Perennially stylish, jewel tones complement any skin tone. They are rich and saturated, but not overwhelming like neon. They are elegant and pretty, but not soft to the point of being forgettable like some pastels.
Evidently, fashion designers have been taking note. From New York Fashion Week last month to Paris Fashion Week right now, models bedecked in jewel tones have been popping up in high profile shows. For example, look at this stunning Balenciaga wrap dress from their autumn/winter 2018 collection:
(Photo for The Washington Post by Jonas Gustavsson, MCV Photo)
Jewel tones also seem to be Bruins’ sartorial color palette of choice lately. We’ve been seeing them everywhere, from the runway of Bruin Walk to the digital fashion show of IG.
Keep reading to see how fellow students wear their favorite jewel tones!
Name: Joy Wu
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