fashion 5 colour combinations that will elevate your look instantly. Basmah Qazi

If there’s one thing I’ve learnt during my time working in fashion is that style has very little to do with the clothes you own, and has a lot to do with the tiny details. Which explains why when I was buying clothes every single week, I still had ‘nothing to wear’, as opposed to now, where I always have an outfit ready, despite buying something new once every three months.

While learning how to style the pieces you own is important, knowing what colours go well together is also key — remember, it’s the simplest things that can help elevate your outfit. 

So today, we’re going to talk about the easiest trick in the book: Colour combinations. There are certain colours on the colour wheel that when paired together, instantly create magic. Then there are others that end up looking like a hot mess.

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For example, wearing red and green together is a surefire way to make your outfit look busy — unless you’re playing an extra in a Christmas movie, then by all means go ahead. But creating an outfit with sky blue and white will have you looking like you’re on a European holiday, living your best life under the Tuscan sun.