Style Equation: Red + Green

by Erin Torrejon   |  Dec 21, 2015
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Red and green is not a usual color combination in the world of classic looks! In fact, most people advice against it because it's mostly associated with the Christmas season. But we think that there are really chic ways to break common fashion rules, and we're here to help you do it in style! So go ahead and wear that red-and-green outfit you've always wanted to rock. But make sure to read our tips below to find out how to go about it without looking a little too festive for a casual day out or without taking the party theme too seriously. Scroll down for outfit inspo and style tips for sporting red and green together this holiday season! 

Style Equation: Red + Green Look 1via Lookbook

When sporting a bold red top or skirt, make sure to go with a more subdued or dark green color to match. When accessorizing, make sure to stick to very neutral colors.


Style Equation: Red + Green look 2via Lookbook

Choose to wear either green or red for your top and bottom—in different shades,—and simply accessorize with the other colors. Choose a cute pair of flats or a clutch for this! 

Style Equation: Red + Green look 3via Lookbook

One really subtle way of wearing red and green together is by picking a printed piece that features both colors. Pair this piece with dark colored neutrals and top if off with a red lip! 

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Style Equation: Red + Green look 4via Lookbook

Got a red dress lying around for all your upcoming parties? Give it a subtle festive look by pairing it with dark green shoes and all black accessories.

Style Equation: Red + Green look 5 via Lookbook

Don't mind flaunting both colors for your whole look? Go ahead and sport your deep red printed skirt and boots with a beige top and layer your outfit with your green blazer or coat! Remember, it's all about rocking your entire outfit with confidence! 


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Erin Torrejon
Former Associate Fashion and Beauty Editor
Resident fashion and beauty girl. I’m a health-nut who devotes cheat days to french fries and other glorious carbs. I live at the beach and I can talk about movies, music,  clothes, and my current beauty obsessions for hours on end. 
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