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A garment always looks more fierce when decked out with the proper accessories. One such finishing touch is the classic and chic vest. Whether you want to mimic the menswear look, go boho chic or just add a little polish to an existing outfit, a vest is a fabulous way to go. As autumn approaches, the fashion color palette corresponds to the colorful foliage, making your mustard-colored vest a standout choice. Take a look at the best things to wear to spice it up.
The combination of two classic pieces like jeans and vests are a match made in style heaven. This look also screams "uniquely you" because of the numerous variations of denim styles to choose from that cater to a specific mood, occasion or figure. Since you are wearing a vest in such a vibrant color as mustard, you want jeans that don't compete for attention but instead provide a nice background image. To achieve this look, try jeans in a dark wash that are free from distressing, detail or embellishment. Most denim styles work with vests, but avoid those in a capri style or ones that are cuffed above the calf because of the lack of balance.
Relaxed and effortless, practically anything paired with leggings is guaranteed to be super comfy. Since leggings are such a casual look, the incorporation of a vest is a great way to give them some polish and sophistication. When you wear a color as strong as mustard, the remainder of your outfit should form around the shade. Leggings in black, chocolate brown or a charcoal gray are all good choices because of their subtle tone, which complements the color of your mustard vest quite well.
Sort of tricky to pull off, the skirt/vest combo often straddles the fine line between fashionable and costumey. To avoid the dreaded costume look, steer clear of maxi skirts with blouses because when you put a vest on top of this look the outcome reeks of a Renaissance Fair ensemble. Instead, opt for skirts in a shorter length with a flattering silhouette. Skirts at or above the knee, and in an A-line, fitted or flowy design are all good choices to highlight your mustard-hued vest. A mustard vest works especially well with jean skirts in a dark wash or gray.
Sure, most dresses speak for themselves and don't require any additional garments on top, but layering a vest over them never hurts. The key to pulling off this look is to opt for dresses that have minimal detail, embellishment, prints and patterns in neutral colors that provide a subtle backdrop. You want your mustard vest to have a clean backdrop so that it stands out on your dress. A-line shaped, ruffled and knee-length are just a few dress styles that look hot with a vest worn over them.