20 Pastel Pieces to Brighten Up Your Fall Wardrobe


Rich jewel tones like emerald, sapphire, and amethyst are usually an easy way to add color to your cold-weather wardrobe, but the fall runways this season presented a novel styling idea: pastels with black. Whether it was a pretty pink dress paired with black tights and heels at Carven or a mint-green A-line skirt layered under a long black duffel coat at Chloé, the typically springtime hues felt winter-appropriate. Try tucking in a light blouse like Madewell’s lavender silk one or Reiss’s sky-blue version with your favorite pair of black trousers for the office. For chilly days, a snuggle-ready knit like ASOS’s mint-green V-neck or Zara’s pale-blue cowl neck would look great with a midi-length skirt and a stacked bootie. And should you want to invest in one conversation-starter piece, check out the surreal neckline on Vivetta’s top — comprised of two perfectly manicured hands. Click ahead to see these and more, all ready to be worn with any of the black pieces you surely have in your closet.

20 Pastels to Brighten Up Your Fall Wardrobe