What Color Looks Good With Light Gray Jeans?


Jeans are one of those classic fashion items that will forever remain in style. Ladies, you know the feeling when you've broken in your favorite jeans so that they fit you like a glove. Well, fit is just one of the great things about jeans, another benefit is color choice. The basic denim washes are fine, but try a pair in a fierce light gray hue that's guaranteed to spice up anything in your closet.

Light Colors

Gray is a color that, although light, has the ability to work well with loads of other colors. Perhaps this is due to the muted, neutral tone that allows it to complement shades of varying intensity. Light colors are very fashionable with gray jeans because they are equally muted, and blend well together. The best thing is that light colors won't compete for attention with gray jeans, but instead provide a clean silhouette due to their faint shade. Colors such as white, cream, light pink, baby blue and tan are a few winning examples of light shades that are sure to make your gray jeans sing.

Dark Colors

Dark colors offer an edginess that echoes rockstar glam, but they also have a way of providing an understated appeal that is equally chic and stylish with little effort. Black, chocolate brown, navy and hunter green are some of the dark shades that amp up the style of gray jeans, albeit in a subtle way. Dark colors provide a backdrop that is just ripe and waiting to be accessorized. Feel free to inject an element of color into your gray jeans/dark color combo by experimenting with colorful jewelry, shoes and handbags.

Bright Colors

Bright, bold colors are a fabulous way to inject life into an otherwise underwhelming shade. Larger than life colors are not only highly fashion forward, but they also act as their own accessory of sorts. Due to their vivid hue, there is really no need to wear that many accessories -- let the color be the star of the show. Gray jeans are a great backdrop for bright colors because they are muted enough not to overpower, but light enough to be seen against an in-your-face shade. Look for hot pink, citron yellow, kelly green, cobalt blue, red and orange to get you started on your quest to have your gray jeans looking like they're ready for an extreme close-up.

Prints and Patterns

The thing about prints and patterns is that they are fun, easy ways to personalize your look and pack maximum style into your outfit with minimal effort. It's good to incorporate prints or patterns on the top initially, especially if you are on the fence about their style possibilities or you're trying them for the first time. Gray jeans work well with prints and patterns because the color doesn't compete with their busy nature. There are so many types of prints and patterns to choose from, which makes the style possibilities endless. Plaid, paisley, geometric, hounds tooth, floral and check as just a few of the designs to try with your gray jeans.

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