A neutral color business casual summer outfit
Today just a “What I Wore” post. The smoke of the nearby wildfire rolled into town last night. Every summer hazardous wildfire smoke occurs in Interior Alaska. Then the sky is gray-brownish and the Sun is reddish due to the particulate matter in the atmosphere. This color display was what I saw this morning looking out of the window.
When the smoke rolls in, the air smells like you put your head in a wood-stove. Disgusting! Many of the particle take up water vapor and swell. The visibility is very low.
Take inspiration from nature for your Look of the Day
The unpleasant air conditions inspired me to a smoke-colored outfit. Brownish abstract print, beige pants with hints of black. I wear my cotton cardigan as a top, a light brown summer scarf and a pair of linen pants. This outfit keeps me comfy with the muggy air.
Create interest when wearing just neutral colors
All neutrals outfit have to have a twist to not look boring. In this look of the day, the see-thru scarf is the secret to a cool all neutrals look that makes this business casual outfit interesting.
Nature and great art paintings are perfect for inspirations on outfit color combinations. It’s different from using complimentary colors which is a fool proof recipe for a great look color-wise. What inspires you for your outfits? What are your styling challenges?
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Photo: G. Kramm
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