Sweet pink with camouflage make a great look

#Fashionover50 midlife woman in posh street chic in pink with camouflage cargoes

Camouflage with pink for Casual Friday

Pink looks great with red, or black. It also plays well with brown. An often overlooked color combination is print with muted greens like those greens of a camouflage. Why does the latter combination work? The base colors of pink and muted green are red and green, respectively. The former is lightened up with white, and the latter with black. Black and white are a great pairing like red and green. So are the lightened up and darkened versions of them.

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I love the combination of pink with the shades of camouflage. Here I wear my camouflage cargo pants with my pink cashmere sweater and suede olive green utility jacket as a Casual Friday look for a Friday without work without meetings. To dress the outfit up a notch I added my pink pearls opera length necklace. Furthermore, at work, I slipped from my brown booties into my nude with pink cap toe pumps.

#Streetstyleover50 mature woman in street chic look with pink sweater and camouflage cargo pants
Side view of Casual Friday work outfit with Landsend sweater, jade bangle, Hermes collier de chien bangle, Great Northwest utility jacket, London Jean cargo pants and Ivanka Trump pumps (all own)
#fashionover50 woman in looking great in camouflage cargo pants and pink sweater
Landsend cashmere sweater, London Jean camouflage cargo pants, jade bangle, Hermes collier de chien bangle, Gucci suede belt, Great Northwest suede utility jacket, necklace and Ivanka Trump pumps (all own)

Outerwear also needs styling

Even though its spring time, it is still too cold in Alaska. Thus, a light winter coat is still a must. To stay with the camouflage colors and the street chic, I added my loden coat, a brown bag and brown booties. The outer outfit was my olive green motorcycle coat and my green beret. Matching the outerwear to your outfit permits you to open your coat when it warms up during the day and still look stylish.

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#styleover50 Women wearing a green beret and Burberry coat with camouflage pants
Burberry London motorcycle coat, London Jean camouflage cargo pants, Ray Ban Aviator sunglasses, Clark booties, YSL bag, LeatherCoatsEtc  green gloves (similar), Clark booties, and LeatherCoatsEtc green beret (all own)

Do you do Casual Friday at your work place? If so, how casual does it get? Let me know, send me an email. I am curious.

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Photos: G. Kramm

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