This spring, the color 'nude' is all over the runways, and it is safe to say it is the new black!
Style expert Allison Friedrichs says, "The newest go-with-everything neutral you're going to want make sure you're stocked with, is definitely nude. It's showing up in a range of shades like beige, caramel, cream, apricot and blush and on everything from blouses and jackets, to slacks and shoes."
When we asked Friedrichs the best ways to wear nude she shared four tips:
Go completely nude - A monochromatic nude look is both fashion savvy and professional. Wear it best by pairing a nude skirt with a neutral sweater - and the bonus, it gives you an automatically slimming look. Add a nude belt to define your waistline and you're definitely going bare right!
Show off a palette of nudes - Since nude shades are neutral, they work great together. Don't be afraid of mixing and matching your bare tones. A great trench with a nude tank underneath gives the sexy illusion of baring only skin. Add a cropped cargo pant in grey with a nude shoe and you're the epitome of perfectly nude!
Make them blush - Blush is the often forgotten nude. A flirty-colored pink top is gorgeous paired with khaki pants. And the nude pump is something every woman should have in her closet! A classic heel in a flesh-toned hue is going to make your legs longer and leaner, it goes with everything and it's seasonless.
For the slightly timid - Try black and nude. If you're not feeling ready for an all over nude look try easing into by offsetting it with black. Get a little adventurous by adding a little texture with a nude cutout top (it goes without saying but always put a tank under it!). Nudes work well when mixed with dark neutrals like black as helps add contrast to your outfit and is less bold than going nude all over.