summer days: colour
Photographer: Tommy Ton for Style.com
When it gets hot, layering is out of the question. I like wearing lots of white and cream, but I think wearing colour is part of being a native of the tropics. And wearing a single shot of a bright colour is a simple, minimal way of creating impact without fussing with too many layers. The idea is to create a graphic punch.
Photographer: (from top) Vanessa Jackman, Scott Schuman
It doesn't have to be complicated. Instead of reaching for one my usual white t-shirts, I throw a a mustard-yellow T-shirt, and it's still jeans and t-shirt me, but the sunny version. love to find one in the perfect shade of turquoise, just like one I had when I was a kid, but no luck.
If you're someone like me who's more likely to get excited about different shades of grey and cream, there are some easy colours to start with. Any shade of blue but navy is a good choice for the colour-averse. Breton-stripe lovers can try a t-shirt in navy and red stripes. Mustard yellow is another colour that is bright without being scary. I also love blush pink, which is like wearing off-white, but a little more romantic. I like grass green as well.
Pictures from style.com, the sartorialist, vanessa jackman