. This particular shade will give you the opportunity to play around with lighter shades of brown to compliment the whole look. The easiest way to incorporate this item is to combine it with dark washed jeans and brown boots.

Let’s kick it

A fresh pair of sneakers with this colour as its base is easier to pull off than you think. A combination of suede and canvas at the top, and vulcanised soles, is the definition of cool. Low or high-tops, these look best with colours already on the shoes. Take the Vans Vault OG SK8-Hi LX for example. You can stay safe and put on your favour pair of jeans or take the bolder path by matching these with khaki or cream-coloured chinos. To take things further, you can pull these off with white denim. Take the last option at your own risk; it’s white after all.

The waist down

Out of the lot, this won’t be as easy to pull off like the others. Fitted trousers of this colour aren’t as versatile as the rest. It’s a solid and cool choice to have in your wardrobe but creating an entire look around it might be trickier than you think. Slim-fit cotton-corduroy trousers will probably be your best bet. With the lack of versatility in mind, you’ll want to wear this sparingly. Try putting this together with a navy and red striped sweater just to keep things on the safer end. However, if you’re flirting with the brave, try rocking these with bold prints captured on the runway.