I love the soft contrasting palette that oatmeal and washed black creates and I’ve been gravitating to it a lot lately. Here are a few tips for softening the contrast in a look:

1 – Go for lighter tones up top, which can feel less harsh around the face.
2 – Bridge the the contrasting colours with a neutral belt.
3 – Try matching your third layer (ie: a cardigan) with the lighter tone to build depth.
4 – Keep the contrast theme going with your outerwear and accessories.

Contrast exists in so many colour combinations. Have fun with it and see how it feels!

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