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Spotting pale green shoots coming up through the snow can give you a sense of energy and excitement, and wearing pale green clothing can do the same thing. Matching pale green with other colors in your wardrobe depends on the colors that make up the green. From sage to mint, each pale green has its own set of colors that complement and contrast with it.
If your green has a touch of gray in it, match it with a gray with a similar tone. Grayed greens such as sage or light olive go well with true gray colors without blue overtones. Use the gray as an accent and emphasize the green tones for a brighter and more cheerful look.
Color theory teaches that colors go well with those across the color wheel from each other. Look across the wheel from light green and you'll find light pink. These two colors create a complementary color scheme, a vibrant and eye-catching color match. This combo isn't for shy looks. You'll stand out in a good way when you wear this.
Blue or Yellow
Take a close look at your pale green to determine whether there is more blue or yellow in the hue. Mint greens have more blue in them while springy greens usually contain more yellow. Try holding the clothing up against blue and yellow paper to see which one brings out a similar color. Pick up the background tone in your accent pieces by pairing blue or yellow jewelry or scarves with your light green clothing.
Black and White
Neutrals like black and white go with any color, and pale green can give a surprising pop to a plain background. Wear the green as the main color or the accent hue; either way the color combination will catch the eye.