Diary of a Tall Fashionista: How to Wear Color

Diary of a Tall Fashionista: How to Wear Color

I LOVE wearing lots of colors. But for most people, it’s a little scary. Maybe you’ve seen color gone wrong and sworn not to ever be that girl. Or maybe you were a teen in the 90s and so obsessed with neon that you’re still getting over the poor choices you made. I can relate. The temptation is to wear all neutrals to be safe. And yes it’s safe but it’s also, what’s the word? Boring-which I am assuming you are anything but! I sometimes get in a similar rut in my home. While I usually incorporate color into my wardrobe fairly easily, if you saw my house you’d wonder why a brown wall threw up all over a brown couch which threw up all over brown wood floors, and brown wood furniture. I look around and I think how did this happen?! And honestly, it’s just what I described above. Fear. I have a saying in life. “Feel the fear and do it anyway.” While that anthem usually applies to actions of more consequence, heck, it works for fashion also! Don’t be so afraid to make a wrong move that you end up with an entire closet full of black and grey or brown and beige.

I figured this was timely advice since spring trends seem to be all about color this year. Bright jeans, bright pants, color blocking, bright shoes, poppy prep, and playful punch- you name it! I have a pair of bright red pants hanging in …

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