The Color Combinations That Will Never Go Out of Style
Choosing one shade is hard enough, but figuring out what to pair with it is like a whole new circle of torture by swatches. These timeless duos (and trios) might make your decision just a bit easier.
Photo: Amy Neunsinger/Rachel Ashwell Couture Prairie
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Smoky Pastels and White: The Little Change That Makes You Rethink Softer Shades
Pale colors aren't just calming—they can look just as fresh 20 years from now as they do today if you follow designer Rachel Ashwell's tricks: Choose a more muted tone for the pastel; and keep the white bright and crisp. Whether you prefer a light pink, green, blue or purple, look for gray undertones, Ashwell explains, which will make it seem less Easter Egg-y and more like a neutral.