How to Wear Mustard

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You've seen it, you love the look, or maybe you're just curious. You've decided to add a little mustard to your maternity wardrobe, but what do you have that will compliment the colour?

According to Styleoholic, Mustard is a timeless fall color, which is always on top during the fall, it never goes out of style. Hatista admits, Yellow isn’t a colour that you typically see everyone wearing. People see it as bright, loud, and in-your-face. It’s a bold colour, and most consider it something you wouldn’t wear if trying to play it safe. In this blog post, we've pooled together some style inspiration from all over the internet to help you add a little sunshine to your maternity closet! 

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What Colours work best with mustard? Below you'll find a compilation of colour complementing outfits. 

 

BLUE

Denim and navy are a great complement colour to mustard yellow. 

 

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 If you're layering navy with mustard, white, grey or tan are great neurtal options for tops or pants.

We have some great pieces in stock to recreate some of these looks!

Denim Skirts

Denim

Cardigan

PURPLE/VIOLET

Deep purple tones are complementary to mustard. Read more about this combination here.

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Search purple on our site to find tops  & bottoms to pair with your mustard cardigan! 

BERRY & JEWEL TONES

Our only word of caution here, be careful how you pair these colours together, you don't want to end up looking like a beloved children's cartoon! On second thought!!! What a great Halloween costume idea! love

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Skirt, in jewel tones size L Thyme Maternity!

 

BROWN & BEIGE  

Mustard and brown make a wonderful color combination for fall, especially if you’re looking for something neutral.

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WHITE/CREAM/GREY

According to The Style Contour, White, unlike black, really allows for rich jewel tones and fall hues to POP.

 

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FLORALS

Floral prints look great with mustard as an accent colour!

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Here are some great mustard and floral pieces you can mix if you're breastfeeding!

 Layer this mustard Cardigan

with a Momzelle Nursing Tank or short sleeve top!

Cardigans make great nursing covers!

Cardigan

Floral nursing Tank

Foral nursing T

BLACK

Black pairs well with almost any colour. If your mustard tone is on the lighter side, it will not coordinate well.

 

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STRIPES

According to Glam Radarthere’s something about wearing mustard and stripes together that gives off a very chic and stylish look and feel to any outfit.


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Here's a great stripe nursing tank you can pair with a mustard cardigan if you're breastfeeding.

Cardigan

Tank

Cardigans make great nursing covers!

 

Some mustard Maternity Style. All the pieces in this look are new! We also have some great consignment pieces that can recreate this look!

Maternity Leggings

Maternity stripe T

Cardigan

 

 

 

Still not convinced?

Is it because you don't think mustard will work with your skin tone? Wardrobe Oxygene has some tips to get you into this season's hottest colour! 

Want to learn more about matching colours?

Hunker.com has a brief article that shows you five different colours that'll compliment mustard! You can see some of these colours in practice in this FMag article that styles 15 different mustard dresses, you can see the pop of colour in the shoes and accessories.

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Here's a great Wiki How article that gives you a refresher on colour basics can help you coordinate the colours in your closet.

Your maternity wardrobe can be just as fabulous as your pre-pregnancy wardrobe!


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