One of the biggest and brightest colors this spring is mint. It’s a great shade for both guys and girls because it’s an easy pastel to pair with masculine or feminine hues. It works well with shades of pink or dark colors like navy. Whether you choose to add a subtle touch of mint through an accessory or a larger pop with a pair of shorts, it’s the perfect hue to don in the springtime.
This Fashionisto opted to sport some mint in a big way on his way to class. He paired his pastel shorts with a striped collared shirt, a pair of Ray-Bans and some Sperry Top-Siders. The mint shorts take center stage while the other elements of his look provide subtle color and texture. A polo shirt is an easy way to break up a look; this striped style adds a whole new dimension and incorporates a more masculine component to his look. Additionally, the neutral tones of his brown shoes and black backpack keep his outfit from becoming too bright or overwhelming.
It’s all in the details when searching for mint accessories to add to your wardrobe. From colorful socks that spice up a formal look, to pair of pastel shorts, you can’t go wrong with adding some color. Try mixing this pastel with other yellow or coral accessories for a burst of color. Next time you’re looking to mix up your look try sporting this pastel around campus, mint is a springtime shade that won’t go unnoticed.
Hint: Try to avoid mint overload by mixing up the colors of the other pieces in your look. It’s an incredibly energized hue, so a little goes a long way. Make mint your statement piece and pair it with simple staples, such as a gray T-shirt or a pair of rainbow sandals. This will ensure a sophisticated spring time look.