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Bright and Bold: Colors and Prints to Boost Your Mood

It’s time to set aside your favorite neutrals and jump into the bandwagon of bright and bold fashion. “The bolder, the better” is a cliche we keep coming back to no matter what season we’re in. Thanks to current style trends, it’s safe to say that this season is all about bright colors and vibrant prints.

Behind these eye-catching shades are benefits that promise to give your mood a boost. This is exactly what we need right now as we emerge from the four corners of our homes to the outside world. If you’re ready to go out and about, then this ultimate guide of which colors and prints to wear is definitely worth reading. Here’s what you need to know about these colors and the emotions they convey:

Green: Evokes calmness and regeneration

Shop the Westport Floral Double Ruffle Blouse - Plus, $38.95

Green is associated with nature, and no one can deny that plants and trees give off a calming effect. It also encourages harmony and regeneration. So, if you need something to wear to help you feel at ease, then green ensembles are the way to go. At work, you can slip into a midi dress that features a square neckline and ¾ sleeves in case you need to attend a meeting. For your off-duty look, a maxi kaftan dress with green leaf prints should keep you cozy at all times.

Check out these stylish green pieces:

Yellow: Evokes positivity and cheerfulness

Shop the Front Slit Long Sleeve Shirt with Pockets - Plus, $34.95

Radiate sunshine with bright yellow pieces. Associated with cheerfulness and positive vibes, this hue is usually popular during spring and summer. Style a pretty puff sleeve top with white jeans to highlight the joyfulness of the color. For a more formal affair like a business meeting, a pastel yellow dress can improve your mood and those around you. If you’re into accessories, invest in lemon-colored earrings to brighten up any casual outfit.

Check out these stylish yellow pieces:

Shop the Yellow Puff Sleeve Mini Dress, $131.95

Shop the Bow Front Puff Sleeves Top, $58.95

Shop the Carol Dauplaise Fringe Drop Earrings, $18

Red: Evokes power and energy

Shop the Peony V-Neck Midi Dress, $139.95

Throw on a red blouse or dress when you need to liven up your look. Red speaks of vivaciousness, so if you’re feeling a bit down, it’s the color that can instantly lift your spirits up. A red floral blouse can perfectly match your favorite denim pants. If you’re into skirts, opt for a scarlet mini that goes well with a white shirt and classic sneakers. Want to show off what you’re feeling through jewelry? Wear a pair of dangling earrings in ruby red to complete your attire.

Check out these stylish red pieces:

Shop the Roz & Ali Floral Tiered Knit Top - Misses, $32.95

Shop the Zac & Rachel Pull On Solid Skort with Pockets, $44.95

Shop the 14K Gold Filled Flower Hoops, $125.95

Pink: Evokes romance and femininity

Shop the Vintage Front Slit Button Down Midi Dress, $43.95

Pink is the color of girl power. From office looks to casual dressing, this romantic hue reminds us of the pretty cherry blossoms in Japan. Some shades of pink also embody relaxation, while bright ones evoke empowerment. Cop that girl boss look with a pink button-down dress that perfectly pairs with ankle strap heels. Our collection of blouses that come in the shade of rose can refresh your everyday wardrobe.

Check out these stylish pieces:

Shop the Zac & Rachel Smocked Shoulder Blouse, $44.95

Shop the Sonnet Pants, $130.95

Shop the Zerri Slide Footbed Sandal, $51.95

Orange: Evokes enthusiasm and warmth

Shop the Westport Crochet Trim Flutter Sleeve Knit Top - Plus, $37.95

This attention-grabbing color may seem the least shade to be worn. In case you haven’t noticed it, orange is mostly used for advertisements as it screams enthusiasm. If you want to stand out and have everyone’s eyes fixated on you, then wearing orange pieces is your safest bet. Try an orange ruffled dress when you join your friends at a girls’ night out. For a subtle approach to this hue, arm yourself with a leather tote to match your neutral clothes.

Check out these stylish orange pieces:

Shop the Kaii Ruffle One Shoulder Dress, $85.95

Shop the Kaii 100 Silk Ruffle Asymmetrical Sleeveless Top, $95.95

Shop the Versa Leather Tote, $89.95

Blue: Evokes serenity and productivity

Shop the Strawberry Fields Puff Sleeve Linen Mini Dress, $131.95

If there’s one color that allows you to achieve peace, then you should consider going for an assortment of blue ensembles. Stash denim pieces into your closet for starters, so it’s easier for you to create different looks. Since we’re in the middle of summer, a set of blue tie-dye separates can elevate your style from plain to trendy. In addition to serenity, blue is often associated with productivity. Get ready to finish all the paperwork on your desk with navy blouses that look great with pants or skirts.

Check out these stylish pieces:

Shop the Westport Incrediflex Denim Fit Solution 5 Pocket Skinny Jean - Plus, $53.95

Shop the Blue Tie Dye Drawstring Short - Plus, $39.95

Shop the Makayla ¾ Sleeve Tunic Top - Plus, $60.95

Colors Boost Your Mood

From bold colors to subtle hues, what you wear can surely boost your mood. Whether it’s an orange dress at a party or a midi dress in emerald green, it’s time to give these colors a chance in your personal style.

Browse through our new arrivals of colorful pieces for a quick mood boost.

 


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