The Unexpected Color Combination Everyone Is Wearing Right Now

Maxine Eggenberger
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When it comes to complementary and clashing colors, it can be hard to know which hues work together and which hues just don't. Really, it's down to trial and error (our fashion mantra is to try everything once) and learning from your mistakes. Right now, there's a particular pairing doing the Instagram rounds which, on paper, really shouldn't work, but it somehow does.

Countless influencers are putting together two of this season's top color trends—green and lilac—to unexpectedly chic avail. It appears one of the easiest (read: less daunting) ways to wear it is by opting for pastel iterations of green and purple, which blend together beautifully.

That said, if you're looking to make a true style statement, perhaps you'll be keen to try María Bernad's ultraviolet-and-moss duo. Either way, rest assured you'll look very much on trend. Keep scrolling to see our favorite green-and-lilac outfits, and then shop our edit of the best buys in each hue.

Emili Sindlev gives the trend a downtime spin by wearing her chic green button-down with a purple bikini.

Shop the look:

Matin Checked Cotton-Voile Shirt ($96)

H&M Bikini Bottoms ($15)

Le Specs Unreal Sunglasses ($79)

María wholly invests in the look by pairing bright-green trousers with a chic lilac blouse. The addition of tan accessories? Inspired.

Shop the look:

J.Crew Slim Fit Perfect Piece-Dyed Irish Linen Shirt ($80)

Missguided Balloon Utility Pants ($45)

ASOS Pop Suit Blazer ($63)

Ada Oguntodu turns up the volume on her green skirt–and–purple top combination with bold prints.

Shop the look:

Leset Pointelle-Knit Cotton T-shirt ($68)

Vince Hammered-Satin Midi Skirt ($98)

Tibi Linen-Blend Blazer ($625)

Karoline Dall pairs her purple wrap dress and lilac Havaianas with a neon-green bucket hat.

Shop the look:

Sleeper Brigitte Belted Linen Mini Dress ($260)

Topshop Piped Bucket Hat in Lime Green ($17.6)

Havaianas Slim Flip Flops ($26)

Marie Jedig pairs her checked dress with a lilac overcoat and chunky sneakers.

Shop the look:

Faithfull the Brand Vittoria Midi Dress ($189)

ASOS Patent Trench Coat ($42)

Nike React Art3mis Sneaker ($110)

Nnenna slings a green blazer over her purple trousers for a bold take on the trend.

Shop the look:

Jacquemus Tablier Hemp-Blend Blazer ($334)

Fleur Du Mal Crepe Wide-Leg Pants ($79)

Mercedes Castillo Kelise Croc-Effect Leather Sandals ($163)

Next, discover the controversial shoe trend that's suddenly everywhere.

This post originally appeared on Who What Wear UK.

This article originally appeared on Who What Wear

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