What Shades of Blue Look Good With Green Eyes?

Opt for navy to bring out your green eyes, like Helena Christensen.

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Just because you have green eyes doesn't mean you need to flock exclusively toward green clothing. If you're a lover of blue hues, you can totally rock blue apparel even though your eyes aren't categorized as baby blues. Oh, and when it comes to understanding color, green is actually a combination of blue and yellow, so wearing blue enhances the cool tones in your eyes -- super pretty. Try out a few shades of blue from bold to soft and pick and choose according to your mood -- surprisingly easy.

Cornflower Blue

Whether your eyes are dark green, blazing emerald green or light green, cornflower blue works wonders. This blue is a soft, medium blue with a hint of purple and a powdery muted tone. While it offers a powerful dose of color, the not-too-pigmented shade won't overwhelm and looks beautiful with all skin tones. Visualize yourself in a cornflower blue sheath dress that falls to your knees. Slide your feet into a pair of black pumps and your classic look is complete.

Bright Blue

For bright, emerald green eyes, opt for a bold, bright blue hue -- intense jewel tones make one another sparkle. Since this color is in-your-face vibrant, be careful with your tones. If you have a warm complexion, opt for a aquamarine blue -- this blue has a touch of yellow and warms up your complexion in nothin' flat. For girls with cool complexions, go for sapphire blue -- this pure, bold blue blends beautifully with your skin while creating tons of visual energy. Think racerback maxidress over pewter gladiator sandals.

Pale Blue

If you have pale, icy green eyes, illuminate them with a similarly light blue color -- saturated, dark blues will overshadow your eyes and steal the attention. Visualize yourself in a pale blue boxy crewneck sweater. Pull on a pair of medium blue skinny jeans and slide your feet into light gray high-heel booties. Your soft color palette will work wonders on your eyes. Oh, and since the pale blue hue is so muted, it plays well with all complexions.

Navy Blue

When you bring to mind classic plaid fabrics, a common image that pops up is one of navy blue and green. These hues have paired beautifully for ages, so pull inspiration from this classic color combination. For cool skin tones, classic navy is a go-to option. For warmer skin tones, look for a dark-blue-meets-gray color in order to tone down the cool tones that can make your skin appear a bit yellow. Visualize yourself in a deep blue cowl-neck sweater over dark rinse straight leg jeans and nude flats.

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