Hey ladies! Thank your genes coz our Indian skin tones that range from wheatish to dusky are absolutely gorgeous. Well, it’s not just us, even hollywood babes are jealous. While almost every colour looks great on you, we are here with these stunning offbeat colour combinations that will compliment your Indian skin tone like nothing else!
1. Red + Pink
Image: Shreya Kalra On InstagramDon’t be surprised ladies! A red and pink combo looks great on Indian skin tones when chosen in the right shades. Choose from hot pinks and brightest shades of reds and pair it with golden accessories. In case you don’t wanna go that bold, you can try pairing pastel pink and subtle reds (with hints of orange). You’ll look like a total patakha!
Who thought blues and greens could complement each other so well? But thanks to Anushka Sharma’s ‘base’ gig in Sultan, we now know how pretty these two colours can look together on Indian skin. Keep them bright so that both colours can stand out separately. POPxo Recommends: Dorothy Perkins Blue Blouse (Rs 1,743), Green Solid Shrug (Rs 399)
3. Gunmetal Grey + Golden
Image: Sonam Kapoor On InstagramGunmetal greys and goldens are the latest and trendiest addition to the offbeat colour combination list. Take cues from the fashion diva herself on how to pair these two very different colours together. Trust us, you will stand out and turn heads.POPxo Recommends: Yepme Golden Solid Blouse (Rs 759), Metallic Midi Skirt (Rs 2,499)
4. Pastel Blue + Navy Blue
Image: Deepika Padukone On InstagramTake cues from Deepika on how to mix and match in the same colour family, like a boss. We love how she has has paired up her pastel blue blouse with navy blue pants. The key to wearing colour combos from the same family is to keep the fabrics different. Try combining fabrics like silk, cotton, crepe, velvet etc to keep the variation throughout the outfitPOPxo Recommends: Blue Off Shoulder Top (Rs 799), Navy Blue Solid Palazzo (Rs 879)
5. Maroon + Mustard
Image: Shilpa Shetty On InstagramMustard is known to look great on dusky skin, but take inspiration from Shilpa Shetty on how to sport it differently. The maroon velvet blouse made for a unique but great combination with the pretty mustard saree. You can sport the combination too, with mustard coloured pants or skirts with maroon tops or vice versa.
Image: Ami Patel On InstagramThis colour combo is perfect for when you want to shine at big fat Indian weddings. We would recommend opting for rich fabrics like silk to make the colours shine even brighter. Trust us ladies, no one will be able to take their eyes off you.POPxo Recommends: Fuchsia Solid Crop Top (Rs 399), Mustard Yellow Flared Skirt (Rs 999)
8. Blush Pink + Mint
Image: Bipasha Basu On InstagramMint and blush pink are the two of the prettiest colours in the colour chart and they look heavenly together. Sport them with whites and beiges for a soft and feminine look. You’ll look uber chic and classy.POPxo Recommends: Button-Front Coat (Rs 3,449), Blue Cotton Tees (Rs 699)
9. Hot Pink + Electric Blue
Image: Ami Patel On InstagramDo we really need to say anything about this gorgeous colour combo? Jewel tones speak for themselves, as they are so rich and colourful. They make for great wedding and festive outfits!
Image: Ami Patel On InstagramIf you’re a girl who loves military fashion, this colour combination is totally for you to try. Olives and beiges roughly belong to the same colour family and look great together. If you want to experiment more, you can give army prints a try as well. Trust us, you will look uber cool!POPxo Recommends: Skinny Mid-Rise Pants (Rs 1,399), Contemporary Bomber Jacket (Rs 2,249)It’s time to show your brighter side, ladies!