Fashion Trend: Is Orange the new Black?


It’s been three years since the colour started trending and it has since then been the favorite of many stars and fashion stylists. Orange is an epitome of energy, vibrancy and flamboyancy. This optimistic hue can brighten up your day, just like your ensemble. Here are some ways you can style the colour orange and look your glamorous best!


Fashion Trend: Is Orange the new Black?

Go dressy with orange

Shorts, wrap dresses, printed dresses anything in this colour will only brighten up your mood and event. You can style or pair the trend with black or white stilettos.It’s a perfect summer candy colour, you just cannot go wrong with. Shelves are loaded with carrot shades, to neon orange, to energy fuelled shades of tangerine. This hue will add the power punch stealing all the attention for you wherever you go.

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Orange Lipstick Mania

Bring on the Orange Lipstick Mania


Add drama to your look with an orange lipstick. Sash up a monochrome look with platform heels and hobo bag. Complete this look with a subtle makeup and orange lipstick. Choose your shade of orange to match your skin tone. Indian pale to dark skin tones can opt for sheen moisturised matte lipsticks, whilst the fairer skin tone women can go for brighter shades. All in all, an orange lipstick is a great shift from the classic red and brown and at the same time a hue you cannot go wrong with.

Shoe-Story with Orange Heels

Make a Shoe-Story with Orange Heels

Anyone who is a lover of shoes has already made an entry, for orange colour in your shoe wardrobe. You can team orange heels to pep up your all white or black outfit. Orange compliments well with shades of blue, brown and some red and yellow hues too. If you want to make a really bold appearance, go for an all black dress-up and match your heels to your nail colour and lipstick. If you do not want to go all orange in your heels, choose a safer orange colour blocked pair.

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Orange Arm Candy

Carry an Orange Arm Candy

If you are looking to make subtle appearance with a dash of colour stimulation carry a handbag or clutch up your outfit with orange. You can strut your orange handbag best with monochromes – complete black or white or a black and white only outfit, complimentary colours like blue, adjacent colours like yellow and red. Orange comes in various handbag styles, the sling, tote, hobo, you can add a style to suit your need. If it’s an office bag you prefer, stick to a classic minimalist tote or hobo bag. If you are looking for more casual or party occasion, pick on a clutch or sling bag. No matter where you are headed, orange is widely available if you are up for strutting this wonderful colour.

It’s not just the women that get to rule this colour trend. Shirts in orange are quite a stir for men too. Not just that, shoes in orange also make up for a very fashionable statement, when styled with an all black ensemble and to accessorize it further, wear it with big black nerdy glasses. To all the men, are you listening, to the orange call?

Are you a fan of the colour orange too? How do you prefer to style it? Do let us know in the comments below.

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