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Camille Styles

Monochromatic Monday

Why Mustard is the New Shade for Millennials

October 9th, 2017

mustard yellow mood board

We love millennial pink as much as the next girl, but after a couple years of looking at everything through a blush colored lens, we’re ready for a new color to reign supreme. And with fall slowly but surely sneaking up on us, we’ve found ourselves favoring richer tones to keep us feeling cozy. Although yellow tends to garner a bad reputation for washing out skin tones, I truly believe anyone can pull off this shade, whether it’s in your home or through your fashion choices. When decorating a room, mustard yellow and other earthy tones bring in a mid-century modern aesthetic that’s so on trend right now. Try out a mustard linen duvet cover or yellow velvet accent pillows. We know you threw out all the yellow articles of clothing in your closet years ago, but we’re giving you permission to start adding them back in! The trick is to invest in a few key pieces with classic lines that’ll never go out of style. I’m especially loving that pair of mustard suede mules… And for those of you who aren’t ready to say goodbye to millennial pink for good, you’ll be happy to see that our favorite new color seems to complement that dusty rose shade perfectly.

*photo sources: wool coat, linen scarves, mustard bedroom, vintage glasses, abstract painting, pair of mules, pillow nook, striped blanket, twins in yellow, blouse and watch, fabric swatches, smeared painting

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5 Comments under :: Why Mustard is the New Shade for Millennials
  1. mary d says:

    Meh, feels to old school crusty for me …never was into the blush movement …unless its wine!/
    Still loving my gray moment …..in all tones and if want to sunny it up add touches of yellow it jazz it up!

  2. Jennifer Rose Smith says:

    Millennial Mustard! I love it… you would look great in this shade Carmie

  3. Molly says:

    love me some mustard or marigold!

  4. Yes! I am loving this new mustard color. It is like a gold color!
    X
    Samantha
    http://www.thenewyorkblonde.com

  5. Diana says:

    I miss being able to Pin some of your photos.

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