Stylish Teal Clothing and Accessories
This elegant (and suddenly omnipresent) jewel tone is a brilliant way to jolt an understated wardrobe, particularly when you pair it with gray, saffron, or violet.
The Appeal of Teal
Last year the Pantone Color Institute (the authority on everything color related) declared turquoise the shade of 2010. But
at the fall 2011 fashion shows, that turquoise had evolved into a richer, more autumn-friendly teal, as seen on the runways
of Fendi, Gucci, and Marc Jacobs. There’s no one perfect teal; it comes in a range of lush tones, from the peacock blue shown
here to the deep, aquamarine-like shades on the following slides.
And while black is always a reliable mate for teal, dynamic color pairings—with gray, saffron, and violet—really make a splash.
To buy: Elie Tahari wool dress, $368, elietahari.com for stores. Alexis Bittar ring.
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