color obsession: mustard

Love the mustard, great color combos! What do you guys think? xoGlor

becomingelizabeth

This season I’m all about mustard. I’m not talking the kind of mustard you drench your Nathan’s hot dog with, but rather a classier form of the word. Mustard in the fashion world is a rich, golden shade of yellow, conjuring images of mother nature like expansive fields of the flowering goldenrod and autumn-tinged maple leaves. The color is warm and inviting, yet also exotic and unique. Mustard is far from the overused yellow-of-the-moment, highlighter yellow, and it will transition wonderfully into the chillier fall season.

Don’t mistake this darker shade for a humdrum hue; when paired with bright accents, this subdued tone can easily take on different personalities:

Mustard and dusty pink: Mustard acquires a vintage vibe when paired with a soft, duty pink tone. The combination is sweet and feminine, like a pink peony dusted with it’s own golden pollen. Try adding brown leather accents and gold…

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